1855 Events

May 1855

Uniting Church. Eventually a brick chapel, named the Tuckfield Chapel (after Rev. Tuckfield, an early minister of Yarra Street) was opened. It was situated down Wyndham Street near to the flour mill in Jetty Road – this being the route to Geelong at the time. The society also owned in the vicinity – a minister’s house – the first minister being Rev. G.B. Richards. << Read More about the history>>

July 1855

Bellarine Rural City Council. The first annual meeting was held on July 11, 1855, when a large number of land and householders attended at the Bucks Head. The Board reported that, as a result of its endeavours, it had been able to form one mile, 416 yards of road and had practically formed a further one mile 144 yards. <<Read More about Bellarine Rural City Council>>

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