Randwick and District Historical Society Inc, Sydney

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Randwick and District Historical Society Inc, Sydney

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Level 2, Bowen Library Building, 669 Anzac Parade, Maroubra
Postal address: PO Box 430, Randwick 2031




New South Wales

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02 9349 3572



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Randwick and District Historical Society Inc. was founded in 1957 and aims to document the social/political history and natural and built environment from pre-history to present day of Randwick City Local Government Area.

This includes the suburbs of Randwick, Clovelly, Gordons Bay, Coogee, The Spot, Lurline Bay, Maroubra, Malabar, Little Bay, La Perouse, Chifley, Yarra Bay, Phillip Bay, Matraville, Pagewood, Kingsford, Kensington, Centennial Park, and former suburbs of Little Coogee, South Kensington, Epsom, Lilyville, Bunnerong and Long Bay.

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Mandatos/Fontes de autoridade

The society's constitution is available on the website.

estrutura administrativa

The Society's Management Committee includes: President, Hon. Secretary, Treasurer, Vice-President and members. The Society is affiliated with the Royal Australian Historical Society and the History Council of NSW.

Políticas de gestão e entrada de documentos

History of Randwick City Local Government Area.


The Society has a modern centre on Level 2 of the Bowen Library at Maroubra which includes research facilities and material.

Acervos documentais

The Society's extensive collections are designed to document the history of Randwick City, including the Museum Collection, the Library and Research files.

Research Files include extensive material including photographs, ephemera, clippings, documents, realia, and reports relating to the history of Randwick City:

  • the Aboriginal People of Australia and the Indigenous People of the district.
  • people of interest in Randwick in areas of Sport, Arts, Politics, Commerce, Religion and Community Organisations.
  • topical subjects such as Architecture, Art, the Environment, Migrant Groups, Motor Sport, Swimming, Racing, Rugby, Shipwrecks, Quarries, Cemeteries, Crime and Mystery,Transport.
  • Randwick's districts - Coogee, Randwick, Clovelly, Maroubra, La Perouse, Matraville, Malabar, Long Bay, Chifley, Kingsford, Kensington, The Spot.
  • Maps from 1770 including aerial maps, land sale posters from 1883, and Water Board Maps from 1896.
  • Art including paintings, drawings, craft pieces etc.
  • Photographs: an exhaustive photographic record of Randwick City from the dawn of photography in the 1850s through to the present day.
  • Costume and Textiles: a range of costumes and textiles. The costume collection is regularly used in displays and exhibitions.

Instrumentos de pesquisa, guias e publicações

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horário de funcionamento

Tuesdays: 1.30-4.00pm
Thursdays: 10.30am-4.00pm.

Condição de acesso e uso

Advance notice of visit advisable (phone: 02 9349 3572).


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The centre is staffed by volunteers who undertake research (for a fee) and administrative work and maintain the collections.
Also, research facilities can be used by members free or by others for a fee.
For fees and charges, see http://www.randwickhistoricalsociety.org.au/about.htm

serviços de reprodução

Copies can be made for a fee, see http://www.randwickhistoricalsociety.org.au/about.htm

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Revised 6 June 2019

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Pontos de acesso

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders (Thematic area)
  • Arts and Culture (Thematic area)
  • Built Environment (Thematic area)
  • Ambiente (Thematic area)
  • Immigration (Thematic area)
  • Industry, Manufacturing and Commerce (Thematic area)
  • Law and Justice (Thematic area)
  • Local Studies (Thematic area)
  • Politics and Government (Thematic area)
  • Passatempos / Lazer / Desportos (Thematic area)
  • Religião (Thematic area)
  • Social Organisations and Activities (Thematic area)
  • Transportation (Thematic area)
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Contacto principal

Level 2, Bowen Library Building, 669 Anzac Parade, Maroubra Postal address: PO Box 430, Randwick 2031
Sydney, New South Wales 2035