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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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Epacris Falls The Grampians

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Brick Home 26 Seaby Street

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Photograph of Woodlands Homestead on Wimmera River near Crowlands 1894 owned by William McCulloch when photo taken in 1894

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Stawell High School - Staff 1966

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Stawell Gift Runners at Central Park with Railway Station in Background. K.R.T. Trembath Port Melbourne 440yds Final 1958.

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2 B/W photos of vacant block site of McCracken's Garage from Main and Wimmera Streets

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Flavell Family - Betty and Rob Flavell brother and sister

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Scene near Lake Lonsdale 1872 probably at Rosehill Station (Scoullar and Brinkman)

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China Cabinet Designed and made by R.L. Henderson

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Stawell Fire Brigade Bell (?The Lady of Stawell?) hanging in frame.

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Wedding photo Auntie Liz and Uncle Tan Lehane

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Group of bandsmen in front of weatherboard Salvation Army Barracks Main Street.

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Senior Citizens Club Opening 1961 Victoria Street Stawell

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Portrait - Goldsworthy Family

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Shopping Area Halls Gap 1985

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Gas Company ? Stawell Station Meter and Test Room 19000c.ft. Holder

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A. E. (Hank) Neil & Stawell Progress Association Citation. Two photographs

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Group of ladies at Red Cross Meeting 1952-1953

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Hooded Buggy & Pair (Harry & Mary Johnston) 1930?s from Grange Farm corner of Sloane Street and Ararat Road

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Aborigional Canoe Trees near Campbells Bridge where canoes have been cut from the bark

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One of the first trophies donated to the Stawell Bowling Club 15 Jan 1896

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Mining Scene 1880?s

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Album with index Vol 1 Eva Jean Hughes

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Cecil Cooper ringing a large bell in a tree at Ledcourt Station

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John Alfred Punchard

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Stawell West Primary School Class Photo 1970 Prep

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Plaque Unveiling ? Methodist Church Site 1999

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Deep Lead Scene Bennett family Home 1980

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Main Street Looking East. Post Office on left. Note Post Office Hotel Roland's

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?Overdale? Holden Homestead Great Western