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Local Studies Centres

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There are many Local Studies Centres in the Perth Metropolitan area where you can go to research specific information about a people, places, buildings or newspapers for a particular suburb or location.

These centres have a wide variety of data available covering many topics, and can be very detailed. They are well worth a visit.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 July 2018 18:23

The Grove

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The Grove Library - Family History Resources and Services

WAGS Associate Member

1 Leake Street, PEPPERMINT GROVE  WA  6011

T:  08 9286 8686   D: 08 9286 8699    F: 08 9286 8687

E:  Sdowden@thegrovelibra This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ry.com

W: www.thegrovelibrary.com

Holdings

Local holdings for Cottesloe, Mosman Park and Peppermint Grove include rate books, heritage lists and local newsletters.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 July 2018 18:28

Armadale

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City of Armadale - Birtwistle Local Studies Library
Family History Research Centre

Armadale Library Armadale Central Shopping Centre  Orchard Ave, Armadale, WA 6112
T        (08) 9399 0641
E        This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Web   Birtwistle Local Studies Library

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 June 2018 16:54

Bassendean

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Bassendean Local Studies Collection - Bassendean Memorial Library

ADDRESS:          46 Old Perth Road, Bassendean, WA 6054
Telephone:          (08) 9279 2966
Email:                   This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Web Sites:           Bassendean Memorial Library  -  Local Studies Collection

Opening Times

Monday to Friday - 09:00 to 17:00

Holdings

Rate Books; War Service details of Volunteers from Bassendean (West Guildford); Swan Express 1900-1909 (Microfilm); Massendean Magnet 1923-1925 (Microfilm); Historic photographs; Oral histories.

Donations welcome relevant to Bassendean, Ashfield and Eden Hill.

Online Search

Search for the Local Studies Collection content, including Images, via the Library Catalogue on the above link.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 June 2018 16:53

Bayswater

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Bayswater Historical Society Inc.

Halliday House Heritage Centre 114 King William Street, Bayswater, WA 6053
T/Fax:     (08) 9271 3741 (answering machine)
E             This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Web        Bayswater Historical Society Home Page

Opening Times

Fourth Sunday of Each Month - February to November - 13:00 to 16:00
Open for group visits and to researchers by appointment

Holdings

Photographs; Textiles: Artefacts; Maps; Books and Oral histories are housed and displayed at Halliday House

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 June 2018 16:56

Floreat

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Town of Cambridge - Local Studies Collection

ADDRESS:           99 The Boulevard
                               Floreat, WA 6014
Telephone:          (08) 9383 8999
Email:                   This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Web Sites:           Town of Cambridge Library   -   Local Studies Library

Location map - see below

Last Updated on Sunday, 16 September 2012 14:11

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Fremantle

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Fremantle City Library - Local History Collection

ADDRESS:          8 William Street, Fremantle WA 6160
POSTAL:              PO Box 807, Fremantle, WA 6959
Telephone:         (08) 9432 9739    Fax:  9432 9895
Email:                  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Web Site:            Fremantle Local History

Location map - see below

Last Updated on Sunday, 16 September 2012 14:11

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Gosnells

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City of Gosnells - Local Studies Collection

ADDRESS:          Knowledge Centre, Agonis
                              Cnr Albany Highway & Dorothy Street, Gosnells, WA
POSTAL:              PO Box 662, Gosnells, WA 6990
Email:                   This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Web Site:             Gosnells Library Local Studies Collection

Location map - see below

Last Updated on Sunday, 16 September 2012 14:12

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Joondalup

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Joondalup Centre Library - Local History Collection

ADDRESS:          Lower Ground Floor, Joondalup Library
                           Cnr Boas Avenue and Lakeside Drive, Joondalup, WA 6027
Telephone:           (08) 9400 4746     Fax:   (08) 9400 4743
Email:                  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Web Sites:           Joondalup Library  -  Local History Library

Location map - see below

Last Updated on Friday, 27 December 2013 11:32

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Kalamunda

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Kalamunda and Districts Historical Society Inc.

ADDRESS:          Kalamunda History Village
                              56 Railway Road, Kalamunda, WA 6926
POSTAL:              PO Box 121, Kalamunda WA 6926
Telephone:          (08) 9293 1371
Web Sites:           Kalamunda & Districts Historical Society  - 
                               Kalamunda Libraries

Location map - see below

Last Updated on Sunday, 16 September 2012 14:12

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Leederville

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Town of Vincent - Local Studies Collection

ADDRESS:          Loftus Centre, 99 Loftus Street,
                              Leederville, WA 6007  (Cnr Loftus and Vincent Streets)
Telephone:         (08) 9273 6090  Fax:  (08) 9273 6098
Email:                  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Web Sites:          Town of Vincent Library   -  Local Studies Collection

Location map - see below

Last Updated on Sunday, 16 September 2012 14:13

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Maylands

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Maylands Historical Society

ADDRESS:          Peninsula Cultural and Community Centre
                              219 Railway Parade, Maylands, WA 6051
POSTAL:              PO Box 190, Maylands, WA 6931
Telephone:         (08) 9271 5983
Secretary Ph:      (08) 9272 8940
Google Maps:     Office Location

Last Updated on Sunday, 16 September 2012 14:13

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Mundaring

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Mundaring and Hills Historical Society Inc.

ADDRESS:          Old Station Master's House
                              Cnr Railway Street & Burkinshaw Road, Glen Forrest, WA 6071
POSTAL:              PO Box 334, Mundaring, WA 6073
Secretary Ph:      (08) 9298 8944
Email:                   This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Web Site:             Mundaring Hills Historical Society
Google Maps:     Office Location

Last Updated on Sunday, 16 September 2012 14:14

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Nedlands

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City of Nedlands - Local Studies Collection

ADDRESS:          City of Nedlands Library
                              60 Stirling Highway, Nedlands, WA 6009
POSTAL:              PO Box 9, Nedlands, WA 6909
Telephone:          (08) 9273 3644 - Fax:   (08) 9273 3643 - Local Studies Collection Ph:  (08) 9273 3511 
Email:                   This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Web Site:             Nedlands Library
Google Maps:     Office Location

Last Updated on Sunday, 16 September 2012 14:14

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South Perth

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City of South Perth - Local History Collection

ADDRESS:          South Perth Library
                              Cnr, Sandgate Street and South Terrace, South Perth, WA 6151
Telephone:          (08) 9474-0800   Fax:   (08) 9474 2425
Email:                   This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Web Site:             Local Histories Collection      See also Old South Perth in the:  May and Herbert Gibbs Heritage Collection
Blog:                    South Perth Local History Blog
Google Maps:     Office Location

Last Updated on Thursday, 01 August 2013 09:37

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Stirling

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City of Stirling - Local Studies Collection

ADDRESS:          City of Stirling, Libraries Dept,
                              Civic Place, Stirling, WA 6021
Telephone:         (08) 9435 8862
Email:                  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Web Sites:          City of Stirling Library   -  Local Studies Collection
Google Maps:    Office Location

Last Updated on Sunday, 16 September 2012 14:15

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Swan

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City of Swan - Local History Collection

ADDRESS:          Midland Public Library
                              45 Helena Street, Midland, WA 6056
POSTAL:              PO Box 465, Midland, WA 6936
Telephone:         (08) 9267 9020
Email:                  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Web Site:            City of Swan Library
Google Maps:    Office Location

Last Updated on Sunday, 16 September 2012 14:16

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