past residents of Beaumaris
Entries for houses known to have been demolished are shaded in purple.
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Mr Ivor Evans,
as a young man, was a co-designer of
the Australian Flag. He lived at ‘White Sails’,
Mr John Iggulden, a novelist and Life Member of the Gliding Federation of Australia, was an industrialist, Australian National Gliding Champion in 1959, founding President of Port Phillip Conservation Council, and lived at 50 Wells Road in the 1960s and 1970s.
Mr William Iggulden MBE,
brother of John Iggulden,
was an industrial
designer and the longest-serving President of the
Gliding Federation of Australia 1951-70,
who lived at
|*||Councillor Matthew Lang, Mayor of Melbourne 1889-92, a Member of the Legislative Council, and President of the Royal Caledonian Society, built the mansion known as The Point in 1890, on the site of what is now 405 Beach Road, Beaumaris. Its last occupier was Major Harry Shaw, and it was demolished in 1959.|
Sir Rupert Stawell, a leading
surgeon, after whom nearby
Sir Lawrence Wackett DFC AFC,
commemorated by Wackett Street in his birthplace,
Pallarenda, Queensland, and the first Duntroon
graduate to join the Australian Flying Corps in
World War I, made daring low level reconnaissance
flights as far as 10 km behind Germany’s front line
for aerial photographs, and pioneered
precision aerial drops of ammunition to Allied ground troops.