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Current Issue

Issue #236 – Oct 2017

  • The Times They Are a Changin by Jim Connor
  • 11th October Meeting – A 50th Anniversary Panel of EDHS Members
  • Heritage Excursion – Saturday 4th November – Shillinglaw Farm Walk
  • The Easter Rooster Lunch by Ann Constable (Vaughan Johnson)
  • Vale – Don Kinsey AM by Jim Connor
  • Eltham District Historical Society by Jim Connor
  • Peter and Diana Bassett-Smith
  • Commemorative Service at St Margaret’s Church, Eltham by Kathleen Toal
  • Eltham in Victorian Railways Weekly Notices by Richard Pinn
  • Wellers Hotel of Kangaroo Ground – Part 2 by Jim Allen
  • Monash Bridge at Hurstbridge – 100 years old in 2017 by Pam Lawson
  • Our Eltham – Artistic Recollections by Jim Connor
  • Eltham and District Community Bank
  • Our Sponsors
  • Contacts for the Eltham District Historical Society

Past Issues

Issue #235 – Aug 2017

  • History Matters by Jim Connor
  • 9th August Meeting – The Shallards of Montmorency
  • Heritage Excursion – Saturday 2nd September – An Eltham South Ramble
  • Montmorency Guiding Memories by Jean Ryan
  • Percy Leason: An Artist’s Life by Margot Tasca – Book review by Russell Yeoman
  • Eltham District Historical Society: Russell Yeoman by Jim Connor
  • 40 Years of Environmental Living by Janet Mattiske
  • Membership Subscriptions
  • Wellers Hotel of Kangaroo Ground – Part 1 by Jim Allen
  • Morrison Kleeman Real Estate
  • Our Sponsors
  • Contacts for the Eltham District Historical Society

Issue #234 – Jun 2017

  • A Hotel or two! by Jim Connor
  • 14th June Meeting – Walter Withers in Eltham
  • Heritage Excursion – Saturday 1st July – Eltham Lower Park – Walk and Talk
  • Some Important Changes – Please Note
  • Whatever happened to Jailhouse Rock? by Maureen Jones
  • Support from Eltham Rotary
  • Eltham District Historical Society: Alistair Knox by Jim Connor
  • Round the Bend Conservation Co-operative Ltd (The Co-op.)
  • Not Far Away
  • Subscriptions
  • Office Bearers 2017-2018
  • One Hundred Years Ago: Eltham and District – January-December 2017 by Liz Pidgeon
  • Victorian Collections
  • Our Sponsors
  • Contacts for the Eltham District Historical Society

Issue #233 – Apr 2017

  • With a little help from our friends by Jim Connor
  • Annual General Meeting – Wednesday 12th April 2017
  • May Excursion – Eltham South Ramble
  • Don’t Forget
  • Audrey Josephine Cahn by Richard Pinn
  • Eltham District Historical Society: Stanley Simpson Addison
  • . . . . the story continues! by Jim Connor
  • The Christmas Hills Motorcycle Scramble Track by Jim Allen
  • What Were They Like? by Joan Castledine
  • Annual General Meeting (Notice and Agenda)
  • Contacts for the Eltham District Historical Society

Issue #232 – Feb 2017

  • 1967 – A Year of Change by Jim Connor
  • Our Next Meeting – Wednesday 8th February (Trivia Night)
  • Open Day at Our Local History Centre – Saturday 4th March
  • The Shillinglaw Legacy by Russell Yeoman
  • Eltham District Historical Society by Jim Connor
  • Eltham Racecourse by Brian Membrey
  • The Eltham Report 1856
  • 2017 Program
  • Victorian Collections
  • … and also
  • Contacts for the Eltham District Historical Society

Issue #231 – Dec 2016

  • Our Past, Present and Future by Jim Connor
  • A Peal of Bells by Mal Harrop
  • Eltham’s First Policeman by Jim Allen
  • Eltham NSW – Railway Cottage by Richard Pinn
  • Our Christmas Function
  • Contacts for the Eltham District Historical Society

Issue #230 – Oct 2016

  • Our History by Jim Connor
  • Our Next Meeting – Wednesday 12th October
  • Heritage Excursion – Kileavey Walk and Talk – Saturday 5th November
  • The Festive Reason by Mal Harrop
  • History of Maroondah Aqueduct Pipe Bridge over the Plenty River at Greensborough by Anne Paul
  • One Hundred Years Ago: Eltham and District – July-December 1916 by Liz Pidgeon
  • From the Hurstbridge Advertiser 2 March 1923
  • Refurbishment of our Local History Centre
  • … and also
  • Contacts for the Eltham District Historical Society

Issue #229 – Aug 2016

  • The Society’s 50th Anniversary 2017 by Russell Yeoman
  • Our Next Meeting – Wednesday 10th August; ‘Creators, Makers and Shakers’
  • Heritage Excursion – Maroondah Aqueduct Walk – Saturday 3rd September
  • Eltham District’s Early History
  • The Eltham Barrel by Jim Allen
  • Eltham Taps Run Dry
  • A Footnote on Shoestring
  • Membership Subscriptions
  • The Little Church in St Helena by Maureen Smith
  • St Katherine’s Church in St Helena
  • Beauty Spots
  • … and also
  • Contacts for the Eltham District Historical Society

Issue #228 – Jun 2016

  • ‘Shoestring’ by Jim Connor
  • Our Next Meeting – Wednesday 8th June
  • Heritage Excursion – Back-track walk to Fitzsimons Lane – Saturday 2nd July
  • Crossing the Yarra at Eltham by Russell Yeoman
  • One Hundred Years Ago: Eltham and District – January-June 1916 by Liz Pidgeon
  • Recent Book Releases
  • Subscriptions
  • Office Bearer 2016-2017
  • … and also
  • Contacts for the Eltham District Historical Society

Issue #227 – Apr 2016

  • Eltham District – Early History
  • Annual General Meeting – Laughing Waters
    Road: Art, Landscape and Memory in Eltham with Jane Woollard
  • Heritage Excursion – Eltham War Memorials Walk – Saturday 7th May
  • An Interesting Little Historical Exercise by  Michael Aitken
  • Eltham’s Inclined Railway by Richard Pinn
  • 50th Anniversary Commemorations by Jim Connor
  • Kenneth Francis Pitts by Wendy Pitts-Butler
  • Notice of Annual General Meeting
  • The Evelyn Observer
  • Kangaroo Ground War Memorial Tower
  • … and also
  • Contacts for the Eltham District Historical Society

Issue #226 – Feb 2016

  • Every building has a history by Jim Connor
  • February Meeting – Shire of Eltham Pioneers Photo Collection
  • Heritage Excursion – Saturday 5th March – Eltham Cemetery
  • The Australian Blue Book by Jim Connor
  • Old Postcards of Eltham by Michael Aitken
  • Rob Roy by Jim Allen
  • Cranky Jimmy’s Ghost
  • 2016 Program
  • Contacts for the Eltham District Historical Society

Issue #225 – Nov 2015

  • 1970 in Retrospect by Jim Connor
  • November Meeting – A Virtual Eltham Literary Tour
  • ANZAC Centenary interpretive signage
  • November Excursion – Panorama Heights Walk
  • Young History
  • Book Review – Montmorency – The Farm on the Plenty by Jim Connor
  • Our new banner and the Eltham Festival
  • A Lively Researcher from Research by Adrian Jones
  • Our Christmas Function
  • ….and also
  • Contacts for the Eltham District Historical Society

Issue #224 – Sep 2015

  • A Currawong Takes Flight
  • September Meeting – Nillumbik Tales: Voices of our Elders
  • September Excursion – Research Aqueduct Walk
  • The Wackett Brothers by Jim Allen
  • Picnic at Wattle Glen by Richard Pinn
  • Murray’s Land
  • ….and also
  • Contacts for the Eltham District Historical Society

Issue #223 – Jul 2015

  • The Eltham Racing Club
  • July Meeting
  • July Excursion – Montmorency – the farm on the Plenty
  • Building and Completion of Saint Margaret’s Church 1860-2014 by Geoff Sandy
  • Miss Bessie Wingrove – that Queer Creature Called a Land Lover by Maureen Jones
  • Eltham Avenue of Honour – Launch of New Markers by Jim Connor
  • Membership Subscriptions
  • ….and also
  • Contacts for the Eltham District Historical Society

Issue #222 – May 2015

  • The Eltham Rural Group by Jim Connor
  • May Meeting – Eltham Libraries
  • May Excursion – Murray’s Farm, Eltham North
  • Farming in the Shire of Eltham by Ross Macmillan
  • The Tower of Remembrance – Kangaroo Ground Memorial Park
  • Diana Bassett Smith – Life Membership
  • Annual General Meeting
  • ….and also
  • Contacts for the Eltham District Historical Society

Issue #221 – Mar 2015

  • Benjamin Wallis and The Eltham Hotel by Russell Yeoman
  • March Meeting – Annual General Meeting
  • March Excursion – Belle Vue Farm Walk
  • Walter Frederick Beard by Jim Allen
  • Ellis Cottage Celebrates 150 Years
  • More on the Movies by Maureen Jones
  • Annual General Meeting – Agenda
  • Our new online presence
  • …..and also
  • Contacts for the Eltham District Historical Society

Issue #220 – Jan 2015

  • Big Pond by Liz Pidgeon
  • February Meeting
  • News from Eltham UK
  • A Trip to Balee by Richard Pinn
  • Fishing for a Name by Maureen Jones
  • 2015 Program
  • Book Review – Montsalvat by Sigmund Jorgensen

