The brothers Grut: part 1

Henry Brouard Grut Henry was the eldest surviving child of Peter and Elizabeth Grut née Bichard. He was born on the island of Guernsey in 1853. The family migrated to the colony of Victoria in 1855. The family lived and prospered in Port Melbourne for many years. Henry lived with his family in ‘Guernsey House’, 232 Esplanade … [Read More...]

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Port Talks – Listening Party

Earlier today at the Port Melbourne Trugo Club we gathered around the radio as City of Port Phillip Mayor, Cr Bernadene Voss (left) officially launched our latest project Port Talks. Port Talks distills highlights from the Society's audio-archive into three ten minute podcasts covering the theme of the Depression - a time of great hardship in … [Read More...]

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Historic Port Melbourne Calendar

2018 Historic Port Melbourne Calendar Historic sPort Melbourne   In the twenty-first edition of the Historic Port Melbourne calendar we are delighted to welcome noted sports historian Terry Keenan as guest writer.  He has succeeded in just twelve pages to touch on almost the full range of sports enjoyed in the Borough.  It's a big subject to … [Read More...]

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