September 28, 2021

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Post Office Directory 1904

Post Office Directory 1904

Residents of Wallan – 1904, 1921 and 1925

Below are lists of three annual directories for the Wallan area. Please appreciate not every head of a household may be listed, for example the 1904 list does not appear to include ministers of the local churches. The entries are spelled exactly as published.  

Wise’s Victoria Post Office Directory 1904

Wallan Wallan
Bourke Co.
31 m N E by rail from Melb; post, tel, & money order office; pastoral

  • Barber George A, grazier
  • Barber Henry, grazier
  • Bourke John, baker
  • Budd Willam H, farmer
  • Burns Douglas, blacksmith
  • Burns Robert, blacksmith
  • Cameron John, contractor
  • Chenhall James, constable
  • Clayton Henry, Carpenter
  • Clayton Margaret, Rose & Crown Hotel
  • Cleve Charles, grazier
  • Crawley Alfred, dairy
  • Crawley Charles, baker
  • Crawley Walter, butcher
  • Dougall Hugh, farmer
  • Dougall Thomas, farmer
  • Dowie Mrs K, Mac’s Hotel
  • Hadfield William, farmer
  • Hargrave Chas, & Chas j, bootmakers
  • Holmes G T, blacksmith
  • Johnston John, farmer
  • Johnston Robert, farmer
  • Knott Walter, carpenter
  • Lade & Saunders, dairymen
  • Laffan John, Inverloch Castle Hotel
  • McCormack William, farmer
  • McDonald John, storekeeper
  • McDougall Arch, contractor
  • McKendrick Alex, butcher
  • McKendrick Neil, farmer
  • McKendrick Thomas, butcher
  • McLeod Angus, grazier
  • McLeod Ann, farmer
  • McLeod Thomas, grazier
  • McNaughton John, farmer
  • Munro Hugh, farmer
  • Munro William H, farmer
  • Normoyle John, farmer
  • Normoyle Michael, farmer
  • O’Dwyer John, Woodman’s Arms Hotel
  • o’Neil James, dairy farmer
  • Palling Edward, baker
  • Poulter George, jun farmer
  • Poulter William, farmer
  • Randell Natt T, shire sec
  • Randell Thomas, greengrocer
  • Robertson George, grazier
  • Robertson James, grazier
  • Robertson John, The Springs stn
  • Rowe Charles, farmer
  • Sage W T, mgr creamery
  • Saunders Frederick, farmer
  • Scott William, carpenter
  • Slatter George, dealer
  • Slatter William, carrier
  • Smith Mrs E, dressmaker
  • Starling Ambrose, farmer
  • Sutherland Christina, dressmaker
  • Sutherland Donald, blacksmith
  • Taylor A L, butcher

Wallan Wallan Railway Station
Bourke Co 29 m N E from Melb; post & tel, office; agric

  • Barber G, grazier
  • Bond William, Railway Hotel
  • Brown Patrick, railway porter
  • Carson John, ganger
  • Chantem James, railway porter
  • Cleve William, farmer
  • Coghill Alexander, restaurant
  • Coleman Willam, farmer
  • Duckworth Thomas, farmer
  • McCarthy Charles, railway porter
  • McDougall Duncan, farmer
  • Mahady William, farmer
  • Munro Hugh J, farmer
  • Patton Charles D, farmer
  • Patton Robert, farmer
  • Reece Robert, farmer
  • Row Arthur, station master
  • Sutherland James, farmer

Sands & McDougall’s Directory of Victoria for 1921

Sands & McDougall’s Directory of Victoria for 1921
Sands & McDougall’s Directory of Victoria for 1921

Wallan
29.5 miles by rail, thence by coach, Shire of Broadmeadows, Parish of Wallan Wallan, Co of Bourke

