Books for sale, Newsletters, World War I Audio Tour and 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.
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
The Langdon Homes of Caulfield (1986)
By Irene Anderson
This booklet is a short history of the Langdon family and their homes; Rosecraddock, Crotonhurst, Lirrewa, Hengar, Beemery and Lincluden.
This booklet is currently being reprinted.
Newsletters from 2013 to date are available here. Click for link to index.
Earlier newsletters from 1972-2000 have not yet been digitised but have been indexed.
WWI Walking/Driving Tour
Welcome to the WW1 Walking/Driving Tour featuring sites of significance to WW1 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.
1: No. 11 Buxton St Elsternwick
2: Australian General Hospital
3: Glen Eira Town Hall
Local History Books
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)
Flying the Yellow Flag: the First Voyage of the Glen Huntly 1839-40. Compiled by Olive Moore (1990)
Memories of McKinnon: Growing up in Prince Edward Avenue, Tony O’Grady (2021)
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)