Books for Sale, Newsletters, World War I Audio Tour, Local History Booklist

Books For Sale

Along The Line - Caulfield to Oakleigh rail stories (2019)

By the Glen Eira Historical Society

A history of the stations of Caulfield, Carnegie, Murrumbeena, Hughesdale,  Oakleigh and more, with over 40 personal stories and memories.


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Caulfield's Heritage (1989)

By Dr. Geulah Solomon

Vol 1 Caulfield’s Building Heritage
Vol 2 Caulfield’s Cultural Heritage
Vol 3 Caulfield’s Recreational Heritage
Vol 4 Caulfield’s Recent Municipal Heritage


(limited copies available)

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 By Jennifer F O’Donnell

Find out about the architecture and past residents of one of Caulfield’s earliest surviving houses, Heatherbrae in Jennifer O’Donnell’s latest house biography.


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Newsletters from 1972-2000 were scanned in 2021 with funding from the Victorian Government’s Local History Grants Program.

Glen Eira Historical Society gratefully acknowledges the support of the Victorian Government and Public Record Office Victoria for making this project possible.

Caulfield Historical Society Newsletter Index.

WWI Walking/Driving Tour

Welcome to the WWI Walking/Driving Tour featuring sites of significance to WWI in the City of Glen Eira, prepared by the Glen Eira Historical Society. To listen to a narrated audio of the walk click on the audio play links below. A transcript of the walk including a map is also included and can be seen here .

The audio was produced in 2014 at Golden Days Radio 95.7 FM with assistance from the office of David Southwick Member for Caulfield and funded under the ANZAC Centenary Community Grants Program. We particularly acknowledge Tim Symons of Golden Days Radio for his professionalism and enthusiasm for this project.

The Last Post is courtesy of the Royal Military College Band, Duntroon.

To listen to the full WW1 Walking/Driving tour please click here.

Local History Booklist

100 Years of Local Government – Early Caulfield, Mrs AP Bell (1957).

Battlers Tamed a Sandbelt – Moorabbin 50 Years a City, Tom Sheehy/City of Moorabbin (1985)

Caulfield 1869 – 1935 memories of the past, William Ludwig Samuel Sebastian Lechte, City of Caulfield  (1992)

City of Glen Eira Thematic Environmental History [Refresh] 2020 Click here

Flying the Yellow Flag: the First Voyage of the Glen Huntly 1839-40. Compiled by Olive Moore (1990)

From Sand, Swamp and Heath… a history of Caulfield, Murray and Wells (1980).
Full IndexStreet IndexIllustrations Index

Memories of McKinnon: Growing up in Prince Edward Avenue, Tony O’Grady (2021) – enquiries to

Moorabbin:  A Centenary History 1862-1962, Moorabbin City Council (1962)

Moorabbin:  A Pictorial History 1862-1994, John Cribbin/City of Kingston (1995)

Over the fence: new writing from Caulfield, edited by Phillip Edmonds (1989). Stories and poems written by people from the Caulfield area.

Return to Rosstown, Jowett & Weickhardt (1979)

The wounded warrior & rehabilitation : Including the history of No. 11 Army General Hospital/Caulfield Rehabilitation Hospital, Bruce Ford  (1996)