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Local History

Local History is a specialist collection of historical and current material that relates to all aspects of the Leichhardt local government area - the inner-Sydney suburbs of Annandale, Balmain, Birchgrove, Leichhardt, Lilyfield and Rozelle.

Family History
Trace your family's history.
Grants and Groups
Local History groups, grants process and projects.
House History
Property research resources.
Image Gallery
Photos, maps and subdivision plans.
WW1 Soldiers in Leichhardt by JG Parks
Leichhardt 5000
WW I Blog - 5000 men from the Leichhardt LGA went to war.
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LHJ Volumes 1 - 25
Leichhardt Historical Journal Volumes 1 - 25
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Local Notes Blog
Leichhardt Library's Local History Blog.
Oral History
Through oral history the past comes alive.
Our Suburbs
Historical and current information on each suburb in the Leichhardt local government area.
People and Places
People and places of significance in the history of Leichhardt.
Transforming the Local
Transforming the Local
20 oral history interviews and access to sound files and interview transcripts.