Issue #219 – Nov 2014

  • Remembering The Shire Of Eltham – 20 Years On by Russell Yeoman
  • November Meeting
  • November Excursions
  • Madam Pietzcker by Jim Allen
  • Nillumbik Tales – Voices of our Elders
  • Local History Centre, 728 Main Road, Eltham
  • At the Movies by Maureen Jones
  • Kangaroo Ground Tower of Remembrance by Amy Shaw
  • Can you identify this Building?
  • Nillumbik ANZAC Book Project
  • Our Christmas Function

Issue #218 – Sep 2014

  • Eltham Living and Learning Centre
  • September Meeting
  • September Excursion – East of Eltham Walk
  • Have you discovered Trove? by Liz Pidgeon
  • Fabbro Farm Art Project
  • Eltham Library – 20th Anniversary Celebration
  • Henry Gilbert Jones: an early Eltham settler……..and an amazing coincidence by Michael Aitken
  • Street by Street

EDHS-NL_217 – July 2014

  • Fabbro Fields
  • Next Meeting
  • Heritage Excursion – Walter Withers drive yourself excursion
  • July Meeting – Montmorency; The farm on the Plenty
  • July Excursion
  • Benjamin Wallis; a prominent early Eltham resident by Russell Yeoman
  • Fire
  • Local Bushfire History
  • Facebook by Jim Connor
  • Member Subscriptions
  • And Also
  • Contacts for the Eltham District Historical Society

EDHS-NL_216 – May 2014

  • Welcome Home Medal by Jim Allen and Jim Connor
  • Next Meeting
  • Heritage Excursion – The 1901 Eltham Railway Walk
  • May Meeting – Maps, Manuscripts and Menus; telling stories via heritage collections (Liz Pidgeon)
  • May Excursion – The 1901 Eltham Railway Walk
  • Subscriptions
  • Vera Addison
  • Vale John Cohen OAM 19/9/1919-18/3/2014
  • Mayoral Chain of Office
  • Eltham Library – 20th Anniversary
  • St Margaret’s Church Eltham
  • Office Bearers 2014-2015
  • And Also
  • Contacts for the Eltham District Historical Society

EDHS-NL_215 – March 2014

  • An Answer to the Mystery
  • Next Meeting – Annual General Meeting
  • Heritage Excursion – Eltham South Farms
  • Annual General Meeting
  • March Meeting – Stanley Simpson Addison M.B.E.
  • March Excursion – Eltham South Farms
  • 2014 Program
  • Early Eltham
  • Do You Have One of These Medals? By Jim Allen
  • Members’ Projects
  • And Also
  • Contacts for the Eltham District Historical Society

EDHS-NL_214 – January 2014

  • New Newsletter Format
  • 2013 Eltham Festival
  • The Grinding Wheel
  • Next Meeting
  • Heritage Excursion
  • February Meeting
  • Book Launch – A History of Saint Margaret’s Church Eltham
  • Annual General Meeting
  • 2014 Program
  • Research Sate School; the missing Honour Board by Jim Allen
  • From Mount Morenzie to Milparinka by Maureen Jones
  • Incorporation Matters
  • A Pleas from Harry Gilham
  • And Also
  • Contacts for the Eltham District Historical Society

EDHS-NL_213 – November 2013

  • Next meeting, A Local History Trivia Quiz
  • November Meeting
  • Shillinglaw Farm Walk
  • Eltham Festival
  • Eltham Cemetery Visit
  • Christmas Function
  • Notice of Special General Meeting
  • 2 Bell Street, Eltham
  • Mick Woiwod – Paradise Lost
  • Subscriptions
  • And Also

EDHS-NL_212 – September 2013

  • Next meeting, Panel Presentation: Tim Burstall’s Eltham Characters
  • September Meeting
  • Laughing Waters Walk
  • Shire of Eltham Pioneers Photo Project
  • Vale Joy Ness
  • A Generous Donation
  • Eltham Horse and Pony Club by Tony Brocksopp
  • From Our ‘Railway’ Files by Harry Gilham
  • Local History Month
  • And Also

EDHS-NL_211 – July 2013

  • Next meeting, Presentation: Main Road Eltham 1968…..And Now
  • July Meeting
  • July Excursion – Mud Bricks, Pise and Other ‘Character Houses’
  • Nillumbik Reconciliation Plaques
  • A Busy Time for Enquiries, Donations and Other Things
  • Mac Ball
  • Former Hat Factory
  • Avenue of Honour
  • And Also

EDHS-NL_210 – May 2013

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Samantha Westbrooke: Nillumbik Heritage Advisor
  • May Meeting
  • May Excursion – Bridgeland Park Walk
  • Eltham Cultural Heritage Tour 1992 by Bettina Woodburn (From Newsletter No. 85)
  • The Retro Eltham Show
  • Subscriptions
  • Office Bearers 2013-2014
  • Harry Gilham and Mary Regan
  • And Also

EDHS-NL_209 – March 2013

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Jane Woollard: Laughing Waters Stories
  • Laughing Waters Stories
  • Annual General Meeting
  • March Excursion – Karingal Yallock Creek Walk
  • The Old Grinding Stone
  • Safe in the Courthouse
  • School Days
  • And Also

EDHS-NL_208 – January 2013

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Jim Connor: The Edendale Story
  • The Edendale Story
  • 2013 Program
  • Some reflections on Past Society Excursions
  • Steel Supports Timber Bridge by Harry Gilham
  • The Research Horse Trough
  • Annual General Meeting

EDHS-NL_207 – November 2012

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Jenni Mitchell: My Mother Grace
  • Jenni Mitchell – My Mother Grace
  • November Heritage Walk – Research Valley Views
  • Eltham Cemetery Visit
  • Christmas Function
  • Johannes (Joh) Ebeli 1918-2012
  • Award for Mick Woiwod
  • Researching Research
  • Joint Meeting with Greensborough Historical Society
  • And Also

EDHS-NL_206 – September 2012

  • Next meeting, Speaker Panel: Local Farm Stories
  • September Meeting – Local Farming Stories
  • September Excursion – Eltham Gateway Southern Walk
  • Laughing Water Project
  • Eltham Literary Tours
  • My Recollections of Eltham Past by Margaret Harding
  • And Also

EDHS-NL_205 – July 2012

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Jim Connor: A Muddy History
  • July Meeting
  • July Excursion – John Street Mud Brick Precinct
  • Kooringorama – An Incomplete History
  • Eltham’s War Memorials by Harry Gilham
  • And Also

EDHS-NL_204 – May 2012

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Kevin Patterson: Centenary of the Eltham-Hurstbridge Railway
  • May Meeting
  • May Excursion – Eltham Gateway Walk (rescheduled)
  • June Excursion – St Margaret’s Church Tour
  • An Eltham Gateway Story
  • Recent Works by Mick Woiwod
  • Some Interesting Connections
  • Subscriptions
  • Office Bearers 2012-2013
  • Mary Regan – Life Membership Award
  • And Also

EDHS-NL_203 – March 2012

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Dr Geoff Sandy: St Margaret’s 150th Anniversary
  • Annual General Meeting
  • St Margaret’s Church
  • March Excursion – Eltham Gateway Northern Walk
  • Is This the First Marriage in Montmorency? By Maureen Jones
  • Montmorency (From Newsletter No. 50, September 1986)
  • And Also

EDHS-NL_202 – January 2012

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Liz Pidgeon: Family and Local History at the Library
  • 2012 Program
  • February Meeting
  • B. North and the Meruka Estate
  • The Society Banner 1986
  • Annual general Meeting
  • And Also

EDHS-NL_201 – November 2011

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Mike Ridley: Montsalvat Revisited
  • November Meeting
  • Lower Plenty River Red Gum Walk
  • Eltham Cemetery Visit
  • Christmas Function
  • 200 Newsletters – More to Come
  • A Brief History of the Bonds Road Area, Lower Plenty (From Newsletter No. 3, September 1978)
  • Grant from the Bendigo Bank
  • From Our Newspaper Files contributed by Harry Gilham
  • And Also

EDHS-NL_200 – September 2011

  • Next meeting, Speaker Panel: Houses with History
  • Welcome
  • September
  • September Excursion – Walk to ‘Killeavey’
  • Peter Bassett-Smith 1911-2011
  • Community Centre Opening (From Newsletter No. 1 May 1978)
  • Recent Events (From Newsletter No. 46, January 1986)
  • Recent Activities (From Newsletter No. 58, January 1988)
  • Whroo and Chateau Tahbilk by Bettina Woodburn (From Newsletter No. 100, January 1995)
  • Municipal Amalgamation and the Future of Our Society (From Newsletter No. 100, January 1995)
  • The Eltham Connection (From Newsletter No. 135, November 2000)
  • Walter Withers in 1903 (From Newsletter No. 150, May 2003)
  • And Also

EDHS-NL_199 – July 2011

  • Next meeting, Speaker Panel: Memories of Eltham
  • July Meeting
  • July Excursion
  • Montmorency Railway Station
  • Harry’s Research
    • Heidelberg Baptism Records
    • Eltham, The Victorian Gazetteer – 1865
  • The Famous Draper Apple Cake
  • And Also

