Monsignor Hawes Priest House Museum

The Monsignor Hawes Priest House Museum is run by a small group of parish volunteers. The museum is situated at the side of the local Catholic church which was also built by the priest Architect Monsignor JC Hawes during his tenue as Priest to the local community of Mullewa a small wheat belt town situated 500kms north-east of Perth. This Museum and church plays a central part of the Monsignor Hawes Heritage trail.

Address: 
Dorey Street, Mullewa, WA
Tel: 
0899611165
Hours: 
10am-12noon daily from July to September
Admission: 
Adults $2, children free
Facilities: 
Guided tours
Collection: 
The Mons. Hawes Priest House collection contains items of furniture, library books and vestments used by Mons. Hawes, the collector also contains architectural designs, note books, photographs and art works by Mons. Hawes.
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Items

Prayer Book

Creator:
Unknown
Description:
Black covered prayer book used in the time of Mons. Hawe
Date:
C1909
Item Id Number:
90:1

Note Book

Builders Note Book

Creator:
Mons. J. C Hawes
Description:
Working note book - stating stages of building of church and names of parishioners who assisted.
Date:
C1920
Item Id Number:
83:17

Black Suitcase

Suitcase

Creator:
Unknown
Description:
Case used by Mons. Hawes when visiting isolated parishioners on horseback, has the initials J.C.H on the lid.
Date:
C1920
Item Id Number:
85:26

Wooden T Square

T Square

Creator:
Mons. J . C. Hawes
Description:
Builders T Square
Date:
C1920
Item Id Number:
86:2

T Square used by Mons Hawes during the building of local church.

Vestment

Vestment

Creator:
Unknown
Description:
Orange and red vestment worn by Mons. Hawes during his time as Parish Priest in Mullewa.
Date:
C1926
Item Id Number:
84:2