Historical information

No. 118 MARCH 2017: Women's History / Robert Baker p1.Society news p2. Women working: a short history of the Kew Ladies' Benevolent Society / Suzanne McWha p4. Dwellings for people of small means / David White p6. Remembering Kew [Kew Town Hall 1865-1971; Ordsall 1858-1970] / Kerry Fairbank & Robert Baker p8. William James Runting / Desley Reid p.9. Mayoral mementoes in the collection / Robert Baker p10. Recent donations / Robert Baker p10.


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.