The Winchelsea and District Historical Society was established in 1981, for the preservation of local history. Our Society is a non-profit organization staffed by volunteers whose aim is to research and preserve the history of our area.

Our collection

The Historical Records Centre contains written material, photographs, maps, oral history tapes and posters relating to the history of Winchelsea and its district. Special features include an extensive array of Marjorie Lawrence memorabilia and microfiche collections of former Shire of Winchelsea notebooks and cemetery lists.