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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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Canterbury & District Historical Society shared City of Canterbury Bankstown's post. ...

Ahead of Anzac Day, head to Campsie Library and Knowledge Centre and have a look at the interactive display, where you can learn more about local servicemen and women.

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Canterbury & District Historical Society shared City of Canterbury Bankstown's post. ...

#FlashbackFriday Anzac Day March participants make their way down Beamish Street, Campsie in 1952. For a list of local events on Wednesday, visit cb.city/anzacday #whereinterestinghappens #history

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To commemorate Anzac Day; The family of Herbert Gough photographed outside their home, The Canterbury House Lodge during 1919.His portrait is in place of honour in the centre.
Herbert was killed in action 27/4/1917. He is buried in Bouzincourt Ridge Cemetery, Albert. grave II.N.9
from the book "Canterbury's Boys" published by Canterbury and District Historical Society.
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Remembering our Anzacs.
If you have a WW1 Anzac from the Canterbury District. He should be in the Society’s publication “Canterbury’s Boys” available as a CD. See our website www.canterburyhistoricalnsw.org.au
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A number of Anzac services will be held in our City next week. For details, go to cb.city/anzacday

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Canterbury & District Historical Society shared City of Canterbury Bankstown's post. ...

#FlashbackFriday Buses looked very different in the 1920s. We're not sure exactly where this was taken but, from the signage, we can tell they were 'Punchbowl to Burwood via Lakemba' buses. #whereinterestinghappens #history

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