Established 1894

The Wallaby Club .Inc

Biographical entry Book, C.H.

judge and lawyer


Judge C. Book joined the Wallaby Club in 1929 and maintained his membership until 1938. He was a Judge of the County Court. He was also President of the Baptist Union of Victoria in 1937, and elected a Deacon of the Collins Street Baptist Church in 1922. Furthermore he was also a Grand master of the Freemasons from 1942 to 1945, and an Eltham elderly persons home was named after him.



1929 - 1938
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 131, additional references pages 64.

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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