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Family history can reveal surprising and sometimes moving lost stories that strengthen an individual's understanding of who they are.
Family history is part detective work, part historical research. Our expert staff will turn you into super sleuths in no time with our series of practical workshops
During Family History Month there are talks and workshops on how to search Library resources such as Ancestry and Findmypast. The workshops are followed by free time to do your own searching.
We have a dedicated family history area onsite where you will find family history records and resources, including: electoral rolls, genealogy handbooks. past newspapers. Staff can guide you through the Library’s collections and advise on resources to use.
For those researching online, our Family History research guides are a great place to get started.