EDHS-NL_198 – May 2011

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Ross McDonald and Bruce Draper: The McDonalds and the Drapers; two significant Nillumbik families
  • May Meeting
  • Eltham Lower Park Walk
  • Eltham Railway Line
  • Eltham North Bridge
  • Room Names at Our Local History Centre
  • Nillumbik Heritage Strategy
  • Subscriptions
  • Office Bearers 2011-2012
  • And Also

EDHS-NL_197 – March 2011

  • Next meeting, One Tree Hill Mine; DVD film presentation introduced by Gaye Ponting
  • Annual General Meeting
  • One Tree Hill Mine
  • Dinner Plate Nugget
  • March Heritage Walk – Orchards and Butterflies
  • Local History Centre Room Names
  • Stokes Orchard – An Incomplete History
  • And Also

EDHS-NL_196 – January 2011

  • Next meeting, Celebrating Peter Bassett-Smith
  • February Meeting – Celebrating Peter Bassett-Smith
  • Jock Read 1915-2010
  • Opal Smith 1914-2010
  • 2011 Program
  • Other News
  • Annual General Meeting

EDHS-NL_195 – November 2010

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Mike Ridley: Montsalvat; The Place and the People
  • November Meeting
  • Christmas Function
  • November Heritage Walk – Tom Orr’s Farm
  • Eltham Cemetery Visit
  • Recent Activities
  • Other News
  • RHSV Award of Merit

EDHS-NL_194 – September 2010

  • Next meeting, Slide Show and Discussion led by Jim Connor: The Changing Face of Eltham
  • September Meeting
  • Research Heritage Walk
  • Eltham Cemetery Visit
  • Distinguished Life Members by Jim Connor
  • Jock Read’s Early History
  • Local Road Names; The North-South Roads
  • More News

EDHS-NL_193 – July 2010

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Sue Law and Russell Yeoman: Jo McCormick and ‘Belle Vue’
  • July Meeting
  • Edendale Walk
  • Local Road and Street Names by Russell Yeoman
  • The Christmas Hills Story
  • More News

EDHS-NL_192 – May 2010

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Ken Eckersall: Tales from the 1930s
  • May Meeting
  • The Shillinglaw Farm Walk
  • Eltham RSL and War Memorial
  • Edendale Farm
  • Subscriptions
  • Records Workshops
  • Office Bearers 2010-2011

EDHS-NL_191 – March 2010

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Dr Andrew Lemon: They’re Racing at . . . Eltham!
  • Annual General Meeting
  • They’re Racing at . . . Eltham!
  • The Thomas Sweeney Walk
  • Kangaroo Ground Excursion
  • Eltham – The DIY Years by Diana Bassett-Smith
  • Book Launch; “Eltham’s Serious and Their Neighbours” by Ken and Laurel Eckersall
  • Donations to the Society

EDHS-NL_190 – January 2010

  • Next meeting, Panel Presentation: Stories from Our Files
  • February Meeting
  • 2010 Program
  • An 1856 Story from Our Records
  • More News
  • Annual General Meeting

EDHS-NL_189 – November 2009

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Russell Yeoman: The Streets of Little Eltham
  • The Streets of Little Eltham
  • Cemetery Walk
  • Christmas Function
  • Donation
  • In the News
  • More News

EDHS-NL_188 – September 2009

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Harry Gilham: Stories from the Eltham Cemetery
  • September Meeting and Eltham Cemetery Excursions
  • September Heritage Walk
  • Joh Ebeli’s Story
  • Eltham, England
  • More News

EDHS-NL_187 – July 2009

  • Next meeting, Panel Presentation: Stories from Our Files
  • July Meeting
  • July Heritage Walk
  • Josephine Gordon McCormick 1925-2009
  • More News
  • Another Story from Our Files
  • Items for Your Diary

EDHS-NL_186 – May 2009

  • Next meeting, Slide Presentation by Anne Paul; The Lower Plenty River; It’s history and heritage
  • May Meeting
  • May Heritage Walk
  • Black Saturday Bushfires
  • Black Friday 1851
  • Eltham England Contacts
  • Office Bearers 2009-10
  • Harry Gilham, Society President 1993-2009
  • Subscriptions
  • Other News

EDHS-NL_185 – March 2009

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Marguerite Marshall: Nillumbik Now and Then
  • Annual General Meeting
  • Nillumbik Now and Then
  • ‘Black Saturday’ Bushfires
  • Celebrating Nillumbik Women
  • The Eltham Report 1856
  • Other News

EDHS-NL_184 – January 2009

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Noel Withers: Historic Greensborough
  • February Meeting
  • President’s Findings by Harry Gilham
  • The Eltham Omelette Joust
  • News from the Andrew Ross Museum by Diana Bassett-Smith
  • Celebrating Nillumbik’s Women
  • Other News
  • Annual General Meeting

EDHS-NL_183 – November 2008

  • Next meeting, Panel Presentation: The Centenary of Women’s Suffrage in Victoria
  • November Meeting
  • Christmas Function
  • Vale – Bob (Robert) Bruce by Jim Connor
  • Concluding Pat Baddeley’s Story
  • Nillumbik Now and Then
  • President’s Findings
  • November Heritage Walk
  • Andrew Ross Museum by Diana Bassett-Smith
  • Other Coming Events
  • Other News

EDHS-NL_182 – September 2008

  • Next meeting, ‘This Old House – Birch Cottage’; a video presentation from the Andrew Ross Museum
  • September Meeting
  • Coming Events
  • President’s Findings
  • History in Stamp Collecting by Diana Bassett-Smith
  • Continuing Pat Baddeley’s Story
  • Andrew Ross Museum
  • Other News

EDHS-NL_181 – July 2008

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Lesley Alves: Everybody has a Story to Tell
  • July Meeting
  • The Shillinglaw Trees
  • Brougham Street Bridge
  • Walks Program
  • President’s Report
  • Other News

EDHS-NL_180 – May 2008

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Dr Ken Eckersall: Bunjil of the Wurundjeri
  • May Meeting
  • Mud Brick Walk
  • Audrey Cahn
  • AEHS Annual Conference
  • President’s Report
  • Office Bearer’s 2008-9
  • Subscriptions
  • Other News

EDHS-NL_179 – March 2008

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Harold Bird AOM: An Illustrated Talk on AOS6 and the Bird Family Orchard
  • Annual General Meeting
  • AOS6 and the Bird Family Orchard
  • Opening of the Viewing Platform at Kangaroo Ground
  • Centenary of Women’s Suffrage in Victoria
  • Eltham’s Homeless by Sue Law
  • Shillinglaw Family History
  • More Coming Events

EDHS-NL_178 – January 2008

  • Next meeting, Slide Show: Eltham England Re-visited
  • Eltham England Re-visited
  • Nillumbik Citizen of the Year
  • Geoff Braithwaite 1913-2007
  • Celebrating Nillumbik’s Women
  • Shillinglaw Family History
  • Other News
  • Annual General Meeting

EDHS-NL_177 – November 2007

  • Next meeting, Panel Presentation: The Eltham Gateway
  • November Meeting
  • Christmas Function
  • Some Other Events
  • Recollections of Eltham by Pat Baddeley

EDHS-NL_176 – September 2007

  • Next meeting, Panel Presentation: Eltham People – Stories from our Files
  • September Meeting
  • Fortieth Anniversary Celebrations
  • A Church was Erected at Nillumbik: a sketch paper by Kenneth Eric Eckersall
  • Other News

EDHS-NL_175 – July 2007

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Andrew Mackenzie: Walter Withers in Eltham
  • Fortieth Anniversary Celebrations
  • Anniversary Lunch
  • July Meeting
  • Forty Years in History by Harry Gilham
  • Other News

EDHS-NL_174 – May 2007

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Kristin Otto: Yarra; A Diverting History of Melbourne’s Murky River
  • May Meeting
  • President’s Report
  • Pat Baddeley’s Story (continued)
  • Fortieth Anniversary Celebrations
  • Office Bearers 2007-8
  • Subscriptions
  • Other News

EDHS-NL_173 – March 2007

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Graeme Butler: Nillumbik Heritage Study – Recent Investigations
  • Annual General Meeting
  • Graeme Butler
  • School Days in Eltham by Jeff Prentice
  • Moor-rul Viewing Platform
  • Heritage Walks
  • Eltham Lower Park History

EDHS-NL_172 – January 2007

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Tony Trembarth: Recent Acquisitions to the Nillumbik Art Collection
  • February Meeting
  • Charis Meta Alexander Pelling 1920-2006 by Diana Bassett-Smith
  • 2007 Program – 40th Anniversary Year
  • Annual general Meeting

EDHS-NL_171 – November 2006

  • Next meeting, Slide Presentation: To Eltham by Road and Rail
  • November Meeting
  • Special General Meeting
  • Christmas Function
  • President’s Notes
  • Other News
  • Pat Baddeley’s Story

EDHS-NL_170 – September 2006

  • Next meeting, Speaker Panel: 150 Years of Education in Eltham
  • September Meeting
  • Eltham Primary School Celebrations
  • Lois Loftus-Hills 1927-2006
  • Library News
  • Andrew Ross Museum by Diana Bassett-Smith
  • Ivy’s Memories – continuing Ivy Reynold’s story as edited by Mick Woiwod
  • Plenty of Other News

EDHS-NL_169 – July 2006

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Michael Wilson: The Barn; a unique Eltham home
  • July Meeting
  • An Historical Finding by Harry Gilham
  • Eltham Primary School
  • The Reynolds/Prior Photograph Collection
  • Ivy’s Memories edited by Mick Woiwod
  • Award of Merit
  • More News

