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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 Reasearch 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.

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I visited Bendigo Historical Society on Wednesday. They like us have the use of an old house Specimen cottage. Reputedly the oldest house in Bendigo. I got some ideas for making better use of our downstairs rooms. ...

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A very busy afternoon at Beulah Vista on Saturday. We had four visitors. Ronald who was researching his family and chatted to us about his g Grandmother and grandfather who had a dairy in Northcote St.. Rebecca who renewed her membership and told us about an oral history she was working on about Cup & Saucer Creek. Anne from the Sydney Bankstown Alliance who was keen to enlist our support for the group. Keith who wanted to look at Beulah Vista. All of these visitors had seen the photo and article in the Torch newspaper. ...

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Open Day at Beulah Vista On Saturday 7th October, 1.30pm to 4.30pm.
visitors always welcome
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Open Day

October 7, 2017, 1:30pm - October 7, 2017, 4:30pm

Open Day at Beulah Vista On Saturday 7th October, 1.30pm to 4.30pm. visitors always welcome

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Our meeting on Tuesday was attended by a small group of members. We had one visitor Owen, who has an interest in the history of Lakemba. Welcome Owen, and please visit Beulah Vista on our open day on the 7th. Owen expressed an interest in joining the group so we look forward to him becoming a member. Colin presented a very interesting talk on Australian Pottery focusing on Pates Pottery who had been established in Lakemba. Colin also brought along some lovely pieces from his extensive collection
This Wednesday's copy of the Torch newspaper featured a photo of some of our members and an article about the society.
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Canterbury & District Historical Society added an event. ...

Monthly meeting

September 26, 2017, 7:03pm - September 26, 2017, 10:03pm

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