Lilydale & District Historical Society Inc - museum Lilydale Melba
Lilydale & District Historical Society Inc - museum Lilydale Melba
 
 
 

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The Manor House, Lilydale - Can You Help?


The new owners of the historic The Manor House at Lilydale ( Maroondah Highway next to the Warburton Trail), are wanting any photos people may have of the home to help with their restoration work.

If you have any information or photos, can you please contact Sue Thompson at: info@lilydalehistorical.com.au

The Manor House, formerly Wynfield, was built c 1886 and owned initially by the Taylor Family. It was purchased by Edward Janson in 1902.





Cave Hill Master Plan


At our last committee meeting and our August General Meeting a copy of the society's submission to the Master Plan being developed by Sibelco was tabled and read.

To read our submission click here.

For the latest developments on the Master Plan go to www.plancavehill.com.au or click on this link.

Check out Cave Hill Document Library for the latest information.





Displays


Twice a year, the society changes its various display boards. We have a board on Melba, Lilydale Cemetery, local businesses, local people, schools and local incidents such as murders.  We also display the history of the court house. Each display is carefully researched by society members.

The Old Lilydale Court House, 61 Castella St, Lilydale is open Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays 11am to 4pm and Fridays 1 to 4pm. Other times by appointment.





Suffrage Petition Victoria 1891


If have any information about any of the signatories and their families and would like to add it to the website, please contact Sue Thompson at suethompson50@ozemail.com.au or email: info@lilydalehistorical.com.au











 
 


Contact: Sue Thompson (president) 03 9761 9192 or Joy Gothe (secretary) 0405 128 964.

Email: info@lilydalehistorical.com.au

Our home is the Old Lilydale Court House at 61 Castella Street, Lilydale..
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