Local History Riverton

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Riverton History Centre

The Council sponsored Centre at 21 Torrens Road, Riverton is open to the public each Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 10am to 3pm.

A fee of $10 per hour is charged for use of the numerous resources whilst research undertaken by the Local Historian also attracts a fee of $10 per hour.

Local History

District Histories - Gilbert Valleys area ie: Manoora, Saddleworth, Marrabel, Rhynie, Riverton, Navan, Peters Hill, Tarlee, Giles Corner, Gilbertown, Stockport and Tarlee.

Files - Riverton & District containing Photographs, Letters, Newspaper Clippings, Articles and Journals.

School Registers - Riverton District High School, Primary Schools - Riverton, Rhynie, Marrabel, Stockport.

Local Family Histories - 24 Published

Local Family Trees - 120 Unpublished.

Minute Books - Council, Organisations, Churches

Council Assessment Registers - 1866-1926 Gilbert, Rhynie, Stockport and Riverton

Old Newspapers - Mid North Courier, County Light Times, The Gilbert Valley News, The Gilbert Valley Telegraph and The Valley News.

Family History

Gilbert District Certificates and Index, Births, Deaths and Marriages

Upper Wakefield District Certificates and Index, Births, Deaths and Marriages

SA Births, Marriages and Deaths - Microfiche.

Cemetery Records - 27 District Cemeteries including some Headstones


Information Booklet - Riverton and Rhynie

Brochures - Heritage Walk, Stepping Through Time - Riverton Heart of the Gilbert Valley, Walking and Cycling Trails, Scholz Park Museum and Caravan Park.

District Maps - Town Plans

Contact Details

Contact details:

21 Torrens Road RIVERTON  SA  5412

email - famhist@rbe.net.au

phone - 08 8847 2705

fax - 08 8847 2500