Trentham’s distinctive 1970s High Street clock holds special significance for the town: it commemorates the life and career of Dr Gweneth Wisewould (1884-1972). From a well-to-do Brighton family, she had already enjoyed a full career in Melbourne before arriving in Trentham. She had worked at the Melbourne, Alfred and Queen’s Memorial hospitals; performed surgery at […]
Situated opposite Malmsbury Youth Justice Centre, it was one of the first hotels reached by travellers coming from Kyneton.
The Trentham district has had 21 schools since the first was built in the 1850s. Only two are still operating.
The site on which the Malmsbury Mechanics’ Institute hall now stands was once occupied by a Caroline Chisholm shelter shed.
Trentham first appears in government records in 1857 when Assistant Surveyor John Wrigglesworth surveyed a new parish to the south of Tylden.
Nobody knows the exact location of Malmsbury’s original cemetery but the current site is a picturesque place.