Anglesea & District History
The Anglesea & District Historical Society is a non-profit organisation staffed by volunteer members of the community, whose aim is to research and preserve history of the local area.
Meetings are held on the first Sunday of each month at 2:00 pm, except January. New members are welcome...read more
These are a selection of short stories prepared by Lindsey Braden about Anglesea's past. Lindsey Braden is researcher for the Anglesea & District Historical Society...read more
The 'Now & Then' series compares historical photos with photos taken today. This online series is a companion to the wonderful 'Now & Then' printed series, researched and produced by Lindsay Braden.
This is the story of how the 'Inverlochy', a three masted iron barque, came to grief off the Anglesea coast in 1902. The web site is based on the the booklet 'The Inverlochy at Anglesea - The end of a voyage' written by Melva Stott.
To begin the jouney click here
William Buckley was one of Victoria's first settlers. He arrive at Port Phillip Heads, an unexplored part of the south-east coast of what then was called New Holland, on 9th October 1803. Convicted of some henious crime, he was sentenced to transportation for life. As such he unwittingly became a member of the first team sent to this part of the world by England to settle and claim as their own...read more