Family History ACT

the home of the

Heraldry & Genealogy Society of Canberra

Welcome

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

Check the Events calendar for
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.


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

Check the Events calendar for
public holiday and other closures.

Join the society or renew you membership

Please visit our shop to join or to renew your membership.

If you have an interest in genealogy you are welcome to join our society. Click here to read our brochure setting out member benefits.

Course postponment

Due to a death in the family of one of our presenters the old photographs course scheduled for 23 June has been postponed. It will be rescheduled later in the year. We apolofise for the inconvenience.

Access to FamilySearch virtual films at Cook

Visitors to the Library now have access to nearly all digital collections on the FamilySearch website – if a record shows as only being viewable at a Family History Library or Affiliate Library that means you can view it at the Library. Access is immediate and you can accomplish a lot in a short time. Moreover, you do not have to pay to get the film posted from FamilySearch. Thank you FamilySearch for setting up this great service!

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

The 15th edition of Family History for Beginners and Beyond is available.

The March 2017 release of the new 15th edition designed and compiled by Danny O'Neill et al and is 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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To make a booking of our education room please visit our SHOP

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