In 1891 when my great great grandmother, Alice Morgan, was the licensee of the Cross Keys Hotel at North Essendon there was an inquest held there on the death of a young local girl named Nellie Bloxham who drowned in the Moonee Ponds Creek.
Sad Drowning Case. (1891, November 18).The Coburg Leader (Vic. : 1890 - 1913), p. 1. Retrieved March 26, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66898764
This post is part of the Trove Tuesday series initiated by Amy of Branches, Leaves & Pollen.