Brookton and Districts Historical Society Inc, Brookton, Western Australia

Zone d'identification

Identifiant

daa/408

Forme autorisée du nom

Brookton and Districts Historical Society Inc, Brookton, Western Australia

Forme(s) parallèle(s) du nom

Autre(s) forme(s) du nom

  • Brookton Museum and Heritage Centre, Brookton, Western Australia

Type

  • Community

Zone du contact

 

President

Type

Adresse

Adresse physique

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

Localité

Brookton

Région

Western Australia

Nom du pays

Code postal

6306

Téléphone

0427 334 051

Fax

Note

Zone de description

Historique

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.

Contexte géographique et culturel

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.

Textes de référence

Structure administrative

Officer in charge: President

Gestion des archives courantes et intermédiaires et politiques de collecte

All archives must be of local origin/interest.

Bâtiments

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

Fonds

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.

Instruments de recherche, guides et publications


  • 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)

Zone de l'accès

Heures d'ouverture

Open by appointment.

Conditions d'accès et d'utilisation

Accessibilité

Zone des services offerts

Services d'aide à la recherche

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).

Services de reproduction

Espaces publics

Zone du contrôle

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Identifiant du service d'archives

Règles et/ou conventions utilisées

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Niveau de détail

Dates de production, de révision et de suppression

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Points d'accès

  • Genealogical (Thematic area)
  • Local Studies (Thematic area)
  • Social Organisations and Activities (Thematic area)
  • Presse-papier

Contact 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