Established 1894

The Wallaby Club .Inc

Biographical entry Palmer, T.

Summary

T. Palmer was an original Wallaby Club member joining in 1894 and remained a member until 1901. He was Headmaster of Wesley College (1897-1902) and remembered as a great educationist. However he was dismissed in disgrace due to embezzlement of school funds and went to South Africa where he wrote and edited 30 text books on English and mathemetics between 1910 and 1925. His wife was murdered there in 1911. In 1894, with Otto Krome, formed (the old) University High School.

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1894 - 1901
Membership - Wallaby Club

Sources used to compile this entry: Attwood, Harold (ed.), The Centenary History of the Wallaby Club, Landscape Publications, Mont Albert, 1993. List of members page 138, additional references page 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 18, 22, 23, 24, 26.

Prepared by: Gavan McCarthy

A Private Club

The Wallaby Club is a Melbourne-based walking club established in 1894 with a strong bias towards good fellowship, talking and an appreciation of both the natural and built environments. Membership is strictly limited and is by invitation only.

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