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Libraries, Ascot Vale

Page history last edited by Lenore Frost 6 months ago

Time Travellers in Essendon, Flemington and the Keilor Plains

Libraries - Hygienic, Public, Circulating

 

Known local circulating libraries

Ascot Vale
Essendon
Flemington and Kensington
Moonee Ponds

 

Ascot Vale

 

RAAF Lending Library 1930s?  Possibly at the Showgrounds. Sam Merrifield Local Heritage Collection -  The golden Hades (nd), RAAF Ascot Vale Lending Library, previously Laby, 128 Flinders St, Melbourne, (inside dates 1929 and 1933-34).

 

Cadets Library. [1915]

 

 

Cadets' Library. (1915, May 27). The Essendon Gazette and Keilor,

Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter (Moonee Ponds, Vic. : 1914 -

1918), p. 2 Edition: Morning. Retrieved September 1, 2013,

from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article74588913

 

79a Epsom Rd

  • Mrs E P Askew, 1940

 

150a Epsom Rd

  • W D Burchett, 1940

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Advertising. (1939, March 28). The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), p. 14.

Retrieved August 9, 2015, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12111965

 

146 Epsom Rd

  • ·        A M Higginbotham, 1944/45, 1951, 1955
  • ·        Everyman's, 1957, 1960, 1961-1965

 

193 Maribyrnong Rd

  • ·        Mrs S A Borden, 1940
  • ·        Mrs L M Baker, 1951
  • ·        F & E Dalton, 1957

The Vale Library 

 

 

Courtesy of Moonee Valley Libraries. Probably from the 1950s.

 

195 Maribyrnong Rd

  • E Suter, 1935

 

269 Mt Alexander Rd

  • P J Smith, 1957

          In 1965 P J Smith dry cleaner at this address.

 

383 Mt Alexander Rd

  • Miss E O Shepherd, 1935

 

433 Mt Alexander Rd

  • G H Holden’s Hygienic Library, 1936, 1937, 1939 Trove

 

Advertising. (1937, December 4). The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957),

p. 16 Supplement: The Argus Week-end Magazine. Retrieved July 30, 2015,

from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article11129885

 

 

496 Mt Alexander Rd

  • ·        Mrs A M Holden, 1935
  • ·        H H Courts, 1935, 1940, 1944/45, 1951

 

601 Mt Alexander Rd

  • Mrs M Botten, library, 1940, 1944/45

 

Station Ave

  • Miss I Smale, 1935

 

23 Station Ave

  • Stuckey’s Corner Library, 1937 Trove

 

Advertising. (1937, December 4). The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957),

p. 16 Supplement: The Argus Week-end Magazine. Retrieved July 30, 2015,

from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article11129885

 

28 Station St

  • E Ross, 1930

 

45 The Crescent

 

  • Anwin & McLeod, 1935-1936
  • Anwin & McCarthy, 1937
  • Miss T Drene, 1938
  • C Hocking, 1939-40
  • Mrs M Lehman, 1941-1945
  • Mrs Ella Coleman, 1946-1947

 

See ‘Threepence a book’ by Lorraine Rogers in Threepence a Book & Other Stories from Moonee Valley, by Joe de Iacovo & Contributors.  Wingate Avenue Community Centre, 2001. 

 

195 Union Rd

  • H V Jeffery, 1918

 

ESSENDON CHRIST CHURCH v. ASCOT VALE METH. (1918, February 14). Flemington Spectator

(Vic. : 1914 - 1918), , p. 1. Retrieved June 13, 2016, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article92031631

 

 

212 Union Rd

  • Ascot Book Club, 1940, 1944/45, 1951

 

224 Union Rd

  • Jones' Newsagent's  Library, 1936 

 

 

Advertising. (1936, December 5). The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957),

p. 41 Supplement: Week-End Magazine. Retrieved August 1, 2015, from

http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article11944215

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