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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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Mary Ann Punchard nee Clifton

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Athletic Club Committee 1953

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Cricket A.N.A. Premiers 1935-36

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Portrait - Hilda Giles 1930?s taken in Melbourne.

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The residence and Glenorchy Railway Station c1930.

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Colour photo of Telephone Exchange building 1999

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Four photographs of the Remains of the Band of Hope Cyanide Workings Deep Lead. Taken 1995.

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Lantern Festival.

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Warngar School No 2174 1910-1920

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Boonah ? Private Hospital. Allen Crescent Stawell

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Portrait of Lovell Wright killed in Action WW1

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Bill Baggs Advertising Sign. Wimmera Street

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A. Brown Grocer Wholesale & Retail Produce Merchants Main Street Stawell from P.C. News Supplement 1888

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Exchange Hotel - Great Western c1870

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North Western Woollen Mills Scene Mills Area

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North Western Woollen Mills - Machinery Arriving

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Stawell Drama Group on stage 1954 in "Fools Rush In" production

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Greer Home in Warren Street Halls Gap & Bakery c1929 - Halls Gap Three photographs

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Holy Trinity Anglican Church Stained Glass Windows (Colour) Saint Mark and Saint George. To the glory of God and in grateful Remembrance of the men who made the supreme sacrifice in the Great War 1914-1918.

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Four Runners in distance race and two officials Central Park Easter c1920

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Photo of Will Rees painting of The Reefs Hotel Pleasant Creek with Bullock team in front.

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Show Stewards Betty Gross, Margaret Kelly, Cath Holden and Pauline Holden.

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Stan Illig. Bricklayers Arms Hotel Barnes Street

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Group of Men (Stawell Bowling Club) 1908

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Weights and Measures ? Former Shire of Stawell. 3 Photos

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Cooinda Kindergarten Group 1972

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Gray Freda & Ron ? Wedding photograph 1944

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Walter and Ethel Punchard

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House and Car in Rural Scene Details Unknown (Inscription Jack Rees) c1935

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Stawell Fire Brigade Running Team 1938