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Services (Research Resources)

List of Records Available for Searching

Solicitor's Records H. G. Brown/Solomon 1870's - 1920's. Ledgers - A. J. Collins (Chemist), various butchers, Pearl's Saddlery (1877-c.1910. H. A. Nichols letter copy books & Journals. Births, Deaths, Marriages, Burials. Photographic Index. Oughton Collection of historical papers/manuscripts.

Search Fees

Fees apply for research carried out by us. Please contact us for more detail. Search Requests need to be sent to the Museum by Surface Mail with a stamped, self addressed envelope to the address provided further below.

Photocopies of Records held by the Museum

A4 size $1.00 per page (inc. GST) A3 size $1.50 per page (inc. GST) Copies of Birth/Death/Marriage register entries are available at $1.50 each. (inc. GST)
NOTE - 80c - $1.50 will cover most packages of documents/photographs within Australia - please inquire re international postage.


Forward your order with either an Australian P.O. Money order or an Australian Cheque to:
The Ulverstone Local History Museum, P.O. Box 220, Ulverstone, Tasmania. 7315.


Births Deaths and Marriages

District of Port Sorell & Ulverstone Births - $30.25
District of Port Sorell & Ulverstone Deaths - $14.85
District of Port Sorell & Ulverstone Marriages - $14.85
District of Mersey & Sheffield Births - $14.85
District of Mersey & Sheffield Deaths - $14.85
District of Mersey & Sheffield Marriages - $14.85
District of Horton, Emu Bay Births - $23.10
District of Horton, Emu Bay Deaths - $14.85
District of Horton, Emu Bay Marriages - $14.85
Marriages Leven Parish 1900-1948:
• Church of England - $16.50
• Wesleyan/Methodist - $16.50
• Presbyterian - $11.00
Marriages Longford - $14.85
Marriages Westbury - $14.85
Marriages West Coast - $14.85
Historical Sketches (Leven District) - $5.50
Historical Images Vols 1-5 (Central Coast) - $5.50
Sesqui-Centenary Book (1852-2002) - $15.00

Postage & Packing

NOTE - $5.00 will cover most of these publications within Australia, with the exception of those highlighted. Due to the additional weight of these items the P&P is $15.00. Please inquire re: international postage.
Due to the additional weight of some items the P&P could cost more than the prices provided.


Forward your order with either an Australian P.O. Money order or an Australian Cheque to:
The Ulverstone Local History Museum, P.O. Box 220, Ulverstone, Tasmania. 7315.

Here you'll find a few links that may be of interest. If you would like to have your website linked with ours, please contact us with your request. Scroll down to view all our links!

Penguin History Group For further enquiries; PO Box 156 Penguin 7316. Email:

Tasmanian History Groups Looking for somewhere else to visit? Try one of these History groups;

The Australian War Memorial One of the best military museums in the world and probably the best in terms of what it has made available online. The Australian War Memorial has a number of databases and collections searchable online including Nominal Rolls, Embarkation Rolls and Unit Diaries. Visit

Museums Australia, Tassie Branch Museums Australia, Tasmanian Branch blog. Find out what's happening in museums across the state. Visit

Tasmanian Community Fund The Tasmanian Community Fund was established in 1999 following the sale of the Trust Bank. The Fund provides grants to not-for-profit organisations and is administered by an independent board. Visit

Arts Tasmania Arts Tasmania is the government agency responsible for policy and planning for arts and culture in Tasmania. It is part of the Department of Economic Development, Tourism and the Arts. Visit

Burnie Museum While in the area be sure to visit the Burnie Pioneer Village Museum. Visit

Tasmanian Family History Society Do you know who you are? Meet your ancestors with the help of the local branch of the Tasmanian Family History Society in nearby Latrobe.
Fortieth Battalion AIF This website commemorates the men of Tasmania's 40th Battalion in the Great War. Visit

The Bass Strait Maritime Centre The Bass Strait Maritime Centre (formerly the Devonport Maritime Museum) will be re-opening soon (Nov 2012) after a major redevelopment and affiliation with the Julie Burgess. Visit

Discover Tasmania Coming to visit our state? Then you should check out this website first. Visit

Museum Future


Ulverstone Cultural Precinct Project - Get involved and share your views. Consultation open until 6th June 2019.

View the project page on the Council's website

Contact Us

Enquiry Form

Opening Hours:
Monday to Saturday 1.30pm to 4.30pm
(subject to volunteer availability)

03 6425 3835

The Ulverstone Local History Museum,
P.O. Box 220, Ulverstone,
Tasmania. 7315

48 Main Street, Ulverstone, Tasmania

Name *

Please remember that the Museum is staffed entirely by volunteers, so please phone ahead to ensure the museum will be open at the time you intend to visit, especially on weekends. 
If there is no reply on the number above then please try the Ulverstone Visitor Information Centre on: 03 6425 2839.  

Photo Gallery

Below is just a sample of photographs available, to see the full collection visit the Ulverstone History Museum, 109 Main Street, Ulverstone or phone 03 6425 3835.

Ulverstone History Photos

Past History Photos


We would like to take this opportunity to thank our Sponsors for their generosity in supporting our museum. If you would like to help support our museum please contact us via our Contact information above.