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Main Title: Early settlers & families 1838-1960 : the shire of Ferntree Gully.
Author: Peace, Ray, author.
The Knox Historical Society inc., (various roles)
Imprint: Ferntree Gully, Vic. : Knox Historical Society, 2023.
Collation: 120 pages : illustrations, map, facsimiles, portraits, paperback ; 30 cm.
Subject: Pioneers
Family histories
Knox (Vic. : City) (Bunurong Country and Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung Country)
Sherbrooke (Vic. : Shire)
Ferntree Gully (Vic.) (Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung Country)
Fern Tree Gully (Vic. : Former shire)
Notes:
Includes index.

Contents:
The Alberni family -- Edmund Ashley & family -- Herbert Bailey & family -- Susan Bambury & family -- John Wood Beiby -- Rev. James Clow & family -- Samuel Collier & family -- Charles J. Dawson & family -- The De Coite family -- The Dinsdale family -- The Dobson family -- The Exner family -- The Falconer family -- Daniel Foster & family -- Ada Friberg -- The Gilbert family -- The Golding family -- The Griffiths brothers -- Thomas Grimwood & family -- Riddell Grogan & family -- The Hagboom family -- The Handasyde family -- William Head & family -- William Horner & family -- Arthur Kleinert & family -- Sir George H. Knox -- Violet Lambert -- George W. Leach & family -- Robert Llewellyn -- The Lording family -- The Maguire family -- James John Miller -- Edward Mortiboy -- William Murphy & family -- Johann Neumann & family -- Vere Page -- Herbert M. Pegler & family -- The Piergrosse family -- John Ramage & family -- William Kennedy Ross -- The Row family -- The Selman family -- Dr Donald Simpson -- Dr Lawrence Louis Smith -- Hermann Tampe & family -- The Taylor family -- Wally Tew -- The Tillack family -- The Tyner family -- George A. Vasey -- The Vassallo family -- The Wicks family -- Heinrich Wilhelm Zeising.

More than fifty detailed accounts are assembled with photographs and illustrations to document the hardships and tribulations of those who hacked out a living in the busy municipality of the Shire of Ferntree Gully.

The former Shire of Ferntree Gully included the following suburbs: Avonsleigh, Bayswater, Belgrave, Boronia, Clematis, Emerald, Ferny Creek, Kallista, Lysterfield, Macclesfield, Menzies Creek, Monbulk, Olinda, Sassafras, Scoresby, Selby, Sherbrooke, Tecoma, The Patch, Tremont, Upper Ferntree Gully, Upwey, and Wantirna.
Source: Tout-Smith, D. (2004) Municipality of Fern Tree Gully, Victoria in Museums Victoria Collections, Museums Victoria - Municipality of Fern Tree Gully. Accessed 07 December 2023.
Result Collection Location Shelf No Status Notes
Non-Fiction Main Library 994.51 FERN PIO Available