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Who do you think we were?

These images from our historical photo collection were donated to us with very limited information about the people, places or events depicted. If you can identify anyone or anything featured in these photos, please comment or contact us.

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Who do you think we were?

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People affected by the Ascot Vale floods in 1954.

  • Lenore Frost

    Ascovale Motors was at 273 Maribyrnong Road, on the south-west corner of Epsom Road, on the site of the current 7 Eleven convenience store.

Ascot Vale was affected by a flood of the Maribyrnong River in 1954.

Ascot Vale was affected by a flood of the Maribyrnong River in 1954.

Woman standing outside a fruit shop in Puckle Street, Moonee Ponds, date unknown.

Two children looking at construction work being undertaken on St Thomas’ Church of England in Essendon around 1932.

  • Lenore Frost

    This photo shows the demolition of the old St Monica's R C Church, Moonee Ponds.

Photograph of a World War 1 soldier, signed “Yours sincerely Fred, Essendon, 20/11/1915”

A billiards night, possibly in Essendon.

Six men in sporting clothes, possibly in Essendon, date unknown.

Members of the Ascot Vale Presbyterian Church Cricket Club Team. Part of the Essendon District Church Cricket Association.

  • Moonee Valley Libraries

    William Kennedy Park is on the right-hand end of the middle row. His brother, Walter Park, is second front the right-hand end of the top row, holding a cricket ball.

A sporting or social group in front of a marqee. Possibly around 1910.

Possibly "The Gollywogs" again, dressed up as bookies. A day at the races perhaps?

A Federation era photograph of "The Gollywogs".

Some of "The Gollywogs", a social group that met in Moonee Ponds in the early 20th Century.

  • Lenore Frost

    The Gollywogs were associated with St Thomas' Church of England, Moonee Ponds.

A church based sports team and their coaches. The date, location and team name are all unknown.

  • Lenore Frost

    Ascot Vale Presbyterian Church, probably the Gymnastics Club formed in 1903. Rev W Fraser is on the left.

  • Moonee Valley Libraries

    This picture also includes brothers Walter and William Kennedy Park. Walter is next to the Reverend, next in the row is his brother William Kennedy. Thanks again to Eve Park, daughter-in-law of William Kennedy Park, for providing this information.

Unidentified wedding party, early 1900s.

A bride, probably in Essendon, around 1910.

A wedding. Possibly in Essendon around 1910.

Portrait photograph of Harold and Margaret Luckwald, taken around 1914.

  • Lenore Frost

    Luckwald embarked for overseas service as a Corporal in 1915, and returned as a Sergeant in 1919, marrying Margaret Polson in 1920, so the photo would date to 1919 or 1920. http://empirecall.pbworks.c...

  • Moonee Valley Libraries

    Thank you Lenore, this is fantastic information.

  • K WDB

    This is not Harry and Margaret. It is bert and Ruth luckwald, Harry's siblings. Taken prior to embarkation.

  • Lenore Frost

    Herbert Luckwald embarked as a Private in 1915, was promoted to Corporal in 1916, and Sergeant in 1918. He took his discharge in London in 1919.

Essendon Baseball Team, date unknown.

  • Moonee Valley Libraries

    From Eve Park we've learned that this photo includes the two Park brothers, Walter and William. Walter Park is second from the left in the back row. William Kennedy Park is in the centre of the front row. William Kennedy Park was born in 1884 the son of Anthony Glover Park and Elizabeth Whittle. He was a very active participant in Essendon community life, playing cricket and baseball in local teams, being a member of both the local light opera company and the Burns Society, and also serving as Mayor of Essendon.

A sporting group, possibly a hockey team, in the Federation era.

Photograph taken by Dover Studios of an unidentified wedding.