Historical information

No 129 DECEMBER 2019. A Place of Deposit / Robert Baker p1. Society News: Constitution, Vale John Andrew Ward, End of year dinner, From Municipality to City: Chairmen & Mayors of Kew 1861-1994 / Desley Reid, Judith Scurfield p3. Painting in Glass: the Prince Consort Memorial Window / Suzanne McWha p4. Edward Dumaresq 1802-1906 / Felicity Renowden p6. Thomas Webb & Sons in Australia / David White p8. Looking Back on Highbury Grove / Desley White p10. Membership & Donations p12.


The newsletters of the Kew Historical Society contain significant research by members that explores aspects of the Victorian and Australian Framework of Historical Themes. Frequently, articles on people, places and artefacts are the only source of information about an aspect of Kew, and Melbourne’s history. The contents of each newsletter as such is often significant historically, aesthetically, socially and or spiritually.