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Sugar Mill
Sugar Mill

Founded in 1962, with one of the aims being to gather historical records of the Canterbury District, the Society has since the mid 1980's operated a Family and Local History Research Centre in the historic Beulah Vista home, located at 15 Church St. Canterbury.

Mailing Address: PO Box 49, Campsie NSW 2194

The aim of the Society is....

  • To encourage the study of history, both of the Canterbury District and Australia.
  • To collect records and objects relating to Canterbury's history.
  • To publish journals, periodicals and books relating to the history of Canterbury.
  • Membership Fees:  
  • Regular Member; $20 per annum,                                    Pensioner, Senior, Student, $15 per annum,                    Families/Institutions, $25 per annum                               Supporter/Friends Member (non voting) $5 per annum

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1 week ago

Canterbury & District Historical Society

Wow those facts are amazing#Factoftheweek The first ambulance to service Canterbury-Bankstown arrived in 1908 and was run by volunteers. The Canterbury District Ambulance Corps, pictured here in 1914, used a hand litter to transport patients to the Western Suburbs Hospital. But if you lived near Belmore, you had to travel on a stretcher via train! ...

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2 weeks ago

Canterbury & District Historical Society

Anyone know who they are?Flash Back: Group Portrait of South Lakemba Residents Company Directors 1925

Wiley Park and Lakemba community
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2 weeks ago

Canterbury & District Historical Society

The race course is an important part of Canterbury’s heritageHELP STOP Development Application at Canterbury Racecourse. (See flyer)

Canterbury Racecourse wants to convert an existing parking lot into high rise apartments, this will cause extra congestion during race days.
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3 weeks ago

Canterbury & District Historical Society

Throwback Thursday: Canterbury ...

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3 weeks ago

Canterbury & District Historical Society

The sugar works today#Factoftheweek The sandstone apartment building on Sugar House Road, Canterbury, was built in 1841 as a sugar mill, and is believed to be one of the oldest surviving industrial buildings in the Sydney region. #whereinterestinghappens ...

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