Mount Rouse & District Historical Society

Some of the records held by the society are:
Boram Boram (Penshurst) Cemetery records and headstone photos.
Mount Rouse Rate books.
Penshurst & District military records.
Recorded interviews of local people.
Large photo collection.
Maps and Plans.
Individual files on local families, businesses and trades, properties, sporting clubs etc.
Penshurst Free Press newspaper.

Research & Questions

All requests for local and family research can be emailed to

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Postal address is
The Mount Rouse and District Historical Society
Box 35
Penshurst Victoria 3289

Opening Hours

The Society is open on the first Saturday of the month from 9.30am to 12.30. 
Special opening times can be arranged by emailing


The Mt Rouse and District Historical Society is situated in the Old Courthouse 33 Martin Street, Penshurst

Click on the links below to learn more about our history

About Us

John Page
Ama Cooke
0402 870 738

Penshurst History

Follow this link to many fascinating stories from the history of the Penshurst District.

Penshurst Newspaper Stories

Stories from the newspapers over the years.


All information on this site remains the property of the authors.  All pictures are attributed where possible.

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