Sandford on the Wannon River
Pioneers, Settlers and Local History from 1837
Glenelg & Wannon Region of south-west Victoria, Australia.
Sandford was an original HENTY family pastoral run (1837) and is now a rural hamlet in the Wannon River valley, south of Casterton in South-West Victoria, Australia. Contributions welcome !

Map showing Pastoral Runs

Sandford Pioneers and Settlers

Historic Timeline of Events

Sandford Township Map

Sandford, Victoria 1938

1938 Sandford Centenary celebrations. [Click to enlarge]


Daryl Povey
Casterton & District Historical Society
Local pages..

1837 : John HENTY
1839 : Charles BONNEY
1839 : Joseph HAWDEN & Alfred MUNDY
1856 : Sandford Inn
1857 : Caledonian Union Hotel
1863 : A.O.F. Lodge (established)
1863 : Henry BEST (a tragic death)
1870 : Fire of 1870 "Harris's" Store
1871 : Fire of 1871 "Caledonian" Hotel
1872 : I.O.R. Lodge (established)
1872 : Sandford Flour Mills (established)
1887 : Jubilee Oak Tree J. S. ANDERSON
1901 : Fire of 1901 "Quinton's" Rabbit Factory
1902 : John HUGHES (stonemason)
1938 : Centenary Crowd Photograph
1957 : Sandford Centenary Celebrations
Merino & Sandford Agricultural Society
Postcard (Sandford view)
Sandford Cemetery
Tree - DOWLING Family ?

S.S. No.1448 The Bluff School
S.S. No.1654 Sandford School
S.S. No.2601 Bowtell's Creek School

WW1 Memorial & A.I.F. Service
WW1 S.S. No.1654 Honour Roll
WW1 Sons of Temperance Roll
WW1 St Mary's C.of.E. Church Roll

WW2 Memorial & Service
WW2 S.S.1654 Honour Roll

1923 Back-to-Sandford Badge

External links..

Painting of "Sandford House"

BEST, BRAME, KNIGHT, LEWIS, McSHEEHY families

JACKSON, Ernest Sandford


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