Maffra and District Historical Society

M&DHS operates the Maffra Sugar Beet Museum, part of the Local History Collection at the Maffra Library, and a Dairy Museum at the Robotic Dairy at Winnindoo.

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Location: Victoria, Australia

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Bulletin 134 is out

Bulletin 134 will be going in the mail tomorrow.

Contents are:

President's Report (and here is the picture of her, with the Mayor and the Purple Pig, in colour!)

Meanwhile, back at the serious stuff. We have:

Donald McFadyen, the bootmaker in Johnson Street

The Horresdale family

Details of the first land sale, on 1 June 1864. All names included.

Louie Riggall - Gippsland's Florence Nightingale.

Baptisms in the former Maffra Shire by the Rev John Roberts, Dec 1877 to December 1881.

The Ted Clark Collection - details on an important addition to our photographs and records.

Single copies $4.00 from the Museum, or just add postage for a letter.


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