Kew Historical Society


Since its foundation in 1958, members of the Kew Historical Society have been compiling and storing information about subjects relating to the history of Kew and its environs, of which this file is an example.


Arranged by Secondary Values (value of records to users)


Subject file created by researchers of the Kew Historical Society containing material about Gwen McWilliam, who worked as a foundation member of the Hawthorn Historical Society, wrote histories about Hawthorn (and other parts of Boroondara), and acted as a tour guide in her local area. Included in the file are newspaper articles which recount her fight to retain a garden they cultivated on her nature strip, biographical information and advice about undertaking family history research.