Lilydale & District Historical Society Inc - museum Lilydale Melba
Lilydale & District Historical Society Inc - museum Lilydale Melba
 
 
 

Lilydale & District Historical Society Inc. - Lilydale, Yarra Valley


Formed in 1971, the Lilydale & District Historical Society has accumulated an extensive archive on the people and events of the Lilydale, Chirnside Park, Kilsyth, Montrose, Coldstream, Yering, Gruyere, Seville and Silvan areas and a large archive on Coldstream's most famous resident, Dame Nellie Melba.

Family historians, researchers, schools and students can access the Lilydale & District Historical Society's extensive resources at The Old Lilydale Court House which include several hundred family history files, more than 6000 images, a local history library, Lilydale cemetery Burial Registers, digitised copies of the Lilydale Express newspaper and the former Shire of Lillydale rate books.

Our skilled volunteers can assist you with your research or carry out research on your behalf.

Each year at The Old Lilydale Court House, the Lilydale & District Historical Society erects two new displays portraying people, places and events of Lilydale and the surrounding district.


The Lilydale & District Historical Society is located at:
The Old Lilydale Court House, 61 Castella Street, Lilydale Vic 3140.

Our opening hours are:
Wednesdays, Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays 11am to 4pm
Fridays 1 to 4pm.
Other times by appointment.

The Old Lilydale Court House phone number during opening hours: 9739 7407.

Gun Alley Stories

Gun Alley - The Forgotten Story of Lilydale's Back Streets 1880 to Today
The Forgotten Story of Lilydale's Back Streets 1880 to Today is an award winning interactive experience...

click here to view...

They Answered the Call

Our World War I Veterans
Our World War I Veterans, including David Briers who died in France November 24, 1918 of broncho Pneumonia...

click here to see more...

Headstone Project

Stories Behind the headstones at Lilydale Cemetery
Stories Behind the headstones at Lilydale Cemetery...
...allowing the public to learn more about the families and make their contributions to the stories of their ancestors
click here to view...


 
 


Contact: Lorraine Smith (president) 03 9735 1104 or Sue Thompson (secretary) 03 9761 9192.

Email: info@lilydalehistorical.com.au

Our home is the Old Lilydale court House at 61 Castella Street, Lilydale..
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