Historical information

No 115 JUNE 2016. What Price Memory? / Robert Baker p1. What’s On - June to September: Exhibitions, Monthly meetings p3. Heritage Issues: Dorothy Rogers Reserve / Brad Miles p4. The Great War in Kew 1916: The conscription debate / Andrew Frost p6. Historic Gardens Exhibition p6. Victorian Collections [Hat collection] / Robert Baker p7. More Examples of Lost Kew: Studley Park Toll Bridge, Salvation Army Citadel, Harp of Erin Hotel, Kew Recreation Hall p9. Membership & Donations 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.