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Stawell Historical Society Inc Stawell, VIC

To preserve the history of Stawell from 1850s to present time.

Early Stawell newspapers, photographs, historical records and museum objects make up this collection which is available for research. (Appointments are advised). Location is a custom built research centre and archive stores attached to the rear of the historic 1860 Pleasant Creek Court House currently used as a small museum.

Research Centre Longfield Street Stawell is open on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10am to 4:30pm

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location
46 Longfield St Stawell Victoria 3380 (map)
phone
+61 03 53583789

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Opening Hours

10 am to 4 pm Wednesdays & Thursdays weekly.

Entry Fee

$5 per adult donation to view the Museum which includes permanent gold field display historic photographs plus rotating theme displays such as Norwellan Woolen Mill and Stawell Timber Industries. Charges apply for research at $15 per hour negotiable for larger research projects.

Location

46 Longfield St Stawell VIC

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Cemetery Records: Ashens, Burrum Burrum (Banyena), Concongella, Crowlands, Deep Lead, Glenorchy, Gray's Bridge, (Marnoo) Great Western, Navarre, Rupanyup, Stawell (Pleasant Creek). Stawell (One Tree Hill). Church Records: Church of England, St Patrick's Catholic Church, Methodist Church, St Mathew's Presbyterian Church, Stawell Hospital Records, School Records, Stawell & District School Records, Stawell Town & Shire Rates, Stawell News Papers, Government Gazettes.
We also have 4,500 plus historic photos of Stawell and district places and people in our collection.

Sue Richards 5 May 2019 5:15 PM

How can I get copies of you photos please.

Gary Withers 6 May 2019 10:53 AM

Hi. You can get access to photos and information in our collection by contacting the Historical Society by phone 53583789 or email [email protected] with a request. We are open on Wednesday and Thursday 10:00 to 4:00. We have a very minimal research fee of $10 per hour or less if it involves a lot of research. Regards Gary Withers.

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Picnic Scenes c 1900 probably in the Black Ranges.

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Coloured photos of D Class Steam Rail Locomotive.

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Portrait - Joe Goldsworthy & Frank Snibson

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Two portraits of Mary Kinsella

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Portrait. Fm. Clarke. Stawell Fire Brigade 1885 and 1893

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Hay carting at Frank Bennett's Farm Deep Lead. On the right of Photograph workmen are stacking hay.

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Deep Lead ? Portrait Cray Family daughters Jean Amy Evelyn and Dorothy

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Lady Brooks Kindergarten 1980 Students Group

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Portrait - George Ewins 1813 ? 1891

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Photo of Kettle Stand and Tray (Possibly related to Boonah Private Hospital)

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Working Bee at Central Park c1920

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Gift Footrace finish. No 2 Grandstand on left.

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Dorothy Brumby ? President Stawell Historical Society 2015 on steps of old Pleasant Creek Court House

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Replacement headstone for Wooden Grave Marker Thomas H L Saunders destroyed by fire at Stawell Cemetery

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Stawell Technical School Little Gas Engine

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Home to Stawell Celebrations 1930 Souvenir Album presented to Stawell Borough Council Dec 17 1930. Includes Borough Councillors and Mayors 1929 and Past Mayors of Borough of Stawell 1869-1929

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Series of eleven photos taken in 1984 planting trees and 1993 showing some graves and also the growth of trees.

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Panorama of Stawell with St. Patrick?s Church on left poppet Heads in foreground. St Georges Crushing mill on right of photo. Amalgamated Scotchman's mine on left.

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Private Home - 9 Seaby Street (formerly W. Crothers) 1997

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Main Street looking East from Wimmera Street up newly closed Mall 1978.

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Victoria Coffee Palace & Stawell Coffee Palace Main Street from Victoria Street 1945

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Jean Chaponnel nee Morgan with Cake and candles

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Group Portrait of Stawell Fire Brigade Members in Uniform 1920-1926

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Wimmera Flour Mills and Grain Store Taylor Street From Sketch series Circa 1890

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Stawell Town Councillors 1969-1970

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Min Bibby (nee Green) Tom Bibby of Navarre

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Stawell Hospital Completed New Hospital 1934

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?Acme? Ladies Cricket Team 1905

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Technical School - Form Group portrait 1960's

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North Park Lamont St. Netball Courts to left in entry