The Borough and its People

The Borough and Its People

The Borough and Its People – $30.00

The Borough and its People: Port Melbourne 1839 – 1939

There is something for the new as well as the born and bred Port person in Margaret and Graham Bride’s fascinating book.

Whether you want to satisfy your curiousity about Port life and history, or have on hand a rich resource to dip into, the Borough and its People has something in it for every reader.

The book focuses on how events such as the gold rushes, wars and the fear of war, the foundation of unions for maritime workers, depressions and strikes all affected the lives of people in the Borough.

The Brides are foundation members of the Society. Margaret was brought up on her family’s stories of life in Port.

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