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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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Meeting Tuesday 22nd January 7.30 pm
Belmore Senior Citizens Centre, Redman Pde Belmore
Visitors Welcome
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2 weeks ago

Canterbury & District Historical Society

#FactoftheWeek Belmore was originally known as 'Darkwater'. In the 1860s, it was given its current name, after the 4th Earl of Belmore and Governor of NSW, Somerset Richard Lowry-Corry.
#whereinterestinghappens
📷 National Portrait Gallery, London
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3 weeks ago

Canterbury & District Historical Society

#FlashbackFriday The intersection of Canterbury Road and Troy Street, Campsie, 1917.
#whereinterestinghappens #history
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3 weeks ago

Canterbury & District Historical Society

Do you recognise anyone#FridayFlashback

The official opening of Campsie Fire Station in 1907.
(Photograph 1)
Firemen from Campsie Fire Station and the station's reel.
(Photograph 2)
Campsie Fire Station at the time consisted of one small watchroom with a shed along side it to house the reel. The building was situated in Beamish Street opposite the intersection at Amy Street, Campsie.

Courtesy of Canterbury-Bankstown Local History Photograph Collection
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3 weeks ago

Canterbury & District Historical Society

A post shared by Society. Member Nigel
Happy New Year to all who love history have a wonderful 2019 exploring and discovering the good, the bad, the interesting and the fun and quirky in our local and family historyAustralia: Man made today in 1901.

Alive: 60,000+ years.

#AlwaysWasAlwaysWillBe 👣
#MyHome 🌏
#Thankyou
#CareForCountry 🖤💛❤️
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