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Woodvale: A Step Back In Time (Book)



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Woodvale - A Step Back In Time. By Ray Wallace.

Published by Woodvale Progress Association Inc. Woodvale, Victoria, Australia.

Softcover Book, 250 Pages.

Published in 2019 and released in 2020, this is a thorough and detailed re-work of the much loved (and now out-of-print) 'Sydney Flat Gold To Woodvale Green' by Ray Wallace, published in the 1980's.

'Woodvale - A Step Back In Time' is packed with interesting tales and fascinating characters from the history of Woodvale, Victoria, Australia. From the Dja Dja Wurrung indigenous people, gold rush and early pastoral settlers through to current day groups and activities.


The squatters
Local government
The gold rush period
Mining revival
Early settler families:
- Attwood
- Bayliss
- Belz
- Daly
- Dolman
- Flett and Ingham
- Gee
- Gill
- Gordon
- Harritable
- Hughes, Tonkin, Clement
- Jobe
- Kelly
- Kirby
- Lawry
- Meighan
- Meurillion
- Priest
- Riley
- Rothacker
- Wood
The way they farmed
Woodvale State School No 1531
Nerring Methodist Church
Industry, trades and professions
Woodvale hotels
Woodvale organisations:
- Country Women's Association (CWA)
- Woodvale Bush Fire Brigade
- Woodvale Auxiliary of Peter Harcourt Centre
- Red Cross
- Woodvale Social Club
- Woodvale Progress Association
- Woodvale Public Hall Committee
- Recreation Reserve Committee
Public Services:
- Railway
- Water
- Post office
- Electricity
- Old Bendigo Aerodrome
- Woodvale Gun Club
- Racing
- Australian Rules Football
- Woodvale Tennis Club
- Cricket
Environmental history
Tales of the times:
- Crime and punishment
- Natural disasters
- Personal tragedies
The changes have rung
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