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Judge Willis and early Melbourne

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Coburg Library

Corner Victoria and Louisa Streets

Coburg, Victoria 3058

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Judge Willis was the first Resident Judge of the Supreme Court for the district of Port Phillip during the 1840s. While in this role he was embroiled in disputes with local identities including press editors, barristers and magistrates. In 2015 Dr Janine Rizzetti completed her PhD on Judge Willis. She will share her research on this topic, as well as insights into the history of Melbourne. Presented by the Coburg Historical Society.

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