The aim of the Essendon Historical Society is to study, record and promote Essendon and District’s historical 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 enquiries relating to historical information about various aspects of the Moonee Valley area.

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 and return it to EHS by mail or email. You will receive a reply as soon as possible. No research will take place until you confirm your request and make a payment