Large, metal three-pronged pitchfork, used for shifting hay, etc. Is missing its handle.
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Large, metal three-pronged pitchfork, used for shifting hay, etc. Is missing its handle.
Diary was owned by Evelyn White and was found in the estate of Neil Russell. It was donated to Museum Victoria in 2006 by Neil's son, Barry. MV passed on the diary to Southern Sherbrooke Historical Society who kept it after ascertaining that Healesville Historical Society didn't want it.
A leatherbound diary with closing flap and press stud closure, and an expanding pocket at the front. There is a pencil holder. The first 254 pages have been torn out. Pages 255 to 318 have printed information of benefit to GPs. The remaining pages, 1-150, are a diary plus engagements list. There are pencil scribble marks on some pages. Handwritten lists of women patients and dates, presumably when women gave birth. Also lists of patients and death dates. 'Healesville' is mentioned alongside some names.
A collection of files created during the first several years of Selby Community House's existence by the house's first co-ordinator, Jocelyn Aytan.
Woven raffia basket with oval wooden base. Basket has handle arching from one side to the other.
In a box of leftover items from when Shire Of Sherbrooke was dissolved in 1995.
Scarf given as presentation gift by Shire Of Sherbrooke. Cream background with green and dark brown leaf pattern repeating, and edged with dark brown lyrebird motifs (Shire logo) surrounded by dark brown and green stripes.
shire of sherbrooke
Peters Ice Cream tub. Inside is an icing set consisting of a metal icing gun, a metal plunger, and 5 metal nozzles.
Use by Date sticker says "Best before 19 SEP 92"
Belonged to Elizabeth Cox. Her daughter believes that it was used in England to make chips in a large frying pan. It formed part of the household items package brought to Australia in 1958 she believes. It was used until around 1990s.
Chip basket (shallow), made to be used in a frying pan. Made of plated steel. Belonged to Elizabeth Cox who emigrated from England in 1958 with her entire household equipment. It was donated by her daughter, Susan Heywood-Downard after her death.
Rectangular Tin of Material Stiffener.
Label says "MATERIAL STIFFENER" from Stanfords brand. "Stiffener for all types of silk...etc (Not velvet) for hand-made...making. If a softer finish is desired, thin the stiffener with "Thinning liquid" only."
Wire basket constructed to hold up to four milk bottles for when the milkman delivered bottles to houses. Before delivery, people would put empty bottles in the basket to be replaced by full bottles.
A hand tool used with a bit to drill holes, usually in wood. Pressure is applied to the top and the tool is rotated with a U-shaped grip. This example has two wooden handles.
On the metal pipe says "Stanley". On other side is No,144 10in.
Used at Eliot's Bakery in Ena Rd around the 1950's, where the Police Station is now located. Was found when Police Station was constructed. Later donated to Southern Sherbrooke Historical Society by Phil Garland.
Two rectangular tins joined together, used to bake 2 sandwich loaves at once. Used at Elliot's bakery in Ena Rd, Belgrave.
Small goffering iron, used for small items and details on a garment.
Metal can with hinged lid, handle and latch. Has image of flowers on the side.
Metal can with flip lid. Has small handle and latch.
Folder containing items pertaining to the Tye family. Contents: -letter, Jeanette Webster to Susan Heywood-Downard, dated 28 Sep 04, re. contact with society -letter, Jeanette Webster and Stuart Murdoch to Susan Heywood-Downard, dated 13 Oct 04, re. meeting at All Saints Spring Arts Fete -letter, Jeanette Webster to Susan Heywood-Downard, dated 29 Oct 04, re. family history -letter, Jeanette Webster to Susan Heywood-Downard, dated 14 Dec 04, re. communication with Anglican Church -copy of letter, Anglican Diocese of Melbourne to Jeanette Webster, dated 9 Dec 04, re. future of All Saints Church -family tree of John Tye (3 sheets)/list, descendents of John Tye (3 sheets) -list, descendents of William (?) Wilby -list, the family of David Graham -typescript (incomplete) re. the Tye family, prepared for All Saints Spring Arts Fete display 2004 by society -family history sheets:- Donald MacGregor (2), handwritten/- Donald MacGregor, typed/- "The Tye Family"/- "Colin Graham married Bella MacFadyen"/- "John Tye married Elizabeth Powell"/- annotated, handwritten sheet found in old Bible -article, undated, "Great Industrialist Passes - Mr Allen Tye's Link With South Melbourne", copy -letter, 29th April 1990, Alicia Murdock to Mrs E. Haynes, refuting claim re. founding of Tye & Co. -Certificate of Title, Vol. 7670, Fol. 146, transfer of land (Selby?) to Ethel May Murdoch, dated 7th November 1951 (3 sheets, copies) -Certificate of Marriage, George Tye and Alicia McMillan, Castlemaine, 23rd July 1890 (copy) -Marriage Certificate, Daniel MacMillan and Sarah Bolton, Loddon, 13th January 1857 (copy) -Baptism Certificate, Daniel MacMillan, Whitstable, Kent, England, 8th July 1832 -Baptism certificate, Noel Stuart Tye Murdoch, All Saints, Selby, 18th September 1932
all saints church, carlotta tye memorial church
Round bread board. Middle is raised compared to outer rim.
