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Directors Dr Dorothy Wickham, Clare Gervasoni and Wayne Phillipson established Ballarat Heritage Services, in February 1998, a boutique publishing house  using the imprint BHS Publishing.

Our team of experts now include professional historians, archivists, curators, family historians and educationalists. BHS offers an extensive range of heritage and education related services including consultancy, publishing, mentoring, training and assistance, and oral histories.

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Ballarat: A Genealogist’s Goldmine

Ballarat: A Genealogist's Goldmine   Dorothy Wickham Ballarat is an important town for many family historians If you have ancestry...
Group of Police 1860s, Oswald Thomas Madeley,

Policing in Victoria

Policing in Victoria   Dorothy Wickham   Within three years of the Ballarat goldfields being settled, British military detachments of...
S. T. Gill. Forest Creek, Mount Alexander 1852. [detail]. State Library of Victoria

The 1853 Bendigo Goldfields Petition

Dorothy Wickham   George Edward ThomsonState Library of Victoria On the first of August 1853 George...