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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 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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Meeting Tuesday 25 June 2019
7 .30 pm
Senior Citizens Centre
Redman Pde
Belmore
Guest Speaker, Supper
Visitors Welcome
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6 days ago

Canterbury & District Historical Society

#FactoftheWeek Reverend Richard Johnson (1756-1827), who was Ashbury's first landowner, was also the first Christian cleric in Australia.
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1 week ago

Canterbury & District Historical Society

Canterbury District 1890. Is your street on the map? Belmore Railway line has not been constructed. ...

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3 weeks ago

Canterbury & District Historical Society

#FactoftheWeek Lakemba was known as 'Potato Hill', followed by 'Belmore South', before the change to its modern name in 1910.
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