Brookton and Districts Historical Society Inc, Brookton, Western Australia

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daa/408

Forma autorizada do nome

Brookton and Districts Historical Society Inc, Brookton, Western Australia

Forma(s) paralela(s) de nome

Outra(s) forma(s) do nome

  • Brookton Museum and Heritage Centre, Brookton, Western Australia

Tipo

  • Community

Zona de contacto

 

President

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Endereço

Endereço

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

Localidade

Brookton

Região

Western Australia

Nome do país

Código Postal

6306

Telefone

0427 334 051

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história

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 cultural e geográfico

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/Fontes de autoridade

estrutura administrativa

Officer in charge: President

Políticas de gestão e entrada de documentos

All archives must be of local origin/interest.

Prédios

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

Acervos documentais

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 pesquisa, guias e publicações


  • 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 acesso

horário de funcionamento

Open by appointment.

Condição de acesso e uso

Acessibilidade

área de serviços

serviços de pesquisa

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).

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Áreas públicas

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Pontos de acesso

Pontos de acesso

  • Genealogical (Thematic area)
  • Local Studies (Thematic area)
  • Social Organisations and Activities (Thematic area)
  • Área de transferência

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