Collections

Collections

West Torrens Historical Society  books

Books

An example of our various book collections is The South Australian Government Gazettes from 1853 to 1992.

West Torrens Historical Society  photographs

Photographs

Our photographs span many years and subjects. The photo on the left shows members of the West Torrens District in 1916 - 1917.

West Torrens Historical Society  maps and charts

Maps and Charts

We have a large collection of maps and charts covering a range of years and districts (mainly West Torrens and Thebarton).

West Torrens Historical Society  artefacts

Artefacts

Our collection is small in number but includes a range of diverse items

West Torrens Historical Society houses

Houses

We have articles on the history of several historic homes in West Torrens including, in the photo on the left, Bucklands at North Plympton.

West Torrens Historical Society people

People

We have a wide range of records relating to people, including oral history transcripts. On the left is a photograph of prominent community members at the opening of the Tapleys Hill Road (Stanford) Bridge in 1911.

West Torrens Historical Society exhibitions

Exhibitions

We have records relating to City of West Torrens exhibitions and our role in them. On the left is a photo of the City of West Torrens Cheer Up Hut Exhibition (2015) to commemorate the centenary of the Gallipoli campaign

West Torrens Historical Society transport

Transport

We have many articles and photos covering the diverse modes of transport used in the district over the years.