Anglesea & District Historical Society Inc.
P.O. Box 98, Anglesea, Victoria, Australia. 3230.
e-mail: Jan Morris

'Archway' The Great Ocean Road


Your inspection is invited of our Museum's excellent photo collection containing over 400 items of Anglesea and surrounding area. Photos are available of the early Anglesea area, through to Aireys Inlet, Moggs Creek. and Eastern View. Also many shots of the construction of the Great Ocean Road between Anglesea and Lorne. Our collection includes pictures of workers, their camps, toll gates, even the first three cars to travel along the unmade carriageway. Digital images for personal use only: $5 each.


We have many publications covering early settlement of our district. These include discovery, the first district settlers, plus particulars of early inhabitants, holidaymakers, and their houses. Maps and subdivisional plans are on display.
Cost of publications are inclusive of GST, Postage & packaging is extra.

Books are available covering the demise of the "Hereford" and the "Inverlochy."
Artefacts including a logbook and a life belt from the "Inverlochy" can be seen at our Museum.

One page research articles from our newsletters.....

  • Shipwrecks off Anglesea ("Hereford" and "Inverlochy".)
  • Edna Walling "East Point" hideaway cottage (destroyed by bushfire.)
  • The old Jarosite Mine. Particulars of an interesting mining venture near Bell's beach.
  • Louis Whyte. River boatshed at Anglesea river. Ocean surfing. Rolls Silver Ghost.
  • The 4Kings Roadhouse. Details of a great venture well before it's time.
  • Old "Anglecrest" Story of Loveridge's two storey house on the hill above Anglesea.

Each page only $2 plus postage.

E-mail: Jan Morris