Clarke’s Marsh Newsletter – Archive

Please enjoy past editions of the Clarke’s Marsh Newsletter.


No 7 Clarke’s Marsh Newsletter December 2020

Featured Articles: President’s Report; Bacchus Marsh Community Bank Grant; Community Reflects Part 2: Kenneth (Ken) Lewis, Nancy Lloyd (nee Densley), Ruby Barnes (nee Manly), Jean Carboon (nee Wittick), Michael Shea, Sgt. Winifred Emma (Wynne) Jennings and John Hannah; Early Inquests in the District; William Grant and Sons; 150th Celebrations of Bacchus Marsh being Proclaimed a Shire.

No 6 Clarke’s Marsh Newsletter September 2020

Featured Articles: A Community Reflects – At the 80th Anniversary of the establishment of the Darley Military Camp and the 75th Anniversary of the end of World War II – Members of the community share their memories – featuring: Olwyn Dodemaide (nee Moore), Val Dickson (nee Daly), Shirley Anderson (nee Bence), Ida Densley (nee Holmquest), Alice Trask (nee Tudball), Bob Closter; Researching online during COVID-19; Hunting your Irish Ancestors.

No 5 Clarke’s Marsh Newsletter Autumn 2020

Featured Articles: Information Technology (IT) Upgrade Project; An Interview with John Spain; Darley Camp – Call for your Memories, Photos and Memorabilia; These Were Once Landmarks: The Coimadai Lime Kilns, Anderson’s Border Store, The First Mechanics Institute and The Railway Station Pepper Tree.


No 4 Clarke’s Marsh Newsletter Summer 2019

Featured Articles: I.T. Grant from Bendigo Bank; Six Brave Bacchus Marsh Citizens; A Wedding at the Lerderderg Street Baptist Chapel; The Victoria State Rose Garden; Update on the Identity of Guests in Lydia Fagg and Robert Brown’s Wedding Photo.

No 3 Clarke’s Marsh Newsletter Spring 2019

Featured Articles: A Brief History of the Mona Denny Trust; BMDHS Members visit to the Manor House; Historic owners of the Manor House; The Bacchus Marsh RSL Celebrates a Centenary of Service; Marking 150 Years of the Myrniong Mechanics Institute.

No 2 Clarke’s Marsh Newsletter Winter 2019

Featured Articles: Local History Grant; Darley Football Club celebrates its Centenary; The Greendale “Half Church”; The Coimadai Presbyterian Community and their Church; A Very Pretty Wedding; The Bacchus Marsh Flower and Garden Show.

No 1 Clarke’s Marsh Newsletter Autumn 2019

Featured Articles: In Search of Catherine Sloss; Crime and Punishment in Victoria’s Golden Age; Perspectives on a Migration Journey 1970; Central Highlands Historical Association Report; A message from your newsletter editors; The 2019 Heritage Festival “Connecting people, places and the Past”.


Clarke’s Marsh Newsletter – No 97 – November December 2017

Clarke’s Marsh Newsletter – No 96 – May 2017

Clarke’s Marsh Newsletter – No 95 – November December 2016 – January 2017


Clarke’s Marsh Newsletter – No 94 – June July August 2016

Clarke’s Marsh Newsletter – No 93 – April May 2016

Clarke’s Marsh Newsletter – No 92 – February March 2016

Clarke’s Marsh Newsletter – No 91 – December 2015 – January 2016


Clarke’s Marsh Newsletter – No 90 – September-October 2015

Clarke’s Marsh Newsletter – No 89 – July-August 2015

Clarke’s Marsh Newsletter – No 88 – May-June 2015

Clarke’s Marsh Newsletter – No 87 – March-April 2015

Clarke’s Marsh Newsletter – No 86 – July-August 2015

Clarke’s Marsh Newsletter – No 85 – January February 2015