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Perth Metro Plan Project

Digitise, geo-reference and place on-line Perth's Metropolitan Plans, mainly from the 1920's.

J S Battye Library of West Australian History

3rd Floor State Library of Western Australia, 25 Francis Street, Perth.

State Records of Western Australia

Ground Floor, Alexander Library Building, James Street West Entrance, Perth.

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New Release

The Friends of Battye Library (Inc.) are proud to announce the updated "Convict Records of Western Australia".

This comprehensive guide builds on the earlier publiciation compiled by Gillian O'Mara. With her blessing the guide was updated and expanded. Lorraine Clarke and Cherie Strickland have travelled the road of convict research themselves so know all the pitfalls and twists and turns in chasing Western Australian Convicts. Their experience can now help you. Follow the steps they outline to research your convict.

Happy hunting! Pamela Statham Drew. President Friends of Battye Library (Inc.)

Convict Records of Western Australia

Click on image to open book, for best viewing download book and view on your computer.

Proudly supported by Western Australian History Foundation (Inc.)

Interview with Geoffrey Bolton by Bill Bunbury.

On the 8th March 2016 Bill Bunbury presented the following talk -  "The warmth, wit and wisdom of Geoffrey Bolton". Bill has kindly allowed us to reproduce it on our website. 


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