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Issue 1 – November 2007
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February 2008 Supplement
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Issue 95 – January 2016
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Issue 104 – February 2017
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Issue 108 – February 2018
Issue 109 – May 2018
Issue 110 – August 2018
Issue 111 – November 2018
Issue 112 – February 2019
Issue 113 – May 2019
Issue 114 – August 2019
Issue 115 – November 2019
Issue 116 – February 2020
Issue 117 – May 2020
Issue 118 – August 2020

Aboriginal history 7, 13, 20, 36, 38, 39, 41, 42, 43, 46, 52, 59, 61, 68, 70, 81, 92, 94, 102, 103, 104, 108, 109, 110, 111, 112

  • William Barak 38, 42, 82, 92
  • Robert Wandin 38, 41, 42
  • Coranderrk 82, 83, 92, 111
  • Worawa College 111, 112

 

Accidents & lost children 11, 12, 33, 45, 50, 72, 86

Aqueduct & Silvan Dam 5, 8, 15, 16, 17, 19, 23, 29, 37, 48, 51, 58, 59, 62, 73, 78, 90, 91, 92, 97, 102

Art and artists 2, 3, 4, 12, 21, 47, 57, 58, 64, 65, 66, 81, 85, 86, 89, 91, 92, 93, 100, 106, 107

  • A.M.E. Bale 42, 47
  • Ernest Buckmaster 21, 41, 42, 52, 53, 54, 58, 66, 97, 110, 112
  • Russell Danby 6, 12, 21
  • Sir William Dargie 16, 20, 112
  • Norman Haines 22, 47
  • Mary Livingstone 100
  • Marg Lopez 21
  • Dame Nellie Melba 4, 6, 11, 12, 32, 36, 39, 43, 46, 104, 105
  • Hephzibah Menuhin 73
  • David Monks 21
  • Vic O’Connor 33, 35, 63
  • James Quinn 40, 66, 112
  • G. Shaw 64, 111
  • Short (Henry, William & William Henry) 21, 65
  • Elsie Stephenson 40
  • James Alfred Turner 111
  • Lia Williams 23
  • Edward Wymer 21, 112
  • Blamire Young 21, 22, 61, 101

 

Billygoat Hill 15, 28, 34, 63, 67, 106, 107, 108

Cave Hill, quarry & tramway 8, 9, 26, 34, 40, 41, 45, 46, 63, 64, 66, 67, 68, 72, 75, 76, 86, 94, 95, 98, 99, 100, 105, 106, 112

Churches 21, 61, 68, 73, 75, 79, 80, 81, 82, 98, 103, 106

Collecting 96, 98, 99, 101, 102, 103, 104, 106, 107, 109, 110

Creeks

  • Olinda (& Olinda Creek Trail) 18, 21, 37, 62, 67, 89, 95, 103, 105, 111
  • Stringybark 50, 67, 100
  • Little Stringybark 50, 67
  • McKillop 29, 34, 35, 50, 67

 

Environment 36, 40, 42, 43, 47, 56, 59, 60, 64, 65, 67, 69, 70, 72, 81, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 103, 106, 111, 112

Family histories 24, 28, 73, 79, 99, 111

  • Barr, Wallis, Wiltshire 15, 44
  • Birtles 72, 102
  • Clegg 30, 34, 37, 71, 72, 75, 93, 111
  • Clifford 39
  • Cottingham, Elmore 70, 77, 93, 97
  • Dean 109
  • Doig 76
  • Falkingham 36, 107
  • Freeman 75, 80, 81
  • Gordon, Adair 45, 46, 50, 51
  • Hocking 69
  • Hull 106
  • Hunter 97
  • Low 3, 4, 106
  • Moriarty, Lacey 104
  • McKillop 111, 112
  • Macdonald 90, 91, 92, 94
  • Marshall 78, 79, 80
  • Martin 112
  • McKillop 29, 111
  • Meades 6, 27, 85
  • Newman 80
  • Newton 108
  • Olney 108
  • Parr 71, 72, 89
  • Skarbek-Kruszewski 51
  • Schultz, O’Connor 15, 35, 63
  • Shaw 78
  • Smith 110
  • Spiers 77
  • Stephenson, Dolphin, Dawes, Sone, Konstantinoff 40, 98, 99
  • Underwood 45, 109
  • Tegart, Rexter, Ratcliffe 88, 89, 95, 99
  • Varty 34, 92, 106
  • Watkins, Buchanan 57, 61, 69, 70, 73, 75
  • Wray, Holt 111
  • Younger, Younger Ross 63, 102, 104

 

Film, TV, media 22, 68, 69, 70

Fire & CFA 5, 6, 11, 14, 15, 16, 18, 39, 45, 47, 49, 61, 73, 94, 95, 112

Gardens, flower farming & trees 4, 8, 20, 25, 39, 52, 54, 55, 63, 68, 79, 81, 104, 105, 106, 110

