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Published quarterly since 1977, the newsletters of the Kew Historical Society contain significant research by members exploring relevant 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.

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Kew Cottages / Robert Baker pp1-2. History News - Tributes: Jane Mayo Carolan OAM (1949–2023), Gwen Barton McWilliam OAM (1933–2024); New Members / p3. A Butcher, Banker & Greetings Maker: Highlights on High Street [Woolcocks' Meat Emporium, John Toon, ES&A Chartered Bank} / Suzanne McWha pp4-5. Kew City Hall: the other war memorial / pp6-7 Kidding about Kew: in the 1940s and 1950 [Kew Primary School, Kew Baths, Rialto Theatre, Kew Junction, High Street traders] / James Foley pp8-9. Sir Arthur G Rylah MLA CMG KBE: Politician & Solicitor / John Torpey pp.10-11. As it happened 100 years ago [Kew Primary School, East Kew Tennis Club, Free Kindergarten Union / David White p.11. Membership and Donations / p12.