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A History of Woodville 1977-1987

 

This is a ‘lost history’, rediscovered 20 years after it was written. The City of Woodville asked Susan Marsden to update A History of Woodville, published in 1977, and this was completed in 1987. Woodville Council covered most of north western metropolitan Adelaide lying between Hindmarsh and Port Adelaide. The council boundaries were extended in amalgamations after 1987, and the City of Charles Sturt was established in 1997 following the amalgamation of the City of Hindmarsh Woodville and the City of Henley and Grange.

The author acknowledges and thanks Charles Sturt Library Service and Linda Lacey, Cultural Heritage Project Officer at the City of Charles Sturt for locating this Woodville history 20 years after the handwritten document was received, and for providing the typewritten copy reproduced here.

Susan Marsden, A history of Woodville 1977-1987, unpublished typescript, 1987.

Dr Susan Marsden is a professional historian (and a founding member of the PHA) who runs her own consultancy business, writing commissioned histories, recording oral histories, carrying out heritage surveys and preparing other reports, talks and exhibitions. She has worked as South Australia’s State Historian, and as National Conservation Manager for the Australian Council of National Trusts in Canberra, and has been a member of both ACT and SA Heritage Authorities as well as national heritage committees She is presently a member of the State Records Council and of the SA Heritage Council’s Register Committee. She is author/co-author of many publications, those relating to South Australia’s history and heritage including Historical guidelines (SA Historic Preservation Plan); Heritage of the River Murray; Business, charity and sentiment: the SA Housing Trust 1936–1986; Heritage of the City of Adelaide; Our house: histories of Australian homes (Internet); Challenging times: the National Trust of South Australia 1955–2005; and Twentieth century heritage survey – stage 1 (1946-59) & stage 2 (1928-45).

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