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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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Contact Information

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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Album

Stawell Historical Society Inc, Stawell

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Home to Stawell Celebrations 1930 Souvenir Album presented to Stawell Borough Council Dec 17 1930. Includes Borough Councillors and Mayors 1929 and Past Mayors of Borough of Stawell 1869-1929

Album

Stawell Historical Society Inc, Stawell

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Album of Grampian?s Gourmet Weekend Halls Gap & Bests. Seppelts. Montara & Garden Gully

Album

Stawell Historical Society Inc, Stawell

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Stawell Golf/Bowls Blue Album

Album

Stawell Historical Society Inc, Stawell

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Stawell Football and Netball Club Album of Photographs

Album

Stawell Historical Society Inc, Stawell

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The Stawell Mural Album. A Community Arts Project.

Album

Stawell Historical Society Inc, Stawell

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The Stawell Mural Album

Booklet

Stawell Historical Society Inc, Stawell

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Stawell Illustrated Booklet By A. Picard Stawell c1890

Card

Stawell Historical Society Inc, Stawell

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Souvenir Card Attrill ? Performing Dogs

Clay cup

Stawell Historical Society Inc, Stawell

Unfired clay cup with brownish /red stains on the inside and some paler stains on the outside. Handle constructed from a separate piece of clay and joined on.

Significance

Made in Stawell by a local manufacturer.

Inscriptions & Markings

None

Display Book

Stawell Historical Society Inc, Stawell

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District Churches Album

Drawing

Stawell Historical Society Inc, Stawell

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Panorama of Stawell Looking towards Big Hill 1880

Drawing

Stawell Historical Society Inc, Stawell

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Drawing of Woodlands Homestead on Wimmera River near Crowlands the seat of John Wilson Esq

Drawing

Stawell Historical Society Inc, Stawell

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Pencil Sketch Portrait of Mary Moulden 1902

Heater element

Stawell Historical Society Inc, Stawell

Ceramic and metal coil element, metal screw in base

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From the site of “Collins Brickworks” in the early days of Pleasant Creek/ Stawell

Significance

A good example of part of working equipment from one of 4 early gold rush days industry in Stawell

Inscriptions & Markings

None visible

Newspaper

Stawell Historical Society Inc, Stawell

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Tree. Canadian Redwood. 17 Sloan Street and corner of Allen Street. 1996. House called "Bedale" demolished in 1996 was built in 1903 probably the home of George Kay of Wayman and Kay Foundry.

Newspaper

Stawell Historical Society Inc, Stawell

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Stawell Bicycle Club 1885 from The Sun News Pictorial 1927

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Stawell Historical Society Inc, Stawell

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Great Western - Photos & Newspaper Cuttings

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Stawell Historical Society Inc, Stawell

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Great Western People - Weekly Times 1964

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Stawell Historical Society Inc, Stawell

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Mr C. A. Wehl Secretary of Stawell Amateur Turf Club. STN 2-4-1937

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Stawell Historical Society Inc, Stawell

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Four photographs of Schoolchildren in Schools at Stawell (Weekly Times 1935)

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Stawell Historical Society Inc, Stawell

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Newspaper Cutting of Stawell People 1950

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Stawell Historical Society Inc, Stawell

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?Weekly Times? People of Stawell 1946

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Stawell Historical Society Inc, Stawell

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Stawell Football Club - Newspaper Pages

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Stawell Historical Society Inc, Stawell

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Stawell/ Ararat Football 1949 Weekly Times

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Stawell Historical Society Inc, Stawell

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Callawadda Hall Opening 1958 Newspaper Cuttings

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Stawell Historical Society Inc, Stawell

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Jones J.J. and Stawell Football Club Newspaper Cuttings

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Stawell Historical Society Inc, Stawell

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Newspaper Cutting. People of Stawell. April 1946 Weekly Times

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Stawell Historical Society Inc, Stawell

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?The Leader? Stawell District Photos July 23 1938

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Stawell Historical Society Inc, Stawell

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Weekly Times ? Major Mitchell. Grampians Road. 2 page.

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Stawell Historical Society Inc, Stawell

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Newspaper article re demolition of weighbridge in Lower Main Street