Things Past

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Issue 1 – November 2007
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Issue 116 – February 2020
Issue 117 – May 2020
Issue 118 – August 2020
Issue 119 – November 2020
Issue 120 – February 2021
Issue 121 – May 2021

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, 115, 120

  • William Barak 38, 42, 82, 92
  • Robert Wandin 38, 41, 42
  • Coranderrk 82, 83, 92, 111, 114
  • 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, 113, 119, 120

Art and artists 2, 3, 4, 12, 21, 47, 57, 58, 64, 65, 66, 81, 85, 86, 89, 91, 92, 93, 100, 106, 107, 118

  • Bale, A.M.E. 42, 47
  • Bast, Rob 113
  • Buckmaster, Ernest 21, 41, 42, 52, 53, 54, 58, 66, 97, 110, 112
  • Danby, Russell 6, 12, 21
  • Dargie, Sir William 16, 20, 112
  • Gardner, Friedl 8, 121
  • Haines, Norman 22, 47
  • Heatherich, Martin 115
  • Livingstone, Mary 100
  • Long, Daniel Rutter 96
  • Lopez, Marg 21
  • Melba, Dame Nellie 4, 6, 11, 12, 32, 36, 39, 43, 46, 104, 105
  • Menuhin, Hephzibah 73
  • Monks, David 21, 117
  • O’Connor, Vic 33, 35, 63
  • Pate, Klytie 115
  • Quinn, James 40, 66, 112
  • Shaw, G. 64, 111
  • Short, Henry, William & William Henry 21, 65
  • Smith, Franc 113
  • Stephenson, Elsie 40
  • Turner, James Alfred 111
  • Worsnop, Clare 113
  • Williams, Lia 23
  • Wymer, Edward 21, 112
  • Young, Blamire 21, 22, 61, 96, 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, 115, 118

Churches 21, 61, 68, 73, 75, 79, 80, 81, 82, 98, 103, 106, 117, 118

Collecting 96, 98, 99, 101, 102, 103, 104, 106, 107, 109, 110, 116

Creeks

  • Olinda and tributaries (& Olinda Creek Trail) 18, 21, 37, 62, 67, 89, 95, 103, 105, 111, 114, 118
  • Stringybark 50, 67, 100
  • Little Stringybark 50, 67
  • McKillop 29, 34, 35, 50, 67
  • Mullum Mullum 115

 

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, 116, 119

  • Geology 120

 

Family histories 24, 28, 73, 79, 99, 111, 114

  • 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
  • Deed 121
  • Dean 109
  • Doig 76
  • Falkingham 36, 107, 113, 114, 115, 117, 118
  • Ford 119, 120
  • Freeman 75, 80, 81
  • Gordon, Adair 45, 46, 50, 51
  • Hocking 69
  • Hudson 121
  • Hull 106
  • Hunter 97
  • Low 3, 4, 106, 113
  • Moriarty, Lacey 104
  • McKillop 111, 112
  • Macdonald 90, 91, 92, 94
  • Marshall 78, 79, 80
  • Martin 112
  • McKillop 29, 111
  • Meades 6, 27, 85
  • Money 118
  • Newman 80
  • Newton 108
  • O’Brien 118
  • Olney 108
  • Parr 71, 72, 89
  • Polkinghorne 113
  • 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, 114
  • 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, 113, 114

Gardens, flower farming & trees 4, 8, 20, 25, 39, 52, 54, 55, 63, 68, 79, 81, 104, 105, 106, 110, 118, 121

Gryphon seat/ Lion seat 76, 77, 78, 86, 88, 89, 91, 93, 94, 97, 101, 103, 106, 115

Houses & house names 16, 43, 44, 50, 55, 61, 70, 74, 75, 76, 77, 111, 118

  • Appin 40, 58, 61
  • Brightwell 35,36
  • Cherrygarth (formerly Wrenloft) 8, 121
  • 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
  • Outlook, The 75
  • Quietways 50, 55, 77
  • Rochdale 111
  • Seven Elms 61, 62, 120
  • 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, 118, 120

