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
- Black & White photograph of Alfred Amos and Emma Gertrude Box c1941
- 9cm x 11cm
- 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
- 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.
- The Box family were pioneer settlers in the area of 'Henry Dendy's Special Survey 1841' Brighton and established market gardens .
- 12 Jun 2019 at 10:31PM