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Fremantle History Centre


Fremantle History Centre is a source of historical information on Fremantle and East Fremantle. The collection includes biographical files, newspapers, council minutes and agendas, publications and maps and plans. 

The History Centre at Fremantle Library is open Monday to Friday. Please contact us via to make an appointment.

If you have a query, please use this form and fill in as much detail as possible to help us answer your question. 

Photograph collection

Search for historic Fremantle images through our online archive.
Search for books and oral histories from the collection

Contact the Fremantle History Centre regarding usage or view the application for use policy. 

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Handy indexes

Other links of interest

  • Trove – Search text of historical newspapers, images, oral histories, film and more.
  • State Records Office – Search their online database to look at historical maps, convicts records, school records or virtually any document created by the state government.
  • Royal Western Australia Historical Society - The society advocates for history and heritage throughout the State, and runs a museum, reference library and photographic collection.
  • People's Ocean Knowledge Trail - Information on Nyoongar country and stories.

Historic pictures of Fremantle

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