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Photograph, Alfred Amos , Gertrude Emma Box 1941

From the Collection of City of Moorabbin Historical Society (Operating the Box Cottage Museum) Joyce Park Jasper Road Ormond Victoria

Description
Black & White photograph of Alfred Amos and Emma Gertrude Box c1941
Size
9cm x 11cm
Object Registration
01056
Keywords
box william, box mary nee cripps, box elizabeth avis, box george b 1808, box gertrude emma, amos alfred, smith j l; smith mary ann, stanley helen, smith vic, s horse drawn carts,, early settlers, bentleigh, mckinnon, parish of moorabbin, city of moorabbin, county of bourke, moorabbin roads board, shire of moorabbin, henry dendy's special survey 1841, were j.b.; bent thomas, o'shannassy john, king richard, charman stephen, highett william, ormond francis, maynard dennis, market gardeners, vineyards, orchards
Historical information
William and Elizabeth Box migrated from Sussex England c1850 and established a market garden in the area of Henry Dendy's 'Special Survey Brighton 1841' in the Parish of Moorabbin, County of Bourke. William's parents, George & Mary Box followed in 1856 bringing 6 of their 10 children and joined William in East Brighton ( Bentleigh)
Gertrude Emma Box is a descendant of this family.
When Made
c1941
Significance
The Box family were pioneer settlers in the area of 'Henry Dendy's Special Survey 1841' Brighton and established market gardens .
Last updated
12 Jun 2019 at 10:31PM