15 August, 2015

August 15 On This Day in Dunolly & District History


1878 Oldmeadows of Dunolly, jam manufacturers received an honourable mention from the food jury at the Paris exhibition.

15 1886 Rev James Moy Ling, Chinese Missionary, conducted the service in the Dunolly Wesleyan Church with a large congregation. On Tuesday 11 Chinese will be baptised in the church.

1911 Horse parades were held in Dunolly and examined by Mr Johnson the Govt inspector.

1936 Mr Catto of Rheola won the trophy for the 3rd time for apple export competition, the trophy put up by Mr Colombie. It is now Mr Catto’s permanently.

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