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Thursday, August 11, 2011

No 13 (June 2008)

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"Walhalla's Water Wheel". Details movement of large water wheel from Port Albert to Walhalla in the 1870s. (pp3-7)

"Stratford in the 1880s". Extract from the published work of the same name, written by Dr Arthur South. Deals with children's games, Salvation Army meetings, William de Treacy Treacy, families with convicts in them, Leonard Bolden saving newspapers. (pp7-10)

Vranek, Denise. "The Ducret family - part 1". Details of the Imrie/Ducret family. Emily Bean (later Imrie) married Alphone Ducret in 1866. The families Ducret, Keneally and Fitzpatrick were later associated with the tannery in Stratford, until is washed away in the 1891 floods. The family then farmed on Inverbroom Road. (pp11-14)



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