Heidelberg Historical Society home page
Main quilts page

Heidelberg’s Busy Bee Signature Quilt, 1895-96

Square D3

Quilt square D3

Transcription

William Dick. / Williamstown.

Comments by visitors:

Williamstown Chronicle Saturday 30 September 1905, page 2
OBITUARY. Mr William Dick. Mr William Dick, who until recently filled the position of post and telegraph master at Williamstown, died on Monday morning last at his residence, the local post office. Deceased, who had attained the age of 58 years, had been on sick leave for some six months prior to his death, being unable to take charge of the Prahran office, to which he had been promoted. The cause of death was neuritis. Mr Dick was a native of Edinburgh, and had been for 37 years in the department, the last six of which were spent in Williamstown. He joined the service at Talbot, and for 14 years was operator at Maryborough, later on filling the position of postmaster at the public offices, Melbourne, Camperdown and Daylesford. Deceased was a man of retiring disposition, but was widely esteemed. He leaves to mourn their loss a widow and family of one son and two daughters. The remains of deceased were conveyed to Talbot, and interred in the Amherst Cemetery on Wednesday.

Submitted on 1st June 2019 at 10:29 AM
Last amended on 1st June 2019 at 10:36 AM

One comment.

Comments are solicited

If you can provide information about the item on this page, please do so. This is a community effort, and your input is valued.


Comment submission not activated at this PC.

If you wish to comment on this information please activate the ability to comment by submitting your email address here. An email with an activation link will immediately be sent to you.

Check your spam folder if you don’t receive it within a couple of minutes.

Click on that link to activate submission of comments. You can activate multiple PCs (eg. desktop and laptop) with the same email address.

We value your privacy. Your email address will not be displayed (except to you and our moderators), given away, or sold to any third parties. Note that a cookie is used to store the activation code on this PC.

We may send an email to you requesting further clarification of the comment you made.

Your email address:

(This may take a few seconds, please wait after pressing the button)


Return to quilts page

Heidelberg Historical Society home page

Heidelberg Historical Society home page