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Please send any Local History or Genealogy Enquiries to libraries@alexandrina.sa.gov.au



Welcome to the Alexandrina Library Service Local History Wiki          


    Goolwa                   Strathalbyn    

This Wiki is designed to assist you with discovering what our History Rooms at Goolwa and Strathalbyn can offer as well as provide access to some electronic resources.  Please note that this wiki is a 'work in progress' and some pages are in need of development. Feel free to add any suggestions or comments via the 'Comment' tab attached to each page, or send us an email (below). 


"Explore the amazing history of you!"   Ancestry Library Edition   now available in the Goolwa and Strathalbyn libraries.



The Alexandrina Council electronic Cemetery Burial History Database. has been updated. Photos of individual headstones are gradually being added. Access the database here , or through the wiki link in 'Cemeteries'.



Where are we?

Goolwa History Room is situated in the Alexandrina Library Service, 11 Cadell Street, Goolwa, South Australia

Strathalbyn History Room is situated in the Alexandrina Library Service  1 Colman Tce, Strathalbyn, South Australia


When can you access our History Room?:

The library hours are Mondays to Fridays, 9 am to 5 pm, and Saturday morning, 9 am to 12 noon. 


Goolwa History Room volunteers aim to be available for individual assistance on Thursdays 10 am to 12 noon and  1 pm to 4 pm  - (check with the Library if travelling some distance).

Family Historian Jennifer Repper is available on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9.30 am to 2.30 pm  and Penelope Hillam is available Mondays between 1.00 and 4.00 p.m. - bookings essential.


Strathalbyn History Room volunteers are available on Thursdays from 10 am - 4pm (if travelling some distance 'phone to check Andrea or Carolyn will be attending).  For family history research Pamela is available 10 am - 4 pm every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday - phone for 2 hour appointments.


Library staff are happy to assist at other times during Library hours.


Snapshots in Time - volunteers will be available by appointment to scan photos of historical interest to the area - see Snapshots in Time_Postcard.pdf


Coming Events  - 



How can you contact us?


By phone: (08) 8555 7000.

By email: glibrary@alexandrina.sa.gov.au

By post: c/o Alexandrina Library Service, PO Box 21, GOOLWA    SA   5214



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