Skip to content

About

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

Latest news from our Facebook Page

#FlashbackFriday
Earlwood Public School, Mothers Club Concert, 1959
Members of the Earlwood Public School Mothers Club performing the "Charleston" at an Earlwood Public School Mothers Club Concert. Left to right: Gwen Phillips; Emily Hopkins; Joyce Green; Shirley Newman; Meg Thompson.
Courtesy of Canterbury-Bankstown Local History Photographic Collection.
...

View on Facebook

#flashbackfriday
2020 has been named "International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife." Here are some from 100 years ago.
Campsie Red Cross Influenza Workers, [group portrait], 1919
Left to right: Standing: 2. Mrs Ingram; 3. Mrs Burdette. Seated: 1. Mrs Attenborough; 4. Mrs Harding; 5. Mrs Gutridge. Front: Mrs Bradney.
Courtesy of Canterbury-Bankstown Local History Photographic Collection.
...

View on Facebook

🖌 Check out this amazing watercolour artwork by Frederick Garling (circa 1842) of the Canterbury Sugar Works!

Here's a throwback to an article we wrote in 2015 on its history: bit.ly/3ftSUPh

Do you have memories of the historical site?
...

View on Facebook

#flashbackfriday
Riverwood Library and Washington Park are here now, but it used to be a US Army 118 General Hospital, Riverwood, ca 1944
Courtesy Lois Townsend and City of Canterbury Local History Photograph Collection
pictorialcanterbury.imagegallery.me/site/welcome.me
...

View on Facebook

FLASHBACK! 🤓 Pictured is the streetscape of Hurlstone Park some time ago - although it's unknown when the photo was taken. How do you think it compares to modern-day Hurlstone Park? ...

View on Facebook

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.