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Resources

Our Research area has an expanding index of names of people and places in our records.

Resources we hold include:

NEWSPAPERS: The ‘Terang Express’ in hardcopy from early 1900’s to the present, many years having been indexed. From 2009 to the present is also available in digital format.

LOCAL HISTORY BOOKS: Published family histories, church histories, organizations & local town histories, many of which have indexes.

NEWSLETTERS: Terang Historical Society newsletters which feature many references to people, places, events and organizations associated with Terang and district. These have been indexed for many years and some are digital.

PHOTOGRAPHS: A growing collection of photos of Terang and district from the late 1800’s to the present in paper and digital format. These cover people, buildings, events, schools, sports clubs, businesses and various places. We are progressively placing these on our catalogue to allow for ease of searching and identification.

ORGANIZATION MINUTE BOOKS: These are from a variety of groups which have been in existence in Terang and the surrounding towns.

BUSINESSES: Ledgers from former businesses that have operated in Terang and information on when and where businesses have been located.

MAPS: Parish and street maps for the town of Terang and the surrounding district. Parish maps show the location and owners of land – many of these have been indexed.

CEMETERY RECORDS: For Terang, Camperdown, Cobden and Garvoc cemeteries.

CERTIFICATES AND CUTTINGS: An assortment of certificates and cuttings relating to the people of Terang and district.

FUNERAL SHEETS: A growing collection of memorial sheets from local funerals.

MEMORABILIA: A wide variety of items that relate to life in Terang.