Can you help identify these photos, or help with research topics or special projects?
These photos and topics relate to buildings, people, places or organisations in the Geelong Region.
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Can you identify this medal? The Nhill & District Historical Society was asked about it - it was in a box purchased at a sale - probably Geelong.
This medal has now been positively identified. From Freemasons Victoria: the medal is a foundation jewel of the Western Conclave of the Order of the Secret Monitor meeting in Terang.
The local freemasons group have been provided with the details.
The following people are working on various research topics - please contact them if you can help:
RESOLVED: thank you
We are trying to sort out a series of school register indexes compiled over a number of years by the Geelong Family History Group for schools in the Barrabool Shire. These entries are in our Potpourri database.
This advertisement appeared on the front page of the Geelong Advertiser on 19 Dec 1840 and 26 Dec 1840.
What was "THE BRICKS: Branch Association"?
"Bricks" have been identified in Tasmania - generally louts who if they broke a window yelled "Bricks" as they fled. It is not known if this was a similar "group" in Geelong!
The caption says "Birregurra is going ahead" but is it a photo of Birregurra or Ondit or ??
The photograph was reproduced in the Geelong Advertiser in the 1970s however "locals" ask - is it really Birregurra. Can you help - names of shopkeepers etc. - to identify the correct location?
IDENTIFIED: this is Cressy and NOT Birregurra. Confirmed with electoral rolls etc and a photo on the SLV Picture Catalogue showing these actual buildings.
View the 2nd image on the right or follow this link and look at a larger version of the image H87.52/131 taken c1909-1914.
|DM001||Information about this painting and the MOTH family can be found here.
IDENTIFIED: a member of the MOTH family has been in touch and provided some terrific information on the family and the shop
|Z004||Ocean Grove school in 1953 - Grade 1 ?
Can you help identify students in this photo?
Front row (L-R): 1, 2, 3, 4
To help with the identification, a list of possible students (based on age) has been provided.
|W002||Building ruins - former hotel or house?|
|Z001, Z002 and Z003||Stained Glass Window - located in storage on the Bellarine Peninsula or near by.
Centre piece :
Born at Falkirk Scotland March 7th 1821
Is it AP or AF?
|W001||IDENTIFIED: Identified as St Luke's Methodist Church, Highton - it still exists but a new church has been built in front of it.|
This photo was taken by J. LOCKWOOD who was operating from 102 Moorabool St, Geelong in 1912 and from 92 Moorabool Street 1917-31.
Can you tell us anything about the band, the people, etc.?
IDENTIFIED: as a Salvation Army Band, but not confirmed which Corps.