Gryphon seat/ Lion seat 76, 77, 78, 86, 88, 89, 91, 93, 94, 97, 101, 103, 106

Houses & house names 16, 43, 44, 50, 55, 61, 70, 74, 75, 76, 77, 111

  • Appin 40, 58, 61
  • Brightwell 35,36
  • Chateau Wyuna 2
  • Cirdec/ Dalmeny 11, 77, 92, 95, 105
  • Coombe Cottage 105
  • Cooring Yering 73
  • Evelyn Park 73
  • Grantully 41, 42, 47, 52, 53, 54, 97, 98, 112
  • Holly Lodge 48, 70,71, 77
  • Cedric Hordern’s house 7
  • Longmoor Lodge (Miss Kemp’s house) 43, 68
  • Manor House, The 29, 30
  • Morrisons/ Morrison House (see also under Schools) 20, 70, 71
  • Nether Wallop 45, 47, 49
  • The Outlook 75
  • Quietways 50, 55, 77
  • Rochdale 111
  • Seven Elms 61, 62
  • Southleigh Cottage 82
  • Miss Snowball’s house 78, 95
  • Temora/ Blythswood/ Pine Mont/ Pine Brae/ Westhill 25, 26, 28, 36, 40, 51, 67, 69, 74, 94
  • Valinda Park 73, 88
  • Walden Hut 47, 67, 71
  • Wymerest 112
  • Why worry 111 112
  • Wyworry 111, 112

 

Maps & plans 2, 6, 7, 12, 14, 26, 27, 28, 29, 34, 35, 43, 48, 60, 64, 66, 67, 78, 81, 95, 96, 99

Mines 15, 16, 19, 105

Place names 7, 16, 18, 36, 65, 71, 73, 97, 104, 106

People (see also Family Histories and Artists)

  • Robert Adams 75
  • Charles Baker 75
  • Charles Barrett 47, 67
  • Stan Beaumont 106, 111
  • Agnes Binnore 78
  • Francis Birtles 72, 93, 99, 102
  • John Blyth 25, 28, 50, 67
  • Mary Ann & Francis Brown 88
  • Barry Callanan 107, 108
  • Joy Carrick 44, 68, 69, 72, 77
  • Ivor Chalkley 100, 103
  • Clegg, Margaret
  • John Collier 95
  • Cindy Dale 97
  • Colin & Mary Dean 109
  • Jan Deane 73
  • Richard & Bev Doig 76, 87
  • Ray Donovan 111, 112
  • Jean & David Edwards 19, 26, 29, 67, 72, 77
  • William John Evelyn 16, 42, 47, 65
  • Tot Falkingham 3a, 4
  • Dorothy and John Fyander 107
  • Friedl Gardner 8
  • Bob Gatherum 17, 26
  • Glenn & Mary Golds 22, 59, 60, 62, 63, 65, 66
  • Doug Gordon 50, 74
  • Bill & Gwen Hardy 21, 26, 58, 59, 61, 83, 85, 89, 111
  • Ian Harris 61
  • Tim Heenan 15, 35, 43
  • Paula & Tim Herlihy 13, 22, 24, 25, 26, 27, 31, 33, 34, 35, 39, 43, 44, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 65, 66, 67, 69, 70, 71, 82, 87, 96, 98, 99, 101, 102, 104, 111
  • Clement Hodgkinson 65
  • Louise (Cedric) Hordern 7, 79
  • Jack Hull 64, 65
  • Doreen & Jim Humphrey 44, 83, 86, 87
  • Trish Ingpen 58
  • Ian James 16, 42, 45, 65
  • Jim Johnson 32, 44, 91
  • Nurse Helen Joy 99
  • Steve Kaylock 43, 48
  • Alice Kemp 43, 68
  • Charles Joseph La Trobe 52
  • Wilbraham Evelyn Liardet 16, 42
  • Nancy Low 106
  • Peter Mahoney 112
  • Ted Matthews 82, 86
  • Jack & Jewell Mayne 111, 112
  • Anthony McAleer 7, 17, 38, 42, 54, 63, 72
  • Maria McCarthy 63, 82
  • John & Mary Macdonald 90, 91, 92
  • James McGregor 41, 42
  • John, Margaret & Leslie McKillop 16, 29, 30, 101, 111
  • Heather McTaggart 82
  • Andrew Meades 6, 27, 85
  • Theo and Dot Millard 58, 91, 92
  • Tom Miller 48, 88, 93 (see Happy Hermits under Tourism, Recreation & Camping)
  • David Mitchell 8, 25, 28, 40, 45, 66, 69
  • Sir John Monash 72
  • Major Edward Keziah Money 4, 53
  • George Newman 81
  • Edward Newton 108
  • Janice, Jean & Lance Newton 4, 16, 77, 78, 79, 80, 88, 103
  • ‘Brother Bill’ Nichols (The Reverend R. G.) 65, 89, 112
  • Geoff & Arch Olney 108
  • William & Jane Parr 71, 72
  • Liam James Paterson 44
  • Peter Paterson, Gwenda Donaldson 111, 112
  • Ernest Albert Pearson 54, 84, 85, 86, 104, 105
  • Beryl Phillips 28, 64, 69, 70, 111
  • Kevin & Karen Phillips 28, 31, 39, 44, 45, 68, 77,79, 87, 103
  • Olwen Platt 61
  • Len Polkinghorne 77, 78
  • Gary Presland 41, 46, 64
  • Ralph Proctor 71
  • Alma Rahilly 79, 80, 97
  • Mark Rawson 13, 15, 16, 17, 19
  • James Reaburn/ Raeburn 28, 59, 65, 68, 77
  • Ken Reed 86
  • Alan Reid 82, 86
  • Sandy Ross 112
  • Harold Schultz 15
  • Jan Simmons 73, 82
  • Franc & Leonie Smith 40, 98,99
  • Vic Smith 110
  • Mary & Hilda Snowball 95
  • Charles Stewart 107
  • Genie Stroud 83, 84, 85, 111
  • Robyn Taylor 6, 7, 55, 56, 65, 69
  • John William & Clara Tegart 88, 89
  • Eric Tetlow 18
  • Harold Underwood 45, 109
  • Joan Vanderhorn 36, 47, 69
  • Pamela, Lady Vestey 44, 66
  • Welsh, Geoff & Ann 72
  • Allan & Bev Watkins 59, 61 62, 69, 70, 73
  • Gwen Watkins 3, 56, 57, 61, 69
  • Samuel Vincent & Joseph Winter 88
  • Hughie and Alice Wray 82, 111
  • Mab Younger, Cal Younger, Isabella Younger Ross 63, 102, 104

