Woodend & District Heritage Society
Explore Woodend history with the Woodend and District Heritage Society
Explore Woodend history with the Woodend and District Heritage Society


Woodend cemetery records

Woodend cemetery records

Might an ancestor have been buried in Woodend cemetery? Look up their name in our A-Z list of burials.


Get help with your Woodend history research

Get help with your research

Struggling to trace a local branch of your family? Unable to visit Woodend to search for information? We can help you.


The Woodend Star newspaper

Newspaper archive

Search digitised copies of old newspapers at our resource centre, including The Woodend Star (1888-1970).


Woodend and District Heritage Society's Heritage Walk commemorates Woodend's history

The Heritage Walk

The Heritage Walk commemorates local people and organisations. New plaques are dedicated each year.


Books on Woodend history by the Woodend and District Heritage Society

Our publications

From tales of taverns and village life to stories of the brave men and women who went to war, the district’s history is captured in our books.


Old documents from the Woodend and District Heritage Society archive

Share your stories and photos

Do you have family links to the district, a personal story about life here, or old photos from the area? We’d love to hear about them.

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