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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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4 days ago

Canterbury & District Historical Society

Part of our multicultural history ...

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6 days ago

Canterbury & District Historical Society

#Factoftheweek The Orion Function Centre on Beamish Street, Campsie, was originally built as a theatre in 1936. The theatre seated 999 people and was bought by Greater Union in 1953, before closing in 1959. #whereinterestinghappens ...

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2 weeks ago

Canterbury & District Historical Society

What a wonderful photo,
If anyone recognises a family member or friend let me know.
I would love to add names and any info to this photo and we will keep a copy on file at Beulah VistaFlash Back: Group Portrait of Campsie 2194 Shopkeepers Association 1913
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2 weeks ago

Canterbury & District Historical Society

#Factoftheweek The Cooks River, pictured here in the 1920s, was the main source of food and gathering site for Aboriginal tribes. A 1986 study found 24 rock shelters they may have used, including one in Earlwood, that contains stenciled artworks. #whereinterestinghappens #NAIDOCWeek ...

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4 weeks ago

Canterbury & District Historical Society

#FactoftheWeek Punchbowl was named after the circular valley which early settlers called "the punch bowl", where Georges River and Punchbowl Roads meet. It's actually in the modern day suburb of Belfield.
#whereinterestinghappens
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