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Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Funeral Procession, Lonsdale Street, Dandenong

 In this undated photo you can see a funeral procession being led by one the the Garnars/Garners, they were well known for leading the processions as they wound their way through the streets.

Garnars, later W.J. Garmar $ Son, was owned and operated by James William Garner (1851-1913) the mortuary for Garnars was originaly located off Crump Lane, later the premises moved to 44 Walker St (There are also newspaper listings for 10 Walker street, near town hall, going by early 1900's numbering), the rear lane at this property (spelled Garner Lane, using original name spelling) provided access to the mortuary located on the rear of the property.

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