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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 $5 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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Holy Trinity Anglican Church Sanctuary & Chancel Screen

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Main Street Business of Dentist J.C. Wilkinson up to 1986.

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Newspaper cutting of Stawell Fire Brigade which obtained a first three seconds and a third at Fire Brigades Demonstration at Ararat 1922. Photo shows five men and hose reel.

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Burnt out ruins of ?Vinelea? Homestead after 1984 fire.

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Court House and Cells Pleasant Creek Stawell. Part of a collection of Photographs by Mr. O.G. Armstrong as commissioned by the Shire of Stawell for the Inter-colonial and Paris Exhibition in Melbourne in 1866.

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Duly grave Stawell Cemetery.

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Theos / Mason Wedding Group !940

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School - Stawell No. 502 - Pupils 1927

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B/W photo of ?Swinton? Homestead with flagpole on front lawn.

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Marnoo Field Day & Sale 1991 Two gentlemen with pen of sheep in front of corrugated iron shed.

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Football match on Central Park c1920. Shows Curators Residence and Athletic Club Sound Shell. View looking South.

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Group in front of Stawell Coffee Palace 1937-40

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Stawell Field Naturalists ? Mt William Sept 1954 and 1982

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Toll Gates. Great Western

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Portrait - Cr. E.P. Davies & Mrs Davies & Family

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Stawell Technical School Workshops 1923-1924. Student at work with foot operated potters lathe.

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Picnic Group (unknown) c1910

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North Western Woollen Mills - Framed - Roof Construction

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Parry?s Blacksmith Shop lower main street with workers out front. Opposite G.H. Robson Stone yards.

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First building for Weighbridge of Weatherboards in Lower Main Street near Rotunda.

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Kingston's Coach Stawell with school group. 1950's

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Stawell Technical School Model of gas Engine.

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Church of Christ Sloane Street c1920?s corner of Skene Street

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Painting by Mrs Wehl

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Three photographs of procession Main Street 1962. Showing Wall Bakers. C H Hansen. Commercial Bank. Post Office. Coles. Taken from Town Hall Hotel verandah.

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Photo of Sarah Monuments Grave and Quilt

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Portrait ? Mr. & Mrs. L.C. Phillips

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Portrait - George Parry (Bowls Veteran?s Badge)

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Panorama of Wonga Open Cut 1985

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Deep Lead ? Wedding Portrait Myrtle Davidson Jim Farrer 1959