In this area you will find a collection of short histories about various St Kilda identities.
Arriving in Melbourne in 1876, Harriet earned an income from giving swimming exhibitions, teaching swimming and entering swimming races at Captain Kenney’s St Kilda sea baths.
Freddie McEvoy was the first Australian to win a medal at a Winter Olympics
Clarice Lawrence was a WW1 Army Nurse who nursed Gallipoli casualties on the Greek island Lemnos.
John Moore Cole Airey was a politician, grazier and land speculator who purchased Lot 2 in St Kilda's first ever land sale in 1842.
Robert Bennett was born at Tandragee, Armagh, Northern Ireland in ca. 1822
Arrived Melbourne 1842
Frederick Brooke was a well-known St Kilda fisherman and boatman.
Frederick Piggott was a superindendent of Police and a forensic science pioneer.
Arrived Melbourne c1853.
Mirka loved St Kilda’s raffish bohemian charm and made it her home for nearly two decades.