Reminder – Geelong Heritage Centre closes TOMORROW

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Tomorrow = Wednesday 23rd September 2015 at 5.00 pm – that’s the last chance you’ll have for a month or two to access the services, library, microform, and archives of the Geelong Heritage Centre.  The next access you’ll have will … Continued

Shelford School No. 379 and lots more!

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The school register for Shelford State School No. 379 features in the latest group of updates to the Geelong & District database. From Vision and Realisation, published by the Education Department of Victoria in 1973: Probably a Presbyterian School operated … Continued

Clergy, Hospital, Street names, Nurses and more!

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The Reverend Thomas QUINTON is one of our local Church of England ministers extracted from the Cable Clergy Index.  This terrific index has on average about half a page of biographical details for each entry – definitely worth checking and … Continued

Australia Day additions to database

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This update includes a mixture of items – some adding to existing ones and others new.  Because this lot includes both Assisted and Unassisted Immigrants to Geelong [actually Point Henry] it seemed appropriate to include this photo of the Geelong … Continued

Latest additions to database

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Geelong Hospital again features in the latest additions to the Geelong and District database with another index of an Annual Report – this time for 1910.  I’d forgotten how much useful information was printed in these Annual Reports.  They don’t include name … Continued

Latest additions to Geelong and district database

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Mack’s Hotel and Berry Bank Homestead are two names closely associated with Joseph Gardner MACK – a very early settler in Geelong.  Chain of Ponds gives a wonderful insight into this early pioneer and his family – well worth indexing. … Continued