 

Political 11, 71, 72

Post, Post Office 77, 95, 96

Public Hall/ Mechanics Institute 26, 27, 32, 62, 80, 107

Queen’s visit 17, 26, 73, 74, 75

Rail Trail, First Aid Post 12, 23, 28, 29, 35, 36, 37, 43, 51, 56, 57, 67, 83, 95, 107

Railway (Lilydale-Warburton), Mt Evelyn Station, Flying Fox 34, 41, 43, 45, 47, 79, 86, 89, 92, 93, 97, 98, 100, 107,110

Reserves 2, 8, 28, 33, 34, 39, 65, 66, 67, 69, 70, 88, 89, 94, 95, 96

RSL, Memorial Garden, Avenue of Honour 16, 55, 63, 64, 68, 72, 75, 81, 84, 85, 86, 90, 95, 97, 110

Roads & road names 2, 7, 15, 28, 30, 34, 36, 37, 49, 56, 59, 62, 63, 64, 78, 81, 95, 97, 105

Saw mills 95, 96, 98, 101

Scouts & Guides 3a, 8, 10, 21, 44, 61, 111

Schools 99

  • Melba Centre 83
  • Memorial Infant Welfare 76, 98
  • Birmingham 2, 11, 22, 42
  • MEPS 10,17, 21, 24, 26, 28, 31, 32, 37, 40, 62, 79, 93, 99, 107
  • St Mary’s 53, 54
  • Lilydale HS 75, 92
  • Morrisons (see also under Houses) 82, 83, 85

 

Shops & businesses 28, 72, 75, 91, 97, 107

  • Billy Goat Hill 106
  • Bishop’s 3, 4, 57
  • Do Drop In 70, 73, 103
  • McKillop store 76, 98
  • Morrisons 73
  • Mower shop 85
  • Noumea creations 91
  • Produce Store 4, 28, 76, 108
  • Red Robin 82
  • Top of the Town/ Bakery 78, 82, 86

 

Social 70, 80, 93

Sport 31, 42, 44, 80, 91, 94

St John Ambulance 83, 85, 86, 87, 111

Station House, Library 1, 18, 20, 53, 59, 93

Tourism, recreation, camping 2, 48, 49, 50, 63, 65, 66, 88, 93, 94, 95, 101

  • Happy Hermits 48, 49, 50, 63, 70, 88, 93, 101

 

Travel

  • overseas 13, 24, 25, 27, 31, 33, 34, 35, 50, 51, 52, 54, 55, 65, 66, 67, 69, 70, 71, 74, 83, 103
  • interstate 55, 56, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 68, 106

 

War 9, 44, 46, 66

  • Boer War 89
  • WWI , Avenue of Honour 28, 30, 44, 46, 51, 54, 56, 58, 59, 66, 68, 72, 75, 79, 81, 84, 87, 88,89, 90, 91, 98, 100, 110, 112
  • WWII 13, 14, 15, 16, 19, 50, 51, 54, 64, 65, 66, 89, 94, 98, 99, 100, 107, 108, 110
  • Wartime tunnels 8, 10, 13, 17, 19, 66
  • Vietnam 64, 97, 110

 

Water Race 8, 23, 30, 38, 84, 97, 98, 105 (Cave Hill water race), 107

Winged Lion Seat (see Gryphon seat)

Writers 51, 67, 71, 88, 89, 91, 93, 112

Youth Clubs & Youth Shed 21, 26, 65