Balmain Association
Research at the Watch House

Birchgrove House 1966 (demolished)

Research at the Watch House

If you would like assistance in researching your House History or your Family History here are some pointers on how to
Help Us to Help You

House Histories
Please provide:

Family Histories
Please identify:

Our response may include additional organisations which may also hold relevant information.

We encourage you to become a member of the Balmain Association which entitles you to use our facilities and to assistance with your search at a reduced charge. See fees below
As a member you will receive a copy of our newsletter which as well as covering the activities of the Association, also covers residents, buildings, businesses and recreational activities and facilities in Balmain both past and present.

All work is carried out by volunteers and all money raised is used for the upkeep of the Watch House

To make an enquiry please contact us by email
or visit the Watch House on Tuesdays between 11:00am and 1:00pm at 179 Darling St Balmain
Privacy issues may restrict some access

To start your research you may like to try these sites
Inner West Council House History Research
Inner West Council House History in Local Notes
Inner West Council Leichhardt Historical Journal
Inner West Council - Images
Balmain Association Newsletters 1966 to the present
City of Sydney Sands Directory

Fees for research
Members - 1st hr free then $20 per hr
Non-members - $30 per hr
(limit 3 hrs)
Direct Deposit to - The Balmain Association BSB 062-110 Account 0090 3672