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

  1. Hawthorn Historical Society Newsletter – March 2013
  2. Hawthorn Historical Society Newsletter – May/June 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 – 21 Coppin Grove, Sales brochure 2002 p.3
  3. Invergowrie – Historical Notes on Invergowrie, Victoria 150 years, by Barbara Hamer PART !
  4. Invergowrie – Historical Notes on Invergowrie, Victoria 150 years, by Barbara Hamer PART 2
  5. Invergowrie – Historical Notes on Invergowrie, Victoria 150 years, by Barbara Hamer PART 3
  6. 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 Library Resources

  1. Hawthorn Library – Local & family history blog, wiki and online resources
  2. Hawthorn Library – Photograph Collection
  3. Hawthorn Library – Family history online resources
  4. Hawthorn Library – Microform, CDROMS and on line genealogy resources
  5. Hawthorn Library – Local History Vertical File (LHVF) Index