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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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3 days ago

Canterbury & District Historical Society

Does anyone know where this is?CANTERBURY ROAD HURLSTONE PARK (NSW) 1908

🔹Hurlstone Park is an inner western suburb of Sydney about 9 klms south-west of the Sydney central business district.
(State Library of NSW)
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3 days ago

Canterbury & District Historical Society

Remember the old library, I used to take my Hilfenhaus there.#FlashbackFriday #libraryhistory
In the 1950's Canterbury Council agreed to construct a new purpose built Library at 139 Beamish Street, Campsie. This building was officially opened on 26 September, 1958 and served the community as a library for 28 years.
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1 week ago

Canterbury & District Historical Society

#FlashbackFriday For Holden lovers out there, here is a 1951 FJ Holden, parked in Nelson Avenue, Belmore. This photo was taken in 1955.
#whereinterestinghappens #history
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