Ballarat and District Genealogical Society Inc

Ballarat Library (Australiana Room), 178 Doveton Street, Ballarat
Contact Name
Neva Dinstan

Formed in 1978 the BDGS aims to help people discover their family history, with an emphasis on Ballarat and district sources. The society holds a comprehensive genealogical reference library relating to the usual sources, but specialising in Ballarat. Monthly meetings are held with speakers on family history research topics.

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PO Box 58 Melton VIC 3337 Australia 64.73 km
Contact Name
Deb Slattery
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93 High Street, Maldon VIC, Australia 65.21 km

We are a combined museum and history centre.

Many thousands of artefacts and records relating to the district from 1840 to present day form the collection which is housed in the former Maldon Market House. The Maldon Market House is listed on the Victorian Heritage Register. The museum has many displays that present a fascinating insight into the history and heritage of the district and the archives provide a valuable research resource.

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Valerie Evans
Vincent Street Maldon 3463 65.3 km

Collection of vintage engines &Local Historical Items displayed on site.

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Peter Thompson - Secretary
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4 Hamilton Street, Gisborne Vic 3437 65.49 km

The Gisborne & Mount Macedon Districts Historical Society’s collection covers the localities of Cabbage Tree; Couangalt; South Gisborne; Gisborne; New Gisborne; Bullengarook; Macedon; Mount Macedon; Barringo; Cherokee; Hesket; Kerrie; & Riddells Creek.

A dedicated group of volunteer members of the Historical Society meet regulary to assist with the accessioning, conservation, filing and indexing of the collection, to assist visitors to the Court House and to attend to research enquiries received by phone, mail or email. A research fee of $25.00 per surname or topic applies.

The beautifully restored, 1858 Gisborne Court House, home of Gisborne and Mount Macedon Districts Historical Society is open to the public each Wednesday from 10am to 4pm, when volunteers are in attendance to assist with family and local history research enquiries. The Family and Local History Resource Centre at the Court House may be opened at other times by appointment.

Collection and conservation of local and family history documents, photos, and maps.

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Phyllis Boyd, Vice President
46 Main St, Derrinallum 3325 70.6 km

Local records, visiting local sites of interest & significance.

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Avon Buchholz
PO Box 384 Lara VIC 3212 Australia 70.91 km
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Matthew Van Ingen
PO Box 6 Streatham VIC 3351 Australia 71.15 km
Contact Name
Bruce Mckenna
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7 High St, Harcourt VIC, Australia 71.79 km

Museum and archives pertaining to horticulture, granite and families.

Image: Harcourt ANA Hall, built 1911, the of Harcourt Valley Heritage & Tourist Centre

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George A Milford, President
Rothwell Road, Little River 73.1 km

The Little River Historical Society Inc was formed in 2003 with the objective of collecting, preserving and promoting the history and heritage of the Little River area. The Society is presently establishing a collection of historical documents and images, which will in future be available to the community for viewing and research. Regular events, displays , and open days are planned.

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Les Sanderson, President
PO Box 423 Sunbury Vic 3429 Australia 75.66 km
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Peter Free
Osborne House, 51 Swinburne St, North Geelong 76.35 km

Heritage trail, museum, displays and information from our region.

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Cheryl Scott
Swinburne Street Geelong 3215 76.35 km
03 5277 380803 5277 3808

Preserving Geelong maritime and naval heritage in the form of artefacts, books, pictures and relevant documents.

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Malcolm Dunn - Secretary
51 Swinburne Street, North Geelong, 3215 76.41 km

A site specific heritage organisation( Osborne House &grounds) dedicated to the preservation and utilisation of Osborne House as a community and arts preinet for Geelong. Specifically Osborne House and grounds, generally the city of Greater Geelong

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Susan Allsop - Secretary
28 Hesse St Winchelsea VIC 3241 Australia 77.03 km
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Winchelsea & District Historical Society
66/68 Macedon Street SUNBURY VIC 3429 Australia 77.73 km
Contact Name
Trevor Dunn
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75 Broadway, Dunolly 3472 78.37 km

A collection of photographs, firearms, gold nugget replicas and local history with a genealogy research section.

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Rachel Buckley, Secretary
51 Lt Malop Street, Geelong 78.87 km
402 Clarke Rd, Rockbank 3335 78.98 km

Preserving Australian and World Wide Early Ways of Life and Farming Heritage. Archiving collection, preparing static displays, restoration of exhibits for public display, creating walkways and BBQ areas, picket fences.

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Mario Cachia, President
PO Box 1953 Geelong VIC 3220 Australia 79.27 km
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Geelong & South Western Rail Heritage Society Inc
PO Box 1512 Geelong 3220 VIC Australia 79.27 km
Contact Name
National Trust of Australia (Victoria) Geelong & Region Branch
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