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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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Private School Students and teachers on verandah of weatherboard building.

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Portrait - Baby Richard M. Goldsworthy 1872

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China Cabinet Designed and made by R.L. Henderson

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Pleasant Creek Staff 1991

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Three photographs of North Western Woollen Mills Employees

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Central Park (Snow) July 1949

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Two storey State Savings Bank Stawell Branch with four men in suites standing in doorway. Street Lamp in foreground. 1936

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Main Street Stawell McClure's garage Post Office State Savings Bank on Right. 1930 looking East from St Georges Street

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Stawell Town Hall without clock tower. C1910

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Lady Brooks Kindergarten ? Farewell to Sue Morris

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Football Presentation of Freeland Medal 1931 to Horrie Hunt Best and Fairest Wimmera Football League

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Magdala cum Moonlight Mine. Wide view of mine with Grampians Mountains in background.

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B/W photo of Amalgamated Scotchman Mine Workings Stawell

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Colour photo of stone toilet block at Ledcourt Homestead erected in 1876 for governor Bowens visit when he opened the railways

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Large group of people - Home to Stawell 1922. Visit to Seppelts Cellars. Great Western

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Three males and six females Home to Stawell 1935

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Bill Smith & Grandson (colour set 3 photos) 1980's. Pleasant Creek Courthouse and War Memorial.

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Stawell Football Team 1929 in front of Grandstand Central Park.

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Two storey brick building and garden with family in front. Jens Kofoed?s Home Armstrong.

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Railway Signal Box No1 under Demolition situated by boom gates Seaby Street.

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Grampians - Stawell Water Supply fluming at Bovine Creek

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Lane between Shire Hall & Court House Stawell West Snow 1949

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Johnson Family Moonlight Hill Cash Store

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

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Sepia Photograph of Stabb and Fair Coachbuilders Corner of Main and Wimmera Streets. Row of workmen and horse drawn coaches in the street. 1890's

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Spraying Fruit Trees with horse drawn spray. Pomonal Orchards

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Two photographs of Wooden Wimmera River Bridge at Glenorchy

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H.M.A.S. Stawell Capt S.J. Griffith Plaque & Replica Medals

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Studio portrait of Stan Harris seated in chair

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Stawell Gift Runner at Central Park with Railway Station in Background. 440yds Heat Winner 1958.