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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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Two views of house "Newington Villa" lower main street.

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Stawell Bowling Club Opening Day. Large group of people on verandah of two storey Club house building with a line of people on bowling green level. Flags show 1945 and 1947

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Henry W Pennington 1872

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Telford Family Portrait of Margaret Telford & Doll. Telford family had business Hay Provisions and General Grocer main Street Stawell

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Stawell Technical School Milling Machine

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C. Brown Coachbuilder with buggy out front of shop Lower Main Street Stawell.

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Ladies Art Class

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Charles Folkes of Halls Gap son of John and Phoebe Folkes.

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Stawell Hospital Nurses Home Opening 1956

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Portrait - William Dubbin Harvey & Mary Harvey 1900

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Corner of Main & Patrick Streets looking East down Patrick Street. Foresters Hotel 186 Main Street on left corner. Post Box on Corner at right of photo.

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Portrait - Elizabeth Anne Pearce (Nee Knuckey) 1840-1911

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Stawell High School - Choir on a truck 1953

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Fay Newton nee Cooper ringing a large bell in a tree at Ledcourt Station

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Rear of Pleasant Creek Court House

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Kindergarten - Lady Brooks

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Stawell Mall looking East from top of town hall in Main Street. Post Office Arcade at right of photo. Stawell Technical School background right of photo. 1980-1984

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Stawell High School - Form 4A 1978

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

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Deep Lead ? Portrait Mary Sweetman

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Main Street West from Layzell Street. European Hotel on left. From right Danes on corner. Union bank Punchards furniture. Oriental Bank. Bank of Victoria. London House.

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Charcoal Burners Hut on Holden's Overdale Station Property Watta Wella.

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Large Group of Children seated who have enjoyed a performance by Mrs Attrills dogs Aussie and Rex

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Taxis F.C. Kingston Stawell 1930 corner of Wimmera and Childe Street. Building known as "The Centenary Dancing and Skating Hall"

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Tulkara Railway Siding c1940?s on the Ben Nevis Rail Line Closed in 1950's

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Primary School 502 Grade 2 Photograph 1942

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Stawell Brass Band 1890

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Three unknown people Cr & Mrs Freeland. Mr and Mrs Sharpley

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Colour Aerial View of Stawell 1998 Centred on Town Hall. Main Street. Scallan Street Childe Street Houston Street and Ligar Street.

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Stawell Town Hall Council workmen and Engineer Ian Mitchell 1995.