The Mont Albert District - a Pictorial History 1830 to 2013

References and Acknowledgements

Indigenous Heritage
Geology and Topography
Vegetation and Fauna
Climate and Hydrology
1840s to 1870s
1850s - Parish of Nunawading
1852 - Whitehorse Inn
1861 - Postal Services
1880s - Electricity Supply
1880s to 1920s
1882 - Phantom Railways to Doncaster
1883 - Residential Heritage Precinct
1884 - Broughton Park subdivsion
1884 - Brickworks
1885 - Surrey Hills district - map
1888 - Football Clubs
1889 - Gas Supply and Gasworks
1889 - Doncaster Electric Tramway and Tower
1890 - Mont Albert Railway Station
1892 - Surrey Hills Golf Club
1892 - Water Supply, Reservoirs and Sewerage
1899 - Telephone Services
1905 - The Surrey Dive
1907 - Scouts and Guides
1912 - Mont Albert Village Shopping Precinct
1914 - Mont Albert Progress Association
1916 - Californian Bungalows
1917 - Schools
1917 - Wattle Park
1924 - Early Shortwave Broadcasting from the Surrey Hills district
1924 - Black's Estate
1925 - Bus Services
1929 - Tramways
1930 - Cricket Clubs in Mont Albert
1930s - Balwyn - Beckett Park Bonfires and Wildlife Sanctuary
1948 - Grange Tennis Courts
1957 - Pioneer Park
1961 - Surrey Hills Communications Tower
1981 - Box Hill Miniature Railway
Koonung Creek Parklands
Heritage Notes
Mont Albert Road - Early History
Mont Albert Rd - the East End
Elgar Rd - north and south of Mont Albert Rd
Mont Albert Rd - View St to Elgar Rd
Bushland Reserves
Service Associations
Sporting Clubs
Box Hill Institute of TAFE
Walking Trails
The Author's Websites
References and Acknowledgements

Grateful thanks are extended to the following individuals and organizations, for information used in researching this Project.

inks to URLs are underlined.

Picture Australia

National Library of Australia

Picture Victoria

Parks Victoria

Nillumbik Shire Council

Aussie Heritage

City of Whitehorse

Maroondah Shire

Royal Historical Society of Victoria

Association of Eastern Historical Societies

Museums Australia (Victoria)  


Warrandyte Historical Society

Whitehorse Historical Society

Doncaster-Templestowe Historical Society

Box Hill Historical Society

Lilydale and District Historical Society

Whitehorse Manningham Local History Database

Royal Historical Society of Victoria

Museums Australia (Victoria)

Lilydale and District Historical Society

Heritage Victoria

John Monash Enterprises - pre WW1

Doncaster Rail Study - 2012

Melbourne Water

Victorian Railways

Public Transport Victoria

Google Maps

Telstra Museum

History of Shortwave Broadcasting in Australia (Bob Padula, 2012)

Surrey Hills Neighbourhood Centre

Mont Albert Village




Extensive use was made of material researched from digitised newspapers, particularly the Melbourne "Argus" and "Age".

Print Publications

Box Hill (by Andrew Lemon, 1978)

Surrey Hills in Celebration of the Centennial 1883-1983, reprinted 2001, (Surrey Hills Neighbourhood Group)

The Days we Remember 1960-1994 (Box Hill Historical Society, 1995)

Those Were the Days 1930-1960 (Box Hill City Council, 1994) 

The Days Before Yesterday (Box Hill City Council, 1993)

The Whitehorse Landscape (Box Hill Historical Society, by Gary Presland, 2011) 

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