Fifty Years History of Kensington and Norwood


Cat No.:   AU5023:

A valuable history and record of this significant early community close to the city of Adelaide. To quote from the Preface -:On December 26th, 1902, the Council of the Town of Kensington and Norwood decided at its ordinary meeting to publish a sketch of the rise and progress of the town from the inauguration of Municipal Government in 1853 to the year 1903—the date of the jubilee of the town. This little work to which these lines form the introduction is the outcome of the Council's resolution


Outline of Contents


Then and Now - Early Kensington—Early Norwood—Early Kent Town-—Communication with the City—Newspapers.


The Council and its Work

Parliamentary Representation - Public Works.

Sir E. T. Smith

Public Buildings And Resorts

Public Health.

The Fire Brigade

People - Police—Visits Of Royalty—Some Old Residents—In Memoriam-—Personal.

Education - Schools

Religious, Charitable and Friendly Societies

The Churches—District Trained Nursing Society—East

Some Private Institutions - Hotels—The Chief Residences—Building Societies—Cemeteries.

Comparative Statistical Returns - the Census, 1855-1901.

Sports And Pastimes

Includes many photos of people and houses and other buildings


The whole text is searchable. Search for any word in the text - names, places and more.

No. of CDs is:  1 ;   Format is:  PDF ;   Searchable?:  YES;

FastFind:  Yes;  ISBN No.:   9781920978518;