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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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***Flashback*** Belmore Boys High School the class of 1963 ...

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We're loving the fashions in this one. It had been open for about 10 years, and in another 10 years' time, it was remodelled to what we know today.
Campsie Railway Station, 1905
Commuters waiting on Campsie Railway Station.
Courtesy City of Canterbury Bankstown Local History Photograph Collection
Future plans for the stations can be seen here: www.sydneymetro.info/station/campsie-station
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Remember when phones looked a little something like this?
First telephone in Campsie, ca 1940
This telephone was installed about 1918 and was apparently the first telephone in Campsie. It was in the first shop in Beamish Street, Campsie. It was transferred to 38 Campsie Street in about 1920 and remained in use until late 1960's.
Courtesy Mr E.J Allen and City of Canterbury Bankstown Local History Photograph Collection
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The class photo, nearly 100 years ago. Can you see your great-grandmother?
Canterbury Public School, Class 8 and 9, [group portrait], 1921
Courtesy City of Canterbury Bankstown Local History Photograph Collection
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