Nov 7, 2011

Essendon Historical Journal Spring/Summer 2011 Issue No.4

The contents of the lastest journal include the following -

Thomas Lidbetter - A Sea Faring Man by Tom Maguire
The Set of The Sails (Tle Life of Alan Villiers) by Betty Knight
James Watson - Squatter of Flemington by Bob Chalmers
Recollections of Mrs. Mary Ovens (extracts from the Essendon Gazette of 8/6/1911
Memories of Robert Ovens (extract from McJunkin's History of Essendon)
Recollections of my Childhood Days in Essendon by Mrs. Jessie William (nee Bottoms)
Edward Byam Wight of Kensington - Father of the Borough by Bob Chalmbers
Smugglers Cave and the Wine Hall by Peter Willoughby

The journal is available for use in the Sam Merrifield Library, Local History Room.

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