Castlemaine Pioneers & Old Residents Association Inc

208 Barker St Castlemaine 3450
03 5472 318603 5472 3186
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Winton Bunton - Sectretary
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344 High Street, Nagambie 3608 88.97 km
0407 811 5720407 811 572

Nagambie Historical Society was formed in 1968 for the sole purpose of ‘retaining equipment within the town as some agricultural equipment had already left the district’. The Museum site was developed in 1870 with the construction of the stables to house the Cobb & Co horses, these stables are still standing at the rear of the Old Court House building. The Court House building was formerly the Court of Petty Sessions, Shire Office and Chambers, Post Master General’s Office, and the Registry Office for births, deaths and marriages. Later additions to the site included the first electricity plant for the Nagambie township 1912, with a further extension to this building in 1932 by the SEC. During the early 1970s, the Historical Society erected a large agricultural machinery shed at the rear of the site, and this now houses the James Forbes Museum consisting of a comprehensive range of old farm machinery made at the local foundry. The Museum houses a very large display of memorabilia and research is undertaken upon request. Opening hours are:
1st Saturday 9 am – 12 noon
3rd Sunday 2 pm – 4 pm each month
every Wednesday 9 am – 12 noon. Entry is by gold coin.

Contact Name
Pat Moroney - Secretary
26 High Street Wedderburn VIC 3518 Australia 89.41 km

Wedderburn is is located 225 km north west of Bendigo and within the Loddon Shire. We have over 33,000 digitised records in our database covering Wedderburn and surrounding towns within the shire. Our digital records include over 100 audio tapes of past presentations given by locals talking about their early years in the district. Selected records and documents can be copied to a USB memory stick for visitors to take away with them. Further digitizing will continue throughout 2020.

Contact Name
Alan Mulraney
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96-98 High Street, Rochester VIC, Australia 90.19 km

In 1986 the new Rochester Historical & Pioneer Society was established after amalgamating with the already existing Pioneer Society. The original land and the building known as the Common School built in 1874 was gifted to the Historical Society by Mrs. Ross. The building was classified “C” by the National Trust in 1972.

Our Volunteers can assist you with research into District Families History and our Museum Complex of four buildings is open to the public Open 9 – 12 noon Wednesday & Friday Or by Appointment

Rochester Historical and Pioneer Society is also a recognised Place of Deposit for documents and photographs.

Contact Name
John Foster, Secretary
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71 Sussex Street, Linton VIC, Australia 90.23 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
Horseshoe Bend Road, Keilor 91.8 km

Researching the Pioneers of Horseshoe Bend Farm and Keilor Plains.

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John Shorten, President
Harrick's Cottage, Harrick's Rd, Keilor 91.87 km

Research, record and promote the history and heritage of the Keilor region whilst collecting, preserving, enhancing and enjoying its artefacts and memorabilia. Exhibitions, publications and a digital project is part of our agenda.

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Peter Ward
P O Box 72 Avenel Vic 3664 Australia 92.08 km
03 5796 204303 5796 2043
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Lyn James
PO Box 3083 Broadmeadows VIC 3047 Australia 92.4 km
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DENNIS BOLGER
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2-10 Market Street, Lockington VIC 3563, Australia 92.6 km

Aims to conserve, promote and share the heritage of Lockington and district from pre-white settlement to present day.

Exterior view from across street looking at Living Heritage Complex buildings

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Beryl Marshall, Secretary
6 Donald Street, Broadmeadows, Vic. 3047 93.18 km

Our group portrays the Allied vehicle and personnel involvement in World War II to current times. Our displays are intra and inter state. Group talks on military history are given on invitation.

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Sidree Jordan - Secretary/ Treasurer
2861 Colac-Ballarat Road Dereel VIC 3352 Australia 93.85 km
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Dereel History Group
PO Box 194 WHITTLESEA VIC 3757 Australia 93.98 km
Contact Name
Bruce Batten
20 Haig St, Mitiamo VIC 3573 95.05 km

Research centre for local families, minute books for clubs and associations, local newspapers. Preservation and recovery of local history of families, communities, organizations, schoole etc. within the boundaries of the old Shire of East Loddon.

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John Davidson-President
1 Edgar Johnston Lane, Essendon Airport 95.28 km

Archive and museum relating to infrastructure of Australian civil aviation history.

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Roger Meyer
77 McKinlay St, Landsborough 3384 96.29 km

The Society aims to collect, restore and maintain the memorabilia and records of the old gold mining town of Landsborough, founded in 1862 and named in honour of William Landsborough the explorer, the township still contains many reminders of its busy past. These include the 1862 lock-up, the 1901 Mounted Police stables, and a 130 year old school, all of which are cared for by the Historical Group.

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Diane Western, Treasurer/Secretary
PO Box 720 Sunshine Vic 3020 Australia 96.97 km
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Dr Wally Zielinski
c/- 30 Arndell St. Thomastown 3074 97.58 km

Identifying graves without headstones where possibleCemetery Camp Road Broadmeadows

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Beryl Patullo- Secretary /Treasurer
PO Box 75 St Arnaud Vic 3478 Australia 98.97 km
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Margaret Fyffe
PO Box 295 Pascoe Vale South Vic 3044 Australia 99.01 km
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MARILYN MOORE
39 High Street, Navarre, Vic. 3384 99.75 km

To develop collections of items and articles of significance to Navarre and genelogies of people.

Contact Name
Joan Austerberry
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