The purposes of the Mortlake & District Historical Society Inc are to:
Preserve, promote and provide advice in relation to the physical, human and cultural history of Mortlake and district, in particular:
a. To collect and otherwise acquire historical material, including contemporary material, relating to Mortlake and district including:
i. photographs of the district, people and events;
ii. written local histories and histories with significance to Mortlake and district including published books, manuscripts, diaries letters and ephemera;
iii. minutes, notices, ephemera and other documents of clubs, groups and other organisations in the district;
iv. oral history whether previously recorded or contemporary in relation to Mortlake and district whether of local individuals or not; and
v. newspapers, magazines and published articles relating the district.
b. To preserve the material referred to in 2(a) by:
i. physically storing the original material;
ii. copying the material and storing either in hardcopy or electronically; and
iii. keeping a catalogue of the material held.
c. To promote the history and heritage values of Mortlake and district by engaging with the public through:
i. publication either of printed material or electronically of newsletters, periodicals, books and newspaper/magazine articles;
ii. internet and social media; and
iii. public events and other actives including displays, guided walks and tours, specialist speakers and social events.
d. To provide information to members of the public, groups (such as other historical societies), businesses, and government bodies on historical and heritage matters relating to the Mortlake district.
The spirit of Mortlake will live inside my heart for many more years to come.
Third Sunday of each month at 2pm at The Ark, Shaw Street, Mortlake. Afternoon tea provided.
• Women of the Mount
• Families of the Mount
• President, Mr Kelvin Goodall
• Secretary, Ms Virginia Branton-Hunt