Historical information

French Louis Merci is shown as J.L. Merci on the settlement map, having selected Lot 26 in the Village Settlement in 1901.It was a 5 acre Lot bordering Barbers Road and the Dray Track (now Link Road). Louis shared his hut for some time with Peter the Swede. When Louis became ill with cancer and could no longer work he sold his property to George Barber in return for a weekly payment.

Physical description

Black and white photograph of hut in row of blossoming trees.