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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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Portrait - Pearce Family

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Site of Childe Home Concongella 1994 where the house stood.

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Stawell 2nds Football Team 1920

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Joseph & Rachel Jane Mitchell (nee Flavell)

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View from Clock Tower looking East up Main Street approx 1962

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View of St. Matthew?s Church taken from across Scallan Street.

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Cox?s Orchard from Mt Cassell & Spring Time Pomonal

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Salvation Army Donation Tin. Two photographs

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Grampians Water - Purification Plant. Stawell

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Portrait of James O?Connor. Teacher at Kanya. Headmaster at Stawell High School for 15 years.

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Diamond House Stawell Built by John Hearne

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Brick Home - O?Callaghan Street (Samuel Mills)

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Deep Lead Tennis Club Team. Portrait of Alf Cray. Keith Mitchell.

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Staff in front of Stawell Pleasant Creek News Newspaper Office 191 Main Street Stawell. NE Corner of Main Street and Layzell Street

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B/W photo of ?Swinton? Homestead with two archways with roses on lawn

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Stawell Athletic Club ST/N Supplement 1990

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Studio Portrait of Hilda Green

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St. Matthew?s Church showing footpath and fence.

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William Henry Mitchell Grocery Shop Cnr. Patrick & Sloan Streets. Note soldier in uniform. Horse and Cart. C 1916. Soldier David (Div) White Mitchell who married Evelyn Hutchings.

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Stawell Historical Society Inc, Stawell

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?Weekly Times? Opening of Mt Victory Road March 22nd 1930

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Railway Yards Stawell looking towards Wakeham Street with water tank on left. c1960

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Hutchings. James elected 1888

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Boer War - Group of Soldiers

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Anyon Family with car in front of residence Houston Street

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Two photographs of Wooden Wimmera River Bridge at Glenorchy

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Two photographs of Borung Speedway Opening January 1972 in Black Range Stawell

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Lady Brooks Kindergarten 1988

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Anglican Church Main Street Stawell c1984

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Group of People Stawell Progress Association in front of monument. Gold Memorial Opening 1954

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Reg Chapman Article from Stawell Times News 1979