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ABN 82 104 322 096

Beaumaris Conservation Society Inc.
(formerly Beaumaris Tree Preservation Society 1953-70)

P.O. Box 7016

 

BEAUMARIS VIC 3193

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Balcombe Road
Alexander Beatson  Balcombe
1811 St Helena Island
1877


Original purchaser of large estate, The Briars, Mt Martha VIC, who used his land on Balcombe Road, Mentone, to rest his cattle on their walk to the market in Melbourne
Bickford Court
James Bickford













Bodley Street George Frederick Bodley


1912 Cheltenham Pioneer
Cemetery
VIC

george bodley, old
                    cheltenham cemetery
Clerk of Works, Moorabbin Shire Council
Burgess Street
Cr William George Burgess
1852
Kilmore,
Victoria
1916 Brighton General Cemetery VIC
Moorabbin Shire President
Charman Road Stephen Charman
1821 Warnham,
Sussex, England
1916 Lang Lang
Cemetery VIC


Comport Street
Cr Henry Comport

Stoke,
Kent, England
1909 Cheltenham Pioneer
Cemetery
VIC
Cr Henry Comport,
                    Old Cheltenham Cemetery
Moorabbin Shire councillor
Cromb Avenue
Andrew Cromb





Named in 1971-73 after the City Engineer of the City of Sandringham, who supervised the clearing and paving of nearly all of the streets in Beaumaris, it was the street on the south boundary of Banksia Reserve, which then still had a very large River Red Gum in the centre of it.
Dalgetty (sic) Road
Frederick Gonnerman Dalgety
1817
Quebec, Canada
1894
Stockbridge, England
Frederick Dalgety, the largest-ever single private landowner in Beaumaris, once also owned the site of Black Rock House.
Keys Street
John Keys

County Tyrone,
Northern Ireland
1904


John Keys was Moorabbin Shire Secretary and Engineer.


Cr Robert Keys





Robert Keys was Moorabbin Shire President 1874-75.
Lang Street
Matthew Lang
1830
Airdrie,
Lanarkshire,
Scotland
1893
Presbyterian Section, Boroondara Cemetery, Kew, VIC
Matthew Lang was Mayor of Melbourne 1889-92. He built the mansion "The Point", which was demolished in 1959, and after which the nearby Point Avenue is named.
Morey Road William Morey












Moysey's Run
James Moysey













Rennison Street
Cr Thomas Rennison






Retired as a Moorabbin Shire councillor in 1888.
Sparks Street Cr Harold Sparks
1853
At sea, off St Paul Island, Indian Ocean
1913 Anglican Section,
Gore Hill
Cemetery
NSW
Moorabbin Shire councillor 1885-87
Stayner Street Cr George Alex Stayner






Retired as a Moorabbin Shire councillor in 1888.
Ward Street Cr William Ward






Moorabbin Shire President 1875-76
Weatherall (sic) Road John Weatherill













Wells Road
Henry Wells








Woff Street
George Woff, John Woff, Robert Woff and William Woff









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