Wow!  Have I a treat for you? 

Just checked the mailbox... Didn’t see anything...

Headed back inside…

Then I thunked, “Hang on! There was something poking down...".

I returned – Surprise! Surprise!

 

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Viccars    Resurrected

Back in the early days of Fyansford.com
"Viccars' post office" caused me considerable confusionSee Viccars' Conundrum

Now I can rest easy.

I have a contemporary authority on Viccars, the post office and a location that no longer exists

(Gary Viccars)

Press clippings

St Luke's Fyansford
St Luke's Fyansford

Geelong Advertiser 26 Mar., 1914 Page 2

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Notice (2)
Notice (2)

Geelong Advertiser 18 Sep., 1913 Page 3

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A small village by Violet Read
A small village by Violet Read

Weekly Times 6 Nov., 1920 Page 60

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St Luke's Fyansford
St Luke's Fyansford

Geelong Advertiser 26 Mar., 1914 Page 2

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Maps

1890 Map of Fyansford Viccars' Store  #1
1890 Map of Fyansford Viccars' Store #1

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1922 Cementies map (p
1922 Cementies map (p

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Superimposed over 2020 map

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1890 Map of Fyansford Viccars' Store  #1
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Viccars' Insight

A  welcome nugget

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I look forward to sharing  Viccars' Insights over the next however long.

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From one generation to another

 

Memories...

© Betty Viccars Ca 1980s

It might help to know a bit about the Viccars' family tree.

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Draft 1.

Compiled by a third party.

Additions and alterations invited

Note:

Order of births, Christian names, etc. may be incorrect

 
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Viccars' Insight

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Betty Viccars' Memories

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As typed by Betty Viccars back in the '80s

Thru others' eyes

 
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Childhood Memories

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As typed by Betty Viccars back in the '80s

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That's life pre-electricity

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As typed by Betty Viccars back in the '80s

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That was life back then...

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Viccars' Insight

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And, last but certainly not least

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Betty's Collection (3 sections - 11 pages)

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Section 1. Memories (6 pages)

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Section 3. A True Story of Life Before Electricity (2 pages)

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Betty's Collection (3 sections - 11 pages)

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Copies of OCR or scanned versions

of original type-written texts

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Online digital version (downloadable) 

of Fyansford.com's modified copy of Betty's notes

 
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An interesting diversion

Viccars' Insight

Lawrence Carroll wasn't just your regular run-of-the-mill Fyansford market gardener...

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Geelong Advertiser 1906

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