Greensborough Historical Society Lower Plenty, Victoria
The European settlement of Greensborough was from 1839 onward. The Society's aim is to collect, catalogue and preserve the history and heritage of Greensborough and its environs from the earliest records to the present time. Whilst called Greensborough Historical Society, its coverage is not limited to that area alone and includes Greensborough, Watsonia, Macleod, Montmorency, Briar Hill, Lower Plenty and Bundoora.
The Resource Centre at Glenauburn Road Lower Plenty is open every Thursday (10am - 3pm).
No charge; membership fees available on website.
34 Glenauburn Road Lower Plenty Lower Plenty VictoriaView on Google Maps
The Greensborough Historical Society Inc collection focuses on historical and current information relating to Greensborough and surrounding areas, including the former Shire of Diamond Valley. Information is from mid-1840 to the current time. Items include artifacts, photographs, documents, oral histories, maps, school yearbooks and uniforms, books and collected current newspaperr clippings relevant to the area. There is a large digital collection of photographs.
The collection has historical significance in that it brings together information relating to the settlement of Greensborough and district from the mid 1840s. The Greensborough Historical Society Inc was formed in 2010 to collect, preserve and catalogue the history and heritage of the area from earliest records.
1 items with audio
Compact Disk - Interviews with Bill Cecil, Tom Skals and Jean Luxford.
Greensborough Historical Society, Lower Plenty
Links: 00474:00709:01272 1 compact disk with audio files
Contains interviews with long time Greensborough district residents, Jean Luxford, Bill Cecil and Tom Skals. CD also contains a file of articles on the Santon family.
Oral history recordings, not transcribed.
Inscriptions & Markings
"Interviews with Tom Skals, Jean Luxford and Bill Cecil"