Bridgetown Historical Society Inc

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Bridgetown Historical Society Inc

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Mary Elgar




5 Civic Lane, Bridgetown




Western Australia

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08 9761 4236



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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 cultural e geográfico

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/Fontes de autoridade

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.

estrutura administrativa

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

Políticas de gestão e entrada de documentos

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.

Acervos documentais

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

Instrumentos de pesquisa, guias e publicações

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

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horário de funcionamento

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

Condição de acesso e uso

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.


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serviços de pesquisa

Family research, buildings, activities.

serviços de reprodução

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.

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Revised 24 March 2018

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  • 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)
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Contacto principal

5 Civic Lane, Bridgetown
Bridgetown, Western Australia 6255