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Mannerim: Timeline

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Some events in the history of Mannerim :-

Pre-European SettlementArea inhabited by Bengalat balug (Clan) of the Wathaurong Tribe
1802First European explorers.
January : Lieutenant John Murray
April : Captain Matthew Flinders
1803 - 1835William Buckley the first European living in the area
1835 +Area investigated and surveyed by Wedge and Gellibrand
1836 +Area occupied by squatters
1868North of Marcus Hill, Mannerim took its name from a property of the same name containing 307½ acres.  It was owned by William Arabin Smith
1879Invitation to tender by John Kinder Archer for tanners and bark strippers for stripping two paddocks of wattle
1882J.K. Archer's estate sold to James Wilson of St. Albans
1891Charles McKinlay Head Teacher of Paywit South S.S. No. 309.  Allison Scott, Dora Scorer and Jane Travis, female relieving teachers
1911Name changed from Paywit South School No. 3096 to Mannerim School
1925Methodist Church in Banks Road and a public hall near the railway station

Last Updated on Sunday, 10 May 2009 23:11  

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