The Forest Range and Lenswood History Group Inc.

The history of our part of the Adelaide Hills. Click on the images below or the menu links for more information. Email us – lenswoodforestrange2012@gmail.com

AGM 7 August

Download pdf ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 7 August at Lenswood Bowling Club, Cold Store Road – 7.30 pm *** ALL WELCOME *** Agenda Confirmation of the minutes of the previous annual general … Continue reading

July 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Norton family

Today is a milestone for the Norton family of Forest Range. Over 125 years ago Charles Norton and his wife Jane leased and then purchased section 83 at Forest Range.  Charles … Continue reading

July 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

ANZAC 2015

We have started gathering family stories and photos on the 15 men on the World War 1 memorial. Do you have any information or photos or know any relatives of … Continue reading

May 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

RURAL YOUTH REUNION

    See more at http://ruralyouthlfr.wordpress.com/ Share your memories, photos and join us on the day – email History Group Download the RuralYouth-promo

May 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

MEMBERSHIP

New members welcome At the incorporation meeting held in December 2013 it was agreed to charge a membership fee for the coming year+.  The agreed fee is $20 and that … Continue reading

May 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

NEWSLETTER

Our current newsletter is now at local post offices.  Let us know if you don’t get one, or click on the link to download. 2014 April  ::  FRLHG-Newsletter-2014-April

April 29, 2014 · 3 Comments

MEETINGS

Next meeting 7.30 at Lenswood Primary School – first Thursday in the m0nth - CLICK HERE for details AGM – 7 AUGUST – Lenswood Bowling Club – 7.30 Committee Members: Chair: Evelyn … Continue reading

December 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

ORAL HISTORIES

  Oral History Interviews :  We treasure the memories and stories that our residents are sharing with us. Our current project of oral history collections is broadening our knowledge of … Continue reading

October 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

CURRENT TOPICS

CHARACTERS – click here – developing a site of stories of the characters in our district. PLACES OF INTEREST - click here – read our histories of local sites. FAMILIES - click … Continue reading

March 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

FAMILY NEWS UPDATES

Many people in our community are interested in researching their family history. Many people from outside of our community are interested in their own family roots in this district. This page provides … Continue reading

February 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

MEMORIALS

World War I memorial Lobethal Road, Central Recreation Ground, Forest Range – Cenotaph flanked by two pencil pines. Inscription ERECTED BY THE RESIDENTS OF LENSWOOD AND FOREST RANGE. IN HONOR … Continue reading

February 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

SHOPS

What do you know about shops in the district? Do you remember Brock’s shop at Forest Range.   Did you get chocolate frogs from Mrs Brock?  Did your family get … Continue reading

February 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

HISTORY DAY SUMMARIES

2013 – held Sunday 13 October at Lenswood Primary School Focus:  100 years of the Mission Hall Families:  Schultz and Plummer Click here for overview 2012 – held Saturday 13 … Continue reading

February 19, 2013 · 1 Comment

FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK

Become our Facebook friend at http://www.facebook.com/LenswoodForestRangeLocalHistory Remember to “like” us on Facebook.  Just click below.

February 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

SA HISTORIC PHOTOS

Review old photos of early South Australia held in the National Archives of UK - http://www.flickr.com/photos/nationalarchives/sets/72157632017806730/

January 27, 2012 · Leave a comment
Lenswood & Forest Range Rural Youth - Memories

Supported by The Forest Range and Lenswood History Group :: http://historylfr.wordpress.com/

History Group : Meetings and minutes

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History Group : Significant sites

The Forest Range and Lenswood History Group Inc. Collating information on sites, preset and past, in our district. Click on the menus options below.

The Forest Range and Lenswood History Group Inc.

The history of our part of the Adelaide Hills. Click on the images below or the menu links for more information. Email us - lenswoodforestrange2012@gmail.com

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