Hugh Linaker (1872-1938) started his gardening work life in Victorian country towns, then moved to Melbourne to the Mont Park Asylum where he was employed as Head Gardener for the Victorian Lunacy Department...Read More
Author: Kathy Andrewartha
Near the Macleod station, south of Cherry Street is an interesting housing estate which was...Read More
Plenty Hospital specialised in treating elderly patients with chronic mental ill health. It...Read More
Tuberculosis Control of tuberculosis (TB, sometimes called ‘consumption’) became an issue in...Read More
Follow us on Facebook
We have an active Facebook group where you can follow our updates and discussions.
The Project is coordinated by a small group of volunteers and we welcome anyone who would like to get involved.
News & Events
- Do you have more stories to add?August 30, 2018If you have additional information to add to our existing histories, or if you have new stories or information to add - please get in touch!
Thank you to our Donors
La Trobe University
Public Records Office of Victoria
City of Whittlesea
Royal Historical Society of Victoria