Items for Sale
Members and friends have published books about the area.
To obtain copies of any of our books and postage and handling costs, please email or phone the Hastings-Western Port Historical Society, or phone Shirley Davies on (03) 9781 1141.
Postage varies according to size, weight of book and postcode destination.
Framed Photographs - Hastings Pier/Jetty - $15 each. Postage extra.
HASTINGS PEOPLE & PLACES Vol. 1
is the first book published in a series of five volumes all featuring historic places and pioneers of the Hastings Western Port area.
The book contains 136 pages and 62 photos, an index and retails for $25.00 *plus postage and handling.
HASTINGS PEOPLE & PLACES Vol II
This book contains 133 pages, 60 photos of local scenes and identities, an index and is available for sale at $30.00 *plus postage and handling.
Hastings People & Places Vol III
Vol III is the third book published in this series featuring scenes and pictures of past and present identities of Hastings and surrounding towns.
Contains sections on ferries, weddings, sports, street scenes, schools and industry, and includes 61 photos and 136 pages.
Cost $30 *plus postage and handling.
Hastings People & Places Vol IV
The cover of this new volume displays the historic Fish Shed and historic pier along with the modern Pelican Park Recreation Centre.
The book encompasses a wide range of historic information including the Blue Willow Pattern china, World War I, Hastings Maypole Dancers, the 'Redbird' wreck that can be seen from the Hastings pier, etc. etc.
The book contains 135 pages and is indexed. $30 *plus postage and handling.
Western Port Fishermen
This provides information and pictures about the fishing industry of Western Port from its beginnings to the present day. 229 pages, indexed.
Authors Helen Hannan and Bruce Bennett.
$30 *plus postage and handling.
Hastings Memories published by the Hastings-Western Port Historical Society, and compiled by Susan Rowe, a descendant of the Mentiplay and Mirabella families, is a book with stories and memories, and is the result of contributions from 26 residents who were born, grew up and lived in the Hastings district or who are newcomers.
Hardcover, 247 pages and indexed.
Now on sale for $30.00 *plus postage and handling.
Morradoo about Nothing
A History of Crib Point and Bittern: Neighbours in Destiny.
This is a book about the Settlement of Crib Point and Bittern, the Railway, Naval Depot, Bittern Store and Post Office, Crib Point township and Post Office, World War II, Post war migrant families and the Fire Brigades of Crib Point and Bittern.
Colourful softcover book, 176 pages and indexed.
Now on sale for $25.00 *plus postage and handling.
The Butcher, the Baker, the ...
(of the Mornington Peninsula) By Bruce Bennett.
Colourful softcover book, 218 pages and indexed. Now on sale for $25.00 *plus postage and handling.
Listing of Books Available For Sale at Museum
|Australian Aldershot - History of Victoria's first military reserve at Langwarrin 137p index||20.00|
|Balnarring Byways & Memories Vols 1,2,3 & 4 Price per book||15.00|
|Balnarring Byways & Memories Vol 5 Price per book||20.00|
|Fish Markets of Melbourne, The, (by Bruce Bennett) 154 pages, index||25.00|
|From Conflict to Reform - personal reflections on formation of Shire of Hastings (by Doug Thompson) 159p no index||10.00|
|Frontier French Island (by Ruth Gooch)||50.00|
|Ham & Beef Battery - (by Bruce Bennett)||25.00|
|Haphazard Quilt - Poems with CD (by Weston Bate)||25.00|
|Hastings Fishermen - (Bruce Bennett)||25.00|
|Hastings Memories - a book with stories and memories of people who were born, grew up or are newcomers to the area Hardcover , 247 p, indexed - (Ed. Susan Rowe)||30.00|
|Hastings People & Places Vol. I - pictures, information and index||25.00|
|Hastings People & Places Vol. II - pictures, information and index||30.00|
|Hastings People & Places Vol. III - descriptions and photos||30.00|
|Honourable Alfred Downward, The (by I J Hackett)||16.00|
|Letters of Heartache and Hope (story of refugee family in Europe coming to Australia and experiences in refugee camp and life here - author lived at Hastings 159p (by Edith Torokfalvy)||16.50|
|Matthew Flinders' narrative of Tom Thumb's Cruise to Canoe Rivulet (Ed. by Keith Bowden) Please Note: Hard cover 20.00 - Soft Cover $15.00||15.00 / 20.00|
|Mornington Peninsula Railways & their Communities (Ed. by Joan Patrick)||25.00|
|Morradoo About Nothing - A history of Crib Point and Bittern: Neighbours in Destiny. (by Bruce Bennett & Arthur & Woodley) 176p, indexed.||25.00|
|Mr Bass's Western Port - The Whaleboat Voyage (by Harry & Valda Cole)||35.00|
|Old Piano Story, The (by Frances Octavia McCrae)||8.00|
|Snapshots of the Faithful - Holy Trinity (Anglican Church) Hastings. Index.||25.00|
|Stories & Poems from the Mornington Peninsula||10.00|
|The Butcher, the Baker, the ... (on the Mornington Peninsula) ... (Bruce Bennett)||25.00|
|Under the Pine Trees, History of Frankston Primary School (Davey St) 1874-1999 (by Dorothy Condon), 100p, no index||12.50|
|Western Port Fishermen by Helen Hannan and Bruce Bennett. Detailed history of fishing in Western Port from 1840 to the present day. Indexed, softcover 229 p.||30.00|