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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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Visit to Davis Open Cut Working 1987 Historical Society members and others

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Main Street Stawell looking east across Wimmera Street near Post Office. Vehicles angle parked in street c1970

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Isaac Cook Saddler Main Street from P.C. News Supplement 1888

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Photograph of Oil on Canvass of Woodlands Homestead near Crowlands on Wimmera River 1869 by Johann von Guerard

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Mary Witty and son Arthur Witty

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Simmons Memorial. Central Park

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Lake Lonsdale Sand Bar c1935

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North Western Woollen Mills Employees

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B/W photo Wonga Cyanide Gold Recovery Company 1899

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Stawell Volunteer Fire Brigade and Stawell Fire Station also Stawell Branch Australian Miners Association. Byrne Street 1890s

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Miss Davidson Mr and Mrs Stephens and Cr David Williams in front of Deep Lead Pioneers Memorial. 1937

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Kindergarten - Lady Brooks opening of Unit 2 1959

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Post Card Valentines c1950. Main Street Stawell looking West.

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Brick Ticket Box on left side of main gate. Two photos

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Superintendent of Victoria Police 1882 W E Nicholas

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Shire of Stawell. Office Staff 1963

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North Western Woollen Mills Aerial View

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Deep Lead ? Portrait Griffith Family Mrs Ann Griffin nee (Beynon) standing at back. Her husband and two children. Mrs Ann Beynon Seated.

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Mining Scene

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Portrait - Richard Parry (Born 1858)

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Stawell Shire Hall built 1866

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Ann & her father Fred Mow Fung with shovel gold panning dish and billy. Fred Mow Fung's father had a hotel at Deep Lead.

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Pleasant Creek Special School old Pleasant Creek Hospital

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Stawell High School - (John Neil Teacher)

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Pioneer Walk 3 photos.

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Portrait - Annie Foster Allard (died 21/12/1923)

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Lady Brooks Free Kindergarten Sloane Street Stawell

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Raitts house being shifted by a Bullock Team from Woods Street to Kofoed Street 1923

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Silverband Falls No 21 The Grampians

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Mrs. Smith Snr. In Buggy at Court House where she lived.