by David Thompson
A L Nathan. The Record, 23 January 1923.
In December 1922, Alfred Lewis Nathan retired as publican of the London Hotel, Beach Street selling the hotel to Mrs Emily Elsie Cotter of the Wayside Inn, City Road, South Melbourne intending to take a trip to Europe in May the following year.
A L Nathan had taken over the…
About 7.30pm on Monday 11 Nov 1918, around the time the Bay steamers were returning from their day’s excursion, the news that Germany had signed the armistice reached the port. Suddenly a 'powerful whistle on the Port Melbourne shore echoed across the Bay'1 and for the next half hour the Bayside resounded to the grand chorus of sirens and ship’s whistles.…
Tony Hill of McClusky's Lawyers will be guest speaker at our March meeting. Tony will speak about the old Port Melbourne Police Station and Lock-up which he purchased in 1998 and restored as offices for McClusky's. He will also talk about the Port Melbourne Business Association which he started in 1990.
McClusky's Lawyers was established by John McClusky in Bay Street…
The 1923 Police Strike will be the subject of Ralph Stavely's presentation at our next meeting on Monday, June 23rd at 7.30 pm.
PMHPS meet on the fourth Monday of each month except December in the Council Chamber Upstairs at Port Melbourne Town Hall Bay Street