Who we are

Who We Are

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The basic objectives of the Society:

  • the bringing together of persons with an interest in history and historical matters,
  • the fostering of an understanding of the history of Launceston, the Tamar Valley & nearby districts,
  • the publication of works and papers having an historical interest, and
  • the protection, preservation and promotion of the heritage of Launceston and its environs.

What we Do

We are an organisation that brings together like-minded people who share an interest in history and historical matters, especially that of Launceston and surrounding areas.


Have a look around our site and enjoy what we have to offer. You will find details on the many activities of the Society. Have a look at our current Newsletter or choose one from the archive. You may even be inclined to join us!

Feel free to make use of what we provide here, but please, ensure you credit us as your source.