Trentham and District Historical Society

Trentham and District Historical Society aims to research the history of Trentham and district and to make this information public through meetings, publications and displays. 

We welcome enquiries about family or local history, which should be made by contacting the Research Officer. The cost of this service is either a small monetary donation, or the contribution of additional information to the society.

Where to find us:
3-5 Camp Street

Please contact 0428 464 225 to confirm opening hours or make an appointment to visit.

Contact:Trentham and District Historical Society
P.O. Box 52, Trentham 3458

Research Enquiries

Secretary: Sue Sims

Tony vanRensberg (President), Susie Spence (Vice President), Sue Sims (Secretary), John Cook (Treasurer),  Kath Morrison, Leon Sims, Dennis Trewhella Ronda Hall, Natalie Poole, Beth Toomey

Our society gathers information and artefacts that we can make available to those interested in our district's local history or the history of families who have lived here. We cover Trentham, East Trentham, Fern Hill, Tylden, North Blackwood, Spring Hill, Little Hampton, Garlicks Lead, Newbury.

We are responsible for the conservation of the old police station (pictured below, as it was in 1957, before recent renovations). We hold our committee meetings at the Trentham Library.

To join us

Subscription is $10.00 for pensioner, $20 full membership, or $30 for two people at the same address. This entitles you to attend any of our committee or general meetings, and to receive four issues of our journal Recorder.

Send your name, postal address and phone number with a cheque made out to Trentham Historical Society, to PO Box 52, Trentham 3458

To purchase publications or photos

Select from our 'Publications' page or from 'Photos from our Collection'.

To arrange an appointment to look at the full photograph collection, write to the curator, or ring (contact details above).

Family & local history enquiries

If you are researching family history or local history (such as the history of a sporting club or other organisation), you can request information by writing to the Research Officer.

Send details of what you already know, and what you wish to find out, with your return address, to PO Box 52, Trentham 3458. Let us know whether you can provide information, or would prefer to provide a cash donation in return.

Trentham member,
17 Aug 2010, 03:33