• Brighton Historical Society

    A local history group working closely with the Holdfast Bay History Centre to record and conduct tours of the local area.

The Brighton Historical Society was founded in 1983 and aims to enthuse people about the local history of this southern coastal suburb of Adelaide.

Working closely with the Holdfast Bay History Centre, volunteers record the changing character of Brighton and conduct historic tours of the area including St Jude’s Cemetery. This state heritage-listed cemetery located at the rear of the St Jude’s Church, 444 Brighton Road, Brighton, was established in 1854 and is the resting place of many significant South Australians, including Sir Douglas Mawson, Sir William Ashton and Catherine Helen Spence.

Meet 1st Thursday of the month
(except January, June, July and August)

Jill Golley, President
08 8298 1959
[email protected]
Postal address: Ringwood House 14 Jetty Rd Brighton, SA 5048

Brighton Historical Society

A local history group working closely with the Holdfast Bay History Centre to record and conduct tours of the local area.