Local History

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The Local History Collection includes books and oral history interviews, local newspapers, genealogical references and microfilm.  The collection is focused predominantly on the Gascoyne Region. Some of the Collection is listed on the Library Catalogue.

While many of the items have restricted access, Library staff are more than happy to assist with customer enquiries.

In our Local History Room, access to digital microfilm, free internet searching and online access to the popular Ancestry database are available for use during Library opening hours by arrangement at the front counter.

Assistance from Library Staff is available by appointment.

For assistance outside these hours, please use our Local History Services Enquiry Form and submit this by email.   Alternatively, contact staff ahead of your planned visit on 9941 3727 and they may be able to assist with locating specific items or materials.