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James McAra Mitchel managed William John Clarke's Rockbank Sheep Station for over a decade. Mitchel left an indelible mark on the Shire of Melton through his innovative practises and management skills. This is the story of how Mitchel's legacies were almost lost in the admittance papers of the Kew Insane Asylum.

Presented by Mitchel’s descendant, local genealogist and author, Janeen O’Connell, in conjunction with the Melton Family History Group.

Image by Charles Nettleton, courtesy of the State Library Victoria.

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1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Saturday 30 April 2022
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9747 5300


Melton Library & Learning Hub
31 McKenzie Street
Melton VIC
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This event is presented as part of the 2022 Heritage Festival.


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