What's on NSW & ACT AFHS

Events in 2016


Australasian Federation of Family History Organisations

1 August 2016 – National Family history Month (NFHM) commences

Many member societies are running NFHM events.


State Records NSW

3 August – Family History talk — 1–5 Aug special events
104 Macquarie Road, Springwood

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Parramatta Family History Group

1.30 p.m. August 6: Stephen Palmer – Victorian Way of Death

Coach House, Hambledon Cottage, 63 Hassall Street


Ku-ring-gai Historical Society Inc

6 August 2016 at 2pm in Meeting Room 1, Old Gordon Public School

Skeletons out of the cupboard

Society President Graham Lewis will open his family closet a little, rattle a few skeletons from his family tree and share tales of philandering, bigamy and divorce, liberally sprinkled with old photos, portraits, gaiety girls, brick walls, post cards etc, with a bit of speculation thrown in!


Burwood & District Family History Group

NFHM Workshop 6 August 2pm to 4pm
The Gregg Room, Burwood Library

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Heraldry & Genealogy Society of Canberra Inc

7 August 2016 Library Open Day and Book sale

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Orange Family History Group – Central West Libraries

18 Aug 5:00pm to 6:00pm at Orange City Library,147 Byng Street

Early Government Stock Keepers West of the Mountains
Opening the window to the lives of our pioneering forebears

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Botany Bay Family History Society

Open Day 19 August 2016, 10am to 2pm

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Dubbo & District Family History Society Inc

19 August 2016 11am – Share your Story

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Young & District Family History Group Inc

Open Day 20 August 2016, 9am to 3pm

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RAHS/Central Coast Family History Society: Regional Seminar

August 20 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm; cost $20; Gosford City Lions Hall

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Newcastle Family History Society Inc

Open Day 20 August 2016, 9am to 3pm

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Ku-ring-gai Historical Society Inc

Saturday 20 August at 2pm

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING followed by General Meeting and then a talk by David Wilson, The Votes that split the Nation.


Liverpool Genealogy Society Inc for Liverpool and District History Society

Saturday 27 August – 12:30pm – Liverpool Library, George Street, Liverpool- Pink and Purple Rooms

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Peter Fitzsimons
Journalist, Author, Chair Australian Republican Movement

The Ward And Olive Havard 50Th Memorial Lecture: Lawrence Hargrave, The Father of Aviation
Bookings by 22 August PO Box 90, Liverpool, NSW BC 1817 or Glen op den Brouw 0403 107 496


Holroyd Local History Research

Friends of Mays Hill Cemetery – Tour 28 August 1:30pm for 2:00pm start Cost $15

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Australasian Federation of Family History Organisations

31 August 2016 – National Family history Month (NFHM) ends

Many member societies are running NFHM events.


Parramatta Family History Group

1.30 p.m. September 3: Catherine Bishop – Minding her own business

Coach House, Hambledon Cottage, 63 Hassall Street


Ku-ring-gai Historical Society Inc

Saturday 3 September, Family History Meeting

11am Workshop. Deciphering Early Handwriting, with Gail Davis from State Records.
2.00pm General Meeting followed by: Three First Fleeters speakers Geoff Lucas, Joy Zamiatin and Nan Bosler


Ku-ring-gai Historical Society Inc

Saturday 17 September

2.00pm General Meeting followed by Northbridge: Building a New Suburb, traces the development of the peninsular suburb on Sydney’s Lower North Shore. Speaker: Pam Clifford.


Parramatta Family History Group

1.30 p.m. October 1: Members Research

Coach House, Hambledon Cottage, 63 Hassall Street


Coffs Harbour District Family History Society Inc

29 Oct 2016 9:30am to 3:30pm – Regional Seminar – Cost $20

See this flyer for details


Parramatta Family History Group

Nov 7: Seminar: Ralph Hawkins
9.30am -10.30am – Exploring SAG’s Pictorial Collection
11.00am-12noon – Building Hyde Park Barracks

Coach House, Hambledon Cottage, 63 Hassall Street