Someone’s lost their marbles!

Posted Nov 26 in Archaeology, Archaeology of Melbourne, children, Uncategorized

Someone lost their marbles over 100 years ago at Old Bridge Inn in Mernda. Luckily, archaeologists from Dr Vincent Clark & Associates were able to relocate them in the 2017 excavations. The Inn was one of the earliest businesses in Victoria located outside of Melbourne. The marbles may indicate the presence of children, with dolls […]

The Jones Lane Kids

Posted Jun 18 in Archaeology, Archaeology of Melbourne, children, historical archaeology, kids, VC&A, Victoria

On the Friday the 2nd February of this year, artefact specialists from Dr. Vincent Clark & Associates and Christine Williamson Heritage presented their findings at the Victorian Archaeology Colloquium at La Trobe University. Nadia Bajzelj and Dr Christine Williamson presented their interpretation of the finds associated with children from the excavation of the Wesley Church precinct in Melbourne’s CBD. […]