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Updated 16 December 2018



'Centenary of the Griffith District 1916 to 2016'

The pictorial book, published April 2016 to celebrate the city's centenary.



A pictorial book with over 300 photographs (b/w and coloured) showing changes over the last 100 years from an almost barren landscape to a man made oasis.

136 pages, A4 Landscape, soft covered.




• Walter Burley Griffin's Vision

• Introduction

• Aerial View of Griffith

• NSW Government Gazette Declarations

• Early Years

• 1920s & 1930s

• 1940s & 1950s

• 1960s & 1970s

• 1980s & 1990s

• 21st Century

• A Centenary Snapshot

Price now $20.00

Plus postage if applicable - anywhere in Australia $14.55

for 1 to 3 copies sent to the same address.




Pickup -  GG&HS library room open days.


Postage price for 4 or more books, direct deposit details

or further information  Wendy Polkinghorne.



Riverina Cemeteries Version 4

Update released 15 February 2015

Price $90.00      Order Form

($85.00 plus $5.00 postage anywhere in Australia)

Monumental inscriptions, burial records & ' green light extra information'.  Most cemeteries are updated to Year 2014, with some to 2015.

Area covered - Griffith, Hay, Hillston, Lake Cargelligo, Leeton, Narrandera, Temora (monumental inscriptions only), Ungarie, West Wyalong and surrounding districts.  Over 67,900 entries.

List of Cemeteries on CD        Map of area covered

View cemetery CD search screen

The data is fully searchable by surname, given name, cemetery, birth or death year.

Also included are plans of most cemeteries.  CD is very easy to use.

This program has been completely re-written to be fully compatible with both 32 bit and 64 bit versions of the Windows operating system up to and including Windows 7, 8 &10

The database in Version 4 is now compatible with the Version 3 program, and so the option of a database only update for purchasers of Version 3 is now available for $25.00

Some new features of Version 3 and 4:

• A selection of 4 font sizes.

• The program remembers font size and column widths when closed down, and returns to those settings when re started.

Program Requirements: IBM Personal Computer, Windows Vista or later, 8 MB RAM, Hard Disk, VGA monitor or better, CD-ROM drive, Printer (optional).


'This'll do me'  -  'A Short History of Griffith & District'

The book was researched and compiled by member Anne Gribble.

A5 size, soft covered book of 76 pages.

   Published August 2011

The book traces the development and evolution of Griffith and District through text and photographs (black & white and colour). The book describes bureaucratic bungles, pioneer persistence and community commitment.

From Bagtown to city, from hand-picked grapes to fully automated harvester, from two tons to eleven tons of rice per hectare, from tin shed shops to modern buildings.

Price $10.00

 Plus $1.50 Postage (1 book) & Packing for all Australia

                    Order Form

Postage price for more than one book or further information

   GG&HS member & author Anne Gribble.


'Yenda Centenary Celebrations October 2016 Souvenir Booklet'

The book was researched & compiled by members Eva Walsh & Christine Gavin

A4, soft covered, 54 pages.

Published October 2016


A pictorial book showing the history of all the businesses in Yenda

 with old & new photographs in colour & b/w.

Price $10.00

Plus Postage

To have book posted and/or

further information   or 

Book can be purchased at the GG&HS rooms.


‘GRIFFITH - From Burrinjuck to Bagtown & Beyond’

Released December 2012

A narrated slide show of over 180 black and white and coloured photographs collected by our society over many years.  

Viewing time 35 minutes.

The DVD tells the story of Griffith from 1912 when irrigation water was first released into the irrigation system of the MIA to eventually create an oasis in a previously semi arid region.

Price $15.00

 Plus Postage

Email Wendy Polkinghorne to order your DVD -

This DVD can be played on most PAL compliant DVD Players.

For display on a wide TV screen (i.e. ratio of 16 x 9).


Published March, July & November (Free to members)

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A5 size, Full Page Price $20.00,   Half Page $10.00. Quarter Page Price $5.00

NB: All prices are Australian dollars