Barkstead

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A postal village 116 1.2 miles NW of Melbourne, situated on the most western branch of the eastern Moorabool. It has a police station, post office and State School. Occupation of residents is principally sawing, splitting and other forest work; but there are a few farms, and mining is carried on to a small extent. 1954 population - 111.[1]


References

  1. The Victorian Municipal Directory and Gazetter for 1884, p156.

--Sallyanne Doyle 22:32, 18 September 2012 (EST)

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