Clunes

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Clunes, C1900. Photography: Bawden

Clunes is situated on the Tullaroop Creek. Gold was discovered at Clunes on 01 July 1851, and by 1884 the mining was principally quartz reefing.[1]


Contents

Origin of the name

History

Clunes Mayors (1859–1921)

# Mayor Term
[[]] 1858–1859
[[]] 1859–1860
[[]] 1863–1864
[[]] 1864–1866
[[]] 1866
[[]] 1869
[[]] 1869–1871
[[]] 1871–1872
[[]] 1872–1873
[[]] 1873
[[]] 1874–1875
[[]] 1875–1877
[[]] 1877–1878
[[]] 1878–1879
[[]] 1879–1880
Joseph E. Meyers 1880
Christopher Jobson 1881
Andrew Nicholls 1882
[[]] 1883
Thomas Cooper 1884
[[]] 1885–1886
[[]] 1886
[[]] 1887–1888
[[]] 1888–1889
[[]] 1889–1890
[[]] 1890–1891
[[]] 1891–1892
[[]] 1892–1893
[[]] 1893–1894
[[]] 1894–1895
[[]] 1895–1896
[[]] 1897-1897
[[]] 1897–1898
[[]] 1898–1899
[[]] 1899–1900
[[]] 1900–1901
[[]] 1901–1902
[[]] 1902–1903
[[]] 1903–1904
[[]] 1904–1905
[[]] 1905–1906
[[]] 1906–1907
[[]] 1907–1908
[[]] 1908–1909
[[]] 1909–1910
[[]] 1910-1911
[[]] 1911
[[]] 1912–1913
[[]] 1913–1914
[[]] 1914
Richard Lean 1914–1915[2]
[[]] 1915–1916
[[]] 1916–1917
[[]] 1917–1918
[[]] 1918–1919
[[]] 1919–1920
[[]] 1920–1921


Around 1962 Robert Charles Colville, of Colville Constructions, was contracted to build a new bridge at Clunes.

Clunes Bridge. Courtesy personal collection of Andrew Matheson.


Governance

Geography and climate

Environment

Economy

Demography

Culture

Sport

Industry

Food Manufacturing

Clunes Butter Factory


Hotels in Clunes

A list of hotels in Clunes.


Mattress Manufacturing

Egelaar


Photography

Hornsby's Studio


Printing

Clunes Guardian & Gazette


Woollen Mills

Clunes Woollen Mill


Unions & Associations

Clunes Miners' Association


Tourism

Transport

Architecture

Education

Clunes School of Mines

Media

See also

George Steel

John Steel

Mining in Clunes - Mining companies in Clunes - Mining gullies in Clunes - Mining gutters in Clunes - Mining leads in Clunes - Mining reefs in Clunes

References

  1. Victorian Municipal Directory, 1884.
  2. 1915 'THE CONCERT.', Clunes Guardian and Gazette (Vic. : 1918 - 1918), 3 August, p. 3, viewed 9 May, 2014, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article135783022
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