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Blog post from Friday, 1 August, 2014


National Family History Month at the State Library

It’s time to dust down your ancestors. August is National Family History Month. Throughout the month there will be events of interest for the experienced family historian as well as the beginner.

Events to be delivered by the library’s family history librarians:

Introduction to family history
Newspapers for family history
Beginning your biography
Searching your family history on Ancestry
Mission records for Indigenous family history
Finding your Irish ancestors

All events are free, but places are limited and bookings are essential.
For Bookings and more information click on this link to the National Family History Month series.

For events Australia wide visit the official National Family History Month website

Image from: Playoust family - photographs, ca. 1898-1959 (PXE 951)