The Society has two rooms for our work and a shared meeting room which we produce and display our photographic exhibition. We are open on Sundays 2 – 4 unless advertised on our Facebook page, web site or “Town by Town” in the Echo and “Whats on” in the Surf Coast Times.
|CURRENT COMMITTEE 2016-2017|
|PRESIDENT:||David Marshall||0412 285 653|
|VICE PRESIDENT:||Ross Pidgeon||0412 086 217|
|SECRETARY:||Lorraine Marshall||0409 212 479|
|TREASURER:||Jenny Dalton||0404 862 852|
|COMMITTEE PEOPLE:||Frank Vagg||0418 578 454|
|Lyn Ward||(03)52 642 334|
|Martin Hooper||03 5261 6217|
|Victorian Collections + Photographic Archivist:||Jenny Dalton|
|Archive Assistant:||Lyn Ward|
|Computer consultant, Victorian Collections and Editing:||Lorraine Marshall|
The Torquay and District Historical Society was founded on 22nd June 2000 at a meeting, after a meeting held on 26th October, 1999 at the suggestion of Spencer Leighton.
A committee was elected which was made up of:
|Vice President:||John Edmond|
|Secretary:||Aileen Mc Kechnie|
|Treasurer:||John Mc Kechnie|
|Acquisitions Officer:||Ros Lewis|
A total membership of 22 began the Torquay and District Historical Society. Meetings were held in a hired room at Spring Creek Community House until The Surf Coast Shire purchased the Torquay Old Police Station, at 18 Price Street, Torquay.