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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 stawhist@bigpond.com 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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Cricket ?Grampians? Country Week. Played at Melbourne Country Week

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Fred Martin at his home 6 Campbell St Stawell

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Stawell Football Players and Club Officials 1930

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Stawell Tech School Form 3B 1977

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Lady Brooks Kindergarten 1996

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Members of Stawell Bicycle Club May 1897 at Stawell Showgrounds Playford Wilson and Grieve Street.

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Stawell West Primary School Class Photo 1977 Grades 4.5.6. Composite

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Mackey's Peak No 30 The Grampians

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Portrait of I. Humphries Mayor 1989-90

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502 School Class 1D 1967

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Portrait - Cr. H. Edhouse c1890 (Framed Photograph)

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Stawell East Primary School No 1986. Patrick Street and teachers

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Street Parade 1988 - 13 Photos.

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Diamond House Stawell Built by John Hearne

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Bookcase Designed and made by R.L. Henderson

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Blasting Powder Keg found underground when mine workings re-opened 1982-1983

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Callawadda Hall Opening 1958 Newspaper Cuttings

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Poppet Heads and Sheds Sloane's & Scotchman Mining Co looking North West

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Toilet Block / Comfort Station Cnr. Main Street & Wimmera Street after car crashed into it. Early 1970's.

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Ballarat Hotel Patrick Street Stawell. Rear of Cottage near Court House.

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Four men in aprons and horse drawn Cart behind weatherboard building. Gustav Mahnke?s Bakery.

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Street Scene - Longfield Street (Opposite Court House) 1997

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North Western Woollen Mills Engine Room under Construction

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Great Western Garage 1979-1999 Cadzow

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Large group of people in front of Stawell Golf Club House on Marnoo Road 1949

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Kindergarten - Lady Brooks

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Main Street Stawell c1907 Left is Bull and Mouth Hotel Whiteside Taylors. On right T Browns Furniture. Geo Mitchell and Sons. Norman A Harding. J F Chaponnel. Rose Series P 2725

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Main Street Looking West. Kays Star Hotel c1907 Carters Boots. Bull and Mouth Hotel.

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Mining & Township from Big Hill looking North West 1880

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Scottish dance Entertainment Dancer J. Wood (later J. Pickering) 1930?s