Our research staff welcomes your inquiries. We do make a nominal charge for our time and for copies of photographs. or we can waive charges in return for an exchange of information.
Online Database Searches
- Midwest Death Register a comprehensive listing from Midwest Cemeteries
- Midwest Convict Register a detailed listing of over 2000 convicts assigned to the Midwest of WA
- IDHS Library and Archives free search of our library and archives
- IDHS Database of images, people, places, object collection and archives. Membership and Registration is required for the full database and image search.
In the first instance, please forward your request for information through our contact page. If you are coming to the office please confirm the date and time so we can prepare for your visit.
Payments can be made to our bank account:
- Account Name : Irwin Districts Historical Society
- BSB : 036-131
- Account Number: 177994
Isabella Osborn Diary
You can read Isabella’s story and view her diary and transcript.
We have collected many family trees and general information about the families of the Irwin Districts, please see the list below.
- BISHOP – STRAHAN
- BURGES – ROE/PHILLIPS
- CAMPBELL – FEEHAN/PARKER
- CARROLL – BOOTH
- COOK – SOLOMON
- DEARING includes CLINCH/DRISCOLL/MCDERMOTT
- DENT – ELLERY
- FANE – FOSS
- FORD – FRIPP/ELLERY
- HUNT includes FRIPP/TRUSLOVE/HERBERT/BOOTH
- KELLY – FRANCIS
- MOORE (separate publication)
Not on the list ?…..please contact us..