Due to ongoing COVID restrictions we remain closed to the public and are still mostly working from home.
Feel free to contact us via email.
We have the largest and most comprehensive collection of material relating to the history of Glen Eira. Our collection is a valuable resource for those researching the history of their house and suburb, for family historians, students and other researchers. Some of our collection can viewed via the Victorian Collections link below.
For research enquiries contact us any time. Email is best but you can also leave a phone message.
Glen Huntly Rd – street numbers
We’ve devised a list which shows the street numbering changes in Glen Huntly Rd from the 1930s to 1960s. A very useful resource when checking old addresses.
We have two students from Monash University working with us, as part of their third year history studies. They are busy transcribing oral histories, identifying house photographs, researching and gaining insight into possible career paths for history graduates.
GEHS turns 50 in 2022!
We have started planning how to celebrate our 50th anniversary in 2022. Stay tuned.
Founded in 1972 the Caulfield Historical Society’s early work led to significant buildings such as Myoora, Halstead and Lirrewa gaining heritage protection at a time when many historic buildings were under threat of demolition.
In 1994, the City of Caulfield merged with the northern part of the City of Moorabbin and became the new City of Glen Eira. Some years later the Caulfield Historical Society changed its name to the Glen Eira Historical Society, to reflect the whole municipality of Glen Eira. View Map
Our Latest News & Events
Chinese Market Gardens from Coburg to Bentleigh
Our September Speaker Series features a talk by Terry Young (Chinese Australian Family Historians...
Glen Eira Historical Society 50 years 1972-2022
An exhibition in Glen Eira Council Gallery Two Corner Glen Eira and Hawthorn Roads, Caulfield 1...
August 2022 News
1. Issue 28 of our newsletter has just been published Featuring articles on our 50th anniversary...