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Main Title: The progress of Birchip : a wonderful record / compiled and published by J. Edward Robertson.
Author: Robertson, J. Edward
Imprint: Melbourne, Vic. : J. Edward Robertson, 1911.
Collation: 72 p. : ill., portraits, pbk ; 22 cm.
Subject: General histories
Birchip (Vic.) (Wotjobaluk, Jaadwa, Jadawadjali, Wergaia and Jupagulk Country)
Edition: facsimile ed.
Contents: Wheat yields p2. Progress Association p6. Mechanics' institute p8 (photo p57). Agricultural Society p8 Fire Brigade p9. Sporting clubs p9. Birchip Brass Band p10. Lodges p10. Churches p10. Birchip Advertiser newspaper p10. Banks p10. Hotels p10. Stock sales p10. Birchip Shire Council p10. Birchip Electric Light Company (electricity) p11. Post office p11. General review p11. Connelly Brothers hay and corn merchants p13. Victoria Coffee Palace p13. Commercial Hotel p15. Thomas Grace, butcher p16. J.T. Bales, baker p17. Shamrock Hotel p18. J.P. Kensley, butcher p20. Blencoe and Ackland, auctioneer, stock and station agents p21. Mallee Furniture Arcade p22. W.T. Jenkin, plumber and tinsmith p24. Birchip Coach Factory: J.T. Lilburne, coachbuilder, wheelwright, general blacksmith and farrier p26. C.J. Sheridan, photographer p28. Three fine views of Windarra Estate, the property of Mr Thomas McClelland p29. Birchip Hairdressing Saloon p30. N. McDonald, carrier p31. Frank O'Donnell, auctioneer, land and estate agent p32. Some of Birchip's progressive businessmen (portraits) p33. Hannah Bros: 'The Ballarat Store', Donald and 'Victoria House', Birchip; general storekeepers, drapery establishment and boot emporium p34. Hancock and Malcolm, auctioneer, stock and station agents p36. Oakley and Thompson, solicitors p37. Long's Coffee Palace p38. Morrow and Co., auctioneers, land and estate agents p39. Birchip Saddlery Depot, Mr D.J. Byrne, proprietor p41. Birchip Flour Mill, Messrs Sheean Bros, proprietors p42. Polytechnic Store, S.L. Williams and Co. proprietors p43. William Hicks, jeweller etc. p45. Messrs A. Nonmus and Co., Wool, skin and hide merchants p46. 'The Blue Store', Young and Coffey, proprietors p47. Birchip Hotel, Miss L.J. Holman, proprietress p48. Mr W. Quihampton, saddler and harness maker p49. W.H. Lockwood and Son, general store p51. Mr S.E.D. Carlisle, chemist p52. The Phoenix Store, H. Perrin, proprietor p53. James Phelps, the Birchip Foundry and Waggon Factory p54. Edward F. Danaher, land and finance agent etc. p56. H.V. Bray, drapery 'the White House' p58. Lachlan McKinnon, drapery 'Birchip Cash Store' p60. McClelland, Barber and Co., auctioneers, land, finance and general commission agents p62. Denis Coffey, news agent, bookseller, stationer and tobacconist p63. Mr W.H. Fielding, builder, contractor and undertaker p64. A key to photographs in terms of site usage in 1982 p67. Mr E.G. Cutts, land and finance agent (inside back cover).
An index to this book can be found at the same call number.
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Non-Fiction Main Library 994.59 BIRC ROB Available
Non-Fiction Main Library 994.59 BIRC ROB Available