EDHS-NL_168 – May 2006

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Liz Pidgeon: Local History Librarian
  • May Meeting
  • The Reynolds/Prior Photograph Collection
  • Office Bearers 2006-7
  • Walking with Henry Dendy
  • Subscriptions
  • President’s Notes
  • Mystery Painting
  • Other News

EDHS-NL_167 – March 2006

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Heath Paynter: Bohemia on the Urban Fringe
  • Annual General Meeting
  • Heath Paynter
  • A Cottage History
  • Nillumbik Combined History Groups
  • Other News

EDHS-NL_166 – January 2006

  • Next meeting, Panel Presentation: The Eltham Justice Precinct
  • February Meeting
  • President’s Notes
  • Nillumbik Citizen of the Year
  • 2006 Program
  • Invitation
  • Wingrove Cottage Update
  • Other News

EDHS-NL_165 – November 2005

  • Next meeting, Panel presentation: Councillors Making History
  • November Meeting
  • Special General Meeting
  • Christmas Function
  • Invitation
  • Armistice Day Commemoration Service Kangaroo Ground
  • Combined Historical Societies Projects
  • Heritage Places in the News
  • Good News and Bad News

EDHS-NL_164 – September 2005

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Raelene Marshall: Shaping of the Australian Cultural Landscape; a talk about the role of dry stone walls in Australian history
  • September Meeting
  • Eltham Justice Precinct
  • Notice of Special General Meeting
  • News from the Andrew Ross Museum by Diana Bassett-Smith
  • Society Notes
  • Other Local News

EDHS-NL_163 – July 2005

  • Next meeting, Local Heroes; A musical evening with Anne Williams
  • Local Heroes
  • Some Other Local Heroes
    • Joseph Anderson Panton (1831-1913)
    • Sir William Hill Irvine (1858-1943)
  • Other Brief Items

EDHS-NL_162 – May 2005

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Michael Aitken: Postcards from Eltham
  • May Meeting
  • Stanhope
  • Gwendoline Margaret Baker nee Bowes 1928-2005
  • 66 Susan Street
  • Combined Nillumbik History Groups
  • Annual general Meeting
  • What Else?

EDHS-NL_161 – March 2005

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Peter Dougherty: History in a Word
  • Annual General Meeting
  • Peter Dougherty
  • February Meeting and the Flood Connection
  • Art Streams
  • The 1934 Floods at Eltham by Harold Bird
  • Nillumbik Combined History Groups
  • What Else?

EDHS-NL_160 – January 2005

  • Next meeting, Discussion Evening on Current Topics
  • February Meeting
  • President’s Notes
  • Plenty Historical Society
  • 2005 Program
  • Australia Day Awards
  • Local Heroes
  • Annual General Meeting

EDHS-NL_159 – November 2004

  • Next meeting, Slide Presentation: Significant Trees, Wildflowers and Local Gardens presented by Russell Yeoman
  • November Meeting
  • Christmas Function
  • Shire of Eltham Memorabilia
  • President’s Notes
  • 500 Word Snapshot
  • News in Brief

EDHS-NL_158 – September 2004

  • Next meeting, Video Presentation: Main Stream Melbourne
  • September Meeting
  • Batman Trail Excursion
  • President’s Notes
  • Alan Marshall’s Bungalow
  • Hurstbridge Wattle Festival
  • News in Brief

EDHS-NL_157 – July 2004

  • Next meeting, Speaker Panel: On the Heritage Trail
  • Eltham Major Activity Centre
  • Maroondah Aqueduct Across the Plenty River
  • Eltham East Choir
  • President’s Notes
  • Alan Marshall’s Bungalow
  • Robert Bruce Ness 1917-2004 incl Ness Family History by Joy Ness
  • More News

EDHS-NL_156 – May 2004

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Nigel Lewis and Carlotta Kellaway: A New Perspective on Wingrove Cottage
  • May Meeting
  • Special General Meeting
  • Nillumbik Heritage Week
  • Some Events of Interest by Harry Gilham
  • Annual General Meeting
  • President’s Annual Report
  • The Mt. Everard Connection by Doug Orford
  • Tim Burstall 1929-2004
  • Other Society Activities
  • Still More News

EDHS-NL_155 – March 2004

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Harold Bird OAM: At Home in Eltham and Abroad with the National Boys’ Choir
  • Annual general Meeting
  • Harold Bird OAM
  • Nillumbik Heritage Week 2004
  • What Else?

EDHS-NL_154 – January 2004

  • Next meeting, Discussion: Dirt Farming; ideas for Nillumbik Heritage Week
  • February Meeting
  • Society Program 2004
  • Nillumbik Heritage Week 2004
  • President’s Notes by Harry Gilham
  • RHSV Resources
  • Neil Douglas
  • Annual General Meeting
  • More News

EDHS-NL_153 – November 2003

  • Next meeting, Eltham in Retrospect: A selection from the Society’s slide collection presented by Russell Yeoman
  • November Meeting
  • Christmas Function
  • Andrew Ross Museum
  • Society Activities
  • Wingrove Cottage
  • Nillumbik Combined Historical Organisations
  • More News

EDHS-NL_152 – September 2003

  • Next meeting, Speaker Panel: Builders of the Eltham Tradition
  • September Meeting
  • Visitors to Eltham
  • Spring Excursion – On the Trail of Walter Withers
  • Acquisitions; A report by Harry Gilham
  • Andrew Ross Museum
  • Clement Byrne Christesen OBE, AOM 1911-2003
  • More News

EDHS-NL_151 – July 2003

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; John McCutchan: A Pioneer Hydro-electric Scheme
  • July Meeting
  • Tribute to Alan Marshall by Diana Bassett-Smith
  • Eulogy for Blanche by Knowles Kerry
  • More on Alan Marshall
  • Lots of Other News

EDHS-NL_150 – May 2003

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Meera Govil: Eltham Literary Connections
  • May Meeting
  • Plenty Gorge Excursion
  • War memorials in Australia
  • Walter Withers in 1903
  • Office Bearers 2003/2004
  • Subscriptions 2003/2004
  • Life Members
  • Other News

EDHS-NL_149 – March 2003

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Max Dimmack: Researching the RSL
  • Annual General Meeting
  • Max Dimmack
  • Coming Events
  • 70 Years Ago
  • Snippets

EDHS-NL_148 – January 2003

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Rosemary Aitken: Eltham Community Health Centre
  • February Meeting
  • 2003 Program
  • Other News
  • Blanche Shallard Memorial
  • Annual General Meeting

EDHS-NL_147 – November 2002

  • Next meeting, History Up To Date; a series of short talks on topical subjects in the local history scene
  • November Meeting
  • Christmas Barbecue
  • Blanche Shallard
  • Sandringham Excursion
  • Josiah Morris Holloway
  • Book Review: Catholic Ladies College; The first hundred years 1902-2002
  • Books for Sale
  • Some Newsworthy Items

EDHS-NL_146 – September 2002

  • Next meeting, Jock Read and Friends: The Adventures of Jock the Baker or A Slice of Old Eltham
  • September Meeting
  • Special General Meeting
  • Sandringham Excursion
  • President’s Report
  • From Idea to Reality
  • Brief News Items

EDHS-NL_145 – July 2002

  • Next meeting, Slide Evening presented by Russell Yeoman: The Alistair Knox Collection
  • July Meeting
  • Visitors from Sandringham
  • Railway Centenary
  • Alan Marshall Centenary
  • Nillumbik Reconciliation Group
  • Brief News Items

EDHS-NL_144 – May 2002

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Harry Gilham and Friends: Everything you need to know about the Centenary of the Eltham Railway
  • May Meeting
  • Celebrating the Railway Centenary
  • Alan Marshall Centenary
  • Office Bearers 2002
  • Subscriptions 2002/2003
  • Happenings

EDHS-NL_143 – March 2002

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; George and Esme Barker: What An Act; the story of the Little Eltham Theatre
  • Annual General Meeting
  • George and Esme Barker
  • ‘Escaping the Big Smoke’
  • Bird Days at Eltham
  • The Wards of Nillumbik
  • What Else
  • President’s Report, 34th Annual General Meeting – Wednesday March 13th, 2002

EDHS-NL_142 – January 2002

  • Next meeting, Audio Presentation: Alan Marshall Speaking
  • February Meeting
  • 2002 Program
  • Nillumbik Then and Now
  • Eltham New Zealand
  • The Re-Dedication Day, Thursday 8, 2001
  • Roger Bird
  • In Brief
  • Annual General Meeting

EDHS-NL_141 – November 2001

  • Next meeting, Slide Show by Russell Yeoman: A trip down the Diamond Creek
  • November Meeting
  • Christmas Celebration
  • The Memorial Tower, Kangaroo Ground – Re-Dedication
  • Eltham Festival
  • 2002 Events
  • ‘Escaping the Big Smoke’
  • Kangaroo Ground Happenings by Diana Bassett-Smith
  • Other Matters

EDHS-NL_140 – September 2001

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Harry Gilham: Kangaroo Ground War Memorial Update
  • September Meeting
  • Spring Excursion – The Diamond Creek
  • Dunmoochin
  • Nina Christesen AM 1911-2001
  • Kangaroo Ground Events
  • Volunteer Recognition Project
  • Other News
  • Kangaroo Ground Cemetery 1851-2001: 150th Anniversary Celebrations

