Wingecarribee Public Library Archives Collection

Wingecarribee Public Library is a State Records NSW Regional Archives Centre and holds state and private records of regional significance to the Wingecarribee Shire.

The Library joined with State Records NSW in 2013 to establish the repository to manage and provide access to these significant local records.

The Collection holds:
  • Over 750 local government records for Bowral, Mittagong, Moss Vale, Nattai and Wingecarribee Councils prior to their amalgamation to form Wingecarribee Shire Council in 1981. Records include Council Minute and Committee books; Rate and Valuation books; infectious disease registers, as well as burial allotment and grave registers, from 1886 - 1981.
  • School records for Bundanoon Public School including Punishment books, Admissions registers, attendance books and visitors books, from 1872 - 1961

  • Records of local clubs, groups and organisations in, or significant to, the local area.


Series No.
About this series and items held:    
Date Range
  1
Bowral Municipal Council Minutes
1886 - 1980
  2Mittagong Municipal and Shire Council Minutes
Mittagong Municipal Council Sept 1889 to Dec 1933

Mittagong Shire Council 1935-1936; Jan 1949 to Dec 1980
  3Nattai Shire Council Minutes

1906 - 1948
  4Moss Vale Municipal Council Minutes
1888 - 1933
  5Wingecarribe Shire Council Minutes
1906 - 1982
  6  Bowral Municipal Council Valuation, Assessment and Rates Books1886 - 1980
  7 Mittagong Municipal Council Valuation Assessments and Rates Books
1937 - 1938
  8  Mittagong Shire Council Valuations, Assessments and Rates Books 1950 - 1979
  9  Nattai Shire Council Valuation, Assessment and Rates Books1939 - 1949
 10  Moss Vale Shire Valuation, Assessment and Rates Books
1927 - 1932
 11
  Wingecarribee Shire Council Valuation, Assessment and Rates Books
1928 - 1981
 12 
  Nattai Shire Council General Ledgers and Cash Books1945 - 1968
 13  Mittagong Shire Council General Ledgers1976 - 1977
 14
  Wingecarribee Shire Council Ratepayers and Electors1980 - 1980
 15  Bowral Municipal Council Ratepayers and Electors1981
 16
  Mittagong Shire Council Ratepayers and Electors1981
 17Southern Highlands Tourism Association Minutes
1967 - 1987
 18
  Southern Highlands Bushfire Prevention Association Minutes
1964 - 1974
 19
  MIttagong Shire Council Licences, Registers and Certificates1932 - 1972
 20  Moss Vale Municipal Council Cash Books1889 - 1905
 21  Wingecarribee Shire Council Miscellaneous Registers1956 - 1967; 1969 - 1978
 22
  Sutton Forest Public Hall Committee Minute Books1928 - 1954; 1939 - 1978 
 23  Berrima District Joint Library Committee Minute Books1976 - 1978
 24  Bowral Municipal Council Miscellaneous Registers1928; 1955 - 1971;      1977 - 1980
 25Bowral Municipal Library Accession Registers, Library Hall and School of Arts Minutes, and Bowral School of Arts Extras and Variations Book
1948 - 1956; 1949 - 1967; Nov 1967 to Sep 1972 ; 1960 -[1961]

 26  Mittagong Shire Council Register Under Section VI of Public Health Act, and Notification and Prevention of Infectious Disease1909 - 1933; 1925 - 1963
 27
  Bowral Municipal Council Visitors Book1960 - 1973
 28  Indexes to Minutes [Wingecarribee Shire Council]1927-1928;1937-1939
 29  Bowral Municipal Council Committee Minute Books1973
 30  Record of Changes [Bowral Municipal Council]1946 - 1952
 31  Wingecarribee Shire Council Miscellaneous Registers- Water1966 - 1973
 32  Burial Allotments Register [Wingecarribee Shire Council] PARTIAL ACCESS
1845- 1996
 33  Burials Register Burrawang/Robertson and Moss Vale/Berrima [Wingecarribee Shire Council] PARTIAL ACCESS
1968 - 1996
 34
  Notifications of Infectious Disease Register Nattai Shire Council [Mittagong Shire Council]1907 - 1978
 35
  Notifications of Infectious Disease Moss Vale Municipal Council PARTIAL ACCESS
1898 - 1988