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150 years: Barnedown State School

Learn about the history of Barnedown State School, one of Victoria's oldest public schools.

Key information

Goornong, 3557
Opened: 1 April 1871
Closed: 5 February 1954
Primary school
School number: 1087
Other names: Ellesmere and Nolan School, Barnedown Common School

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The Public Record Office Victoria (PROV) is the archive of Victoria's State and local government. They look after some of our oldest school records, and we can use these records to help us understand what school life used to be like.

Now it's your turn to do some detective work. PROV currently only have paper records for this school. Take a look to see what info they have on this school.

Reviewed 28 September 2022

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