Roger Backway

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Roger Backway - Living Heritage interview 2018 

Roger Backway was born in 1938 in Melbourne, and has lived almost all his life in the Elwood area. An electrician by trade, and an avid collector, he shares stories of childhood games, the beach, sailing and hunting, treasures unearthed in the water and on the land, the development of and changes to the neighbourhood, life on the bay and more. 

Working life

Backway family background

Family life in Elwood

Childhood activities - hunting and games

The beach

On the water

Horrie Peacock - local hero

Social change

A collector

Collecting St Kilda's history

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