A collection of articles and essays written by members concerning the history of Whittlesea and surrounds.

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Further reading on the City of Whittlesea’s local history:

  • Chinese Settlement in the Whittlesea Shire   Arthur Yong
  • Education at Whittlesea 1848-1978  J W Payne
  • Historic Views of the City of Whittlesea.  Robert Wuchatsch & Gwen Hawke (*)(#)
  • Historic Buildings of the Whittlesea Shire  Robert Wuchatsch & John Waghorn
  • Mayfield Presbyterian Church, Mernda. Richard Ely (#)
  • Nature’s Plenty. Michael Jones (#)
  • Reminiscences of Whittlesea E M Duffy
  • The English Church at Whittlesea J W Payne
  • The Plenty   J W Payne
  • The Plenty Bushrangers of 1842: the first Bushranger’s hanged in Victoria. Lindsay Mann (*)(#)
  • The Whittlesea Railway   Robert Aquilina
  • Wooden Rails to Kinglake and Flowerdale   R Alger
  • Whittlesea Township Heritage Walk. Angela Roper (*)(#)
  • Yan Yean: A History   Dianne Edwards

(*) available for purchase through the Whittlesea Historical Society, refer to Publications page of this website.

(#) available for purchase at Whittlesea Courthouse Visitor Information Centre, cnr Beech & Church Street, Whittlesea.

Note:   many of these titles are available at the Yarra Plenty Regional Library, Mill Park. Visit web site