West Torrens Historical Society

The West Torrens Historical Society is a voluntary non-profit organisation founded in March 1976. It records, collects and researches matters of historical interest relating to the people, businesses, events, land and buildings within the City of West Torrens.

The Society also strives to generate interest in local history among residents of the area by holding open meetings during which guest speakers make presentations on a wide range of subjects.



Membership is open to anyone with an interest in the West Torrens area.



The Society meets on the fourth Monday of each month at 7:45pm at 327 Marion Road, North Plympton.


Meetings are not held in December.


Meetings scheduled on public holidays are held on the third Monday of the month. 


View the West Torrens Historical Society annual program


West Torrens Historical Society collection

Search the collection through the library catalogue.

You can also view the collection online at the Hamra Centre Library. This search returns all items in the West Torrens online local history collection that have an image attached.

The Society has also created a website showing local historical sites of interest in West Torrens.

The interactive map shows the whole of West Torrens and can also be searched by suburbs.

West Torrens historical sites of interest


More information

Visit the West Torrens Historical Society's website


West Torrens Historical Society
PO Box 43, Marleston SA 5033

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