Horsham Historical Society

Horsham Historical Society collects and maintains the local history of the Horsham area in written, photographic and electronic form plus a small collection of historical memorabilia

  • Hundreds of files of information on people, businesses, buildings and organisations
  • Thousands of photographs dating from the 1870s to the present day, currently being indexed
  • The Horsham Times newspaper index up to 1900 of births, deaths, marriages and businesses
  • Town and district maps
  • Horsham burial records from 1920 to 1999, completely indexed
  • Original Horsham Times and Wimmera Mail-Times newspapers from 1886 to 2015. (Editions before 1960 inaccessible to the public due to their fragility but available on microfilm at Wimmera Regional Library, Horsham or the State Library of Victoria, Melbourne.) The Horsham Times 1882 – 1954 can be searched on the Australian National Library Website.
  • District history and family history books
  • Oral history tapes
  • History of all Horsham hotels
  • History of all lawyers and law firms (see Legal History of Horsham on Publications page

Open  Tuesday and Wednesday 1:30pm – 4:30pm

Historical Society

33 Pynsent St, Horsham