Bendigo Historical Society Inc.

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178-180 Hargreaves St, Bendigo VIC, Australia
186 Hargreaves Street Bendigo Victoria 3550 AU
Contact Name
Phillipa Johanson, Secretary

The Society aims to preserve, promote and present the history of Bendigo and its people.

Suburbs or towns Bendigo; City of Greater Bendigo

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4 Stevenson Street, Murchison, Vic. 3610 84.66 km

Preserving local history about the Aboriginal Protectorate, agricultural pioneers, river crossing/irrigation history, war years, POW and internee camps, Murchison Meteorite 1969, sporting organisations history.

Contact Name
Mrs Kay Ball- President
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Old Kilmore Courthouse, 4 Powlett Street, Kilmore Vic 3764 84.8 km

Kilmore Historical Society’s Research Centre is located in the Kilmore Court House. The collection has an extensive biographical and photographic register of information, including resources on local schools, railways and buildings.

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Contact Name
Barbara Wilson, Secratary
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4 Hamilton Street, Gisborne Vic 3437 85.8 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
P O Box 72 Avenel Vic 3664 Australia 86.01 km
03 5796 204303 5796 2043
Contact Name
Lyn James
Godfrey Street, Boort 3537 86.99 km

Situated in the Old Court House built in 1890, the Boort Museum – Historical Society specialises in family histories with many photographs, and the preservation of historical documents and artifacts.

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Mrs Jennie Weaver
"Old Shire Hall", 326 High St, Learmonth 89.66 km

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

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Lois Spenceley- , Secretary
PO Box 151 Merrigum Vic 3618 Australia 90.57 km
Contact Name
Bryan Fitzsimmons
PO Box 156 Tatura VIC 3616 Australia 90.93 km
Contact Name
Sharon Heard
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Bungaree-Wallace Road, Bungaree 3352 92.36 km

Collecting records from the past including photographs. Guest speakers, help with family research and annual Australia Day celebrations, which include unveiling of heritage plaques recognising the local families who made the district what it is today.

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Heather Trigg, Secretary
PO Box 75 St Arnaud Vic 3478 Australia 92.89 km
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Margaret Fyffe
C/- 127 Roulston Way Wallan VIC 3756 Australia 93.68 km
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Woodlands Heritage Interpretation Inc
Leigh VIC 3352 Australia 93.95 km
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Leigh Historical Society
37 Heights Crescent Ballarat North Vic 3350 Australia 93.96 km
Contact Name
Ralph Stavely
45-47 Stieglitz Street, Ballan 3342 94.01 km

Ballan Shire Historical Society Inc aims to collect, record and preserve the history of the people, places and events of the former Shire of Ballan, including Ballan, Gordon, Egerton, Mt Wallace, Fiskville, Blakeville, Colbrook, Morrisons and Ingliston.

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Richard Biden, Secretary
44 AFFLECK STREET WANDONG VIC 3758 Australia 94.52 km
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Di Vidal
C/- 411 Emily Jane Road Wyuna VIC 3620 Australia 94.72 km
Contact Name
Cathryn Pell
Ballarat Library (Australiana Room), 178 Doveton Street, Ballarat 96.8 km

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.

Contact Name
Neva Dinstan
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Gold Museum, Sovereign Hill, Bradshaw Street, Ballarat, Vic 98.16 km

The Ballarat Historical Society Inc is based at the Gold Museum, Ballarat. The Society’s collections are housed at the Gold Museum and Ballarat Library. The Society meet’s monthly and is focused on collecting and preserving the photographic and social history of Ballarat.

Suburbs or towns: Ballarat

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Secretary
Sovereign Hill Post Office Ballarat VIC 3350 Australia 98.3 km
Contact Name
M Smith
PO Box 58 Melton VIC 3337 Australia 98.53 km
Contact Name
Deb Slattery
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