Mullumbimby Museum Resources/Services

The museum caters for researchers of both family and local histories. Research fees are $7 for three hours for the DIYs and $20 for the first hour for requests for research by our researcher/s. Fees are to be paid upfront. Complete, pay and submit our Online Research Request Form or click this link to download, fill in and mail a Research Request Form PDF

The following resources are available


Cemetery Records of Byron Shire
Family histories – Click here to see the families in our records
School Centenary Books – click here for a list of our holdings
Assorted local histories

On Computer

Photo Database
containing over 5,000 photos.
Museum Object Database
Family Database.
(currently under construction)
Family Tree Maker

1872 Greville’s Post Office Directory – North Coast extracts 1875.
Greville’s Post Office Directory – North Coast extracts. 1872 Clarence Electoral Roll.
1878 Clarence Electoral Roll.
1903 Commonwealth Electoral Roll – Mullumbimby, Upper Pocket.


On Microfilm

The Mullumbimby Star 1906-1948.
The Mullumbimby Star & Byron Advocate 1950–64.

Hard copy extracts from the above
– Mullumbimby Municipal Council 1906-1991
– Wilsons Creek, Huonbrook & Wanganui (& on searchable CD)
– Obituaries.

Hard copies

The Byron Shire Echo
The Byron Shire News


Byron Shire Parish maps
Town maps
Portion maps (not available at present)

Council Records

Assorted Byron Shire Council Records.
Register of Sale of Rateable Lands Byron Shire 1933- 1980.
Assorted Mullumbimby Municipality Records.
Mullumbimby Municipal Council Land Sale Records 1933-1980.

Electoral Records

Mullumbimby Electoral Shire Roll 1962.
Commonwealth Electoral rolls – Mullumbimby 1944, 1947, 1954, 1960, 1972, 1977.
Commonwealth Electoral Rolls Richmond Division 1977, 1979.

Records from Community Groups

Autumn Club
Brunswick Garden Club
Brunswick River Research Committee
Brunswick Heads Lodge of Oddfellows
Byron/Brunswick ‘Walking for Pleasure’
Byron Flora & Faun Conservation Society
Chincogan Fiesta Committee
Churches – various
CWA Mullumbimby
Fish & Chips Festival Brunswick Heads
F.R.O.G.S (Friends of Goonengerry Sanctuary)
Masonic Lodge
Mullumbimby and District Cultural Centre/The Old Drill Hall
Mullumbimby Bowling Club
Mullumbimby Garden Club
Mullumbimby Golf Club
Mullumbimby Heritage Park – Click here for the latest flyer
Mullumbimby Hospital Trust
Mullumbimby Gymkhana
Mullumbimby Race Club
Mullumbimby Scouts/Guides
Mullumbimby Show Society
Mullumbimby Soldiers and Citizens’ Band
Mullumbimby Swimming Pool Fund Raising Committee
Myocum Hall Committee
Myocum Parents & Citizens Association
New Brighton Action Group
New Brighton Progress Association
Primary Producers Union
Probus Club of Brunswick Valley
Rifle Club Mullumbimby
Rotary Club
Red Cross
Town Beautification Committee, Tidy Towns Committee Mullumbimby
Tweed/Byron Civil Defence
Tyagarah Meat Pool

Other Records

Phone Books 1950, 1972 (North Coast Districts), 1992 (Various districts).