Mines 15, 16, 19, 105

Place names 7, 16, 18, 36, 65, 71, 73, 97, 104, 106, 113, 115

People (see also Family Histories and Artists)

  • Adams, Robert 75
  • Baker, Charles 75
  • Barrett, Charles 47, 67
  • Beaumont, Stan 106, 111
  • Binnore, Agnes 78
  • Birtles, Francis 72, 93, 99, 102
  • Blyth, John 25, 28, 50, 67
  • Boness, Roger 113
  • Brodney, Alfred (Bob) & Maria May 121
  • Brown, Mary Ann & Francis 88
  • Callanan, Barry 107, 108
  • Carn, Shirley 117
  • Carrick, Joy 44, 68, 69, 72, 77. See Phillips, Joy
  • Carswell, Archibald 114
  • Chalkley, Ivor 100, 103
  • Clegg, Margaret 29, 72
  • Collier, John 95
  • Dale, Cindy 97
  • Dean, Colin & Mary 109
  • Deane, Jan 73
  • Doig, Richard & Bev 76, 87
  • Donaldson, Gwenda & Peter Paterson 111, 112
  • Donovan, Ray 111, 112
  • Edwards, Jean & David 19, 26, 29, 67, 72, 77
  • Ervine, Dot 117
  • Evans, Joyce 121
  • Evelyn, William John 16, 42, 47, 65, 120
  • Falkingham, Tot, Reg and Cecily 3a, 4, 116, 117, 118
  • Ford, Bill and Betty 119, 120, 121
  • Fyander, Dorothy and John 107
  • Gardner, Friedl 8, 121
  • Gatherum, Bob 17, 26
  • Golds, Glenn & Mary 22, 59, 60, 62, 63, 65, 66, 113
  • Gordon, Doug 50, 74
  • Hardy, Bill & Gwen 21, 26, 58, 59, 61, 83, 85, 89, 111
  • Harris, Helen 117
  • Harris, Ian 61
  • Heenan, Tim 15, 35, 43
  • Herlihy, Paula & Tim 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, 114, 116, 120, 121
  • Hocking, Raymond 114
  • Hodgkinson, Clement 65
  • Hordern, Louise (Cedric) 7, 79
  • Hull, Jack 64, 65
  • Humphrey, Doreen & Jim 44, 83, 86, 87
  • Ingpen, Trish 58
  • James, Ian 16, 42, 45, 65
  • Johnson, Jim 32, 44, 91, 114, 121
  • Joy, Nurse Helen 99
  • Kaylock, Steve 43, 48
  • Kemp, Alice 43, 68
  • La Trobe, Charles Joseph 52
  • Liardet, Wilbraham Evelyn 16, 42
  • Low, Nancy & James 106, 118
  • Mahoney, Peter 112
  • Matthews, Ted 82, 86, 119, 120
  • Mayne, Jack & Jewell 111, 112
  • McAleer OAM, Anthony 7, 17, 38, 42, 54, 63, 72, 113, 120
  • McCarthy, Maria 63, 82
  • McCormack, Doris 117
  • Macdonald, John & Mary 90, 91, 92
  • McGregor, James 41, 42
  • McKillop, John, Margaret & Leslie 16, 29, 30, 101, 111
  • McTaggart, Heather 82
  • Meades, Andrew 6, 27, 85
  • Millard, Theo and Dot 58, 91, 92
  • Miller, Tom 48, 88, 93 (see Happy Hermits under Tourism, Recreation & Camping)
  • Mitchell, David 8, 25, 28, 40, 45, 66, 69
  • Monash, Sir John 72
  • Money, Major Edward, Keziah, Ernle & Alonzo 4, 53, 118
  • Newman, George 81
  • Newton, Edward 108, 120
  • Newton, Janice, Jean & Lance 4, 16, 77, 78, 79, 80, 88, 103, 118
  • Nichols, (The Reverend R. G.) ‘Brother Bill’ 65, 89, 112
  • Neilson, Bonnie 116
  • Olney, Geoff & Arch 108
  • O’Meara, Tom 113
  • Parr, William & Jane 71, 72
  • Paterson, Liam James 44
  • Paterson, Peter & Gwenda Donaldson 111, 112
  • Pearson, Ernest Albert 54, 84, 85, 86, 104, 105
  • Phillips, Beryl 28, 64, 69, 70, 111, 113
  • Phillips, Kevin & Karen 28, 31, 39, 44, 45, 68, 77,79, 87, 103
  • Phillips, Eleanor 94, 114
  • Phillips, Joy 120, 121
  • Platt, Olwen & Alan 61, 113
  • Polkinghorne, Len 77, 78
  • Polkinghorne, Reg 66, 86
  • Presland, Gary 41, 46, 64, 115
  • Proctor, Ralph 71
  • Rahilly, Alma 79, 80, 97
  • Rawson, Mark 13, 15, 16, 17, 19
  • Reaburn/Raeburn, James 28, 59, 65, 68, 77
  • Reed, Ken 86
  • Reid, Alan 82, 86
  • Ross, Sandy 112
  • Schultz, Harold 15
  • Simmons, Jan 73, 82
  • Smith, Franc & Leonie 40, 98,99, 113
  • Smith, Vic 110
  • Snowball, Mary & Hilda 95
  • Stewart, Charles 107
  • Stott, Marion & Lloyd 118, 121
  • Stroud, Genie 83, 84, 85, 111
  • Summerscales, Helen (Nell) 113
  • Taylor, Robyn 6, 7, 55, 56, 65, 69
  • Tegart, John William & Clara 88, 89
  • Tetlow, Eric 18
  • Underwood, Harold 45, 109
  • Vanderhorn, Joan 36, 47, 69
  • Vestey, Pamela, Lady 44, 66
  • Waghorn, John 116
  • Welsh, Geoff & Ann 72
  • Watkins, Allan & Bev 59, 61 62, 69, 70, 73, 118
  • Watkins, Gwen 3, 56, 57, 61, 69
  • Winter, Samuel Vincent & Joseph 88
  • Wray, Hughie & Alice 82, 111
  • Younger, Mab Cal, Isabella Younger Ross 63, 102, 104

