Bridgetown Historical Society holds it's
club night on the first Tuesday of the month in the Church of Christ Hall
Hester Street Bridgetown, 7 till 9.
Our format is quite casual, if you
have an interest in history, particularly Bridgetown’s history come and
From time to time we have guest
speakers or outings, the outings are usually on a Saturday or Sunday.
President: Patricia Higgott 9761- 4226
President: Phillip Anderson 9761- 4311
Secretary: Shirley Griffiths 9761-4704
Box 1017 Bridgetown 6255.
are looking into family or town history that includes Bridgetown please
don’t hesitate to get in touch.
Our photo collection is one to be
envied, last count was over 1500.
We are the custodians of the Old
Bridgetown Lock Up, Old Gaol as it is fondly known
to locals and was built in 1880.
Volunteers open this each Saturday
from 10 till 2 and endeavor to open public holidays.
From time to time we present
Exhibitions; our last one in November 2009 was a Photographic Exhibition
that ran for two months at the Bridgetown Pottery Restaurant and Gallery.
Currently we have one running on
the Gentle Arts, embroidery, lace, cross stitch, arts of yesteryear, at
the Old Gaol Hampton Street Bridgetown, 10 till 2 Saturdays until the end
of May. We will also be open Saturday Sunday & Monday over Easter.
At our next club night April 6th
our guest speakers will be Eric & Frieda Tillman
who give us a talk on what it was
like to work in the Apple industry at it’s peak in Bridgetown.