EDHS-NL_139 – July 2001

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Chris Marks: The Nillumbik Art Collection
  • July Meeting
  • Gawa Wurundjeri Aboriginal Resource Trail
  • Society Happenings
  • Andrew Ross Museum
  • Some Other Brief News Items
  • Poems and Writings of Gwendoline Margaret Baker – nee Bowes

EDHS-NL_138 – May 2001

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Richard Schurmann: The train is arriving at Eltham
  • May Meeting
  • Autumn Excursion
  • Eltham, Eltham, Eltham and Eltham
  • Office Bearers 2001
  • Subscriptions 2001/2002
  • ‘Stanhope’, Eltham
  • Marjorie Smith Motschall
  • Other Things You Should Know
  • Kangaroo Ground Tower Advisory Committee; preserving the ‘Tower with a View’

EDHS-NL_137 – March 2001

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Vivien Williamson: Banyule Heritage Study
  • Annual General Meeting
  • Banyule Heritage Study
  • Eastern Region Conference
  • Other Events
  • War Memorial News
  • Eltham Family Connections
  • Help Wanted
  • Help Given
  • Wurundjeri Signs Installed

EDHS-NL_136 – January 2001

  • Next meeting, Video: Thomson of Arnham Land
  • February Meeting
  • The Eltham Connection (Continued)
  • Annual General Meeting
  • 2001 Program
  • President’s Report
  • Nillumbik Citizen of the Year
  • Other News

EDHS-NL_135 – November 2000

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Lucy Ellem: The Plenty Station
  • November Meeting
  • Christmas Breakup
  • Eltham Festival
  • Unveiling of a Heritage Plaque
  • The Eltham Connection
  • Society News

EDHS-NL_134 – September 2000

  • Next meeting, Speaker Panel: Personal Projects
  • September Meeting
  • Eltham Cemetery Visit
  • Kangaroo Ground Boundaries
  • Chronology
  • ‘Not Just a Pretty Place’
  • Family Histories of Eltham
  • Other News Items

EDHS-NL_133 – July 2000

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Ken Eckersall: Eltham Inhabitants
  • July Meeting
  • Arthur Hewitt
  • Society News

EDHS-NL_132 – May 2000

  • Next meeting, Speaker Panel: The Twentieth Century and Beyond
  • Office Bearers 2000
  • Subscriptions 2000/2001
  • Social Activities
  • May Meeting – The Twentieth Century and Beyond
  • Kangaroo Ground Excursion
  • President’s Report
  • More Newsy Items

EDHS-NL_131 – March 2000

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Bruce Nixon: Charles Joseph La Trobe
  • March Meeting
  • Charles Joseph La Trobe
  • Autumn Excursion
  • Society Program 2000
  • Colemans Corner
  • Other News

EDHS-NL_130 – January 2000

  • Next meeting, Literary Evening
  • February Meeting
  • Annual General Meeting
  • Society Program 2000
  • Hume and Hovell Update
  • Other Activities
  • Russian Cabbage Pie – Nina and Clem Christesen (Flavour of Eltham)

EDHS-NL_129 – November 1999

  • Next meeting, The Society’s Map Collection; Introduced by Russell Yeoman
  • November Meeting
  • Christmas Function
  • Society Activities
  • Tarcoola Press
  • Museum Open Day
  • Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Workshop
  • The Shire of Eltham War memorial, Kangaroo Ground
  • Other News Items

EDHS-NL_128 – September 1999

  • Next meeting, Speaker Panel; Environmental and Conservation Groups
  • September Meeting
  • Spring Excursion – The Artists’ Trail
  • Acquisitions
  • President’s Notes
  • Nillumbik Planning Scheme – Heritage Planning Controls
  • Geoffrey Loftus-Hills
  • Other News Items

EDHS-NL_127 – July 1999

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Mick Woiwod: The Wurundjeri of Nillumbik County; Out of the shadows towards centre stage
  • July Meeting
  • Gordon Ford
  • Nillumbik Reconciliation Forums by Mick Woiwod
  • Nillumbik Heritage Controls
  • Society News Items
  • Other News Items

EDHS-NL_126 – May 1999

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Andrew Mackenzie: The Heidelberg School Artists’ Trail
  • May Meeting
  • The Colour and Texture of Eltham
  • Banyule Heritage Places Study
  • Other News Items
  • Kangaroo Ground Celebrations

EDHS-NL_125 – March 1999

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Harry Gilham: The War Memorial, Kangaroo Ground
  • Annual General Meeting
  • Autumn Excursion
  • Society Program
  • President’s Report
  • Book Launch, Andrew Ross Museum
  • H.S.V. Program
  • Bits and Pieces

EDHS-NL_124 – January 1999

  • Next meeting, The Nillumbik Arts and Heritage Trail; A workshop presented by Dennis Ward
  • February Meeting
  • Society Program 1999
  • The Other Elthams
  • Annual General Meeting
  • Andrew Ross Museum
  • The Eltham Railway Bridge
  • Some Other Snippets
  • 1976 ‘Save the Trestle Bridge’ Poster

EDHS-NL_123 – November 1998

  • Next meeting, A Local Chronology; A presentation by the Society’s Committee
  • November Meeting
  • Christmas Function
  • Banyule Council Matters
  • Nillumbik Council
  • President’s Report
  • Mud Brick Heritage Excursion – and the Future
  • Other Brief Matters

EDHS-NL_122 – September 1998

  • Next meeting, Hidden Heritage From the Shire of Eltham Heritage Study Introduced by Russell Yeoman
  • September Meeting
  • Eltham Mud Brick Heritage Excursion
  • Eltham Local History Centre
  • Acquisitions
  • Other News Items
  • Family History Resources in the RHSV Collection

EDHS-NL_121 – July 1998

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Peter Williams: The romance of S.T. Gill, colonial artist
  • July Meeting
  • President’s Special Report
  • Eltham Local History Centre – Official Opening
  • From Eltham to Eltham with Margaret by Clifford Crate (The Eltham Society)
  • Subscriptions
  • Various Matters of Interest

EDHS-NL_120 – May 1998

  • Next meeting, Speaker Panel; Personal Projects by Members and Friends
  • Nillumbik Gayip
  • Lower Plenty Excursion
  • Annual General Meeting
  • Subscriptions
  • 728 Main Road
  • Coming Events, Happenings and Other News

EDHS-NL_119 – March 1998

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Wendy Baker: Finding people dead or alive
  • Annual General Meeting
  • Autumn Excursion
  • Society Program
  • Other News
  • ‘Glen Ellen’ circa 1920 by David Jenkin
  • Presidents Report; Eltham District Historical Society Incorporated, Annual General Meeting, Wednesday 11th March 1998

EDHS-NL_118 – January 1998

  • Next meeting, The Shire of Eltham Heritage Study; A review by Russell Yeoman
  • February Meeting
  • From Eltham to Eltham
  • Society Program
  • Society News
  • Other Local News
  • Annual General Meeting

EDHS-NL_117 – November 1997

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Keith Banks: Lighthouses of Eastern Victoria
  • November Meeting
  • Christmas Function
  • Visitors from Eltham
  • Council Matters
  • 728 Main Road – President’s Report
  • Monument Hunting the Hume and Hovell Way by Diana Bassett-Smith
  • Irvine Green OAM 1913-1997
  • The Last Cry (Mick Woiwod)
  • Some Other Matters

EDHS-NL_116 – September 1997

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Jock Ryan: Gold in the Valley
  • 846-848 Main Road Eltham
  • Society 30th Anniversary
  • Council Matters
  • Visitors from Eltham
  • September Meeting
  • Spring Excursion
  • The Heidelberg School Artists Trail

EDHS-NL_115 – July 1997

  • Next meeting, Speaker Panel: Our Own History
  • 30th Anniversary Meeting
  • 728 Main Road
  • Constructing the Plenty Valley
  • Sweeneys
  • Andrew Ross Museum
  • A Thank You by Gwen Baker
  • Some Other News Items

EDHS-NL_114 – May 1997

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Jill Barnard: The Theme of the Place
  • May Meeting
  • Now Hear This
  • Office Bearers for 1997
  • Subscriptions
  • Autumn Excursion
  • Some Other Brief Items
  • Andrew Ross Museum

EDHS-NL_113 – March 1997

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Russell Yeoman: Their Eltham
  • Society Program
  • Annual General Meeting
  • Autumn Excursion
  • Society Headquarters – 728 Main Road Eltham
  • In Brief

EDHS-NL_112 – January 1997

  • Next meeting, Eltham on Video
  • 1997 Program
  • Former Eltham Shire Office Site – Planning Appeal
  • The “Shillinglaw Trees”
  • Yarra River Punt, Warrandyte
  • Annual General Meeting

EDHS-NL_111 – November 1996

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Robert Wuchatsch: Westgarthtown
  • November Meeting
  • Christmas Function
  • Society Headquarters
  • President’s Report
  • Spring Excursion
  • Eltham Heritage Trail
  • Nillumbik Heritage Study
  • More News
  • A Punt Across the Yarra at Eltham?
  • Former Eltham Shire Office Site

EDHS-NL_110 – September 1996

  • Next meeting, Speaker Panel; Eltham Architects (les Clarke, Geoff Watt, Bill Woodburn, Robert Marshall)
  • September Meeting
  • Spring Excursion
  • Andrew Ross Museum
  • President’s Report
  • Demolition of Former Eltham Shire Offices
  • A Visit to the Other Eltham by Russell Yeoman
  • Library Display

