The purpose of this site is to gather and present information, photographs and comment regarding the early history of Bridgetown in Western Australia.

A written history has evolved over time.

Click on the image for details:
Bridgetown the early years - Book One
Settlement of the Warren Blackwood District

For reproductions of the photos on this web site supplied courtesy of the BHS (Bridgetown Historical Society) please contact Secretary: PO Box 1017 Bridgetown 6255 or email bridgetownhistory@y7mail.com. The Society maintains copyright of its photo collection. If are looking into family or town history that includes Bridgetown please don’t hesitate to get in touch with them.

I would encourage and very much appreciate anyone who has relevant old photographs and/or information to contact me:

by emailing franbev@jarrahweb.net or telephoning/texting mobile 0448 611 390.

Any borrowed photographs will handled with the utmost care, scanned and returned to the owner as quickly as possible. Documents will be scanned or photocopied and returned.