Hooray for Clyde

Clyde Time Line

How Clyde Got Its Name

Clyde-Then and Now

Where is Clyde Located?

A Dictionary of Clyde

The Story
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Clyde 2009 (Map)

Walking History Tour (Map)
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History for Students

Stories and Inquests

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Clyde District Information
Time-Line of Significant Events in Clyde History

1837-39 Squatters could take up land with a £10 lease
1844 Thomas Field takes up “Big Plains” run
1851 "Mayune" is leased by Cameron
1852 Survey and land sales in Clyde
1858 School No 118 at Clyde (North) opened
1864 Clyde (North) Post Office opened (closed 1981)
1865 Church of England- Clyde North first service
1878-1890 Clyde (North) hive of activity
1887 Alexander Cameron- annouces sale of Clyde Railway Station Estate
1888 Railway comes to area
1889 Clyde Railway Station Post Office opened
1889 Survey of Clyde Township and auction of house blocks
1909 Methodist Church-first public building in Clyde
1910 Clyde State School No 3664 commenced
1913 Clyde P.O. moved to the General Store in Railway Road
1915 Renaming of Clyde and Clyde North
1918 Clyde State School building opens
1920's Clyde township booms
1923-24 Telephone extended to Clyde
1928 Clyde Public Hall and Mechanics Institute built and officially opened
1928 Motorised trucks pick up milk from farms
1928 Town begins to slow down
1931 Petrol Bowser erected at Clyde Store
1930-40 Years of steady and quiet growth
1950 Electricity comes to the district
1977 Mains water supply reaches the township
1978 Jubilee Year of Public Hall celebrated
1978 Lineham Recreation Reserve opened ( last of the pioneer owned land)
1981 Railway Services to Clyde discontinued
1980's Both Clyde schools began receiving non-Clyde children
1992 Clyde North School No 118 closed
1994 Cranbourne Shire split up and Clyde transferred to Casey City Council
2009? Clyde re-zoned as an Urban Growth Area
2010? First housing estate begins selling house blocks in Clyde North