Beaufort Historical Society

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Beaufort VIC 3373, Australia
17 Back Raglan Road Beaufort Victoria 3373 AU

The Beaufort Historical Society is situated in the former Beaufort Court House, in Livingstone St, next door to the Uniting Church. The society has an extensive collection of family histories, photographs, newspapers, school and cemeteries records, etc.

Suburbs or towns: Beaufort; Chute; Raglan; Trawalla; Shirley; Waterloo; Stockyard Hill; Lake Goldsmith; Nerring; Eurambeen

Postal Address: PO Box 30, Beaufort VIC 3373

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C/- Snake Valley Post Office Snake Valley VIC 3351 Australia 28.35 km
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Noella Young
Mongomery Street Skipton Vic 3361 Australia 29.22 km
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Mary Bradshaw
"Old Shire Hall", 326 High St, Learmonth 30.18 km

The historical society is dedicated to keep an accurate record of the district since settlement.

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Lois Spenceley- , Secretary
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71 Sussex Street, Linton VIC, Australia 33.91 km

The Society holdings include over 3,000 photographs, cemetery, school, church and Shire of Grenville records, Grenville Standard newspapers. The Society forms the Committee of Management for the 1874 Linton Library/Mechanics Institute.

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Dr Jill Wheeler
65 Racecourse Road Haddon VIC 3351 Australia 35.34 km
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Bonnie Chew
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c/o POST OFFICE SMYTHESDALE VIC 3351 Australia 37.09 km
The Woady Yaloak Historical Society was formed in 1985.  The society researches the area of the former Woady Yaloak goldfields. We seek to document and preserve the history of the Woady Yaloak Goldfields by the acquisition and presentation of documentation
The general area of interest to the society is the area surrounding the mining district of the Woady Yaloak Creek from Haddon to the Devil’s Kitchen. Settlements in the district included Bunker’s Hill, Sago Hill, Smythe’s Creek, Haddon, Nintingbool, Ross Creek, Smythesdale, Canico, Brown’s Diggings, Scarsdale, Black Hill, Newtown, Brownsvale, Golden Lake, Italian Gully, Staffordshire Reef, Grand Trunk, Happy Valley and Lucky Woman’s
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85 High Street 3467 Avoca, Victoria 37.93 km

The society was established in 1984 and is dedicated to preserving, collecting and researching the history of Avoca and the surrounding district.

The headquarters of the Society is an historic building at 85 High Street, Avoca, which was the Avoca Court House from 1859 to 1979. It now contains a local history & family history resource centre containing thousands of documents, photographs, maps, microfilm of local newspapers & rate books, artifacts, etc., pertaining to the localities in the Avoca district.

Postal Address PO Box 24 Avoca VIC 3467

PO Box 22 Streatham VIC 3351 Australia 39.34 km
Contact Name
Bruce Mckenna
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36 Fraser Street, Clunes Victoria 3370 39.44 km

Please note: private research of our archives is not possible

The Museum is housed in the former Warehouse (c.1860) of contractors Nichol and Wallace.

The redeveloped Nichol and Wallace building, now known as The Warehouse, to reflect it’s 19th century history, reopened in 2014 as a Hub housing the Museum, the Library, the Visitor information Centre, the Hepburn Shire Service Centre as well as event and meeting spaces.

PO Box 64 Talbot VIC 3371 Australia 40.76 km
Contact Name
Marion Miller
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48 Queen Street, Ararat VIC 3377, Australia 41.49 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.

Cape Clear VIC, Australia 42.94 km

Photos, maps, documents, information, all aspects of life in the gold fields and farming areas surrounding Cape Clear & District Historical Society.

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Ballarat VIC, Australia 45.08 km

Central Highlands Historical Association [CHHA] is a vital link in the regional history network being the umbrella association for over 30 historical societies, museums and family history organisations in the central highlands region of Victoria. CHHA continues to be an active and innovative organisation. It is represented at Local and State levels on matters of joint concern to its members.

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Ballarat VIC, Australia 45.08 km

The contribution by people of Irish background to Ballarat’s social, cultural and industrial development is substantial and the Ballarat and District Irish Association plans to present, celebrate, promote and enjoy this ongoing legacy

 

43 Albion Street Sebastopol Vic 3356 Australia 45.26 km
Contact Name
Neil Wright
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Ballarat Library (Australiana Room), 178 Doveton Street, Ballarat 45.4 km

The aim of the society is to help people discover their family history. To have appropriate records available, with guidance in ways to research and record their history and genealogy.

The Ballarat & District Genealogical Society Inc. was formed in 1978 as a breakaway group from the Ballarat Historical Society. This move was perceived as making a distinction between local history and family history research.

Hours – Monday to Thursday only 10.00am – 4.30pm Collection includes: Family histories, references assisting local research, local histories, cemetery records, birth marriage and death records, computer access, electoral rolls, interstate records, directories.

Postal Address – PO Box Bakery Hill Mail Centre, Ballarat VIC 3354

37 Heights Crescent Ballarat North Vic 3350 Australia 45.83 km
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Ray White
P.O. Box 317 Creswick VIC 3363 45.97 km
03 5345 206503 5345 2065
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Mrs Marjie Poole
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439 Cobden Street, Mount Pleasant Ballarat, VIC 3350, Australia 46.65 km

This Observatory, situated at Mount Pleasant in Ballarat, was established on the initiative and with the financial support of James Oddie, and was formally opened to the public in 1886. When Oddie presented the Observatory to the people of Ballarat, it became the first municipal observatory in Australia.

Opening Hours for Observatory – See Booking and Events times. All programs require a prior booking.

Sovereign Hill Post Office Ballarat VIC 3350 Australia 46.74 km
Contact Name
M Smith
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