There are lots of local and family history events coming up in October, including Mortlake Historical Society's tour of the town's bluestone churches this Sunday 18 October. Click on the link for more great events.
If you have visited the Port Fairy Cemetery you would have seen the grave of "Dick" the Bushranger. This is his story and my family link to the events that took place on the day "Dick" was shot by police.
An update on my research of Hamilton's WW1 soldiers, highlighting some of the soldiers who were killed during the month of August. There are now 33 soldier profiles available to read at Western District Families.
Gradually I will be posting the stories of Hamilton's Soldiers to Western District Families' new page "Hamilton's WW1" Drop by now to read the stories of Edward Ellis Henty, William Arthur Hind and more..
Sharing stories of pioneering families from the Western District of Victoria
Western District Families is for anyone with a family connection to the Western District of Victoria, Australia or those with an interest in the region's rich history. History related news from the Western District will be posted including family reunions. Share your Western District family, maybe you will find a relative...