Brookton and Districts Historical Society Inc, Brookton, Western Australia

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Identificador

daa/408

Forma autorizada del nombre

Brookton and Districts Historical Society Inc, Brookton, Western Australia

Forma(s) paralela(s) de nombre

Otra(s) forma(s) de nombre

  • Brookton Museum and Heritage Centre, Brookton, Western Australia

Tipo

  • Community

Área de contacto

 

President

Tipo

Dirección

Dirección (calle)

Old Police Station Museum, corner Grosser Street and Robinson Road, Brookton Robinson Road, Brookton
Postal address: PO Box 125, Brookton WA 6306

Localidad

Brookton

Región

Western Australia

Nombre del país

Código postal

6306

Teléfono

0427 334 051

Fax

Correo electrónico

Notas

Área de descripción

Historia

The Brookton and Districts Historical Society was formed in 1976. It manages the Brookton Museum and Heritage Centre, housed in the original Police Station and Quarters building. With the assistance of the Shire Council, the society took possession of the building in 1984 and opened the Museum in 1986.

Contexto geográfico y cultural

Brookton is a town in the Wheatbelt region of Western Australia, 138 kilometres from Perth. It is within, and is the seat of government for, the Shire of Brookton.

Mandatos/Fuentes de autoridad

Estructura administrativa

Officer in charge: President

Administración de registros y políticas de recolección

All archives must be of local origin/interest.

Edificios

The Police Station, now used by the society, was built in 1913 using locally made bricks. It closed in 1980 when the police moved to a new building. For further information, see http://inherit.stateheritage.wa.gov.au/Public/Inventory

Fondos

The collection includes extensive archives and oral histories which are available for family research. It includes minute books and papers of local organisations, brief notes on some individuals and families, photographs of a wide range of local places, people and activities - work and social.

The exhibitions reflect the lives of people, businesses, sporting and community groups associated with the district. The Charge Room/Office houses a permanent exhibition on the history of the police station and its officers.

Instrumentos de descripción, guías y publicaciones


  • Seventy years of Catholic Church in Brookton (produced by the Brookton and Districts Historical Society; drawings by Philip Caudle, 1978)
  • Brookton Hospital 1921-1981 (produced by the Brookton and Districts Historical Society, 1981)
  • The former Brookton Police Station &and Quarters (1913), Brookton, Western Australia : conservation plan, assessment of significance and conservation policy (prepared for the Brookton and​ Districts Historical Society on behalf of the Shire of Brookton by Rosalie Pech Eva in assocation with Ian R.D. Watson &​ Associate, 2001)

Área de acceso

Horario de apertura

Open by appointment.

Condiciones de acceso y requisitos

Accesibilidad

Área de servicios

Servicios para la investigación

Visits can be made by appointment and volunteers will provide assistance. Requests for information by mail or email are welcomed.
Entry is by donation and a research fee is charged (price on application).

Servicios de reproducción

Áreas públicas

Área de control

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Reglas y/o convenciones usadas

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Fechas de creación, revisión o eliminación

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Notas de mantención

Puntos de acceso

Puntos de acceso

  • Genealogical (Thematic area)
  • Local Studies (Thematic area)
  • Social Organisations and Activities (Thematic area)
  • Portapapeles

Contacto principal

Old Police Station Museum, corner Grosser Street and Robinson Road, Brookton Robinson Road, Brookton Postal address: PO Box 125, Brookton WA 6306
Brookton, Western Australia 6306