  • Anderson, Albt J, storekeeper
  • Baker, Herbert
  • Barber, Hy, grazier
  • Barnet, Wm, J. baker
  • Bell, Norman
  • Brooks, Benj J & Wm H
  • Bull, Arthur E
  • Butler, Wm, farmer
  • Cabey, Edward B
  • Cahill, Thomas, farmer
  • Cameron, John, grazier
  • Ch of E
  • Clayton. Geo V, grazier
  • Cleve, Chas, jun, farmer
  • Cleve, Chas, sen, farmer
  • Cleve, John, farmer
  • Coghill, Sinclair G
  • Crawley. Edwd, W, butcher
  • Cummins, Bryan, J, farmer
  • Dougall, John, farmer
  • Dougall, Thomas, jun, farmer
  • Dykes, Thomas
  • Feldbarrar, Theodore, Hy
  • Free Library
  • Grills, John, farmer
  • Hadfield, Rupert, C, farmer
  • Hanchatt, Richd C, farmer
  • Hennessy, Wm D, farmer
  • Hetherington, Paul & Wm, grcrs
  • Holmesa, G, blksm
  • Johnston, John F, farmer
  • Jolley, Jonah
  • Knott, Walter, cpntr
  • Laffan, John L, grazier
  • Lagan, David J T
  • McCarthy, David, farmer
  • MacDonald, Norman L, strkpr
  • McDougall, Archd  E, farmer
  • McGuiness, Timothy J
  • McKendrick, John, sen
  • McLeod, Angus, farmer
  • McLeod, Mrs Anne
  • McLeod, Thos, farmer
  • McNaughton, John
  • Mann, Wm G, farmer
  • Mellingue, Jas A
  • Merchant, William
  • Methodist Church
  • Moore, James, rlwy emp
  • Munro, Hugh, grazier
  • Munro, Wm J, farmer
  • Newberry, Saml;, strkpr & pstmstr
  • Normoyle, Michael J, farmer
  • O’Dwyer, Mary E, htlkpr
  • O’Hanlon, Francis M C, strkpr
  • Patton, Chas D
  • Patton, Douglas W A, wd mrcht
  • Police Stn
  • P O – Newberry, Samuel
  • Power, Geo V, stn mstr
  • Pres Ch
  • Railway Hotel
  • Reid, James L, grazier
  • Rowe, Chas W, farmer
  • Scott, Claude Wm
  • Sheppard, Fredk G, farmer
  • Smyth, John, grazier
  • Stewart, Jas
  • Stewart, Mrs Harriett A, nurse
  • Stockdale, Wm H, contractor
  • Stubbs, Horace P
  • Swan Rev Ernest A
  • Swann, Chas F, farmer
  • Vallence, Jerimiah J, farmer
  • Watt, Robert, farmer
  • Wilcock, Ernest L, S S tchr
  • Wilson, George, grazier
  • Woodman’s Arms Hotel

Sands & McDougall’s Directory of Victoria for 1925

Sands & McDougall’s Directory of Victoria for 1925

Wallan
29.5 miles by rail thence by coach, Shire of Broadmeadows, Parish of Wallan Wallan, Co of Bourke

  • Baker, James A
  • Barber, A G & Herbt L, grzrs
  • Burt, Arthur L
  • Burns, Thomas M, farmer
  • Butler, Wm, farmer
  • Cabey, Edward B
  • Cahill, Thomas, farmer
  • Cameron, John, grazier
  • Ch of E
  • Clayton, Geo V, grazier
  • Cleve, Chas, jun, farmer
  • Cleve, Chas, sen, farmer
  • Cleve, John, farmer
  • Coghill, Sinclair G
  • Crawley. Edwd, W, butcher
  • Cummins, Patk A, farmer
  • Dougall, Thomas, jun, farmer
  • Fitzgerald, Rev Wm G
  • Form, Edmund
  • Forbes, Henry R
  • Fountain, Norman S, stn mgr
  • Franklin, Frank W
  • Free Library
  • Friend, William J
  • Geary, Albert E
  • Grills, John, farmer
  • Hadfield, Rupert C, farmer
  • Hamilton, Chas & Co, stk agts
  • Hennessy, Wm D, farmer
  • Hetherington, Paul & Wm, grcrs
  • Holmes a, G, blksm
  • Johnston, R T & Wm, farmers
  • Knott, Walter, crpntr
  • Laffan, John L, grazier
  • Laird, Alexander F
  • McCarthy, David, farmer
  • McConnell, Bernard, farmer
  • MacDonald, Norman L, strkpr
  • McDougall, Archd E, farmer
  • McKendrick, John, sen
  • McLeod, Angus, farmer
  • McLeod, Thos, farmer
  • McNaughton, John
  • Mann, Wm G, farmer
  • Manthorpe, George
  • Mellingue, Jas A
  • Merchant, William
  • Methodist Church
  • Minchin, C E & F C, frmrs
  • Moore, James, rlwy emp
  • Munro, Hugh, grazier
  • Newbury, Saml D, strkr
  • O’Connor, Edwd, bllrm saloon
  • Orr, Chas A & H S, farmers
  • Patullo, Stanley A
  • Pol stn – Byers, Henry H, cnst
  • P O – MacDonald, Norman L
  • Pres ch, – Lee, Rev Joseph A
  • Rlwy htl, – Watts, Annie
  • Rlwy stn – Reid, James L, grazier
  • Rowe, Chas W, farmer
  • Scott, Claude Wm
  • Sheppard, Fredk G, farmer
  • Stockdale, Wm H, contractor
  • Swann, Charles F, farmer
  • Vallence, Jerimiah J, farmer
  • Walters, Frederick
  • Watson, Robt & Thos
  • Woodman’s Arms htlk
  • Young, James E, strkpr