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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19 Herriot Street, Heathcote 46.29 km

Preservation of the history of Heathcote McIvor area, enabling stronger links to the past and transmitting this history to future generations.

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Elizabeth A Murfitt
PO Box 64 Talbot VIC 3371 Australia 47.26 km
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Marion Miller
PO Box 5243 Tarnagulla VIC 3551 Australia 47.87 km
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Tarnagulla & District History Group
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75 Broadway, Dunolly 3472 48.7 km

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

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Rachel Buckley, Secretary
104 Church St Creswick 3363 49.59 km
03 5345 206503 5345 2065
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Mrs Marjie Poole
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Lancefield Courthouse, Melbourne-Lancefield Road, Lancefield Vic 3435 53.21 km

Maintains the oldest house in Romsey – Seymour Cottage. Museum with displays of local interest in former Court House. Collection of local history & family documents.

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Shirley Kishere, Secretary
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4 Hamilton Street, Gisborne Vic 3437 57.72 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
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Bungaree-Wallace Road, Bungaree 3352 57.99 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
45-47 Stieglitz Street, Ballan 3342 59.77 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
Leigh VIC 3352 Australia 59.81 km
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Leigh Historical Society
"Old Shire Hall", 326 High St, Learmonth 59.88 km

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

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Lois Spenceley- , Secretary
37 Heights Crescent Ballarat North Vic 3350 Australia 60.73 km
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Ralph Stavely
Old Courthouse, 91 Southey Street, Inglewood 3517 62.8 km

Collects and records local history of Inglewood district. Have several local history publications for sale. Research early district pioneers for a fee. Hold court re-enactments for tourists and locals by arrangement.

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Murray Baud- Treasurer
Ballarat Library (Australiana Room), 178 Doveton Street, Ballarat 63.56 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.

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Neva Dinstan
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Gold Museum, Sovereign Hill, Bradshaw Street, Ballarat, Vic 64.73 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 64.88 km
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M Smith
Cnr Magpie and Cobden Streets, Ballarat 3350 65.56 km

Ballarat Astronomical Society is custodian of the Ballarat Municipal Observatory. BAS provides Friday and Saturday night viewing if the weather is clear. School and other groups can be booked for Monday to Thursday.

85 High Street 3467 Avoca, Victoria 65.96 km

Family and local history resource centre, archives and museum, located in the old Avoca Courthouse, which operated as a Court from 1859 to 1979

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Tony O'Shea, President
43 Albion Street Sebastopol Vic 3356 Australia 68.27 km
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Neil Wright
PO Box 58 Melton VIC 3337 Australia 68.93 km
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Deb Slattery
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