Descendants of Convicts Group Victoria

PO Box 229 Coldstream VIC 3770 Australia
12 Kelso Street Coldstream Victoria 3770 AU
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Descendants of Convicts Group Victoria
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PO Box 261 29.27 km

The Friends of St Kilda Cemetery Inc, have an interest in promoting the conservation and appreciation of the St Kilda Cemetery as a place of remembrance, of historic importance and of natural beauty. We conduct regular tours, research and publish many of the stories that can be told of the many pioneers of the settlement of Melbourne, and who are buried there.

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Camberwell VIC 3124, Australia 29.98 km

The Canterbury History Group is an active community group that collects, preserves and presents historical material in the Melbourne suburb of Canterbury.

Postal Address – 142 Canterbury Road, Canterbury VIC 3126

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25 Inglesby Road, Camberwell VIC 3124, Australia 30.61 km

Camberwell Historical Society Inc. is a Volunteer organization whose purposes are to foster historical interest and knowledge, to compile and keep historical records of the district, to promote the interchange of information among its members by lectures, discussions, excursions and other activities, to facilitate liaison with other history groups in the district and to participate in community projects.

We are affiliated with the Royal Historical Society of Victoria.

The Society holds five general meetings annually, arranges four excursions and produces flyers for forthcoming events.

Contact Name
George Fernando, President
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39 Clow Street, Dandenong Victoria 3175, Australia 31.46 km

Our mission is to collect, document, research, preserve and make available to the wider community for their enjoyment and education items that show the development of Dandenong and District from early settlement to present day.

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3 Atherton Rd, Oakleigh VIC 3166, Australia 31.64 km

History Monash Inc is the former Oakleigh & District Historical Society Inc., established in 1961. Our volunteers are dedicated to studying, collecting, preserving, exhibiting and publishing local history within the City of Monash, especially of Oakleigh and surrounding districts.

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Helen Gobbi, Vice president
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To conduct research into the history of Kew, study its records, contact descendents of early Kew residents, bring together those who are interested in Kew Histroy at our monthly meetings. We provide a window display in the Kew Library and collect items including photos, paperwork and objects of signifcance to Kew.

 

 

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Desley Reid- Secretary
Level 1, 210 Lonsdale St, Melbourne Vic 3000 31.92 km
03 8668 810003 8668 8100
03 8668 8111
PO Box 372, Noble Park North, Vic 3174 Australia 32.01 km
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Robyn Robie
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Wesley Hall, St. Andrew's Uniting Church, 253A Burke Road, Gardiner VIC 32.07 km

The Port Phillip Pioneers Group (PPPG) was formed in May 1970, as a special interest group of The Genealogical Society of Victoria (GSV).

The original purpose was to bring together members of the GSV who could establish direct lineal descent from Pioneers who settled or were born in the Port Phillip District of the Colony of New South Wales (the present State of Victoria) prior to 1 July 1851.

The Group became a separate Incorporated Association in April 1991 and membership of the GSV is no longer required. Linkage with the GSV is maintained as an inaugural Member Group.

The aims and objectives of PPG are:

  • To perpetuate the memory of, and create a greater awareness of, the part played by the Pioneers of early settlement in the area of the present State of Victoria;
  • To compile biographical and genealogical data of the Pioneers and their immediate families;
  •  To preserve written and printed material which illustrates aspects of Pioneer settlement in Victoria.
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Beverley Jacobson, Secretary
PO Box 2415 Hawthorn, VIC 3122 Australia 32.1 km
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Victorian Telecommunications Museum Inc.
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Hawthorn Community Precinct, 584 Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn, VIC 3122 32.15 km

The Hawthorn Historical Society was established to foster historical interests, to collect and preserve items of historical interest, to compile a historical record of the district and to work in association with the National Trust (Victoria), Heritage Victoria and Hawthorn Library.

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Elizabeth Yewers - Secretary
PO Box 583 Hawthorn Business Centre VIC 3122 Australia 32.3 km
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Friends of the Auburn Tower Inc
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Moorookyle Avenue, Oakleigh VIC, Australia 32.49 km

The Association was formed in 1986.

Our objectives are:

  •  To promote and foster goodwill among Cornish people and people in Victoria
  • To stimulate interest in the History, Family History, Antiquities, Traditions and Social Conditions of Cornwall
  • To aid approved Cultural Movements in and associated with Cornwall
  • To endeavour to arrange contact between relatives and friends of Cornish people both in Victoria and Cornwall and with other Cornish Associations.
  • To further awareness in the Victorian community of the importance of the Cornish emigration in the development of Australia.
  • To assist and to encourage in conjunction with State Organizations, Local Government and the National Trust,  the restoration and maintenance of buildings/areas of importance to the Cornish Heritage in Australia.
  • To be a non-political, non-sectarian, cultural organization.
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PO Box 5064 Hoppers Crossing, Vic. 3029 32.51 km

Aims to:

  • Arouse interest in and promote the study and discussion
    of the Church, including its antecedent churches;
  • Promote the collection and preservation
    of historical documents, artifacts and records;
  • Publish historical articles and lectures;
  • Promote the interchange of historical information
    by lectures, readings and discussion;
  • Cooperate with other societies interested in
    Victorian history, and the history of the Uniting Churches.
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Rev Robert Renton, Treasurer and Editor of Proceedings of the UC Historical Society
PO Box 6172 Hawthorn West VIC 3122 Australia 32.87 km
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Melbourne Tram Museum
Preston Library, 266 Gower Street, Preston VIC 3072 33.17 km
1300 655 3551300 655 355

Please Note: The Preston Historical Society no longer operates. The resources are now held by Darebin Libraries. Contact 1300 655 355

The Preston Historical Society was established in 1965 and held local history, object and photographic collections.

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Darebin Libraries
c/- 30 Arndell St. Thomastown 3074 33.33 km

Identifying graves without headstones where possibleCemetery Camp Road Broadmeadows

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Beryl Patullo- Secretary /Treasurer
PO Box 58 Malvern VIC 3144 Australia 33.57 km
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Stonnington History Centre
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About the Society

The Whittlesea Historical Society meets on the third Sunday of each month at 2 pm (except January), visitors are most welcome to attend.We meet in the Activity Centre, Laurel St, Whittlesea.

Some of our aims include:

  • Petition on behalf of local historic sites, buildings, trees, etc to Council or government,
  • Undertake and promote the research of our history,
  • Collect, conserve, compile and make available historic records,
  • Establish and maintain a library and archives of that information,
  • Disseminate knowledge of our history through lectures, publications, exhibitions, excursions and other means,
  • Provide a means for people interested in the area’s history to meet, discuss and participate.
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