Hard Times in Port

Some of the early items added to the PMHPS collection were three very large pawnbroker’s pledge books. They were found in a chimney in Bay Street, from the Johnny Allsorts Pawnbrokers. They contain thousands of poignant transactions involving most … [Read more...]

Keeping Out the Riff-Raff by Terry Keenan

Keeping Out the Riff-Raff by Terry Keenan   PMH&PS, Soft cover, $10.00   Terry Keenan looks at the events surrounding Port Melbourne's exclusion during the formation of the Victorian Football League in 1896.     Prices are in Australian … [Read more...]

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