DONCASTER TEMPLESTOWE HISTORICAL SOCIETY
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The Society holds general meetings on the first Wednesday of the month in February to May, and September to December
and on the first Saturdrnate month
providing a presentation on an aspect of local or general history for the interest of members.
General meetings are held ay of the month in June, July & August,
with an invited speaker at least every alte
at Schramm's Cottage
from 7.30 p.m. - 9.30 p.m. for Wednesday meetings
or from 2.00 - 4.00 p.m. in June, July & August
Visitors are most welcome.
|Wednesday 06 December 2017|| Christmas Party at 7.00 p.m.|
Please bring a plate of Christmas cheer.
|Saturday 09 December 2017||Working Bee at 9.30 a.m.||Wednesday 07 February 2018|| General Meeting at 7.30 p.m.
Margaret Wallace : History of the CWA
|Saturday 10 February 2018||Working Bee at 9.30 a.m.|
|Saturday 17 February 2018|| Annual Garden Party at 6.00 p.m.|
Cost $25.00 per person
Enquiries to Graeme & Glenys McIntyre, 9848 3264
Bookings no later than 10 February 2018
|Wednesday 21 February 2018||Committee Meeting at 3.15 p.m.||Wednesday 07 March 2018|| General Meeting at 7.30 p.m.
Janet Werkmeister : Wireless to @Wallabies
|Saturday 10 March 2018||Working Bee at 9.30 a.m.|
|Wednesday 21 March 2018||Committee Meeting at 3.15 p.m.||Wednesday 04 April 2018||General Meeting at 7.30 p.m.|
|Saturday 07 April 2018||Working Bee at 9.30 a.m.|
|Wednesday 18 April 2018||Committee Meeting at 3.15 p.m.|
The December issue of the DTHS Newsletter includes an article
by John Boylett, the second in a series outlining the results of his research into items held by the Society.
This time it is the treadle sewing machine displayed in the bedroom of Schramm's Cottage.
It was made in the 1860's by Tuanka of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
It was owned by Kate Schramm, and used by Kate & her mother, Eliza Pickering
to teach needlework and sewing in the school room of the cottage.
It was passed down through several generations, finally reaching Mrs Alice Clague (nee Crossman) of Castlemaine.
Mrs Crague donated it to DTHS in 2013.
Incorporated in Victoria, Registration No. A0023204S
This page last modified 01 December 2017
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