Skipton & District Historical Society

Mongomery Street Skipton Vic 3361 Australia
45 Montgomery Street Skipton Victoria 3361 AU
Contact Name
Mary Bradshaw
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71 Sussex Street, Linton VIC, Australia 17.78 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
C/- Snake Valley Post Office Snake Valley VIC 3351 Australia 21.27 km
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Noella Young
Cape Clear VIC, Australia 23.13 km

Photos, maps, documents, information, all aspects of life in the gold fields and farming areas surrounding Cape Clear & District Historical Society.

PO Box 22 Streatham VIC 3351 Australia 26.24 km
Contact Name
Bruce Mckenna
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c/o POST OFFICE SMYTHESDALE VIC 3351 Australia 28.72 km
The Woady Yaloak Historical Society was formed in 1985.  The society researches the area of the former Woady Yaloak goldfields. We seek to document and preserve the history of the Woady Yaloak Goldfields by the acquisition and presentation of documentation
The general area of interest to the society is the area surrounding the mining district of the Woady Yaloak Creek from Haddon to the Devil’s Kitchen. Settlements in the district included Bunker’s Hill, Sago Hill, Smythe’s Creek, Haddon, Nintingbool, Ross Creek, Smythesdale, Canico, Brown’s Diggings, Scarsdale, Black Hill, Newtown, Brownsvale, Golden Lake, Italian Gully, Staffordshire Reef, Grand Trunk, Happy Valley and Lucky Woman’s
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Beaufort VIC 3373, Australia 29.22 km

The Beaufort Historical Society is situated in the former Beaufort Court House, in Livingstone St, next door to the Uniting Church. The society has an extensive collection of family histories, photographs, newspapers, school and cemeteries records, etc.

Suburbs or towns: Beaufort; Chute; Raglan; Trawalla; Shirley; Waterloo; Stockyard Hill; Lake Goldsmith; Nerring; Eurambeen

Postal Address: PO Box 30, Beaufort VIC 3373

46 Main St, Derrinallum 3325 31.62 km

Local records, visiting local sites of interest & significance.

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Avon Buchholz
65 Racecourse Road Haddon VIC 3351 Australia 32.66 km
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Bonnie Chew
2861 Colac-Ballarat Road Dereel VIC 3352 Australia 37.89 km
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Dereel History Group
5050 Colac -Ballarat Road, Cambrian Hill 3352 41.19 km
5342 07775342 0777

Local and family historuies, display of family photos and antiques.

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Mrs Phyl Lloyd, President
"Old Shire Hall", 326 High St, Learmonth 42.62 km

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

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Lois Spenceley- , Secretary
43 Albion Street Sebastopol Vic 3356 Australia 42.83 km
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Neil Wright
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Ballarat VIC, Australia 45.24 km

Central Highlands Historical Association [CHHA] is a vital link in the regional history network being the umbrella association for over 30 historical societies, museums and family history organisations in the central highlands region of Victoria. CHHA continues to be an active and innovative organisation. It is represented at Local and State levels on matters of joint concern to its members.

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Ballarat VIC, Australia 45.24 km

The contribution by people of Irish background to Ballarat’s social, cultural and industrial development is substantial and the Ballarat and District Irish Association plans to present, celebrate, promote and enjoy this ongoing legacy

 

Cressy & District History Group Inc promotes the history of Cressy and district, documenting, preserving, displaying information and research.

Contact Name
Robyn Alexander
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439 Cobden Street, Mount Pleasant Ballarat, VIC 3350, Australia 45.54 km

This Observatory, situated at Mount Pleasant in Ballarat, was established on the initiative and with the financial support of James Oddie, and was formally opened to the public in 1886. When Oddie presented the Observatory to the people of Ballarat, it became the first municipal observatory in Australia.

Opening Hours for Observatory – See Booking and Events times. All programs require a prior booking.

2110 Glenelg Highway, Lake Bolac 45.84 km
0407 702 6840407 702 684

Preservation and Display of historical photos; research as required.

Contact Name
Karen McIntyre- -Treasurer
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Ballarat Library (Australiana Room), 178 Doveton Street, Ballarat 45.85 km

The aim of the society is to help people discover their family history. To have appropriate records available, with guidance in ways to research and record their history and genealogy.

The Ballarat & District Genealogical Society Inc. was formed in 1978 as a breakaway group from the Ballarat Historical Society. This move was perceived as making a distinction between local history and family history research.

Hours – Monday to Thursday only 10.00am – 4.30pm Collection includes: Family histories, references assisting local research, local histories, cemetery records, birth marriage and death records, computer access, electoral rolls, interstate records, directories.

Postal Address – PO Box Bakery Hill Mail Centre, Ballarat VIC 3354

Sovereign Hill Post Office Ballarat VIC 3350 Australia 45.98 km
Contact Name
M Smith
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Gold Museum, Sovereign Hill, Bradshaw Street, Ballarat, Vic 46.17 km

The Ballarat Historical Society’s collection is housed in the Gold Museum, Bradshaw Street, Ballarat. It includes over 25,000 photographs, early Trade & Street Directories, the Register of Inmates for the Ballarat Benevolent Society and objects.

The collection can be searched online via the Society’s website or accessed by appointment Mon – Friday, 10.00 am – 4.00 pm. Phone 5337 1107 to make an appointment.

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