Historical information

The Uebergang family came from Silesia to Australia in 1848 and were early settlers in the Allansford area. The sons and other descendants also purchased farms in the area. The Percy Uebergang family lived at Tooram Park, Allansford from 1912 until 1992. Percy and Myrtle Uebergang's children were twins, Ray and Joyce born in 1926 who lived at Tooram Park until their deaths, Ray in 1986 and Joyce in 1992 after which the property was sold. Neither Ray nor Joyce married and following the death of her brother Joyce set up the Ray and Joyce Uebergang Foundation which supports the local community. The collection of items from their property was put into store for a number of years before being given into the care of the Cheese World Museum. The family often re-used, recycled and repaired items and examples can be seen in the museum. This item is part of the collection of items given into the care of the Cheese World Museum. The Victorian Education Department compiled set tests for schools. This test aimed at Year 6 students dates from 1904 and includes some complex written arithmetic problems, grammar analysis and an essay on 'Clothing'.

Significance

This test sheet is significant as an example of the level expected of Class VI students in 1904.

Physical description

A single page printed in black ink on dull orange coloured paper with tests arithmetic, grammar and composition for Class VI, No.65, 1904 composed by the Education Department, Victoria.

Inscriptions & markings

EDUCATION DEPARTMENT, VICTORIA/CLASS VI/No.65, 1904/WRITTEN ARITHMETIC/ … /GRAMMAR/…/COMPOSITION