Monday – 25 June 2018 at 7.30pm

Geoff Dougall and Alf Pelns will speak on the subject of prison hulks at our June meeting at Port Melbourne Town Hall. By the middle of the 19th century the exisiting prison facilities in Victoria were overcrowded so the Government turned to … [Read more...]

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Update Last weekend, Holy Trinity Church in Bay St, Port Melbourne commemorated the 160th anniversary of the first church service held on that site. It was held in a 'commodious' tent. W C Richardson sketched that tent. He was the warden on the … [Read more...]

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