Family History ACT

the home of the

Heraldry & Genealogy Society of Canberra


Library Opening hours
Tuesday11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am to 3:30 pm
Thursday11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Saturday2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Sunday2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

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public holiday and other closures.

Welcome to The Heraldry and Genealogy Society of Canberra. We look forward to seeing you in the Library, at our monthly meetings or at one of our education sessions.

Please Note: Bookings for the NLA's DNA talk for members is now closed! You can still register for the Behind the Scenes Tour until 26 October 2017.

See the latests news and items of interest on our News blog page.

The new edition of Family History for Beginners and Beyond has now been released

After a wait of nearly two years we announce the release of the new 15th edition compiled by Danny O'Neill et al and published in the convenient B5 size. It contains extensive references useful for beginners and the more experienced family historian.

Non-member cost = $35.00; Member cost =$31.50 plus postage of $14.00

Purchase your copy at our on-line shop or at the Library

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If you have an interest in genealogy you are welcome to join our society. Please visit our shop to join or to renew your membership.

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