JC Lloyd Square

The above photo and information came from an article in the Pakenham Gazette 16 February 1983. It shows from left to right: Graeme Sweeney, Cr Syd Pargeter, John Lloyd, Harold Keys & Norman Beaumont. John Charles Lloyd (1906-1984) inherited Holly Green from an uncle in the late 1930s and renamed it Brechin. A portion of… Read More

Brechin Gardens

Brechin Gardens Plaque Transcription ‘Brechin Gardens’ (once part of the farm ‘Holly Green’) was first / owned by Gippsland pioneer Thomas Walton. Walton built the original / house in 1855 and some of the garden is thought to date from this time. Businessman Sidney J Webb was the new owner in around 1880. In /… Read More

Narre Warren Memorial Gates

Today the Memorial Gates comprise four pillars – the inside pillars commemorating World War One were erected first, the outside pillars commemorating World War Two were later additons. Pillar 1 Transcription 1918 Erected / by the / Residents of / Narre Warren / As a Memorial / To those who answered / their Country’s Call… Read More

Narre Warren & District Family History Group Inc

Narre Warren & District Family History Group – Life Members Honour Board Transcription Narre Warren &  District Family History Group / Life Members 1992 Edna Taylor / 1992 Lorraine Taylor / 1993 Carol Llewelyn / 1994 Jenny Baker / 2002 Jenny Hayes / 2008 Val Holland / 2011 Lynne Bradley / 2011 Di Christensen Narre… Read More

City of Berwick Bicycle Path Network

City of Berwick Bicycle Path Network Plaque Transcription The City of Berwick / Bicycle Path Network was jointly opened by Cr. Kirsty Lottkowitz, / Mayor of the City of Berwick / and / Cr. Lorna Wilson, / Deputy Mayor and Chairperson of / the Municipal Bicycle Plan Committee / on 28th July, 1992. This plaque used… Read More

Patrick Northeast Wetlands Reserve

Patrick Northeast was the first Town Clerk and City Manager of the City of Berwick. He was also the Victorian President of the Institute of Municipal Management during his career. Reference: Place names of Berwick, City of Berwick Historical Pamphlet 3 by Dr Debbie Stephan. Rotary International Plaque Transcription Rotary International Symbol / District 9820 /… Read More

Max Pawsey Reserve

Maxwell John (Max) Pawsey was born in Coburg, Victoria in 1930 and died in Cobram, Victoria in 2011. During his working career he worked for the City of Moorabin, City of Preston, City of Coburg and the Shire of Doncaster and Templestowe before his appointment as City Engineer for the City of Berwick in 1973,… Read More