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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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46 Longfield St Stawell Victoria 3380 (map)
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+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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A.J. Case Butchers Shop. Beside W.A. Harding's in Main Street 1949

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Memorial Gates Central Park Stawell by Wayman & Kay Foundry About 1900/1905

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Dawn Scott - Centenary Medal Recipient 2003

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Motor car leading procession for Primary School Great Western Centenary 1967

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W.E. Kernot Chemist Corner of Main Street and Wimmera Street

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Stawell Athletic Club Presidents Board of Photographs First Hundred Years 1877 to 1976

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Club Rooms North Park 1991 & 2000 Demolition of old rooms and six photos of erection of brick rooms.

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Portrait of H. Evans Mayor of Stawell 1954-5

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Swift?s Football Team c1920?s. Taken in front of Grandstand Central Park

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Stawell Hospital. Front view of the Nurses Quarters

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Bull & Mouth Hotel Main Street Stawell Built 1907 c 1921 with cars in front.

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Rebuilt Edwards Shop 2004 rebuilt on same site by Mr Edwards son. General Merchant - Lubeck

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Tank Shed at T Barkers Tank factory 1926

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Series of four photographs Riding For Disabled 1998

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Stawell Shire Hall built 1866 c1890s

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Stawell State School 502 Grade 3A 1968

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Portrait - Cr. J. McGregor - STAWELL SHIRE COUNCILLOR

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Sister?s Rocks.

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North Western Woollen Mills - Carding Machines

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Wedding Portrait. Mr. & Mrs. Jim Raitt.

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Stawell Golf/Bowls Bowling Club Division 2 Premiers 2000

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School Site Old Pleasant Creek State School No 1681 / Illawarra

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B/W Photo of Mall in Main Street looking East.

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Anniversary Train Visit Stawell Railway Station. Flat top vehicle carrier with amphibian vehicle. 1995

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Portrait - Mabel Goldsworthy (Nee Roulston)

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502 Room 1 Unit 2 1975 Teacher Len Hunter

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U/13 Football Team

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Elder-Smith Sheep Sales at Stawell - Dick Monaghan. Manager of Stawell Branch 1950

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J.H. Stabb coach building factory 1920's with car parked in front.

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Stawell Brass Band 1934 taken at the opening of the Stawell District Hospital.

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