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Greensborough Historical Society 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.

Contact Information

location
34 Glenauburn Road Lower Plenty Victoria (map)
phone
+61 9439 5454
Contact

Opening Hours

Each Thursday 10:00am to 3:00pm NOTE: Reopened for 2016 on 14th January 2016. Saturday afternoon once a month. See website for dates.

Entry Fee

No charge; membership fees available on website

Location

34 Glenauburn Road Lower Plenty Victoria

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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.

Significance

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.

Cameron Auty 6 January 2015 10:01 AM

Hi Greensborough HS, we've really enjoyed the photos you put up over the holidays. They give a wonderful insight into the history of your region. Keep up the good work. VC Admin.

Trudy 8 July 2015 9:35 AM

I have a vintage glass dish which contains a photo of the old bluestone bridge titled "wading pool Greensborough" I would like to donate to the Greensborough Historical Society. Please call 0414 323 936 to arrange collection. Thank you.

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11 items

Video Recording - Digital - Jack Waites

Greensborough Historical Society,

Digital video recording. MP4. 2 min 42 sec. Link:5230:4705

Historical information

An interview with Jack Waites about his memories of the Greensborough Football Club as he is inducted into the Club's Hall of Fame as a Member.

Significance

In 2016, the Greensborough Football Club inducted a number of their past players into the Hall of Fame. These recordings were made for the Hall of Fame Presentation.

Video Recording - Digital - Peter Banks

Greensborough Historical Society,

Digital video recording. MP4. 1 min 48 sec. Link:5233:4705

Historical information

An interview with Peter Banks about his memories of the Greensborough Football Club as he is inducted into the Club's Hall of Fame as a Member.

Significance

In 2016, the Greensborough Football Club inducted a number of their past players into the Hall of Fame. These recordings were made for the Hall of Fame Presentation.

Video Recording - Digital - Neil Brindley

Greensborough Historical Society,

Digital video recording. MP4. 2 min 30 sec. Link:5232:4705

Historical information

An interview with Neil Brindley about his memories of the Greensborough Football Club as he is inducted into the Club's Hall of Fame as a Member.

Significance

In 2016, the Greensborough Football Club inducted a number of their past players into the Hall of Fame. These recordings were made for the Hall of Fame Presentation.

Video Recording - Digital - Lee Adamson

Greensborough Historical Society,

Digital video recording. MP4. 1 min 54 sec. Link:5231:4705

Historical information

An interview with Lee Adamson about his memories of the Greensborough Football Club as his father Percy Adamson inducted into the Club's Hall of Fame as a Legend

Significance

In 2016, the Greensborough Football Club inducted a number of their past players into the Hall of Fame. These recordings were made for the Hall of Fame Presentation.

Video Recording - Digital - Glenn Meredith

Greensborough Historical Society,

Digital video recording. MP4. 1 min 23 sec. Link:5229:4705

Historical information

An interview with Glenn Meredith about his memories of the Greensborough Football Club as he is inducted into the Club's Hall of Fame as a Member.

Significance

In 2016, the Greensborough Football Club inducted a number of their past players into the Hall of Fame. These recordings were made for the Hall of Fame Presentation.

Video Recording - Digital - Peter Watkins

Greensborough Historical Society,

Digital video recording. MP4. 2 min 01 sec. Link:5234:4705

Historical information

An interview with Peter Watkins about his memories of the Greensborough Football Club as he is inducted into the Club's Hall of Fame as a Member.

Significance

In 2016, the Greensborough Football Club inducted a number of their past players into the Hall of Fame. These recordings were made for the Hall of Fame Presentation.

Video Recording - Digital - Bonnie and Russell Dickson

Greensborough Historical Society,

Digital video recording. MP4. 2 min 32 sec. Link:5225:4705

Historical information

An interview with Bonnie Dickson and Russell Dickson about their memories of the Greensborough Football Club as the Dickson family (including the late Ray Dickson) is inducted into the Club's Hall of Fame as Members.

Significance

In 2016, the Greensborough Football Club inducted a number of their past players into the Hall of Fame. These recordings were made for the Hall of Fame Presentation.

Video Recording - Digital - Gary Partington

Greensborough Historical Society,

Digital video recording. MP4. 2 min 44 sec. Link:5228:4705

Historical information

An interview with Gary Partington about his memories of the Greensborough Football Club as the Partington family (including the late Alan Partington) is inducted into the Club's Hall of Fame as Members.

Significance

In 2016, the Greensborough Football Club inducted a number of their past players into the Hall of Fame. These recordings were made for the Hall of Fame Presentation.

Video Recording - Digital - Don McDowell

Greensborough Historical Society,

Digital video recording. MP4. 1 min 15 sec. Link:5227:4705

Historical information

An interview with Don McDowell about his memories of the Greensborough Football Club as he is inducted into the Club's Hall of Fame as a Legend

Significance

In 2016, the Greensborough Football Club inducted a number of their past players into the Hall of Fame. These recordings were made for the Hall of Fame Presentation.

Video Recording - Digital - Robert Hyde

Greensborough Historical Society,

Digital video recording. MP4. 2 min 18 sec. Link:5235:4705

Historical information

An interview with Robert Hyde about his memories of the Greensborough Football Club as he is inducted into the Club's Hall of Fame as a Member.

Significance

In 2016, the Greensborough Football Club inducted a number of their past players into the Hall of Fame. These recordings were made for the Hall of Fame Presentation.

Video Recording - Digital - Brett Fowler

Greensborough Historical Society,

Digital video recording. MP4. 2 min 06 sec. Link:5226:4705

Historical information

An interview with Brett Fowler about his memories of the Greensborough Football Club as he is inducted into the Club's Hall of Fame as a Legend

Significance

In 2016, the Greensborough Football Club inducted a number of their past players into the Hall of Fame. These recordings were made for the Hall of Fame Presentation.