Croydon Historical Society

Croydon Library Complex, 5 Civic Square, Croydon
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Les Hutchinson, President
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Shop 2, The Terrace, Brice Avenue, Mooroolbark, Vic. 3138 3.07 km

Established to produce a book re 30 years of Festivals hold regular meetings, we house a Display at Shop 2, The Terrace, Mooroolbark.

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Marion Stott, President
11 Ripley Court, Ringwood 3135 3.1 km

The Ringwood Historical Society exists to collect, research and disseminate information relating to the history of Ringwood and its environs. Monthly meetings with speakers, local books, photographic displays.

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Russ Haines, President
PO BOX 6007 WANTIRNA MALL VIC 3152 Australia 6.83 km
03 9800 553503 9800 5535
0417 104 1970417 104 197
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AUSTRALIAN JAZZ MUSEUM
PO Box 106 Mitcham VIC 3132 Australia 7.73 km
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Vicki Jones-Evans
Farndons Community Hall, Cnr Farndon & 42 Falls Rd, Mt Dandenong 3767 7.81 km

Interested in research and collection of local historical photographs, recollections, etc. With new premises, aiming for increased school and community participation.

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Wendy Britt - Secretary
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61 Castella Street, Lilydale VIC 3140, Australia 8.19 km

Founded in 1971

We aim to collect, research, promote and publish the history of the people, places, events and developments of particularly Lilydale, Coldstream, Chirnside Park, Montrose,  Seville, Silvan, Yering, Gruyere, and Killara with a special focus on the life and family Dame Nellie Melba.

Image: Old Lilydale Court House, now home to  Lilydale & District Historical Society

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Sue Thompson, President
1-3 Olivebank Road, Ferntree Gully 8.34 km

Formed to preserve, conserve and promote history, particularly the history of Knox and the former shires of Berwick and Ferntree Gully. The society’s MAP accredited museum and resource centre is based at Ambleside Park homestead and with the property next door set up as a resource centre is accumulating a collection of historical data, memorabilia, photographs and pioneer information relating to the area.
Open to the public 1-4 pm on Sundays or by arrangement. Local research conducted by application and fee.

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Sue Anderson- Secretary
Hardy House, 49 Birmingham Road Mt Evelyn 3796 8.49 km

Mount Evelyn History Group members are interested in the collection, preservation, research,writing and publication of all aspects of history relating to our town. We hold displays at local events and provide speakers and information on request. Our newsletter, Things past, is published monthly.
We hold committee meeting on the third Monday evening of each even- numbered months, in odd-numbered months we have gueat speakers on the forth Saturday afternoon. Meetings and events are held at the RSL Hall, Hardy House, 49 Birmingham Road, Mt Evelyn, unless otherwise advised. visitors are welcome at meeting and lectures.

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Paula Herlihy
PO BOX 67 WARRANDYTE VIC 3113 Australia 8.67 km
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WARRANDYTE HISTORICAL SOCIETY
PO Box 229 Coldstream VIC 3770 Australia 11.56 km
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Descendants of Convicts Group Victoria
C/- 19 Monash Grove, Blackburn 3130 11.89 km
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June Whiffin
PO BOX 1160 UPWEY VIC 3158 Australia 12.15 km
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Phil Garland
Schramm's Cottage, Muriel Green Drive, Doncaster 3108 12.22 km

Located Rieschieks Reserve, Victoria St Doncaster, Schramm’s Cottage, historical artefacts and museum display. Orchard machinery display.

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Eric Collyer, President
PO Box 287 Blackburn South 3130 Vic Australia 12.35 km
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ANNE MACLEISH
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71 Wellington Road, Wandin North VIC, Australia 12.36 km

Set in rolling orchard countryside, Mont De Lancye was built in 1882 as the home of the Sebire family. Mont De Lancey’s many attractions include Chapel/Gardens suitable for weddings; Museum; Monty’s Tearoom & much more.

Monty’s Tearoom: 0403 415 194

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Jill Sebire
PO Box 35 Wandin North VIC 3139 Australia 12.93 km
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Mary Tabacchiera
279 Eltham-Yarra Glen Rd, Kangaroo Ground VIC 3097, Australia 13.45 km

The Andrew Ross Museum was officially opened in March 1993 and through the hard work and dedication of its volunteers is now fully accredited with Museums Australia.

The Museum’s namesake, Andrew Ross, was the first schoolmaster in the district as well as a keen recorder of contemporary life and he left a remarkable written legacy to the Kangaroo Ground community. Our exhibitions explore the life and times of Andrew Ross and also Kangaroo Ground, the land and its people from pre-European time to the present.

We maintain collections that include the old schoolhouse building that the museum is house in, artefacts of local significance, a photographic collection and an extensive archive of documents relating to the district. Publications relating to local history are also available.

The Museum is open Sundays from 2-4pm and Thursdays 10am-12pm during school term or by private appointment. There is no admission fee although donations are gratefully received.

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Carol Leeson
375 Eltham- Yarra Glen Road Kangaroo Ground Vic.3074 13.5 km

Research of over 1000 ww1, boer war soldiers and Nursesof the Shire of Eltham ( & Nillumbik), Rememberance Day& Anzac Day Services . Organising landscape works & surgestions for Master Plan.

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Dennis Ward- President
23 Cantala Drive, Doncaster 3108 13.66 km
03 9848 6714 mob 0425 764 53903 9848 6714 mob 0425 764 539

Reunite migrants who arrived in Australia from 1947 to 1971.

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Theo Emmanouilidis
27 Bank Street Box Hill, Victoria, Australia 3128 13.81 km

Formed in 1963, the Society holds local history materials including photographs, newspapers, books, journals, manuscripts, maps, oral and family histories. It holds monthly meetings with speakers, and conducts a variety of tours including that of Box Hill Cemetery. Information on tours can be found on the Box Hill Historical Society website.

Suburbs or towns: Box Hill; Bennetswood; Burwood; Mont Albert; Surrey Hills

Catalogue records online:

Whitehorse Manningham Local History Database — http://www.localhist.wev.vic.gov.au/
Picture Victoria — http://www.picturevictoria.vic.gov.au/

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