This publication is about the only marked grave at the Edward’s Reef Burial Ground that of Christina Shaw.
This is a diary written by Alex Shaw, Christina ’s son and is an account of a fourteen-day
journey made by Alex in 1930 from Ballarat to The Springs, Donnelly’s Creek and Edwards
Reef, as a pilgrimage to his mother’s grave. He was in his late sixties at the time;his son Donald
joined him and provided the transport.
Publishing this diary of Christina Shaw will provide a better understanding of our history in a remote mountain goldfield and to also keep our history alive. I sincerely thank all the descendants of the Shaw family whom have
kindly given me permission to publish this diary.
22 pages- comb bound (2017) ISBN 0-9807457-8-0