EDHS-NL_109 – July 1996

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Glen Terry
  • President’s Report
  • On the Trail of Hume and Hovell: Bettina Woodburn’s report on the Autumn excursion

EDHS-NL_108 – May 1996

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Russell Yeoman: Hume and Hovell’s Victorian Trip
  • May Meeting and Autumn Excursion
  • Office Bearers 1996
  • Furphy Festival
  • Subscriptions
  • Other Happenings

EDHS-NL_107 – March 1996

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Jock Read: My Eltham
  • Jock Read
  • Montmorency Footpath Mosaics
  • Annual General Meeting
  • The Eltham Society
  • Alan Marshall Festival
  • High School Birthday
  • Society Program
  • Notice to Members 19th April 1996
    • Furphy Festival
    • Victorian Heritage Festival

EDHS-NL_106 – January 1996

  • Next meeting, Eltham England, Audio-visual presentation by the Eltham Society
  • Eltham, England
  • Annual General Meeting
  • Notice of Motion – Subscriptions
  • Council Memorabilia
  • Our 1996 Program

EDHS-NL_105 – November 1995

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Bruce Nixon: The Kangaroo Ground Collection
  • November Meeting
  • Christmas Function
  • Andrew Ross Schoolhouse Museum
  • Exploring the Upper Yarra by Bettina Woodburn
  • Benjamin Baxter
  • Other News
  • Sages Cottage Gardens, Baxter Provender Restaurant

EDHS-NL_104 – September 1995

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Ted Howard: Mud and Man
  • September Meeting
  • Exploring the Upper Yarra
  • Alan Marshall Sculpture
  • Other News

EDHS-NL_103 – July 1995

  • Next meeting, Speaker Panel; Writers in Eltham
  • July Meeting
  • Society Name
  • Autumn Excursion
  • Plenty/Yarra Cultural Heritage Leap Project
  • Andrew Ross Schoolhouse Museum
  • Other Brief Items

EDHS-NL_102 – May 1995

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Mick Woiwod: Kangaroo Ground – the Highland Taken
  • May Meeting
  • Office Bearers 1995
  • Subscriptions
  • Special general Meeting
    • Life membership for Peter Bassett-Smith, Russell Yeoman, Sue Law
    • Presentation of the Recognition
    • Change of name of the Society
  • Autumn Excursion
  • Andrew Ross Schoolhouse Museum
  • Shire History

EDHS-NL_101 – March 1995

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Dick Tooth: My Eltham
  • My Eltham – Dick Tooth
  • Annual General Meeting
  • What’s in a Name?
  • Society Program
  • Fabbro House
  • Other News
  • Excursions 1995
  • Other 1995 Events

EDHS-NL_100 – January 1995

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Harry Gilham: History of Eltham Primary School
  • February Meeting
  • Kangaroo Ground Launch Day
  • Annual General Meeting
  • Municipal Amalgamation and the Future of our Society
  • Spring Excursion; Whroo and Chateau Tahbilk by Bettina Woodburn
  • Society Program

EDHS-NL_099 – November 1994

  • Next meeting, Eltham Shire Council; History, Memorabilia, etc
  • November Meeting
  • Christmas Function
  • Eltham Art in Public Places
  • Kangaroo Ground Book Launch
  • Andrew Ross Schoolhouse Museum
  • Municipal Restructuring
  • Other News

EDHS-NL_098 – September 1994

  • Next meeting, Speaker Panel; The Performing Arts in Eltham
  • September Meeting
  • An Eltham Poem
  • Spring Excursion
  • Recent Bereavements
  • Other News
  • Whroo Historic Reserve

EDHS-NL_097 – July 1994

  • Next meeting, Main Road, Eltham; Filling in the Map
  • July Meeting
  • The Shire of Eltham 1871-1994?
  • The New Eltham Library
  • The Warrandyte Mystery Tour May 29th 1994 by Bettina Woodburn
  • Should we do some forward planning on the past for the future? By Harry Gilham
  • Other News

EDHS-NL_096 – May 1994

  • Next meeting, Video Presentation; Short films of local and general historical interest
  • May Meeting
  • Subscriptions
  • Warrandyte Excursion
  • Office Bearers 1994
  • Andrew Ross Schoolhouse Museum
  • More News

EDHS-NL_095 – March 1994

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Nell Bell: My Eltham
  • Nell Bell
  • Annual General Meeting
  • 1994 Program
  • The Research Horse Trough
  • Victorian Heritage Festival, Sunday 10th – Sunday 24th April 1994; Heritage on the Move
  • Art in Public Places

EDHS-NL_094 – January 1994

  • Next meeting, Old Fashioned Picture Show (with a modern twist)
  • February Meeting
  • Annual General Meeting
  • Andrew Ross Schoolhouse Museum
  • 1994 – A Preview

EDHS-NL_093 – November 1993

  • Next meeting, Slide Presentation; Eltham’s Significant Trees
  • November Meeting
  • Christmas Function
  • Eltham, England
  • Andrew Ross Schoolhouse Museum
  • Other News

EDHS-NL_092 – September 1993

  • Next meeting, Speaker Panel; Eltham Creations
  • September Meeting
  • Spring Excursion
  • Conservation and Heritage Strategy
  • Andrew Ross Schoolhouse Museum
  • Other News

EDHS-NL_091 – July 1993

  • Next meeting, Speaker Panel; Eltham Libraries – Past, Present and Future
  • July Meeting
  • Significant Tree Register
  • Eltham Heritage Tour by Bettina Woodburn
  • Andrew Ross Schoolhouse Museum
  • Other News

EDHS-NL_090 – May 1993

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Mick Woiwod: Once Around the Sugarloaf: The story of Christmas Hills
  • May Meeting
  • Eltham Heritage Tour
  • Annual General Meeting
  • Subscriptions
  • Andrew Ross Schoolhouse Museum
  • Other News

EDHS-NL_089 – March 1993

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Grace Mitchell: My Eltham
  • Annual General Meeting
  • Grace Mitchell
  • 1993 – Our Year’s Program
  • Victorian Heritage Festival
  • Andrew Ross Schoolhouse Museum
  • List of things we need
  • Other Matters
  • Eltham Festival 1992 Eltham Discovery Walks

EDHS-NL_088 – January 1993

  • Next meeting, Shire Heritage Study
  • February Meeting
  • Annual General Meeting
  • 1993 – What’s Happening
  • Kath Stephenson
  • Victorian Heritage Festival
  • Launching the Museum: Mick Woiwod
  • Working at the Museum: Wendy Bradley
  • Andrew Ross School House Museum Project

EDHS-NL_087 – November 1992

  • Next meeting, Family History Project
  • November Meeting
  • Christmas Breakup
  • Andrew Ross Schoolhouse Museum
  • Joyce McMahon
  • Other Society News
  • Christmas Hills
  • Eltham Community Festival
  • Once around the Sugarloaf by Mick Woiwod

EDHS-NL_086 – September 1992

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Isabel Ellender: Shire of Eltham Aboriginal Heritage
  • September Meeting
  • Spring Excursion – Maryborough
  • 25th Anniversary Meeting
  • More News Items
  • Andrew Ross Schoolhouse Museum
  • Eltham Festival
  • Shire Heritage Study

EDHS-NL_085 – July 1992

  • 25th Anniversary 1967-1992
  • Twenty Fifth Anniversary Meeting Panel: Images of Eltham with David Armfield, Piers Bateman, Wendi Henderson, Hilary Jackman and Lesly Martin
  • Andrew Ross School House Museum Project
  • Lots of Other News
  • Eltham Heritage Mural
  • 50 Year Residents’ Lunch
  • Eltham Cultural Heritage Tour

EDHS-NL_084 – May 1992

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Carlotta Kellaway: Researching Eltham’s heritage
  • May Meeting
  • Eltham Heritage Tour
  • Annual General Meeting
  • School Residence, Kangaroo Ground
  • Subscriptions
  • Other Society News

EDHS-NL_083 – March 1992

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Gordon Ford: My Eltham
  • Annual General Meeting
  • Victorian Heritage Festival
  • Society’s 25th Anniversary
  • Committee of Eastern Historical Societies
  • Eltham Campers
  • More Brief Items
  • Nothing Ever Changes

EDHS-NL_082 – January 1992

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Bruce Bence: Kangaroo Ground Brigade Centenary
  • February Meeting
  • Society Program
  • Photo Project
  • Other Brief Items
  • Annual General Meeting

EDHS-NL_081 – November 1991

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Victorian Archaeological Survey
  • November Meeting
  • Christmas Break-up
  • Eltham Festival Parade
  • School Residence Kangaroo Ground
  • Andrew Ross Reminiscences

EDHS-NL_080 – September 1991

  • Next meeting, Members’ Discussion Evening
  • September Meeting
  • Spring Excursion
  • Reg Preston – Potter
  • The Orford Family – Eltham
  • Shire Environment Week
  • Other Society News

EDHS-NL_079 – July 1991

  • Next meeting, History on Tape and Other Topics
  • Heritage Study Workshop
  • July Meeting
  • Family History Project
  • Squire Family History
  • Jack Shallard
  • Odds and Ends

EDHS-NL_078 – May 1991

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Ross Young: Yarra Valley Metropolitan Park
  • May Meeting
  • Dunmoochin Trip
  • Annual general Meeting
  • Subscriptions
  • Neil Blair
  • Shire Heritage Study
  • Planning Controls – Historic Buildings and Significant Trees
  • Other Society News

