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Ashby State School

  • Corporate body
  • 1875 - current

Geelong West began under the name of Ashby in the year 1875 as the result of overcrowding of classes being conducted by Church organisations. The first School Committee was officially elected in 1911. In 1968 Ashby was a Special Class school.

Australian Salt Co

  • Corporate body

Purchased by Cheetham Salt Company c.1920s


  • Person

Bannockburn Shire Council

  • Corporate body
  • 1862 - 1994

The District was created on 31 October 1862. It was proclaimed a Shire on 30 June 1864. Bannockburn Shire and the Meredith Shire united on 15 September 1915. Part of the Steiglitz Riding was severed and annexed to Lara Riding of the Corio Shire on 31 May 1916. Local Government Reform 1993-1995 The Fyansford area was annexed to the City of Greater Geelong on 18 May 1993.

Alsop, PFB

  • Person

Former engineer for Country Roads Board and President of Geelong Historical Society.


  • Family
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