 

Political 11, 71, 72

Post, Post Office 77, 95, 96, 116

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, 118

Railway (Lilydale-Warburton), Mt Evelyn Station, Flying Fox 34, 41, 43, 45, 47, 79, 86, 89, 92, 93, 97, 98, 100, 107, 110, 116, 117

Railway, Fox’s Point 115

Reserves 2, 8, 28, 33, 34, 39, 65, 66, 67, 69, 70, 88, 89, 94, 95, 96, 114

RSL, Memorial Garden, Avenue of Honour 16, 55, 63, 64, 68, 72, 75, 81, 84, 85, 86, 90, 95, 97, 110, 113, 121

Roads & road names 2, 7, 15, 28, 30, 34, 36, 37, 49, 56, 59, 62, 63, 64, 78, 81, 95, 97, 105, 118, 120

Saw mills 95, 96, 98, 101, 115

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, 118

  • Bakery 28, 86, 119, 120
  • Billy Goat Hill 106
  • Bin’s Café 120
  • Bishop’s 3, 4, 57
  • Do Drop In 70, 73, 103
  • Hudsons’ store 121
  • McKillop store 76, 98
  • Millards 121
  • Morrisons 73
  • Mower shop 85
  • Noumea creations 91
  • Produce Store 4, 28, 76, 108
  • Red Robin 82, 120
  • Top of the Town/Bakery 78, 82, 86, 117
  • Nightman 120

 

Social 70, 80, 93

Sport 31, 42, 44, 80, 91, 94, 120

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, 114, 115, 116, 119, 120
  • 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, 118
  • WWII 13, 14, 15, 16, 19, 50, 51, 54, 64, 65, 66, 89, 94, 98, 99, 100, 107, 108, 110, 114
  • Wartime tunnels 8, 10, 13, 17, 19, 66
  • Vietnam 64, 97, 110, 113

 

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, 114

Youth Clubs & Youth Shed 21, 26, 65