Yarra Plenty Regional Library services the outer municipalities of Nillumbik, Whittlesea and Banyule in the north of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. This blog promoting local history in our community has been operating since 2006 and is managed by the Local and Family History Librarian.
Monday, June 05, 2017
Greensborough Pioneer Robert Whatmough
Greensborough Pioneer Robert Whatmough will be the subject of the next meeting of the Greensborough Historical Society to be held on Saturday 24th June 2017, at 1:15 pm at Greenhills Neighbourhood House, Community Drive, Greensborough.
Jacinta Crealy will be speaking on the life and times of her Great-great-great grandfather Robert Whatmough, whose name is the source of Greensborough’s most popular sporting venue, Whatmough Park. She has recently written a book on her family history and copies will be available for purchase.
On the following day, Sunday 25th The Society will conduct a walk along the Plenty River highlighting venues associated with Robert Whatmough. Contact the Society for details. Robert’s obituary appeared in The Leader 8th Oct 1887.