EDHS-NL_077 – March 1991

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Max Spence: My Eltham
  • Annual General Meeting
  • Heritage Week – Water and Wetlands
  • 1991 Photo Project
  • Eltham R.S.L.
  • Society Program

EDHS-NL_076 – January 1991

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Pat Vaughan, Environmental Officer, Shire of Eltham
  • February Meeting
  • Maroondah Aqueduct Centenary
  • Annual General Meeting
  • Eltham, England
  • ‘Watershed’ Jackson
  • Kangaroo Ground Fire Brigade
  • Other News

EDHS-NL_075 – November 1990

  • Next meeting, Panel Discussion and Film: Diamond Valley Orchards
  • November Meeting
  • Eltham Community Festival
  • Christmas Breakup
  • Yarra Track Excursion
  • Clifton Pugh
  • Other Society News
  • Walter Withers Plaque

EDHS-NL_074 – September 1990

  • Next meeting, Slide Presentation: Roads and Byways of the Shire of Eltham
  • September Meeting
  • Walter Withers Commemorative Plaque – Saturday 13 October 1990
  • Yarra Track Excursion – Sunday 14 October 1990
  • Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies Open Day

EDHS-NL_073 – July 1990

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Andrew Mackenzie: The art of Frederick McCubbin
  • Kangaroo Ground Schoolhouse
  • Walter Withers Plaque Project
  • Shire Conservation Strategy
  • Recent Activities

EDHS-NL_072 – May 1990

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Jack Hodson: Digging up the past
  • May Meeting
  • Cemetery Excursion
  • Annual General Meeting
  • Subscriptions
  • Recent Activities
  • Kangaroo Ground Cemetery

EDHS-NL_071 – March 1990

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Clem Christesen: My Eltham
  • Annual General Meeting
  • Guest Speaker
  • Regional Conference
  • Heritage Week
  • Society Program

EDHS-NL_070 – January 1990

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Margo Kroyer-Pedersen: Questions and Answers on local fauna
  • Annual General Meeting
  • Other Matters

EDHS-NL_069 – November 1989

  • Next meeting, Speaker Panel: Land Development in the Shire of Eltham
  • November Meeting
  • Recent Activities
  • Eltham Community Festival
  • Flavour of Eltham
  • Other Things You Should Know

EDHS-NL_068 – September 1989

  • Next meeting, Slide Evening: Bridges and Waterways of the Shire
  • September Meeting
  • Daylesford Bus Trip
  • Genealogical Open Day
  • Requests for Information
  • Plenty Valley Community Radio
  • Other Happenings

EDHS-NL_067 – July 1989

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Margo Kroyer-Pedersen: Questions and Answers on local fauna
  • Return to Research-Saturday 19 August 1989
  • Recent Activities
  • Other Odds and Ends

EDHS-NL_066 – May 1989

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Duncan King-Smith: Listening to the Landscape
  • May Meeting
  • Eltham to Kinglake Excursion
  • Annual General Meeting
  • Subscriptions
  • Research primary School Centenary
  • Heritage week
  • Walter Withers
  • Other Brief Items

EDHS-NL_065 – March 1989

  • Next meeting, Slides from our local collection
  • Annual General Meeting
  • Society Program
  • Eltham Heritage Walk
  • Oral History Project

EDHS-NL_064 – January 1989

  • Next meeting, Discussion Evening
  • February Meeting
  • Annual General Meeting
  • Recent Activities
  • The Gavel and Stand (Gift from the Eltham Society)

EDHS-NL_063 – November 1988

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Khaye Brown: Getting started on your family tree
  • November Meeting
  • Eltham Community Festival
  • Christmas Function
  • Walter Withers Plaque
  • Bicentennial Poem
  • Recent Activities
  • Other Brief Items

EDHS-NL_062 – September 1988

  • Next meeting, Film Night
  • September Meeting
  • Spring Gardens Trip
  • Other Forthcoming Activities
  • Other Brief Items

EDHS-NL_061 – July 1988

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Sandy Atkinson: Aboriginal Cultural Heritage
  • Recent Activities
  • Eltham Courthouse
  • Other Society Activities

EDHS-NL_060 – May 1988

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Kevin Patterson: The Tall Ships
  • May Meeting
  • Society Excursion
  • Annual General Meeting
  • Subscriptions
  • Workshop Meeting
  • Other Brief Items

EDHS-NL_059 – March 1988

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Andrew Lemon: Researching the wreck of the ‘Cataraqui’
  • Annual General Meeting Agenda
  • Andrew Lemon
  • Eltham England
  • Bicentennial/Heritage Week Display
  • Records/Research Workshops
  • Society Program
  • February Meeting

EDHS-NL_058 – January 1988

  • Next meeting, Discussion Evening and Videos
  • Recent Activities
  • Other Brief Items

EDHS-NL_057 – November 1987

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; David Cameron, Botanist: The significance of the Eltham area for nature conservation
  • Eltham Community Festival
  • November Meeting
  • Churchill Island Trip
  • Christmas Break-up
  • Twentieth Anniversary Functions
  • Other Brief Items

EDHS-NL_056 – September 1987

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Bruce Bence: Local fires and floods
  • September Meeting
  • Twentieth Anniversary Functions
  • Eltham Community Festival
  • Bronze Sculpture Project
  • Australian Bicentenary 1988
  • Recent Activities
  • Other Brief Items

EDHS-NL_055 – July 1987

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Andrew Mackenzie: Walter Withers in Eltham
  • Anniversary Dinner
  • Display of Society Acquisitions
  • Society Incorporation
  • Society Book Collection
  • Society 20th Anniversary
  • Australia’s Bi-Centenary – 1988
  • Other Brief Items

EDHS-NL_054 – May 1987

  • Special General Meeting – Society Incorporation
  • Book Night featuring books on local historical subjects
  • Annual General Meeting
  • Subscriptions
  • Society Twentieth Anniversary
  • Other Brief Items

EDHS-NL_053 – March 1987

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Dr Charlie Fox: Boosters, Bodies and Buildings; Exhibitions and the public bath
  • Annual General Meeting Agenda
  • Guest Speaker
  • Records/Research Workshops
  • Melbourne City Excursion
  • Heritage Week
  • Society Program
  • Society Incorporation
  • Time Capsule Certificates

EDHS-NL_052 – January 1987

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; John Handfield: You never know what’s around the corner
  • Society Calendar
  • Society Incorporation
  • Other brief items

EDHS-NL_051 – November 1986

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Ann Thomas: The Yarra Track-Eltham to Woods Point
  • Eltham Community Festival
  • November Meeting
  • Christmas Function
  • Banner Project
  • Recent Activities

EDHS-NL_050 – September 1986

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Caroline Phillips; Gulf Station, Yarra Glen
  • Bus trip
  • Society Banner project
  • St Andrews Church
  • Eltham Community Festival
  • Montmorency
  • Alistair Knox
  • Other brief items

EDHS-NL_049 – July 1986

  • Next meeting, Film Night featuring films on historic homesteads ad others of historical and local interest
  • Society Banner project
  • Society Logo

EDHS-NL_048 – May 1986

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Mrs Judith Harley: Bessie Wingrove – An Eltham character
  • May meeting
  • Society Banner project
  • Montmorency, France
  • Subscriptions
  • Office Bearers 1986
  • Geelong trip

EDHS-NL_047 – March 1986

  • Next meeting, guest speaker, Arthur Howard: Yarra River history – “The rise and fall of Rudder Grange”
  • Annual General Meeting
  • Arthur Howard
  • Records/Research workshops
  • Society Banner project
  • Geelong bus trip
  • Heritage Week
  • Society Calendar

EDHS-NL_046 – January 1986

  • Next meeting, Discussion Evening: Hidden houses
  • Recent activities
  • Wellers Pub
  • Annual General Meeting

EDHS-NL_045 – November 1985

  • Next meeting; Discussion Evening: local personalities
  • Eltham Community Festival
  • Time Capsule ceremony
  • November meeting
  • Portsea bus trip
  • Christmas breakup
  • 150th Anniversary projects
  • Montmorency, France

EDHS-NL_044 – September 1985

  • Next meeting, guest speaker, Cecile Glass: Montmorency, France
  • Records and Research workshops
  • 150th Anniversary projects
  • Eltham Community Festival
  • Portsea bus trip

EDHS-NL_043 – July 1985

  • Next meeting, Film Night featuring film on Alan Marshall and other subjects of local and historical interest
  • Montmorency, France
  • 150th Anniversary events
  • Society bus tour
  • Records and research
  • Other brief items
  • Time Capsule – suggestions for contents

EDHS-NL_042 – May 1985

  • Next meeting, Discussion Evening: Early Eltham businesses
  • Office Bearers 1985
  • Subscriptions
  • 150th Anniversary events
  • Other recent events
  • Eltham Arts Council

EDHS-NL_041 – March 1985

  • Next meeting, guest speaker: Cliff Green; A dramatist’s approach to history.
  • Annual General Meeting Agenda
  • Cliff Green
  • Victoria’s 150th Anniversary
  • Heritage Week

EDHS-NL_040 – January 1985

  • Next meeting; Discussion Evening: Victoria’s 150th celebrations and other forthcoming activities
  • Public tour
  • Other 150th events
  • Heritage Week
  • Society trip
  • Eltham Court House

