About Us

Brisbane Water Historical Society

img3Founded in 1950, Brisbane Water Historical Society owns and maintains Henry Kendall Cottage and the Historical Museum complex.

The museum is also staffed by volunteers from the Society.

Please see our VOLUNTEERS page for more information regarding joining the Society and becoming involved with the Museum.
Please click HERE to read our Society News – Around the Grounds – to learn about our social activities and guest speakers.

Please click HERE to read some recent visitor comments.


Mission Statement of the Brisbane Water Historical SocietyHKC Sketch Old (2)

To research and foster an interest in the history of the Brisbane Water area and Henry Kendall. To collect, preserve and exhibit objects that reflect the lifestyles and occupations of the residents. To promote activities amongst members and the community that foster an interest in history and the museum complex. To support other organisations with similar interests.


Current Office Holders

President: Edith Campbell

Snr Vice-President: Margaret Pearce

Vice-President: Shirley Rider

Vice-President: Sandy Hunt-Sharman

Secretary: Verna Rieschild

Treasurer: Cheryl Remfry

Committee Members:  Fiona McLennan, John Wright, Kreenah Yeilds.

Curator: Kreenah Yelds

Public Officer: Jim O’Harae