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Australian Society of the Lacemakers of Calais Inc. Journal.

Various editors ISSN 0815-3442


Issued quarterly with Society membership, the journal was published for some 36 years from the Society’s inception in 1982. It contains a wealth of material about individual lacemakers, the history surrounding their occupation, their lives in Nottingham and Calais and the Australian colonies, the reasons for their emigration to start new lives in Australia, related materials and research guides.


All issues have been digitised and are available in PDF format below.

Index of Tulle Issues 1 to 30

While not an index the Lander Directory is an excellent summary of the main stories contained within Tulle, including articles about your family and the lace industry they worked in.

It is in pdf format and is searchable when saved/downloaded to your device. 

Digitising the Journal issues 001 to 131 was supported by the Create NSW Cultural Grants Program, a devolved funding program administered by the Royal Australian Historical Society on behalf of the NSW Government.

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