Local History Centre Collection


The Local History Centre contains an extensive collection of material of use to both local and family history researchers that relates to the area covered by the Mount Barker District Council.

The collection is searchable via the

 

Local History Database

 

 

 

The Local History Collection provides an opportunity to appreciate the local area and the people, both past and present, and to preserve it for the future.

 

Other records include:

 

Books that relate to the Mount Barker District and surrounding areas.


District Registers for Mount Barker, Nairne and Strathalbyn.


Courier Newspaper from 1880

Photographs

Vertical files of unpublished information


School records


Parish records (Catholic & Anglican)


Archive of original material

 


State Resources are available and include:

 

SA Birth, Death & Marriage index on microfiche

 

SA Birth registrations, 1842 - 1928


SA Marriages registrations, 1842 - 1937


SA Deaths registrations, 1842 - 1972


Biographical index of South Australians 1836 - 1885 

 

Local History Centre

 

Opening hours

 

Monday          9am-7pm

Tuesday         9am-5pm

Wednesday    9am-5pm

Thursday        9am-8pm

Friday            9am-5pm

Saturday        9am-4pm

 

Contact

Local History Officer

Phone: (08) 8393 6400

library@mountbarker.sa.gov.au

  

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