Wangaratta History

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The history of the beautiful Victorian town of Wangaratta and its people, situated on the confluence of the Ovens and King rivers in north eastern Victoria.

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The Greyhound Hotel ~ Conversations with Grandma Black Eagle, Hotel Deals, History, Historia, History Books

The Greyhound Hotel ~ Conversations with Grandma

This post in the series on Wangaratta hotels deals with the notorious Greyhound Hotel that developed from an earlier hotel on the same location named the Black Eagle. You can read about the Black Eagle here After John Stephens (aka Stevens) purchased the Black Eagle from Albert Franz Christian Weidt in May 1877 he soon after …

George Clark and his unfortunate end ~ Conversations with Grandma

George Clark and his unfortunate end ~ Conversations with Grandma

I have written previously about the inquest into George Clark’s death in June 1854 and how it allowed me to put together information to come up with the location and name of the Grape Inn which was owned by George’s brother William Henry Clark (WHC). George Clark’s death at Kangaroo Gap was a sorry end …

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Pan­demics’ deadly toll

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Pan­demics’ deadly toll

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William Moore – death of an “honorable and meritorious” man

William Moore – death of an “honorable and meritorious” man

William Moore – death of an “honorable and meritorious” man

Blog | Conversations with Grandma Jonathan Harris, Penal Colony, Last Child, Second Wife, Baby George, Water Lilies, History, Blog, Blogging

Jonathan Harris and his Australian progeny

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Blog | Conversations with Grandma George Cross, Mr D, Sunday School Teacher, Anglican Church, Church Of England, Old Building, Place Of Worship, Cathedral, History

Ada Cambridge and the Wangaratta story – Part 8

Blog | Conversations with Grandma

Blog | Conversations with Grandma George Cross, Common People, Sounds Like, Cambridge, Cathedral, Spirituality, History, Blog, Blogging

Ada Cambridge and the Wangaratta Story – Part 7

Blog | Conversations with Grandma

Blog | Conversations with Grandma

Ada Cambridge and the Wangaratta Story – Part 6

Blog | Conversations with Grandma

Blog | Conversations with Grandma The Informant, Church Of Scotland, Old Money, Roman Catholic, Losing Her, Business Women, Cambridge, History, Blog

Ada Cambridge and the Wangaratta Story – Part 5

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Ada Cambridge and the Wangaratta Story – Part 4 Bank Branch, Commercial Bank, Anglican Church, Mining Company, Church Of England, Wonderful Time, Cambridge, Cathedral, History

Ada Cambridge and the Wangaratta Story – Part 4

Ada Cambridge and the Wangaratta Story – Part 4

Ada Cambridge and the Wangaratta story - Part 3 ~ Conversations with Grandma Sydney James, Age Difference, English Gentleman, County Clare, Lost In Translation, Birth Year, The Duff, Memoirs, Cambridge

Ada Cambridge & the Wangaratta story - Part 3

After discussing the Police Magistrate who she considered the upper echelon of Wangaratta society in her memoir Thirty Years in Australia, Ada Cambridge tackled the doctors. Next to the P.M. in the social scale came the doctors. There were two, English gentleman both. One had emigrated for adventure and the goldfields, and spent good years …

Ada Cambridge and the Wangaratta story - Part 2 ~ Conversations with Grandma Cemetery Records, He Has Risen, Church Of England, Best Husband, Thing 1 Thing 2, Memoirs, Cambridge, History, Historia

Ada Cambridge & the Wangaratta story - Part 2

Continuing on a study of the personal memoir of novelist Ada Cambridge titled Thirty Years in Australia we come to the first description of her social life in Wangaratta. The town of W-, where we spent the first year of our Australian year, was a typical country-town of the better class, and at that period …

Ada Cambridge and the Wangaratta story - Part 1 ~ Conversations with Grandma Melbourne Travel, Murray River, The Eighth Day, The Rev, Young Couples, Head And Neck, Scenery, History, Beautiful

Ada Cambridge & the Wangaratta Story - Part 1

Ada Cambridge was a well known, late 19th century novelist and poet. Born as Ada Cambridge in 1844 in Norfolk, England, she married the Reverend George Frederick Cross in Cambridgeshire in April 1870, and within five weeks the young couple had boarded a steamer bound for Victoria. You can read more about Ada’s literary …