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"This publication commemorates the centenary of the establishment and settlement of Smeaton and briefly outlines it's history from 1838. This historic town is located about 30 km north of Ballarat in Victoria. Local and regional histories often include the names of community leaders such as business people, local government officers and elected members. This particular publication names early residents in the district" -- Cover.
Smeaton Centenary Committee: A.J. Redman; C.W. Sewell; B.S. Righetti; M.E. Wyett; P.H. Northcott; A.W. Cosgrave; H.S. Kilfoyle; B. Branagan; W. Darlison p1. Official programme for Smeaton centenary celebrations 16 to 20 April, 1938 p1. Settlement and development of Smeaton district: a historical sketch from the days of Major Mitchell and Captain Hepburn / J.S. Taylor p3. Other settlers come, early land sales, Creswick’s start p5. Old established firm still connected with the district [Messrs Nevett, Nevett and Glenn of Ballarat / office at Creswick] p7. The district as a goldfield p9. Institutions arose in the sixties [1860s] p11. Smeaton Presbyterian Church; Smeaton Roman Catholic Church / P.J. Branagan; Kooroocheang Church and School [Methodist] p11. Smeaton Mechanics’ Institute; Smeaton, Spring Hill and Bullarook Agricultural Society p13. The Scottish ‘Smeaton’ and how the name was derived; Memories of early Smeaton / T. Boyes p13. Some early Smeaton residents of 1838 to 1880 / T. Boyes p17. Andean and Son; Cr John Anderson; Samuel Atkin; W. Baker; Thomas Barry; J.W. Boadle; Michael Branagan; John Bunyan; Robert Buchanan; P. Casey; Andrew Clark; Mr and Mrs Joseph Cook; W. Cooper; Edward Coulson; Robert Cowie; Richard Darlison; Rev Marsh Dixon; Anthony Dockery; M.C. Donnelly; James Dunnett; Henry Elsworth; Evan Evans; John Fagan; Joseph Fawcett; Peter Finlayson p17. Stephen Flanagan; Thomas Foley; Edward Green; Mr Hewitt; William Hughes; ‘Joe’ [servant of Captain Hepburn]; Mr James; William Judson; Mr Kennedy; John Kirk; Mr Kneale; Tom Lees; Jacob Levi; Patrick Lynch; James Malone; Peter Mann; Joseph Marshall; Michael Martin; Mr Mather; Mr Mawson; Charles Mehlert; David Miller; William Miller; Mr Minster; Jacob Muller; Patrick and Edward Mulquiny; Charles Murray; McAlpine brothers [John, Sandy and James]; William McAlpine; Mr McColl. Robert McCrum. Archibald McFadyen. David McFadyen p19. William McKnown; J.C. McLachlan; J. McPhee; Peter McRorie; G.L. Nase; Thomas O’Donohue; James Orr; James Parker; John Postlewaite; Alexander Pennycock; J.W. Pritchard; William L. Richardson; Andrew Risk; Mr and Mrs William Richards; Mrs Roy; Alfred J. Redman; Mr and Mrs John Ronaldson; John Stevens; John Stewart; Mr Sewell; William Smith; Mr Schappnots; Richard J. Sheehan; George Taylor; David Taylor; William Thistlewaite p21. Jeremiah Toomey; Frederick Toose; Lewis Toose; William I. Toose; Frederick Toose junior; Thomas Hennessy Tracy; Henry Twitt; Richard Whatmore; Mr Webb; Mr Webbley; Mr Wicking; Edward Williams; R.B. Williams; Andrew Wilson; Robert Wilson; Mr Woodhouse; R. Northcott; J. Martin; A. Peters; Mrs Mansell; Mr Johnstone; Mr McInerney; Mr Ferrari; H. Kuring; McFadyen brothers; Staley brothers; Mr Malone; Mr J. Archibald; J. McDonald; Rory McLeod; Mr Williams; Robert Waddingham senior and junior; W. Pickering, Mr O’Grady; James, Alex, George and John Archibald; Mrs Thistlewaite; Mr Ambler; Jas Clark; W. Pearson; Boatswain Parker; A. Risk; J. Risk; G. South; D. Jones; M. Curran; D. Crichton; A. Beveridge; ‘Geordie’ Dan; Tom Lee; Mrs Thornton; A.A. Dyke; G. Lort Smith; R.J. Sheehan; P. McInerney; C.W. Milne; Mrs Hood; T.H. Tracy; Mr Walsh; Mr McManus, A. Campbell p23. Moorookyle – and the colours of the earth / J.S.T. p23. Kooroocheang – as seen in varied views from many aspects / J.S.T. p25. Bullarook – Birch’s Creek and the hand of time / J.S.T. p27. The old mill wheel turns slowly [Anderson’s Mill, Smeaton] p29. Photo of Smeaton House p31.
E.H. Hearn, Smeaton Bakery ii. Doepel, Lilley and Taylor, auctioneer, land, estate and insurance agents p2. AWM Compression fittings [J.F. (Leo) Sheehan); Cawsey Menk and Co. Pty Ltd, soda fountains and aerated water machinery; Chandlers Hardware Stores, D. and W. Chandler p4. P.H. Northcott, The Storekeeper p5. G & N Pedigree Seeds p6. Gemmola and Nastasi Fruit and Vegetables p7. F.C. Redman, Butcher p8. S.G. Valentine and Co., Stock and Station Agents p9. Pears Fine Furniture; Wendouree Butter Factory p10. W.B. Maine, Chemist, Creswick; C. Marks and Co., Jewellers; Victor Brooms and Brushware: Thos Mitchell and Co. Pty Ltd; Thos C. Jones, Universal Provider, Allendale p12. Boulton and Oates, Car Dealers, Ballarat p14. J. Tait and Sons, Grocers, Wine and Spirit Merchants, Creswick p15. T.H. King, Radios, Clunes p16. Paterson, Powell and Sandford, Manchester p18. D. Anderson and Co., Oatmeal; Allendale Terrier Coursing Club; Claude Lett, Fruiterer and Greengrocer p20. Mark and Philp Pty Ltd, Tailors and Menswear, Ballarat; Gower, Mann and Roberts Pty Ltd, Motor Body Builders and Repairers, Ballarat p22. Robert Ritchie, Grocery Store, Ballarat; John McLeod and Co. Pty Ltd, Food Products, Ballarat p24. Holeproof p26. Cliff Hepburn, Automobile and General Engineer, Smeaton p27. Allchin Brothers, Saddles, Harness and Collars, Furriers, Ballarat p28. Coghlan Boase Pty Ltd, Horse, Sheep, Pig, Cattle and Land Salesmen, Ballarat p29. Crawford Dowling Pty Ltd, Real Estate Agents, Ballarat p30. R. Pasco, Radio and Electrical Goods, Creswick p31. Glen Valley Tea p32. Mignon Hosiery p33. J.H. Stout, Monumental Works, Creswick p34.