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Mueller Hall, Herbarium, Royal Botanic Gardens

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Birdwood Avenue Melbourne 3004 Australia
03 9592 5616 www.latrobesociety.org.au/booking18-3.html

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June 2019

Sunday Talk with the La Trobe Society

June 16 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Ticket Info:
$10
Mueller Hall, Herbarium, Royal Botanic Gardens, Birdwood Avenue Melbourne 3004 Australia + Google Map

WILLIAM HENRY FOSTER: HIS FAMILY AND LIFE IN VICTORIA FROM THE GOLDRUSH YEARS Speaker: Tim Gatehouse, researcher into Victoria’s colonial era William Henry Foster was 20 years old when he arrived in Melbourne in 1852 with a colourful past. He went on to become Commissioner of Crown Lands for the Goldfields 1854 and Chinese Protector 1855-1861 when he stood up for the rights of Chinese people in Ballarat, for example, requesting a Chinese wing to be built at the hospital.…

July 2019

Sunday Talk with the La Trobe Society

July 28 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Ticket Info:
$10
Mueller Hall, Herbarium, Royal Botanic Gardens, Birdwood Avenue Melbourne 3004 Australia + Google Map

'THE PARSON'S WIFE'': IN SEARCH OF HARRIET BEAN, DAUGHTER OF EMPIRE Speaker : Loreen Chambers, Vice-President of the C J La Trobe Society Harriet Battley was born to a military family in Jamaica which moved to the Cape Colony where she was orphaned at 6 years of age. She then shared the changing fortunes of her husband Willoughby Bean, first as a settler’s wife in NSW and then as a clergyman’s wife in Gold Rush Victoria. Harriet did not leave…

September 2019

Sunday Talk with the La Trobe Society

September 15 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Ticket Info:
$10
Mueller Hall, Herbarium, Royal Botanic Gardens, Birdwood Avenue Melbourne 3004 Australia + Google Map

CHARLES HOTSON EBDEN : VICTORIA'S FIRST AUDITOR-GENERAL Speaker: Carolyn Brown, President Black Rock House Inc. Includes afternoon tea. All welcome. Bookings essentail

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