Berrima District Historical and Family History Society Inc, Mittagong, New South Wales

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Berrima District Historical and Family History Society Inc, Mittagong, New South Wales

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  • Community

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The Secretary




Old Council Chambers, Corner Bowral Road and Old Hume Highway, Mittagong




New South Wales

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02 4872 2169




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The Berrima District Historical and Family History Society was founded in 1960 to encourage the study of Australian, local and family history and to establish a museum and a permanent archive for the preservation of the documentary and material heritage of the Southern Highlands of New South Wales.

contexto cultural e geográfico

Collections cover the major towns of Bowral, Mittagong, Moss Vale, Robertson and Bundanoon and the many villages in the area including Avoca, Aylmerton, Balaclava, Braemar, Berrima, Burrawang, Canyonleigh, Colo Vale, Exeter, Glenquarry, Hilltop, Kangaloon, Penrose, Sutton Forest, Tallong, Wildes Meadow and Wingello.

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estrutura administrativa

Políticas de gestão e entrada de documentos


The Archives and Research Centre is based at the Old Council Chambers on the corner of Bowral Road and the Old Hume Highway, Mittagong. The museum, managed by the society, is located at Market Place and Bryan Street, Berrima.

Acervos documentais

Local historical records and photographs, including:

  • Manuscript collection including the Parry Papers, an important local history resource
  • Biography files for hundreds of local families, including family information, press cuttings and photographs
  • Photographic collection of local people and places

Local reference material, including, for example:

  • Birth, death and marriage, probate and immigration indexes
  • Local newspapers in hard copy and on microfilm
  • Building files on local houses and public buildings
  • Cemetery transcriptions for the Southern Highlands District.
  • Parish and other maps, subdivision plans and various land and property records
  • Rate books

Our Image Library contains more than 8,000 images of people and places relating to our area and beyond. We are gradually uploading the collection, so keep checking to look for newly available images. To search for photos of your ancestors, houses, buildings, streetscapes and more, visit our Image Library. High quality copies of all photos are available for purchase through our online shop.

Instrumentos de pesquisa, guias e publicações

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horário de funcionamento

Open Monday and Tuesday 10am-4pm and Saturday 10am-1pm, other times by appointment.

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serviços de pesquisa

Research service fees are applicable.

serviços de reprodução

Áreas públicas

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Nível de detalhe

Datas de criação, revisão ou eliminação

Revised 22 March 2018

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Pontos de acesso

Pontos de acesso

  • Local Studies (Thematic area)
  • Built Environment (Thematic area)
  • Genealogical (Thematic area)
  • Immigration (Thematic area)
  • Área de transferência

Contacto principal

Old Council Chambers, Corner Bowral Road and Old Hume Highway, Mittagong
Mittagong, New South Wales 2575