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Photograph, B/W Bentleigh SS No.2083 1930

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

Description
A Photograph , black & white panoramic showing group of adults and children in front of Bentleigh State School No. 2083 c1930 ( Reprint)
Size
61cmx 15cm
Object Registration
00592
Keywords
moorabbin, bentleigh, education department state schools, st stephens anglican school east brighton, hutchinson les, hutchinson eric, market gardeners, early settlers, pioneers, henry dendyspecial survey brighton 1841, east bentleigh state school no. 2083, coates charles j, bent thomas
Historical information
The Common School No. 213 East Brighton 1864 - 1878 replaced the original St Stephen's Church of England School in Tucker Road.
1878-1908 the School was known as Education Department State School No. 2083 Brighton East. 1908 - 1936 the School changed it's name to Bentleigh and then from 1936 - 1993 was known as East Bentleigh. 1993 the school was closed due to low enrolments and the building was demolished and land sold .
Eric Hutchinson, the uncle of Les Hutchinson attended this school.
When Made
c1930
Significance
A school photograph of one of the original schools in the Bentleigh area showing a gathering of adults and children who had connection with this school either as teachers, pupils, parents or neighbours in 1930.
Last updated
16 Nov 2019 at 10:13PM