Search
Close this search box.

Category: Changing Times

Agriculture

Agriculture in the District. The National Geographic Society says that ‘agriculture’ is the art and science of cultivating the soil, growing crops and raising livestock.

Read More »

Beecroft School of Arts

Early residents in Beecroft quickly established a community life for the new village. Churches were built. Shops were built. An area, which became the Village

Read More »

Boer War

While there was much public celebration of colonial involvement in what we now call the Boer War, no public activity to celebrate sending a young

Read More »

Christmas

Christmas in Beecroft and Cheltenham As a community, Christmas has been noted in Beecroft since at least the coming of the churches with their celebrations

Read More »

Cook Captain James

Persons of Interest Captain James Cook, Chorley and Cheltenham  In 2020, the 250th anniversary of the sighting of Australia by Captain James Cook, it is

Read More »

Health

 Tuberculosis and other diseases in the settlement of early Beecroft   Because of its altitude, a fact often included in advertising material for early subdivisions

Read More »