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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 in Church St. Canterbury.

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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6 days ago

Canterbury & District Historical Society

#FlashbackFriday The All Saints Greek Orthodox Church in Belmore was built in 1964.
#whereinterestinghappens #history
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6 days ago

Canterbury & District Historical Society

#FridayFlashback
The original Earlwood Public School, 390 - 396 Homer Street, Earlwood. It was completed in September 1916 and occupied 3rd October 1919. The first headmaster was Mr Edward Moran. This photo was taken in 1920.

Information source: Earlwood Public School Golden Jubilee 1916-1966
Photo courtesy of Brian McEvoy and Canterbury-Bankstown Local History Photograph Collection.
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2 weeks ago

Canterbury & District Historical Society

#FlashbackFriday Haldon Street, Lakemba, near the corner of Gillies Street. This was taken in 1963.
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2 weeks ago

Canterbury & District Historical Society

#FlashbackFriday

Two boys at Cup and Saucer Creek about 1901
Cooks River, Earlwood, New South Wales (NSW), Australia
Source: Canterbury Bankstown Local History Photograph Collection

Map of Cup and Saucer Creek Wetland area courtesy of:
savingourtrees.wordpress.com/tag/cup-saucer-creek-wetland/
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Open Day
Beulah Vista
Saturday 6th October
1.30 pm to 4.30 pm
Church St Canterbury
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