Belonged to Jan Prednaze and donated by her.
Winter coat made of grey figured fabric, with black fur collar. Has satin lining and material-covered buttons.
Tag says "designed by Wein Fashions of Melbourne" and "Pinguino Italian Fashion fabric".
Canvas bag sealed off with stitching. Main nozzle is sealed by a metal lid. Top of the bag is attached to a metal handle for easy carrying.
On the bag are the words "The Magpie" (rest of the text is too faded to decipher).
Contains 20 bags, 4 oatmeal and 16 flour, held in a bag for Tartan Flaked Oatmeal from 'Robert Harper and Co Ltd'.
Two scout scarves, light blue, red edging, belonging to Jack Marshall. See VSSH 100
Cream coloured paper with purple roneoed printing. Drawing of church on the front. Inside are details of a wedding service, including hymns and prayers. Also a small piece of paper advertising the church's services and contact details.
carlotta tye memorial church, wedding ceremony order of service, rev. conon r. clark, miss fenna meijer, miss gwen thomas
Grey plastic A4 display folder of material pertaining to Sophie Jago Giles. Contents: -2 colour photos of Giles house in Belgrave South -short biography (2 copies) by Helen Gibson, inc. brief details of Giles family and establishing of Belgrave South State School -article dated 10 Jun 1970 re. Miss Giles' death -photocopy of photo of men clearing school block, 1922 -typescript, re. house and property, compiled by S. Heywood-Downard from information given by Sid Stocks et al., 2005
sophie jago giles, giles family, belgrave south state school
Folder containing information pertaining to Belgrave South State School. Contents: -marriage certificate, William Robert Giles and Harriet Agnes Buckingham, Lambeth, dated 6 Feb 1883 - periodical, "Quarterly Review", State School Committee' Association of Victoria, dated 1 Dec 1944 (p'copy) -article, "Set of books is Free Press gift to school", Free Press, 17 Feb 1976, re. presentation of encyclopaedias to school -Emergency Teacher Information, 1983 (2 sheets) -Instant Information Insert 1984, to be placed in school booklet -sheet, important addresses to school committee, n.d., p'copy -newspaper photos and captions, "South Pet Parade", re. fundraising activity at school -article and photos, "Upwey South State School", Free Press, 12 Feb. 1969 -letter, Miss Lonie to Mrs Edleston, dated 2 May 1947, thanking her for donation of teaching aid -photos (4), colour, showing display case of stuffed birds -invitation to opening of new classrooms by Laura Smyth, 24th October 2011 -copies of Bel South Bugle, school community newsletter, Spring 1995, August 2001
Information folder containing items pertaining to Len Jeffery. Contents: -handwritten notes by Elaine Cordell, dated 2017 -letter, Peter & Ruth Jeffery, to Phil Garland, dated 25 June 2011 -letter, Peter & June Jeffery to Elaine Cordell, dated 26 July 2011 -photocopy, A4, of photo featuring Thomas & Henry Jeffery -photocopies of death notice and short obituary, undated -photocopies (2), parish map (part) -photocopy part of allotments in Parish of Narree Worran with attached newspaper clipping -photocopy of hand-drawn map of blocks in Belgrave Heights -magazine "Yarra Valley & Ranges country life", Issue 7 Winter 2011, featuring article about Peter Jeffery, Len Jeffery's nephew
lennox jeffrey, peter jeffery, belgrave heights progress association
Records of the Menzies Creek Hall Committee. Contents: -outgoing correspondence 1955-1971 -outward correspondence 17 Nov 1977-2 Oct 1984 -outgoing correspondence 1991/92, incoming mail in same manila folder -inward correspondence 3 Jul 1978-21 Aug 1981 -minutes March 1972-August 1976 -minute book Nov 1977-22 May 1992 -folder containing minutes and correspondence 1991/2/3 and two passbooks -folder containing minutes, correspondence, etc. 1993-2004 -receipts 5 Dec 1974-13 Feb 1980 -plans, proposed extensions, undated -floor plan, undated but c.1979 (2 copies) -used booklet of raffle tickets -certificates of title (copies) acquired 1989
menzies creek community
Material donated to the society by Elisabeth Drake, Shire of Sherbrooke Councillor and local resident, who was involved in the setting up of the library in both capacities.
