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  1. ‘A most difficult and protracted labour case':

    …n awareness of time and an ability to tell the time accurately were necessary. An 1868 inquest into the death of Annie Ah Young at Two Mile, a gold-mining area near Beechworth in north eastern Victoria, demonstrates how confusing it was to ascertain accurately the circumstances surrounding a death when what happened at what time was unclear. This inquest asked of the midwife involved how long Mrs Annie Ah Young had laboured, the answer being some…

  2. Lowe Kong Meng and Chinese Engagement in the International Trade of Colonial Victoria

    …,[111] East Melbourne,[112] then Malvern[113] – in grand homes. He also chose an English-Australian bride, Annie Prussia. It is clear from their houses, dress and grooming that Kong Meng, Annie and their children lived as affluent upper bourgeoisie. Nor did their mixed-race union preclude attending British Victorian social events, such as 1867’s fancy dress ball honouring the Duke of Edinburgh’s royal tour – Kong Meng in mandarin’s ro…

  3. ‘In future, only female teachers’:

    Provenance: The Journal of Public Record Office Victoria, issue no. 11, 2012.ISSN 1832-2522. Copyright © Felicity Jensz. by Felicity Jensz Dr Felicity Jensz is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Cluster of Excellence ‘Religion and Politics’ at the Westfälische Wilhelms‑Universität Münster, Germany and an Honorary Fellow in the School of Historical Studies at the University of Melbourne, where she obtained her PhD. Her research focuses upon t…

  4. ‘The Township is a Rising One':

    Provenance: The Journal of Public Record Office Victoria, issue no. 6, 2007.ISSN 1832-2522. Copyright © Lyn Payne. by Lyn Payne  Lyn Payne has a Bachelor of Arts (Hons), Diploma in Education, Master of Educational Studies and Master of Arts (Public History). She has been a teacher of history in secondary schools and was an educator in school programs and public education at Museum Victoria for over ten years. She has an ongoing interest in the…

  5. Leslie “Squizzy” Taylor – From the Archives (Pt4)

    …de also took us back to 1919 when lucky Squizzy took over Henry Stokes’ fine establishment while Henry and Annie Stokes sailed back to Tasmania.  We at Public Record Office Victoria have done some sleuthing and a search of our outward passenger index does not have Henry and Annie Stokes listed as sailing to Tasmania.   However, there are entries of a Miss A Stokes sailing to Sydney in February 1920.  Was this our Annie Stokes of the Squizzy…

  6. Home Truths:

    Provenance: The Journal of Public Record Office Victoria, issue no. 3, 2004.ISSN 1832-2522. Copyright © Heather Holst. by Heather Holst Heather Holst lives in Castlemaine and became interested in the subject of ‘home’ through working in services for the homeless for 15 years. Her paper ‘Home Truths’ is part of a larger PhD project at the University of Melbourne on making a home in the Castlemaine district. Abstract This…

  7. Colac 1857:

    Provenance: The Journal of Public Record Office Victoria, issue no. 7, 2008.ISSN 1832-2522. Copyright © Dawn Peel. by Dawn Peel Dawn Peel lives and works in Colac. She has had articles published on the history of old age, housing and the elderly, Federation, soldier settlement, the home front during the Second World War and the role of death in community formation. While Colac’s history is drawn on in all of these, it is always used to il…

  8. The Kelly Family

    Ned Kelly The couple that would become the parents of the notorious Ned Kelly, John Kelly and Ellen Quinn, were married on 18 November 1850. At the time of their marriage, the pair lived in Beveridge, near Wallan. Their first child died in infancy and a daughter, named Annie, was born to them in 1853. The third of eight children and the eldest son, Edward (Ned) Kelly was born in 1854. Ned’s role in the family changed dramatically in 186…

  9. The black sheep:

    Provenance: The Journal of Public Record Office Victoria, issue no. 8, 2009.ISSN 1832-2522. Copyright © Marilyn Kenny and Anne Herdman Martin. by Marilyn Kenny and Anne Herdman Martin Marilyn Kenny is a member of the Essendon Historical Society in Victoria. Anne Herdman Martin is a great-niece of Robert Herdman and lives in Yorkshire England. Abstract Family historians often come up against brick walls in the shape of lost family members. In 20…

  10. Victoria Police Involvement in the Infant Life Protection Act 1893-1908

    Provenance: The Journal of Public Record Office Victoria, issue no. 9, 2010.ISSN 1832-2522. Copyright © Helen Harris. by Helen D Harris OAM Helen D Harris OAM, is a professional genealogist and historian who has been researching at PROV for more than thirty years. She specialises in police, court and criminal records and is the co-author of Cops and robbers: a guide to researching 19th century police and criminal records in Victoria (Harriland…

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