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The Rye Historical Society publishes the Newsletter quarterly.

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Apr - June 2024

• From the President
• From our Library – Flinders Cargo Shed: Heritage and Environs Flinders District Historical Society
• From our Collection – Photograph: Lila Mary Rowley
From our Gatherings – February General Meeting, March General Meeting, April General Meeting, Sherry Tyzack
• From the Shire
• Meetings, Guest Speakers and Events

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Jan - March 2024

• From the President
• From our Library – Time Without Clocks by Joan Lindsay
• From our Collection – The Good Manners Chart
• From our Gatherings – October General Meeting, End of year function
• Assistance Required
• Meetings, Guest Speakers and Events

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Oct - Dec 2023

• From the President
• From our Gatherings
• Re-opening of the museum in the Old Schoolhouse
• Annual General Meeting
• “Bring A Treasure” Event
• September General meeting
• From our Collection – The Maori Club
• From our Library – Harold Holt: Always one step further by Ross Walker
• Meetings, Guest Speakers and Events

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July - Sept 2023

• From the President
• From our Gatherings
• Ian McBeath: Rye Cemetery and Memorial Gardens
• ‘Amongst the old folks’ – Rye Cemetery by Phil Cain and Mick Woiwod
• ‘Welcome Home to Rye’(1945)
• Burin’yong bulluk: Dolphins, Seals & Sealers
• Meetings, Guest Speakers and Events
• Subscriptions and Committee Nominations

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April - June 2023

• From the President
• From Our Gatherings
• Seeing Melbourne from Rye – by Tony Heyes
• From our Library – Down the Bay By T. K. Fitchett
• From Our Collection – Accoutrements made from Jet
• Meetings, Guest Speakers and Events

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Jan-Mar 2023

• Visit of Ambulance Victoria
• Mechelle Cheers : A Potted History of the Rye Community Group Alliance
• Buckley’s Chance by Garry Linnell
• Robert Rowley’s Nature Study Work Book
• Refurbishment of the Museum

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Oct-Dec 2022

• RYE – 100 Years Ago (1922)
• RYE – 75 Years Ago (1947)
• Little Girl Lost by John Hazledine
• Development of Tootgarook 3941, pre-1951

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Jul-Sept 2022

• Notice of AGM
• RYE, 1947 – 75 Years Ago
• RYE, 1882 – 140 Years Ago
• The Tootgarook Swamp Fertilizer Works

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Apr-Jun 2022

• Rye, 1947 – 75 Years Ago
• The Tootgarook Swamp Prior to the Fertilizer Works
• Mr James Purves (Snr) – His Early Years in Australia

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Jan-Mar 2022

• VALE – Peter Randoe
• Letter to The Editor
• RYE, 1922 – 100 Years Ago
• RYE, 1947 – 75 Years Ago
• TOOTGAROOK, What’s in a Name?
• Edward W Hobson and Kangerong
• Observations on Insolvencies in the mid-1800s

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Oct-Dec 2021

• AGM and Museum Upgrade
• VALE: Neil Tyler
• VALE: George Mitchell (and ‘Seaview House’)
• Rye and District Farming, Pre-WW1
• St David’s Presbyterian Church, Rye, 130 Years Ago
• Flying High?? – Peninsula Aero Club, 75 Years Ago

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Jul-Sept 2021

• President’s Report
• Subscription Renewal Time
• Notice of AGM in August
• The Canterbury Jetty
• RYE, 1911 – 110 Years Ago
• Early Boat Wrecks – Canterbury to Dromana
• Reminiscences of Canterbury Jetty and Boats
• RYE, 1946 – 75 Years Ago

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Apr-June 2021

• VALE – Pauline E Powell
• Snapshots Down Memory Lane
• RYE – WW2 Services Personnel “Welcome Home”, 1946
• RYE – 75 Years Ago, Barbed Wire on Rye Back Beach
• RYE – 100 Years Ago, Wollomai in trouble off Rye
• RYE – WW1, “He Volunteered for Service”

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Jan-Mar 2021

• President’s Report
• Subscription Renewal Time; Notice of AGM in August
• The Canterbury Jetty
• RYE, 1911 – 110 Years Ago
• Early Boat Wrecks – Canterbury to Dromana
• Reminiscences of Canterbury Jetty and Boats
• RYE, 1946 – 75 Years Ago

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Oct-Dec 2020

• 75 Years Ago – Smoke over the Rye Back Beach
• Origin and Development of the Rye Jetty
• The Mason Jar for Food Preservation, by John Bertacco
• RYE – ca. 75 Years Ago: Mrs Hunt’s Foreshore Tea-Rooms
• RYE – 100 Years Ago: “The Herald” Delivered to Rye by Air

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Jul-Sept 2020

• Notice of AGM
• VALE: Jill Bastow
• Telegraph Upgrades, 1888 & 1908
• The “Tyrone Homestead”
• Mr John Cain JP
• Rye and Early Victorian Postal Services, by John Hazledine
• The Role of Drones in Historical Research, by John Bertacco

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Apr-Jun 2020

• RYE – 75 Years Ago
• RYE – 100 Years Ago: HMS Renown, Royal Visit in May 1920
• 88 Years Ago – ORSOVA Grounded off Rye in 1932
• RYE Historical Society – TIME LINE (Part 2): 2011 to 2019

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Jan-Mar 2020

• Interpretive Signs, (above and p3-4)
• Post WW1 – Diggers Return Home, 100 Years Ago
• Mention of RYE 110 Years Ago – re the Lady Nelson
• RYE – 75 Years Ago
• Rye Historical Society – Time Line (Part A): 2000 – 2010

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Newsletters Pre 2020

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"The Old Schoolhouse" Rye Primary School,
Collingwood Street, Rye Vic 3941

The Museum is open on the first Sunday of each month 2pm - 4pm.

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Email: ryehistoricalsociety@gmail.com
Mail: PO Box 65, Rye 3941
Office hours:  Tuesdays  9.30am - 12.30pm

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St Andrews Anglican Church Hall
35 Lyons Street, Rye
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