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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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Big Hill (with 2 young ladies) 1955 Phyllis Cooper and Jean Martin

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Joseph Jennings in his garden

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Kindergarten - Lady Brooks Christmas Party 1960

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Staff and Councillors of Shire of Stawell 1988

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Stawell Brass Band 1931 taken in front of Stawell Town Hall.

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Photo of Will J Rees Painting possibly Belgrave 1936

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Deep Lead ? Portrait J. Sweetman Family on verandah of house.c1900

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Pleasant Creek Court House in derelict condition 1974

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Photograph of Painting of Christ Church Stawell West

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Timber poles with gauges to measure river height.

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Two storey State Savings Bank Stawell with three employees in doorway.

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Charles Hunt Smith (Court House Residence) (snap)

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Portrait John Balfour Burton M.L.A.

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View from Clock Tower looking East up Main Street approx 1962

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Pioneers? Memorial under construction

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Steam Locomotive at Stawell Railways Water Tank. Stawell Band Hall / Church in background.

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Collection of 10 photos of Chinese Grave Stones in 3 Sleeves

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CFA Stawell Fire Station Byrne Street circa 2010

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Photo of Will Rees Painting Brookfield Belgrave Vic

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Committee on steps in front of "OBAN" Scallan Street. Senior Citizens Club Formation 1958

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Mrs. Bow Hutchings with children

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Mitchell Sisters ? Joan (McIntyre) at her wedding with sister Patricia (West)

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Portrait Dick Family (Jolly / Chatfield) 1900 Four children

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Two Newspaper Cuttings Stawell Times News Sept 30 1988. Demolition of old flour mill

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Group of people at original cemetery. One Tree Hill Cemetery Pleasant Creek. Memorial erected 1935

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View of St. Matthew?s Church looking north. Shows Baptist Church in background on right.

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Callawadda Hall Opening 1958 Newspaper Cuttings

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Seppelts Great Western Cellars with Mr Harold Carr

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Holy Trinity Anglican Church Stained Glass Windows (Colour) Jesus and Mary. Mary said unto Him "Rabboni Master". To the glory of God. In loving memory of her parents Sophia and Robert Dane. Erected by Evelyn Dane Oct 1927.

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Deep Lead Cemetery Entrance Gates