History Research Group

The History Research Group meets every 2nd Thursday of the Month from 10.00am to 12.00 noon at

St Augustine's Anglican Church Hall, Burke Street, Victor Harbor.

Second Semester commencing August 13th, 2020 

This friendly, relaxed group of enthusiasts meets monthly to hear presentations delivered by group members, each paper of about 40 minutes duration.  A fascinating variety of subject matter is presented, usually enhanced by a power point slide show.  All welcome.

Coordinator Ron Ritter

for further information please contact Ron via email the 'contact us' page of this website


August 13, 2020

Roman Aqueducts

presenter  Graeme Gepp


from the Phoenicians to the GPS

presenter   Ron Ritter


September 10, 2020

Henry 9th

presenter  Barry Brown

Pegasus Bridge

the night before D-Day

presenter   Gary Davies


October 8, 2020

PNG Colonialism 

presenter  Sue Gelade


Eleanor of Aquitaine

presenter   Terry Tooth


November 12, 2020


presenter  Maryanne McGill


Alexander Tolmer

presenter   Paul Adams


February 11, 2021


Dan Kingsland

the other Cattle King

presenter  Scott Adamson



March 11, 2021






April 8, 2021

St Augustine's Anglican Church, Victor Harbor

presenter  Andrew Jeffrey


Daphne du Maurier

presenter Maryanne McGill


May 13, 2021

SA Women

presenter  Gail Abercrombie


History of Hindmarsh Tiers

presenter  Pat Uppill

Details of Topics and Speakers for the second Semester 2021 will be updated here when finalised.

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Victor Harbor, Port Elliot, Middleton, Goolwa and the South Coast over 50's community.

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Beth Nixon ~ Julie Barrien ~ Lea Brooks & all the other wonderful contributors from  U3A  groups.

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