EDHS-NL_039 – November 1984

  • Next meeting, Film Night: Featuring films on Alan Marshall and other subjects of historical interest
  • Eltham Community Festival
  • Christmas Barbecue
  • Maldon trip
  • Victoria’s 150th anniversary
  • Eltham, New Zealand
  • Victorian Register of Memorials

EDHS-NL_038 – September 1984

  • Next meeting, Discussion Evening; “Montmorency – Some personal memories” led by Marjorie North (rescheduled)
  • Maldon trip
  • Victoria’s 150th

EDHS-NL_037 – July 1984

  • Next meeting, Discussion Evening; “Montmorency – Some personal memories” led by Marjorie North
  • Slab cottage, Warrandyte
  • Historic cottage revealed
  • Recent activities
  • Maldon trip

EDHS-NL_036 – May 1984

  • Next meeting, Marjorie Motschall will speak on her book “Wildwood Days at Panton Hill”
  • Office Bearers 1984
  • Subscriptions
  • Visit by Williamstown Historical Society
  • Recent activities
  • Victoria’s 150th Anniversary

EDHS-NL_035 – March 1984

  • Next meeting, guest speaker; Peter Cuffley: Cottage Gardens
  • Annual General Meeting Agenda
  • Peter Cuffley
  • Society excursion
  • Historical photo collection
  • H.S.V. visit
  • Book news
  • Victoria’s 150th

EDHS-NL_034 – January 1984

  • Next meeting: Historical Records workshop
  • Some historical characters
  • Annual General Meeting
  • Alan Marshall
  • Wellers Pub
  • Andrews School anniversary
  • Sold out

EDHS-NL_033 – November 1983

  • Next meeting, guest speaker, Griffin Bartlett: Early flour mills
  • November meeting
  • Christmas Barbecue
  • St Andrews School anniversary
  • Book release
  • Etlham Community Festival
  • Coolart trip
  • H.S.V. visit to Eltham

EDHS-NL_032 – September 1983

  • Next meeting; Film Night featuring “The Prize” filmed in Eltham in 1959
  • September meeting
  • Excursion to “Coolart”
  • Eltham Community Festival
  • New local history publication

EDHS-NL_031 – July 1983

  • Next meeting guest speaker, Jack McLean: The Hurstbridge Line; a brief history
  • Falkiner Cottage, Ely Street, Eltham
  • Subscriptions
  • Hurstbridge Bank Building
  • St Andrews School – 125th Anniversary
  • Kinglake National Park
  • New Committee member
  • “Donald Thomson in Arnhem Land”

EDHS-NL_030 – May 1983

  • Next meeting; Discussion evening led by Russell Yeoman; Our local heritage – places to visit
  • Annual General Meeting
  • Subscriptions
  • Falkiner Cottage – Ely Street
  • Literary Guide to Australia
  • Kyneton trip by Bettina Woodburn

EDHS-NL_029 – March 1983

  • Annual General Meeting Agenda
  • “Should tress have standing?”
  • Kyneton trip
  • Heritage Week
  • Significant trees
  • Eltham Lower Park

EDHS-NL_028 – January 1983

  • Next meeting – Book reviews
  • Annual General Meeting
  • Kyneton trip
  • Donations to the Society
  • Falkiner House, Ely Street
  • Yarra Valley Metropolitan Park

EDHS-NL_027 – November 1982

  • November meeting – Film night: featuring Dr. Donald Thomson’s films of Central Australian Aboriginal tribal life
  • Christmas break-up
  • Eltham Community Festival
  • “Healesville – History in the hills”

EDHS-NL_026 – September 1982

  • Next meeting – “Something for everyone”
  • Membership cards
  • Kangaroo Ground Presbyterian Church
  • Former Falkiner Cottage
  • Requests for information
    • Victorian Mounted Rifles
    • The Status of Rivers
  • Victoria’s 150th Anniversary

EDHS-NL_025 – July 1982

  • Next meeting – Examination and collation of historical photographs
  • Former Falkiner Cottage
  • Other Council matters
    • Former Lands Department building
    • Development of Council Pound site
    • Maroondah Aqueduct

EDHS-NL_024 – May 1982

  • Next meeting – Film night: Featuring Board of Works films of local and historical interest
  • Subscriptions
  • Annual General Meeting
  • Williamstown trip
  • Former Falkiner House, Ely Street, Eltham

EDHS-NL_023 – March 1982

  • Annual General Meeting
  • Panel Discussion: “The Eltham Landscape”
  • Williamstown trip
  • Shillinglaw Cottage – an interim report

EDHS-NL_022 – January 1982

  • Next meeting – Discussion evening
  • Annual General Meeting
  • Williamstown visit
  • Procession Award

EDHS-NL_021 – November 1981

  • Next meeting – Guest speaker Eric Harmer: Eltham, 1918-1981
  • Christmas Barbecue
  • Eltham Community Festival
  • The Eltham and Hurstbridge railway line

EDHS-NL_020 – September 1981

  • Next meeting – The Smiths and other pioneer families of Smiths Gully
  • Eltham Community Festival
  • Park name assigned
  • Yarra Glen Historical Society
  • Diamond Valley News
  • The Shire of Eltham – a perspective

EDHS-NL_019 – July 1981

  • Next meeting – Discussion evening – Early history of Kangaroo Ground
  • Former Eltham Police Station
  • Subscriptions
  • Horse-0driven threshing machines, Kangaroo Ground

EDHS-NL_018 – May 1981

  • Next meeting: Film Night – Films of local interest featuring Bill Wadeson’s “Allwood”
  • Office Bearers 1981
  • Subscriptions
  • Proposed Williamstown visit
  • A noteworthy death
  • Recent events

EDHS-NL_017 – March 1981

  • Annual General Meeting
  • Discussion Panel – “Eltham Remembered”
  • Heritage Week 23rd – 29th March 1981
  • Maroondah Aqueduct tour

EDHS-NL_016 – January 1981

  • Next meeting
  • Annual General Meeting
  • The Shire of Eltham Brass Band

EDHS-NL_015 – November 1980

  • Next meeting: Lucky Dip – Examination of Council historical records
  • Werribee Park excursion
  • Eltham Community Festival
  • Yarra Valley Metropolitan Park

EDHS-NL_014 – September 1980

  • Gold fever with Nicholas Pelling
  • Eltham Community Festival
  • “Landscape”
  • Donation to the Society
  • The Diamond Valley Story
  • Old cottage, Ely Street
  • Kinglake Primary School No. 2188, 1879-1979; A centenary history

EDHS-NL_013 – July 1980

  • Local Plenty Monastery – inspection
  • Meeting venue
  • Society Office Bearers
  • Recent activities
  • Subscriptions
  • Information required
  • Library reference sources
  • Diamond Creek Basin Study
  • Donations to the Society
  • Committee meeting

EDHS-NL_012 – May 1980

  • Society excursion Sunday 25th May
  • Membership drive
  • Office Bearers 1980 – Notice of Special Meeting
  • Subscriptions
  • Peter Bassett-Smith
  • Diamond Valley Story

EDHS-NL_011 –  March 1980

  • Annual General Meeting Agenda
  • A decade of history – some impressions of Eltham in the 1970s
  • Eltham, England
  • Nillumbik Historical Society

EDHS-NL_010 – January 1980

  • February meeting
  • Annual General Meeting
  • St Margaret’s Church
  • Historic Buildings Preservation Council
  • Combined Historic Buildings Register

EDHS-NL_009 – November 1979

  • November meeting
  • Christmas function – Banyule Gallery
  • Visit to Kerang
  • Heraldry
  • Early Eltham cottage, Ely Street
  • Recent events
  • Committee meeting

EDHS-NL_008 – September 1979

  • September meeting
  • Eltham Community Festival
  • Old Bakery
  • Preservation of historical buildings
  • Research notes

EDHS-NL_007 – July 1979

  • July meeting
  • Eltham Community Festival
  • Pioneers and Painters
  • I. Turvey
  • The National Estate

EDHS-NL_006 – May 1979

  • May meeting
  • Office Bearers
  • Subscriptions
  • Early settler’s house, Ely Street
  • Eltham Community Festival

EDHS-NL_005 – March 1979

  • Annual General Meeting
  • Early land sale documents
  • Recent activities
  • Recognition of pioneers and local people
  • Society speakers
  • Committee meeting

EDHS-NL_004 – November 1978

  • Next meeting
  • Other coming events
    • Eltham Living Forum
    • Historical Exhibition
    • Smiths Gully Excursion
    • Committee meeting
    • Next year
  • Early Eltham house, Ely Street
  • Kinglake National Park
  • Kangaroo Ground School
  • Pioneers and Painters
  • Railway Trestle Bridge, Eltham
  • Local History Series
  • Yemmerrawannie

EDHS-NL_003 – September 1978

  • September meeting
  • Society excursion – Folk and Old Trades Museum
  • Recent activities
  • Eltham Community Festival
  • Local newspapers
  • Some very local history
  • History of Montmorency
  • New members
  • A brief history of the Bonds Road area, Lower Plenty

EDHS-NL_002 – July 1978

  • Next meeting
  • Kangaroo Ground Presbyterian Church
  • Research notes
  • Henry Dendy
  • May Meeting – Tour of historic buildings, etc
  • Subscriptions
  • The importance of old papers
  • Eltham Community Festival
  • Coming events

EDHS-NL_001 – May 1978

  • Newsletter format
  • May meeting
  • Office Bearers 1978
  • Subscriptions
  • Community Centre opening
  • ‘Back to Eltham’
  • Kinglake National Park
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