Downloads

  1. Introduction to Boroondara G. McWilliam
  2. Mayors of Hawthorn Elizabeth Love
  3. Shady Places – History of Hawthorn’s Parks, Gardens and ‘Public’ Property (revised 2013 G. McWilliam)
  4. The Centenary of Hawthorn Fire Station, 1910-2010
  5. Information about researching the history of your house Elizabeth Love
  6. History Walk – Burwood Park – other walks available from the library Schools
  7. Oral History – Talking to People, Revised by G. McWilliam, 1992 for Camberwell City Libraries

Hawthorn Historical Society Newsletters

Current edition: August 2019 -Contents
Shirley Ramsay’s 90th Birthday Congratulations; Hawthorn’s Immaculate Conception Church Celebrates 150 years; Auburn in the 1880s; Frank Sedgman in Hawthorn; John Macartney: Soldier and Grocer; Memory Mapping Project; A Hawthorn Quiz.

  1. Hawthorn Historical Society Newsletter – 2018 November Newsletter
  2. Hawthorn Historical Society Newsletter – 2018 August Newsletter
  3. Hawthorn Historical Society Newsletter – 2018 May Newsletter HHS[4100]
  4. Hawthorn Historical Society Newsletter – 2018 February Newsletter HHS
  5. Hawthorn Historical Society Newsletter – 2017 November Newsletter
  6. Hawthorn Historical Society Newsletter – 2017 August Newsletter Final
  7. Hawthorn Historical Society Newsletter – 2017 May Newsletter
  8. Hawthorn Historical Society Newsletter – 2017 February Newsletter
  9. Hawthorn Historical Society Newsletter – 2016 November Newsletter
  10. Hawthorn Historical Society Newsletter – 2016 August Newsletter
  11. Hawthorn Historical Society Newsletter – 2016 May Newsletter
  12. Hawthorn Historical Society Newsletter –  February 2016 Newsletter
  13. Hawthorn Historical Society Newsletter – May/June 2013
  14. Hawthorn Historical Society Newsletter – March 2013

Schools

  1. Stratherne – Golden jubilee 1939 – Courtesy of V. Ling and S. & J. Torpey

Newspaper Articles

  1. Early Hawthorn Memories – Hugh Copeland– The Argus Sat. 21st March 1936, p.9
  2. Early Hawthorn Memories – Responses to the Editor, The Argus Sat. 4th April 1936, p.6

Buildings/Locations

  1. Invergowrie – 21 Coppin Grove, Sales brochure 2002 Cover
  2. Invergowrie – Historical Notes on Invergowrie, Victoria 150 years, by Barbara Hamer PART !
  3. Invergowrie – Historical Notes on Invergowrie, Victoria 150 years, by Barbara Hamer PART 2
  4. Invergowrie – Historical Notes on Invergowrie, Victoria 150 years, by Barbara Hamer PART 3
  5. Hawthorn Railway Station – Steam Into Hawthorn  – the story of Hawthorn Station, Hawthorn Historical Society 1986

Families of Hawthorn

  1. What are we to do with our boys? Contrasting Masculinities in Early Victoria (Burston Family) by Geraldine McFarlane
  2. Alice Austin – Chpt.1. Hawthorn Sketches – Life in the Valley, by Geraldine McFarlane. Reproduced with the kind permission of the McFarlane family.
  3. Bill Aylen – Chapter from Hawthorn Sketches – Life in the Valley, by Geraldine McFarlane
  4. Dalleys of Hawthorn – John Torpey c.2012
  5. Reminiscences of Valerie Ling – Henry and Ling Families
  6. The Irvings of Hawthorn – by John Torpey

Teaching Resources

  1. A Page in Time – Unit Planner- Yr 3. With permission Carey BGS teachers
  2. 1853 Letter from Upper Hawthorn Charles TANT – from J. Rigby
  3. How Has Hawthorn Changed? – This PowerPoint presentation is for teachers of students in Yr 3 and 4. The kit with support articles, teacher notes, activities and resources will be available for purchase. Contact us.

Hawthorn Historical SOciety Videos and Film

  1. Hawthorn Town Hall, panoramas and history spots. Created by Barney Meyer and Hawthorn Historical Society.
  2. Michael O’Grady Vimeo.
  3. Yesterday Today Tomorrow – Recollections – (interviews with people re the impact of Town Hall on their lives).

Hawthorn Library Resources

  1. Hawthorn Library – Local & family history blog, wiki and online resources
  2. Hawthorn Library – Photograph Collection
  3. Hawthorn Library – Family history online resource