Brookton and Districts Historical Society Inc, Brookton, Western Australia

Identificatie

Bestandsidentificatie

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Geauthoriseerde naam

Brookton and Districts Historical Society Inc, Brookton, Western Australia

Parallelle vormen van de naam

Aandere naamsvormen

  • Brookton Museum and Heritage Centre, Brookton, Western Australia

Soort

  • Community

Contact

 

President

Soort

adres

Adres

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

Locality

Brookton

Region

Western Australia

Landnaam

Postcode

6306

Telefoon

0427 334 051

Fax

Aantekening

Beschrijving

Geschiedenis

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.

Geografische en culturele context

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.

Mandaat/bronnen van bevoegdheid

Organisatie structuur

Officer in charge: President

Records management and collecting policies

All archives must be of local origin/interest.

Gebouwen

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

Bestanden

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.

Toegangen, gidsen en publicaties


  • 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)

Toegang

Openingstijden

Open by appointment.

Raadpleegvoorwaarden en -eisen

Toegankelijkheid

dienstverlening

onderzoeksdienstverlening

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).

reproduktiedienstverlening

Publiekruimten

Beheer

Identificatie van de beschrijving

Identificatiecode van de instelling

Toegepaste regels en/of conventies

Status

Niveau van detaillering

Datering van aanmaak, herziening of verwijdering

Taal (talen)

Schrift(en)

Bronnen

Onderhoudsaantekeningen

Trefwoorden

Access Points

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

Eerste contactpersoon

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