Local resources

Available on site at the Heritage Centre


Local History Index to on shelf resources

Cooroy and District Schools Index 1909-1985

Index for Cooroy State School 1909-1985 and Cooroy West State School 1930-1961 arranged alphabetically by

  • Name
  • Year of Enrolment
  • Admission Number

Cooroy State School Admission Records 1909-1989

Transcribed registers contain:

  • Date
  • Pupil’s Name
  • Date of birth
  • Parent’s Name and Occupation
  • Religious Denomination
  • Grades
  • Date of Leaving

Cooroy Rag and Photographs Edited

This database lists photographs from the Cooroy Rag from 1984-1996, provides name or description if known. Donated by Margaret Chinn. Photographs are stored in a Vertical File. Ask a Duty Librarian before accessing the file.

Len C Green Memoirs

Leonard Charles Green (1919-1999) was associated with the Brick Works in Cooroy. The memoir contains photos and text.

Noosa High School 1961-1992 Register

Schools include

  • Cooroy State School Secondary Department 1961-1962
  • Cooroy State High School 1963-1967
  • Noosa District State High School 1968-1992

Published by Queensland Family History Society Inc. 2013 and arranged by enrolment date. The records between 10 Feb 1969 and 24 Jan 1972 are missing.

Noosa Shire Cemeteries Ashes Burials

The database includes Name, Address, Cemetery, Cremated or Buried, Cause of Death where known, Burial Date, Age, Place of birth where known, Comments and Occupation.

Personal Notices from newspapers

This is an Index to Births, Deaths and Marriages from 12 Oct 2004-9, Feb 2005 from Sunshine Coast Daily. Engagements, Funerals, Wedding Anniversaries and some miscellaneous items are included.

PGH Brickworks

A history of the brickworks in Cooroy, donated by PGH Brickworks.

  1. Factory History
  2. Photographs
  3. Newspapers
  4. Founding Families

Sivyer History 1 and 2

  1. This contains 14 photographs of the Sivyer family.
  2. The Sivyer and Family Website – Sivyer Research and Family History. This includes the book:

The Story of the Families of William and Elizabeth Sivyer who emigrated to Australia compiled by Ron Sivyer ©2015 (5th Generation of family)