July 2020 Newsletter – Issue 21

July 2020 Newsletter – Issue 21

A Royal visit to Caulfield There was much excitement in the City of Caulfield among the councillors and other local “worthies” when it was announced that Edward, Prince of Wales, during his visit to Australia, would include in his Melbourne itinerary, an afternoon...

TRINITY CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH

By J. O’Donnell, B.A., B.Ed. The history of most of eastern part of the City of Caulfield is as old as that of the west, and is less obvious to the beholder as few large mansions were erected in the area. Probably the best-known and most ‘romantic’ aspect of its past...

THOMAS CHRISTIAN AND ‘MYOORA’

By J. O’Donnell, B.A., B.Ed. One of the Glen Eira’s largest old mansions, ‘Myoora’, stands in Alma Road near its intersection with Hawthorn and Dandenong Roads. Like ‘Craigellachie’ in Orrong Road, it is the result of its owner’s good fortune on the goldfields. In...