Balmoral Historical Society

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35 Glendinning Street, Balmoral VIC, Australia
35 Glendinning Street Balmoral Victoria 3407 AU
Contact Name
Denize Raggatt, Secretary

A small band of like minded people who are striving to preserve Balmoral’s history for generations to come….

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PO Box 74 Balmoral 3407 VIC Australia 1.76 km
Contact Name
Denise Raggatt
Blair Street, Harrow 3317 24.06 km
03 5588 131703 5588 1317

Museums, displays of local history and memorabilia, monthly working bees.

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Merna Zwar - President
78 Whyte Street, Coleraine 3315 41.06 km

Collects and preserves information, documents and photographs of the district.

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Ken Fitzgerald, Secretary

Museum and family history centre dealing in local artefacts and local history.

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Heather Mullen- Treasurer
177 Elizabeth St, Edenhope, VIC 3318 55.07 km

The society collects and maintains the local history of Edenhope and district in written, photographic and electronic form.

Edenhope and District Historical Society was reformed on 27 May 2007, after having lapsed over 25 years ago. We only have a small collection at this stage and if any fellow societies or individuals can assist us with providing any historical photos of Edenhope and the district, we would be most grateful.

Suburbs or Towns: Edenhope; Apsley; Benyao; Booroopki; Bringalbert; Charam; Chetwynd; Connewirrico; Dopewora; Goroke; Kadnook; Kangawall; Karnak; Lake Wallace; Langkoop; Miga Lake; Minimay; Morea; Mortat; Neuarpur; Ozenkadnook; Patyah; Peronne; Poolajello; Powers Creek; Springbank; Tallageira; Ullswater; Womberlano

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Geoff Langsworth
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Courthouse Museum, Main Street, Natimuk 3409Machinery, 34 Jory St, Natimuk 3409 57.16 km

The Arapiles Historical Society (AHS) is volunteer run and community supported. Based in the town of Natimuk, AHS have three sites – the Court House, former Natimuk Garage and the former Natimuk Masonic Hall.

We record and preserve items and documents, family histories, locally made machinery.

Image: Former court house in Natimuk, now a museum in the Arapiles Historical Society precinct.

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Peter French - President
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43 Gray Street, Hamilton VIC, Australia 57.29 km

We have a large holding of family biographies, photographs, early history of local hotels, district properties as well as facilities for research. There are also rate records for various shires and we have just completed a project of businesses within the city.

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Cheryl Green, Secretary
Grampians Road, Halls Gap VIC 3381 61.77 km

Photos, etc, of Halls Gap and Grampians.

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Kathy McDonald, Secretary
273 Old Hamilton Rd Haven VIC 3401 Australia 62.62 km
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Helen Curkpatrick
Wills St, Dunkeld 62.88 km

Social history museum of Dunkeld & District, from Major Mitchell to present day. Includes aboriginal artefacts, history of the wool industry, and a large photographic colleciton of the district.

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Joyce Gordon, Secretary
33 Pynsent Street Horsham 3400 67.29 km

The society collects and maintains the local history of the Horsham area in written, photographic and electronic form plus a small collection of historical memorabilia. Monthly meeting. Open Tuesday Wednesday 1.30 – 4.30 Family and Local History and Small Museum.

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Rod Jenkindon - President
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Station Street, Glenthompson 3293 75.67 km

Our history centre contains memorabilia pertaining to Glenthompson and district, including photographs, newspaper items and cemetery records, etc. Open at the former Glenthompson Railway Station every 3rd Sunday from 12pm-2pm and at other times by calling: Sylvia Wilson on (03) 5577 4352 or Tracey Potatau-Wright on (03) 5577 4215

Founding Date: 4th February 1992

General Information: We will showcase people and places from Glenthompson since the town was established in the mid 1800’s. People are welcome to contribute photos and stories to our page by submitting them to the Secretary via our email address.

Products: We can provide family history searches for a fee.
As at Jan 1 2019 the fees are as follows for all new requests:
search fee: $15 per hr
copy fees for records or information: 20c per A4 pa (20+ pgs 15c per copy).

Please note: We only have a couple of researchers at this time so there may be a delay in attending to your individual request. Thank you

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Tracey Potatau-Wright, Secretary
Old Courthouse, Martin St, Penshurst 3289 80.01 km

Collect items related to Penshurt’s history, and research family history queries.

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Val Heffernan, Secretary
PO Box 133 Stawell Vic 3380 Australia 85.76 km
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Robert Illig
31 High Street, Macarthur 88.39 km

Macarthur and District Historical Society occupies the former Court House, 31 High Street, Macarthur. Research $10. Archives – minute books, cemetery burial ledgers, photos, maps, some births and marriage records, newspapers, clubs, school and family histories.

67 Lloyd Street, Dimboola 3414 and 27 Lochiel Street Dimboola 3414 89.76 km

The Dimboola and District Historical Society collects, researches, preserves and records local and town history. The Society has two Museums: Courthouse Museum and Dimboola Letterpress Print Museum. The Museum, the old 1875 Courthouse, houses displays and photographs. Records include the “Dimboola Banner” newspaper, est. 1879 in bound form from 1920s and microfilm from 1880s. Dimboola Shire Minute Books, photographs, family histories, ledgers of sporting, business, agriculture, etc., parish maps. Facilities include computers, scanning, microfilm and microfiche readers, photocopying to A3 size.

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Mandy Meyers- Secretary
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1 Comyn Street, Murtoa VIC 3390, Australia 89.87 km

Large museum, history centre, memorabilia, wedding dresses, huge taxidermy collection, video presentations. Open Sundays 2-5 & by appointment day or night.

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Kendra Clegg, Secretary
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48 Queen Street, Ararat VIC 3377, Australia 96.64 km

The society is interested in local history which is on display in Langi Morgala Museum which includes mining, railways, church, council business, home life, sport, armed services, transport and agriculture.

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Gerry Bolt- President
93 Cromie Street Rupanyup Vic 3388 Australia 97.67 km
Contact Name
Helen Uhe
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