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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)
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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Richards Town Hall Hotel Main Street Stawell from P.C. News Supplement 1888

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Deep Lead Pioneers Memorial Opening 1937

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Stawell Cycle Club in front of Slattery's Railway Hotel Lower Main Street Stawell 1931 or 1936

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

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Christ Church of England built on a site granted 1862 on Church Hill. Photograph around 1940. Gentleman unknown.

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John Alfred Punchard

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Governor Visit to Stawell with his wife c1930 in front of Town Hall

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North Western Woollen Mills (Spinning & Dispatch Dept)

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Pomonal Church with group of people standing to right. Taken January 1939 after the bushfire.

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Pleasant Creek. Stawell Hospital Inside of Syme Ward

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St. Matthew?s Church second manse built 1923.

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Stawell 16&U Football Team 1977

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Mining Scene (Grant and Lamont Battery)

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Colour painting Magdala cum Moonlight Mine 1890

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Portrait - Hughes Wedding 1947

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Salvation Army Donation Tin. Two photographs

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Entertainment - Debutante Set c1935-1936

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Presbyterian Sunday school building Scallan Street. 1930's

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Four men a child and a dog standing in front of Western Turf Hotel Quartz Reefs Upper Main Street. Mr W Ranson was licensee from 1899 until 1903

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Kindergarten - Lady Brooks

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stawell scenery

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Sister?s Rocks.

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School - Stawell High School 1978

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stawell business streetscape

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Coloured photo c1955 Main Street Scene looking West. Geo Mitchell Draper on Right

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Deep Lead Scene Workmen cutting hay with Scythe at Bennett Farm 1950?s. Alf Cray. Frank Bennett Alf Bert Hamilton

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stawell shops business streetscape building transport

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Lower Main Street looking East from Railway gates. Shows four horse drawn vehicles.

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Deep Lead Scenes Mitchell Orchard and vines when first planted

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Stawell West Primary School Preps 1984

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Colour photo of Signal Box and train coming into station

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Stawell Primary School 502 Pupils 1942

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grampians water supply

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Nine coloured photos of Stawell's Water system

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