We’re looking for volunteers!

Do you love history, and all things heritage?  The Swan Guildford Historical Society is looking for volunteers, administration staff, tour guides, researchers and more.  We value our volunteers, without them we could not maintain the collection, or operate the museum. Our volunteers work in TWO different areas.   Tour guides greet visitors, and show them around […]

History of Costume in Colonial Western Australia: book for sale

The Swan Guildford Historical Society has some copies for sale of the book  – The History of Costume in Colonial Western Australia by Damayanthie Eluwawalage PhD, MPHA , at a cost of $25 per copy, excluding packaging and postage. This well illustrated book discusses the economical, sociological and cultural aspects of fashion and clothing in […]

Walking through history exhibition: 100 years of wedding dresses

Featuring items from the Swan Guildford Historical Society Collection Wedding dresses tell the rich and evolving stories of a culture and a society.  Marriage is an important occasion in a person’s life, and a joyful family celebration.  For the bride, much more than the groom, it is HER big day. In this exhibition we explore […]

10th Light Horse Statue coming to Guildford

ON THE 25th August 2018, after numerous committee meetings, the LIGHT HORSE STATUE COMMITTEE were ready to announce the winning artist to produce an interactive bronze statue of a horse and trooper, commemorating the formation of the 10th Light Horse Regiment in Guildford.  Once completed, the statue will be placed in Stirling Square, Guildford. The […]

Guildford ANZAC’s Records

A website www.guildfordanzacs.org.au giving information and a special map that tells of the lives of Anzac soldiers in Guildford has been produced by the Guildford Association.  Guildford ANZACS is an online database that allows you to search for specific serviceman and discover more about their lives and war records.

Cradle of the Colony exhibition

In 2015 the Swan Guildford Historical Society opened an exhibition “Cradle of the Colony – A story of Guildford and the Swan Valley” which is available for viewing at the Courthouse  building, Meadow Street, Guildford. The exhibition tells the story of the history of Guildford and the Swan Valley from the early days of the […]