Balmain Association

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Catalogue of Archives

This catalogue includes paper records such as-donated histories, reports, a history of the BA and their activities personalities, industries, streets and houses including photographs and press clippings.

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BALMAIN ASSOCIATION PROTESTS 1.1
Petition – Unfair Toll on Road to Balmain  
Clontarf Park Action Group – Clontarf Cottage  
Snails Bay Residents Action Group  
Bridge Action Group  
Anti Expressway Campaign  
Ballast Point Action Group
Protests on Chemical Storage  
Rates Protest  
Shipping Container Terminal Protest  
Telstra Telephone Exchange Petition  
WestConnex  
 
BALMAIN ASSOCIATION ACTIVITIES 1.2
Garden Walks
House Inspections
Tree Planting 1973
Year of the Tree 1982
Village Fair 1975
Fundraising Activities
Children's Paint In – Gladstone Park 1975
Children's Library at WH
Good Neighbourhood Council
 
BALMAIN ASSOCIATION ACTIVITIES 1.3
Bicentennial Commemorative Plaques and Trail
50th Anniversary Cruise 2015, Cruise 2010, Cruise 2007, Cruise 2006
Balmain Association Dinner 1989, 1990, 1991, 2005
Oral History Applications
Bi-Centenary Committee
Heritage Week 2007
Grants: RAHS 1991-1992
National Estate 1987-88
Australia Council Literature Board 1985
 
POLITICS 1.4
Election 1976
Balmain Council
Balmain Councilors 1860-1894
Municipal Jubilee Balmain 1860-1910
Balmain 75th Anniversary 1860-1935
Leichhardt Council
Australian Labor Party
 
BALLAST POINT PARK 1.6
Ballast Point Park Birchgrove (old Caltex Site/Texaco)
 
PARKS AND WHARVES 1.5
Wharves: Simmons Point, Stephen Street, Long Nose Point
Parks: Peacock Point, Propeller Park, Gladstone Park, Longnose Point Park
 
BALMAIN PLANNING HISTORY 3.14
REPORTS (Environment and Planning History)
Amalgamation of Councils 1977
1.7
Container Shipping Schemes for Sydney 1967
Balmain Study 1974, White Bay Study [2012 ?]
Planning, Parking Code 1984
East Balmain Study 1974
Sydney Harbour Waterside Zoning Plan 1975, Sydney Harbour Tunnel 2000
Environmental & Town Plan 1981
Industry Report Leichhardt 1985
Main Street Study 1994, Rozelle & Balmain
Parking Code 1984, Rozelle Bay Marine (Leichhardt Council) 1989
Submission to Committee of Inquiry Sydney Foreshore 1978
 
CEMETERIES(Balmain) 4.24
CHURCHES 4.23
CLUBS 1.8
Sporting Clubs – Balmain Rugby League(Tigers)
Balmain Sailing Club
Sydney Regatta
Balmain Swimming Club (Dawn Fraser Pool)
Birchgrove Tennis Club
Other Clubs – Social
Rotary
RSL
(see also Freemasons, Druids, Excelsior and Royal Oak Lodge etc) 4.27
 
FAMILY HISTORIES go here 4.5
FERRIES 1.11
FERRIES - Books and Reports 1.12
 
HOUSES AND STREETS – Darling St Balmain and Rozelle 4.8
A-D 4.9
E-I 4.10
J-N 4.11
O-T 4.12
U-Z 4.21
 
REAL ESTATE 4.6
Boundaries of Balmain c 1850 ,Title Deeds (see separate list)
Naming of Streets 1881
Merton Estate
Houses of Balmain
Restoring Heritage Houses
Federation Houses
REAL ESTATE – advertisements (3 volumes) 4.15
Clubb Real Estate 4.13
 
IRON LACE 3.15
IRON LACE 3.16
 
INDUSTRIES 1.9
Storey & Keers (shipbuilding and repairs)
Caltex Oil Refinery (see separate boxes (Ballast Point)
EH Brett & Sons (sail making)
TNT at Beattie Street
Garages – Bills; Chemist – Soul Pattinsons
Union Box and Packing Case Company
Shipping – Vessels, Boatsheds, Coastal Patrols
Sharps Furniture Store
Milk Bar – Cnr Rowntree & Darling Sts
Balmain Gasworks
Bakery (Gold Cob, St Leonards)
 
INDUSTRIES 1.10
Balmain Coal Loader, Balmain Coal Mine
Balmain Power Station (and White Bay)
Mort Bay(Dock and Engineering Co (see Mort Bay separate boxes)
Elliott Bros (later Drug Houses of Aust)/Monsanto Chemical Works
Aberdeen Steam Laundry
 
MORT BAY 3.18
COLGATE PALMOLIVE 3.19
UNILEVER 3.20/23
 
ISLANDS AND BAYS 4.1
Cockatoo Island
Glebe Island
Goat Island
Johnston’s Bay
Water Police - Camerons Cove
Foreshore Open Space/ Foreshore Aerial Views
Iron Cove Bridge
White Bay Development Nov 1966 4.14
 
MUSIC 1.13
PERSONALITIES go here 4.16
 
PUBLIC BUILDINGS 4.7
Entertainment : Bands, Theatres, Balmain Choral Society
Fire Station
Public Buildings: Court House, Police Station, Post Offices, Balmain Town Hall
Workingman’s Institute, Balmain Volunteer
Bells Store
 
INSTITUTIONS 4.25
Public Schools - Balmain Teachers College
Hospitals – Cottage Hospital, Balmain Hospital, Callan Park Hospital
 
POLICE Station, Police History, Mr Gray – Sergeant at Watch House 4.26
PUBS 4.2