Students in class at St Thomas Grammar School, photographed by Ruth Hollick (c. 1910)
Source: State Library of Victoria

The aim of the Essendon Historical Society is to study, record and promote Essendon and District’s history and heritage.

The EHS Collection includes photographs, maps and plans of subdivisions. It also holds many items in connection with family histories and the history of local houses, businesses and organisations.

EHS welcomes queries relating to historical information. Fees are applicable for all research enquiries.

Any archival search and retrieval will be undertaken on a fee-for-service basis. The initial research fee is $30 per hour or part thereof. Fees for lengthy detailed research projects will be by negotiation. Fees for Commercial Research are by negotiation with EHS. All photos and photocopies are subject to the EHS Schedule of Charges.

Please complete the Research Form below. You will receive a reply to the provided email as soon as possible. No research will take place until you confirm your request and make a payment.