Bridgetown Historical Society Inc

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Bridgetown Historical Society Inc

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  • Community

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Mary Elgar



Dirección (calle)

5 Civic Lane, Bridgetown




Western Australia

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Código postal



08 9761 4236


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Área de descripción


The Society was formed in 1990 to preserve Bridgetown's unique history, and is the custodian of photographs and ephemera relating to Bridgetown and surrounding areas.

Contexto geográfico y cultural

Bridgetown is one of eight heritage listed towns in Western Australia and, as such, it is important to preserve the history of the town and its people.

Mandatos/Fuentes de autoridad

The Society's objectives are:

  • To encourage the study and writing of Bridgetown's history.
  • To collect, classify and preserve Bridgetown's records.
  • To share information amongst the members by readings, discussions, lectures and exhibitions of historical material.
  • To promote public support of the preservation of historical relics and recognition of notable anniversaries.
  • To establish and maintain a museum in Bridgetown.
  • To publish articles/selected records/publications approved by the Society.
  • To fund, subsidise or contribute to any institution, scholarship or prize, which meets these objectives.

Estructura administrativa

Chairperson, Vice Chairperson, Secretary, Treasurer and four ordinary committee members. All are volunteers with no salaried staff.

Administración de registros y políticas de recolección

Records and photographs are being digitised onto MOSAiC software. All donations are accessioned and will be available through MOSAiC once digitised.


Yornup School House Bridgetown Police Station Museum 1880.


Photographs and ephemera of Bridgetown, local newspapers, log books, local history books and local family memoirs.

Instrumentos de descripción, guías y publicaciones

Currently this is only possible by email or coming into the Bridgetown Historical Society office (Yornup School).

Área de acceso

Horario de apertura

Open Monday and Thursday 9am-12pm. Email enquiries anytime.

Condiciones de acceso y requisitos

Any person can enquire. Photos and ephemera are not available to borrow, but can be viewed for research purposes with a Society member present. However, MOSAiC will permit state-wide access and eventually nationally.


Área de servicios

Servicios para la investigación

Family research, buildings, activities.

Servicios de reproducción

Scanning of documents, email, downloading to USB etc. is available.

Áreas públicas

The museum is open to the public on Saturdays 10am-2pm. At other times by appointment.

Área de control

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Reglas y/o convenciones usadas

Estado de elaboración

Nivel de detalle

Fechas de creación, revisión o eliminación

Revised 24 March 2018




Notas de mantención

Puntos de acceso

Puntos de acceso

  • Agricultura (Thematic area)
  • Arts and Culture (Thematic area)
  • Built Environment (Thematic area)
  • Family / Domestic Life (Thematic area)
  • Genealogical (Thematic area)
  • Geography (Thematic area)
  • Local Studies (Thematic area)
  • Transportation (Thematic area)
  • Travel and Exploration (Thematic area)
  • Portapapeles

Contacto principal

5 Civic Lane, Bridgetown
Bridgetown, Western Australia 6255