Raymond Terrace & District Historical Society Inc.

Est. 1974

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Research

The Society can assist with any information relating to family and local history from our extensive archival files. The following services may be of interest.

Research Room

The Society maintains a Research Room at the Raymond Terrace Library at 18A Sturgeon Street, Raymond Terrace. Opening hours are Monday 9.30am - 2pm and Wednesday 9.30am - 2pm, or by appointment.

We can assist with family history, local history, historical photos and various local history publications. If you are unable to attend the research room in person, please email us at research@sketchleycottage.org.au with your contact information and details of the subject you'd like to research. Please note that research fees will apply.

Our resources include:

Newsletters

From the beginning of 2009 we are making copies of our quarterly newsletter available online in PDF format. Please note: the newsletter is designed to be printed double sided and then folded in half to produce a booklet.

Publications For Sale

The following publications are produced by the Society:

Echoes of War (NEW TITLE) $30
They Were Here: Convicts of Raymond Terrace Volume I $35
They Were Here: Convicts of Raymond Terrace Volume II $40
Marriages from the Gloucester Examiner & Raymond Terrace Examiner 1894 – 1926 $15
Clearing Out Sales Raymond Terrace & Lower Hunter 1895 – 1930 $15
War Memorials of Port Stephens $25
Soldiers & Memorials of Seaham $25
Raymond Terrace Pioneer Register $30
Cemetery Master Index $25
Landholders & Others $15
Raymond Terrace Pioneer Cemetery $5
Obituaries  Volume 1   1893 – 1915 $25
Obituaries  Volume 2   1916 – 1925 $25
Obituaries  Volume 3   1926 – 1930, 1951 & 1953 $25
Any two Obituaries Volumes $45
All three Obituaries Volumes $65

We also have available for sale a large selection of publications not produced by the Society but covering the local district, among them are:

Raymond Terrace History & Heritage $20
Seaham School of Arts $15
Short History of Raymond Terrace $5

Please note that all prices exclude postage. If you would like to order any of our publications please email us at research@sketchleycottage.org.au and we can let you know about postage costs and book availability.

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