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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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Central Park No 2 Grandstand with football game on oval

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Lady Brooks Kindergarten 1989

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Family standing in front of Slab hut home of Fred and Laura Howard c1900's. Baby in cradle. Little Wimmera River Dadswells Bridge

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Victoria Coffee Palace 1930?s. Muriel Brunsdon Joe Joiner Glad Palmer. Second photo Muriel Brunsdon.

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Pencil Sketch Portrait of Mary Moulden 1902

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Stawell Technical School Group cutting Cake

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Main Street Stawell looking West from area in front of Bull and Mouth Hotel. Pre 1978

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Bandsman William Gray A. I. F. 1914 ?1918

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Large Colour photo of Houston Street looking towards Grampians. Brick fence on left.

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Grandstand No1 Central Park. c1929 with large crowd. Picket fence in foreground.

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Views from Big Hill

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Stawell Hospital Nursing Staff. Sister A. Gullan. Matron M.L. Lang. and Sister V.M. Spears.

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Magdala cum Moonlight Mine c1895. Showing wooden tanks and woodheap. Men on left. The fifth from left tall man is Thomas Kinsella

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Stawell High School - Form 1B 1975

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Ledcourt Home Station Grampians. 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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Pleasant Creek. Stawell Hospital Portraits. Dr R. Colquhoun First Resident Doctor. Mr Richard Codd First Civilian President.

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Mr Charles Alfred Duly with his daughter Mrs Lilias Heal in the garden of his home "Newington" with weatherboard house and weatherboard shed in background.

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Christ Church. Church of England on Church Hill Stawell. Built 1862. 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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Steel water storage tank in Former No1 Reserve.

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Wooden Buildings and Stawell News Newspaper Office 191 Main Street Stawell

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Portrait of A. Oliver Mayor 1936-37 & 1955-57

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Group of Borough and Shire Councillors and Visitors at a Back to Stawell 1922

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Stawell Athletic Club President Ken Crouch 1956

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Portrait Cr. K. Lawson Mayor of Stawell 1968-69

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Portrait. Fm. Allen. Stawell Fire Brigade 1885

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B/W photo Wonga Company open cut 1899

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G.R. Holmes who was a baker. Cash Store on corner of Grant and Skene Streets formerly Crown and Anchor Hotel. A female a child and Male in foreground.

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Stawell Shire Hall

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Mining Scene - No2 Dukes Shaft Cross Line 1879

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Jane Phillips and Sarah Parker who married Jonathon Phillips in 1850