Updated 9 February 2017
'Centenary of the Griffith District 1916 to 2016'
The pictorial book, published
April 2016 to celebrate the city's centenary.
A pictorial book
with over 300 photographs (b/w and coloured) showing
changes over the last 100 years
from an almost barren landscape to a man made oasis.
136 pages, A4
Landscape, soft covered.
Burley Griffin's Vision
View of Griffith
Government Gazette Declarations
postage if applicable - anywhere in Australia $13.40
for 1 to 3
copies sent to the same address.
GG&HS library room open days.
Book is also available at
Collins Booksellers in Griffin Plaza.
Postage price for 4 or more
books, direct deposit details
Riverina Cemeteries Version
Update released 15
plus $5.00 postage anywhere in Australia)
inscriptions, burial records & '
green light extra information'. Most cemeteries are
updated to Year 2014, with some to 2015.
Area covered - Griffith,
Hay, Hillston, Lake Cargelligo, Leeton, Narrandera, Temora
(monumental inscriptions only), Ungarie, West Wyalong and
surrounding districts. Over 67,900 entries.
of Cemeteries on CD
of area covered
View cemetery CD search screen
data is fully searchable by surname, given name, cemetery, birth or death year.
Also included are plans of most cemeteries. CD is very easy to use.
This program has been completely re-written to be
fully compatible with both 32 bit and 64 bit versions of the Windows
operating system up to and including Windows 7,
The database in
Version 4 is now compatible with the Version 3 program, and so the option of a
database only update for purchasers of Version 3 is now available
features of Version 3 and 4:
A selection of 4 font sizes.
The program remembers font size
and column widths when closed down, and returns to those settings when re
Requirements: IBM Personal Computer, Windows Vista or later, 8 MB RAM, Hard Disk, VGA monitor or better, CD-ROM drive, Printer (optional).
do me' - 'A Short History of Griffith & District'
The book was researched and compiled
by member Anne Gribble.
A5 size, soft covered book of 76 pages.
Published August 2011
The book traces the development and
evolution of Griffith and District through text and photographs (black &
white and colour). The book describes bureaucratic bungles, pioneer persistence
and community commitment.
From Bagtown to city, from
hand-picked grapes to fully automated harvester, from two tons to eleven tons of
rice per hectare, from tin shed shops to modern buildings.
Plus $1.50 Postage (1 book) & Packing for
for more than one book or further information
GG&HS member & author Anne
'Yenda Centenary Celebrations October 2016
The book was researched & compiled by
members Eva Walsh & Christine Gavin
A4, soft covered, 54 pages.
Published October 2016
A pictorial book showing
the history of all the businesses in Yenda
with old & new
photographs in colour & b/w.
To have book posted and/or
Book can be purchased at the GG&HS rooms.
GRIFFITH - From Burrinjuck to Bagtown &
Released December 2012
A narrated slide show of
over 180 black and white and coloured photographs collected by our society over many years.
Viewing time 35 minutes.
The DVD tells the story
of Griffith from 1912 when irrigation water was first released into
the irrigation system of the MIA to eventually create an oasis in a
previously semi arid region.
Email Wendy Polkinghorne to order your DVD
This DVD can be played on
most PAL compliant DVD Players.
For display on a wide TV
screen (i.e. ratio of 16 x 9).
March, July & November ( Free to members)
Rates for our Journal Ibis Links:
size, Full Page Price $20.00, Half Page $10.00.
Quarter Page Price $5.00
All prices are Australian dollars