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  1. Dallong – Possum Skin Rugs:

    …Folder 47, James Dredge (Assistant Protector, North Eastern District), report of operations for the period 1 July 1839 – 29 February 1840. 20. William Thomas, January 1839, cited in M Cannon (ed), Historical Records of Victoria, vol. 2B, Aborigines and Protectors 1838-9, Victorian Government Printing Office, Melbourne, 1983, p. 436. 21. ‘Opossum skin rugs’, p. 314. 22. EM Curr, Recollections of squatting in Victoria from 1841…

  2. Who says ‘you can’t change history’?

    …on Association, Melbourne, 1920. [64] Confinement is the term that was once used to refer to the condition of a woman in childbirth. [65] Mary Bush, Nana’s first ‘boarding out’ foster mother, who died 4 October 1899 at Stoke Street Queenscliff, Federation Index, Victoria 1889-1901: Indexes to births, deaths and marriages in Victoria, Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, August 1997 (CD-ROM), death registration no. 1899/15703, [66] Henry…

  3. The Pope House, Williamstown:

    …into the colony in 1862, vendors had to prove ownership of their land in order to convert the old title into the new Torrens system.[5] The story of ownership by adverse possession was played out when the owner of 43 Aitken Street (then Little Nelson Street) wanted to sell the property and had to prove continuous ownership for thirty years. The Pope House therefore remains an intriguing story of adverse possession which began in 1842. The last…

  4. Stucco and Shopping:

    …miculation. Sometimes there are also impressed designs, and toothed detailing around windows appears in some buildings; for instance, North Melbourne has quite a few examples. Many other ornaments are possible. A building on Victoria Street in North Melbourne has console brackets upside down over the veranda location, as do others around the city. The effects are sometimes wonderful and sometimes rather terrifying, but overall the Boom buildings…

  5. Losing the Plot:

    …turbed and relocated, perhaps during the 1960s when drainage pipelines were installed across this part of the site. Image 8. Heritage Victoria exhumation work. Pit C, Layer 1, former Pentridge prison, 10 March 2009. Heritage Victoria collection. Image 9. Heritage Victoria exhumation work. Pit C, Layer 2, former Pentridge prison, 13 March 2009. Heritage Victoria collection. Pit C is likely to have been the first mass grave established at…

  6. Putting Colonial Victoria on the Map:

    …epresent information about both space and time. For example, new understandings of the past would be made possible by overlaying on the 1862 map information about traditional Aboriginal ownership clans and language groups in Victoria. Maps of Victoria that came into being after 1862 could also be overlaid onto the big map. TimeMap also provides a way to easily link online interactive maps with other digitised resources, so that the big map could…

  7. The Legal Profession in Colonial Victoria:

    …d to practise in the courts of the United Kingdom were entitled to admission in Victoria without further qualification.[10] The remarks here about legal education, therefore, are limited to lawyers who were first admitted in Victoria (barristers first admitted in Victoria are described as ‘colonial barristers’ in VPRS 16236). Prior to 1860, colonials were rare in the Victorian profession. However, their ranks swelled quickly in the early 1860s…

  8. Maroondah Reservoir Park:

    …Copyright © Lee Andrews Lee Andrews is a heritage consultant specialising in designed landscapes. She has undertaken extensive research into and assessment of the cultural (heritage) significance of numerous sites throughout Victoria. These include regional botanical gardens in Bendigo, Sale, Portland and Daylesford, industrial archaeological sites (Hustlers Reef Reserve gold mining site, Bendigo) and public parks and gardens (Richmond/Burnley…

  9. Keeping Order:

    …bicycles and self-propelled. In finding for Bloomfield’s compensation, Judge Madden followed the 1890 Act, which stated that one must not ride or drive ‘furiously’ or ‘negligently’ on any public street.23 The Victorian Police Offences Act 1890 was widely used to control road traffic before the State’s 1909 Motor Car Act; however, it was primarily geared toward roadways as a public space. Most of the…

  10. Improving Access to Victoria’s Historical Child Welfare Records

    …FOI Act on 24 September 1994. [31] SCARC, Forgotten Australians, p. 161. [32] ibid., correspondence dated 4 February 1928. [33] ‘“Closed” Agency and General Correspondence Files (1923–1983), Public Record Office Victoria’, Find &Connect Victoria website, available at http://www.findandconnect.gov.au/vic/biogs/E000723b.htm, accessed 23 May 2013. [34] Jones, ‘Encountering the stranger’. [35] ‘Ballarat…

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