To make the Society’s periodic Clarke’s Marsh Newsletter more readily available to the community, it is now online. This is part of our ongoing strategy to make our collection more accessible. Please click on links below to review recent issues:

2022 (Current Edition)

No 11 Clarke’s Marsh Newsletter April 2022

Featured Articles: President’s Report; Koorie History Sources for Wurundjeri and Wadawurrung Country Bacchus Marsh District; Mystery Photo; The ‘Good Old’ Working Bee; Andrew Leslie McKenzie (Nugget) The One-legged Miner of McKenzie’s Flat; Boroondara General Cemetery; Maddingley Park A.N.A. Gates Centenary; Last Edition’s Mystery Photo.


No 10 Clarke’s Marsh Newsletter December 2021

Featured Articles: President’s Report; The Highlands – Bacchus Marsh, Mystery Photo; Was this the Captain’s Pocket Knife?; Memories of Bacchus Marsh; The Express Reports Me Meminny’s passing in 1866 – Local First Nation Woman; 100th Anniversary for R.S.L. Club Rooms; Purcells Return to the Marsh, Loss of Society Founding and Life Member Susan Louise Woods (nee Horne) 20/8/1934–4/6/2021; Last Edition’s Mystery Photo.

No 9 Clarke’s Marsh Newsletter June 2021

Featured Articles: President’s Report; One Painting – Three Artists?; Mystery Photo; The Wonderful World of TROVE!; Memories of Early Myrniong; Society Reconnects; Back to Bacchus’ Grave; Local History Visible from 1919 to 1954; Collaboration between Historical Societies; Win for Local Heritage.

No 8 Clarke’s Marsh Newsletter March 2021

Featured Articles: President’s Report; A Community Reflects: John Hannah’s Photographs, Allan Comrie, Adrian Oomes; Society Celebrates 150th Anniversary of the formation of the Bacchus Marsh Shire; George Gibson Paterson, George Dickie; First Female Councillor/Shire President Bacchus Marsh Shire: Margaret Love; This time the stakes are higher/Leaving Culgower House; A Letter to Mr. W. W. Blow, Pentland Hills, Victoria; Loss of Society Life Member – Betty Olive Osborn (nee Roberts) 1934–2020.

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