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Taroona, 1808-1986: Farm Lands to a Garden Suburb.

Taroona Historical Group
xx 360 pages, indexed, illustrated. Written By Past and Present Residents of Taroona. The front of the jacket is lightly crushed at the head, with a short tear at the head of the spine. The body of the book is in excellent condition - clean, unmarked and solid. Overseas customers please note the book is heavy and will attract additional postage. . CONTENTS: Chapter 1- Natural History, Includes Fauna, Flora and Geology; Chapter 11 - Nineteenth Century, Initial Location Orders, Batchelor's Grave, William Sherburd's Farm, Crayfish Point, The Retreat, The Brown's River (Taronga) Probation Station, House Fire Near the Probation Station in 1847, Brown's River Road now the Channel Highway, Coach Service, The Shot Tower, The Grange Horse Trough, Hobart-Huon Railway, The Quarantine Station, Plan of part of Cartwright's Estate (Between 1888-1891)and photographic study showing the growth of the suburb over 160 years, 1880-1986, Chapter 111- Twentieth Century: The Old Public Hall, Light Interludes at the Old Public Hall & Taroona Tea House, Ketch "Olive" Overturned, Early Means of Transport, The Cloudsdale Holiday Cottage & Reminiscences of Holidays at Taroona 1 & 2, Boat Sheds, The 12th Apostle from Maria Island Located at Taroona, The First Bus Shelter& Childhood Reminiscences 1947-1959' The Pilot Line, Experiences of the Tasmanian Bushfire, 1967 (4 authors), Taroona Today & 3 aerial photographs. Chapter 1V - Houses & Properties, "Acton"and 26 Channel Highway, "The Grange"and"Hillgrove", "Oakleigh" and "Taroona House" and Crescent, "Wartling" (Later Meath Avenue) and Winmarleigh", Chapter V - Subdivisions: Avalon Subdivision, Belhaven Avenue and Churchill Road, Flinders Esplanade and Grange Subdivision, Illawong Crescent, Monomeath Estate, Nightingale Avenue and Seaview Avenue, Sunnybanks (Oakleigh) Estate, Taronga Subdivision, Winmarleigh Avenue Subdivision and subdivision of land around Winmarleigh House, Chapter V1 - Churches: The Anglican Church, The Baptist Church, The Roman Catholic Church, The Uniting Church, Chapter V11 - Clubs & Organisations: Apex Club, Brownies,Community Aid Abroad,Country Women's Association, Ex-Servicemen's Club, Girl Guides, The Playgroup,The First Progress Association,Rotary Youth Camp,Scouting, Senior Citizens Club and Stewart Players, String Ensembleand the Theatre Guild Chapter V111 - Commercial: The Fanfare Angora Goat Stud, The Hotel, The Little Shop and The Old Shopping Centre, The Poultry Farms, The Shell Service Station, The Village Shopping Centre, Chapter 1X - Community Services: Child Health Clinic and The Community Playground, Councillors, Fire Brigade, Library Services and Mary's Grange Home for the Aged , Meals on Wheels and Medical Services, The New Community Hall, Recreation and Reserves Committee 1960-1968, Red Cross Society and St. John Ambulance and St. Joseph's Family Support Centre, Telephone Services,Water and Sewerage Chapter X - Education: Early Education, Pre-School and Kindergarten, The State Primary School, Keith George, The State High School, Chapter X1 - Families: Bloomer, Bonnitcha, Charlton, Dixon and James Families (1.3 megabytes) Chapter X11 - Sport & Recreation, Archers Club & Bowls Club & Diving and Fishing, The Kelvedon Community Street Party & The Soccer Club and Kelvedon Park Soccer Ground, The Swimming Club & The Tennis Club, The Walk along the Alum Cliffs, More Walking Tracks End matter Contributors (List of authors with reference to chapter and title) & miscellaneous matter Index A-Jo Index Jo-Z
Published 1988 Taroona Historical Group [Taroona, Tasmania]
ISBN 0731630912
Keywords Taroona Tasmania Australian Local Histories


Condition Jacket Condition Binding Size
Very Good Very Good Hard Cover 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall
Good Reading Book Reference: 19215