Library online: Family History Forum




Thursday, 11 February 2021 - 10:30am to Thursday, 25 November 2021 - 11:15am

Family History Forum runs twice a month, on the second and fourth Thursday of each month, 10.30-11.15am (excluding January and December).

Looking to start your family history but feeling a bit overwhelmed? Come to one of our classes where we will look at how to research a particular topic and then open the floor to questions.

Upcoming topics include:

February - 'Starting Out'

  • 11 February: Five first steps in family history 
  • 25 February: Locating Birth Death and Marriage records

March - 'Online Research'

  • 18 March: Using Trove
  • 25 March: Using Ancestry and Find my Past 

April - 'Immigration'

  • 1 April: Did they swim?
  • 29 April: TBA

May: 'Beyond NSW'

  • 13 May: Beyond NSW
  • 27 May: UK records

June: 'Newspapers'

  • 10 June: Historic newspapers
  • 24 June: Trove – newspapers and gazettes

July: 'General'

  • 15 July: Preserving your family history
  • 29 July: Military records

August: 'Starting out '

  • 12 August: Five first steps in family history 
  • 26 August: Locating Birth Death and Marriage records

September: 'Beyond NSW'

  • 9 September: Beyond NSW
  • 23 September: UK records

October: 'Newspapers'

  • 14 October: Historic newspapers
  • 28 October: Trove – newspapers and gazettes

November: 'General'

  • 11 November: Military records
  • 25 November: Preserving your family history

Bookings essential.

​​​​​​​Book your ticket by clicking the register button, contact 4304 7500 or email

An email , with a the details and link for the event, will be sent out to attendees 48 hours and again two hours before the event starts. Make sure to also check your junk/spam folder and contact us for details if registering within two hours of the event.

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Last updated : Mon 1 Feb 2021