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Rockingham District Historical Society Inc

Contact

Street address
Corner of Kent Street and Flinders Lane, Rockingham 6168
Postal address
PO Box 504, Rockingham 6168
Phone
(08) 9592-3455

About

Officer in charge
President or Secretary
Hours & facilities
Museum is open Tues, Wed, Thurs and Sat 1-4pm and Sun 10am-4pm; closed Mon, Fri, Christmas Day and Good Friday. Reference assistance available in person and by telephone. Copying services available for books and journals. Introductory brochure available.
Access
Public welcome. School children, primary & secondary. School groups by appointment.
Acquisition focus
Mainly a collection of artifacts, photos and archives relating to the development of the Rockingham District, its various stages of progress etc. Some information on early Garden Island and surrounding districts. Microfilm of early local newspapers 1952-1987 available for viewing. Microfiche of Rockingham Rates Books and WA Births, Deaths and Marriages. There is a large library of books on local & Western Australian history.
References
  • Draper, Richard & Kerferd, Dale Rockingham Port to City, 1972-1988.
  • Taggart, Nora Rockingham Looks Back. A History of the Rockingham District 1829-1982.
  • Fall, Vic The Sea and the Forest. Story of Rockingham Timber Port.
  • Draper, Richard Rockingham - the Visions Unfold. A History of the Rockingham District .
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Last updated: Oct. 11, 2010