Local histories are a fabulous resource for all sorts of history of places,
locals and anecdotes, and this history of Shepparton in Victoria is no
Written and produced in 1938 to commemorate 100 years of progress, this book
begins in 1838 with the explorers Hawdon and Bonney who were the
first white men to enter Shepparton. This is followed by the squatters and their
land, the towns beginnings, the development of transport, personalities and
industry, public utilities, businesses and professions, education, banks,
churches and societies, hospitals and sporting clubs.
A wealth of history both in text and photographs, this is a must for anyone
with an interest in the district.
High quality scanned images of the whole of the original book. This CD has
been bookmarked for easy navigation, and pages can be searched, browsed,
enlarged and printed out if required.