Meeting – Mon 24 June 2019 @ 7.30pm

Our June meeting will feature Family Stories from Port. Three members of the Society will tell their own and their family story about living in Port Melbourne. Jill Dawson’s family could have the longest continuous record of living in Port … [Read more...]

Aanensen Family Portrait

Rear (L-R) Alfred Adolf (b 1890), Stanley George (b 1888), Marie Louisa (b 1893) Middle (L-R) Albert Edward (b 1901) (being held), Bernt Andreas (b 1865) (father), Andreas Thomas (b 1903) (being held), Edith Ann (b 1867) (mother); Front (L-R) … [Read more...]

The Dog Collar Act

Jill Dawson, descendant of Bernt Aanenson writes:  After arriving from Norway in 1886, Bernt Aanensen and his brother Adolph "Dolph" married two sisters, Grace and Edith Perrett from Geelong. Both families lived in Port Melbourne. Bernt and Edith … [Read more...]

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