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Monday, August 1, 2011

Number 5 (March 2006)

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"Stratford in the 1880s". Extract from the published work of the same name, written by Dr Arthur South. Deals with various buildings in the town, the Swan and Ducret families. (pp3-6)

"Country Womens Association of Victoria". History of Victorian CWA, then details of formation of the Stratford branch. (pp6-12)

"Recorded Rainfall at Stratford 1878-1882" (page 12). Chart includes rainfall at Rosedale for the same period.

Reproduces photograph of boxing match between Burns and Johnson. One man is Aboriginal, one European, and with Aboriginal and Europeans seconds. (p.14)


SWAN Family

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