We are delighted to welcome Cameron and Marianne Rocke to tell us of their research into the history of the Old Cheese Factory at Berwick. Cameron was employed by the City of Berwick in the mid 1990s to study the history of the Old Cheese Factory and unexpectedly unearthed the beginnings of what is an amazing story. Marianne along with [...]
Join Heather and Lynne as they delve into the differences and similarities of births, deaths and marriages on Digger and Ancestry.
All workshops are open to visitors ($5) – and free to members.
The Narre Warren & District Family History Group are delighted to welcome both members and visitors to our next meeting. Our guest speaker will be Linda Burridge from the Berwick Mechanics Institute Library to tell us all about the resources at BMI that will help to put your family history in context.
Visitors are always welcome – t [...]
We’re slowly clearing the backlog of new magazines and newsletters and getting them into the new system and on the shelves.
If any of our members are waiting on specific titles – please let us know and we will try to fast track them for you.
New titles in the Research Room this week and available for borrowing are:
New to the Research Room this week are a number of Unlock the Past titles:
Death certificates and archaic medical terms
Arrivals in Australia from 1788
British and Irish newspapers
Buried treasures: What’s in the English Parish Chest
Digital imaging essentials: techniques and tips for genealogists and family historians (Australian edi [...]
Lambis Englezos with our Vice President, Fay at Koo Wee Rup 2015
Lambis Englezos and the Lost Diggers of Fromelles
We are very excited that Lambis is joining us for our June meeting.
The renowned amateur historian will be telling us about his efforts to find the remains of soldiers that were killed on that fateful night of the Battle of Frome [...]
Join Jane for a fascinating workshop about getting the right women on your family tree.
Workshops are free to NW&DFHG members and $5 for visitors who are always welcome.
Investigate the local history of your suburb or your family history. Casey Cardinia’s heritage groups will be under one roof with displays and artefacts. There will be something for all age groups and local histories will be available for purchase.
Devonshire Teas will be served by the CWA throughout the day.
The Narre Warren & Dist [...]
It’s May – and so, we’ve now switched to our winter timetable. The Research Room will now open on Sunday afternoons between 2 and 4 pm instead of Thursday nights.
General meetings will now be held on the 2nd Saturday of the month at 2 pm instead of Wednesday nights.