Correspondence, etc. pertaining to the discussion and establishment of the Belgrave branch of Eastern Regional Libraries. Includes plans of proposed and completed buildings.
belgrave library, eastern regional library, shire of sherbrooke, shire of yarra ranges, councillor elisabeth drake
Folder containing information pertaining to Jack Marshall. Contents: -obituary, "Uncle Jack a good scout", Herald Sun, 20 January 1998, 2 copies -photo, colour, Memorial Service for Jack Marshall, Founder Day, 22 February 1998 -Note of thanks, Grace Bradshaw (nee Marshall) to Deidre Lancaster -Card, funeral details (handwritten) -Card, funeral details (printed), both from Le Pine Funeral Services -article, "A lifetime of scouting", Free Press, 14 January 1998
edward john marshall
The buildings are probably rare remnant examples of their type in the local area and as such are significant to the settlement of Menzies Creek. The dwelling is significant as a longstanding marker of the Madigan family who were original settlers in the area. Its retention in its site close to the road boundary expresses and maintains a connection with early settlement and rural lifestyles in Menzies Creek over the last century. The old shed is of interest as a local example of bush construction, particularly in context with the cottage and farm environs. Without the life of the farm and other elements presumed now gone, its value is lessened.
Folder containing information pertaining to the history of Madigan Cottage, Menzies Creek. NB: the shed was demolished in November 2001 and the cottage burned down sometime later. Contents:- Letter, Southern Sherbrooke Historical Society to Shire of Yarra Ranges, dated 9th March 2001, re. sale of property and need for it to be included in shire's Heritage Study. -Letter, shire to society, dated 20th March 2001, reply to above. -Letter, shire to society, dated 15th May 2001, follow-up to above, requesting more information. -Letter, society to shire, dated 30th May 2001, responding to above and including a copy of information previously sent to Chris Johnston, Heritage Study consultant. -Letter, society to shire, undated, noting intention to lodge an objection to proposed application for development on site. -Letter, shire to society, dated 22nd October 2001, advising of consultation meeting. -Yarra Ranges Shire Heritage Study Place Nomination form for Madigan Cottage, prepared by Marian Matta, includes nine colour photos and diagram showing where photos were taken from. -Black and white copies of photos. -A3 copy of real estate advertisement, "Mount Evergreen Estate" dated 21st April 1924. -A3 map showing proposed resubdivision boundary variation, drawn up for Mr. P. Melville, undated but 1990s. -Copy of application for a planning permit, dated 6th August 2001, including letter by Nick Jonkers describing proposed new buildings, site map showing current vegetation, letter re. proposed removal of vegetation, subdivision plan dated March 1998, and larger scale map printed from shire website on 10th August 2001. -5 A3 sheets showing site and house plans drawn up for Mr & Mrs N. Jonkers, dated July 2001.
madigan cottage, menzies creek, madigan family, mount evergreen, patrick madigan
Folder containing items pertaining to the history of Belgrave South State School. Contents: -typescript, prepared for display at Staxafun Fete 2005 -hand-written notes from school records, prepared for above -copy of Belgrave South shop and post office flyer -excerpts from oral history by Ray Tremain -excerpts from oral history by Peg Roberts and Edna Bastion -typescript, "History of State School No. 3551, Hallam Road, Belgrave South", compiled by P. Phillips, Principal, March 1969, 2 sheets & front cover, (2 copies) -photocopy of hand-written notes for above, including an interview with Miss Sophie Giles, dated 18 June 1966 -photocopies of school photos - G2 1966, G1B 1963, G1 1964, G4&5 1960, G6 1969 (2 copies), unidentified grade photo, original school building, unidentified man and girl -program for "Opening of New and Refurbished Facilities, May 11th, 2001", Belgrave Sth SS
belgrave south state school, miss sophie giles, giles family
Information folder containing items pertaining to the history of Germans Gully & Church of Freedom. Contents: -2 photos, gates of Church of Freedom -photocopy, sketch by Barbara Smith dated 29 October 02 of stone huts formerly on the property -article, "Fool around with scarlett!", Australian Post, 6 July 1972, re. John Wilson (colour copies in A3 folio #1 marked VSSH 71) -letter, Mother Superior Anne Beatrice, Church of Freedom LTD to Cr. M. Douglas, dated October 1983, requesting an audience with the council of the Shire of Sherbrooke. Attatched are biographical notes on John Wilson and his family -Memorandum of Association, Church of Freedom -Property report, 141 Mt Morton Rd, Belgrave Heights, from Victorian Government website -plan of survey, Crown Allotment 70, Parish of Narree Worran, showing Mt Morton Rd -Letter, dated 3 October 2005, from Gore Historical Museum & Hokonui Heritage Research Centre, Gore, New Zealand, to Mrs Eva Evans, Milton, New Zealand, re. John Charles Wilson, and covering the next three items -Funeral notice for John Wilson -Biographical entry for John Wilson from "Southern People - A Dictionary of Otago Southland Biography", 2 sheets -Biographical details from "Waitaki & Districts - A History", 1 sheet
john wilson, church of freedom, germans gully, international bio colour naturopathic centre, wilson family
Information folder containing items pertaining to Cr. Elisabeth Drake and the Shire of Sherbrooke. Contents: -how-to-vote cards -"A guide to candidates at Sherbrooke Council Elections, 1st July 1989" -photos, council meetings -congratulations messages -councillor allowance slips -articles re. elections
shire of sherbrooke, south riding, harmon, george/staindl, philip/pydde, karl/van heusden, robert/gowar, leslie/
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