Port Phillip Pioneers Group (PPPG)

The Port Phillip Pioneers Group (PPPG) is a family history group and was formed in May 1970 as a special interest group of The Genealogical Society of Victoria (GSV).  The purpose is to bring together members who can establish lineal descent from Pioneers who settled or were born in the Port Phillip District of the Colony of New South Wales (the present State of Victoria) prior to 1 July 1851.

The State of Victoria in Australia was known as the Port Phillip District of New South Wales prior to separation on 1 July 1851.  Settlement commenced at Sorrento in 1803, then other areas.  Melbourne, on the northern shore of Port Phillip Bay, was settled in 1835.

We celebrate this special time in our Pioneers’ and Victoria’s history.

Please check our website to learn more about us http://www.portphillippioneersgroup.org.au

Come and visit us at the VAFHO Family History Expo

The Port Phillip Pioneers Group (PPPG)

Website: http://www.portphillippioneersgroup.org.au

Email: marilla-james@bigpond.com (Secretary)

Meeting Address: Wesley Hall, St. Andrew’s Uniting Church, 253A Burke Road, (cnr. Malvern Road), Gardiner

Postal Address: 55 Kerferd Street, Malvern East, Victoria, Australia, 3145

Submitted by Marilla James and Barbara Hawkins for the Port Phillip Pioneers Group (PPPG): exhibitor at the VAFHO Family History Expo, Sale, 21 April 2018.

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