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Our Research Room

Cranbourne Research Room opening 5th September

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Casey Cardinia Local History

Details on our Casey Cardinia Collection, Casey Cardinia Combined Index, Casey Cardinia Remembers project and other local history resources.

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Find and trace your military ancestor...

Find and trace your military ancestors.
Find and trace your military ancestors. As part of the Writing the War Exhibition currently at Cranbourne Library, our Research Room will be open on Wednesday 22, Thursday 23 and Friday 24 November between 11 am and 2 pm. We will have more than the usual compliment of volunteers plus our Local History Librarian, Heather Arnold waiting to help [...]

NW&DFHG December Meeting

NW&DFHG December Meeting
December meeting and breakup 13 December 2017. After a new attempt for the shortest meeting. An evening of frivolity will follow, with games, laughter and a sumptuous supper provided by the members. Please don’t forget to bring a plate, preferably, with something on it. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

Warragul Cemetery Walk

Warragul Cemetery Walk

Writing the War Exhibition

Writing the War Exhibition
Writing the War Exhibition At the Cranbourne Library from October 26 2017 to December 7 2017. Venue for all the activities is the Cranbourne Library. =============== Thursday November 2 at 11.00am. Michael Madden – Australian Victorian Cross recipients Michael Madden is a multi-award winning writer and will talk about his current proje [...]

NW&DFHG November Meeting

NW&DFHG November Meeting
Our November speaker is Garry Wood from the Mornington Peninsula Family History Society.   They have a small group of members that meet each month and discuss the results of DNA testing. Although Garry is not an expert on DNA he will give a talk with the aim of helping us to understand the results.

CHRISTMAS LUNCH – Trios Sports ...

CHRISTMAS LUNCH – Trios Sports Club
CHRISTMAS LUNCH This year our Christmas lunch is being held at Trios Sports Club at Cranbourne Racing Complex, 30 Grant Street, Cranbourne. All members are welcome. Bookings: Anne Blair – research.room.mgr@nwfhg.org.au or phone: 9702-6088 no lat [...]

Victoria Seniors Festival /Ageing Pos...

Victoria Seniors Festival /Ageing Positively Festival
10.30–11.30: You can learn a lot in a cemetery presented by Jane Death is not the end of a story; the records can give you clues that can some times unlock a family secret or confirm a story. A visit to a cemetery can tell you more than the date of death. Dead men do tell tales. 11.45–12.45: Finding records at Public Record Office Victoria ( [...]

Vale Alice Pattison

Vale Alice Pattison
It is with much sorrow we announce the passing of Alice Pattison a valuable and respected member of our group. Alice will be laid to rest after a service held at St. Mathews Anglican Church, 101 Matthew Flinders Drive, Endeavour Hills on Monday the 2nd October at 11.00 am.

NW&DFHG October Meeting

NW&DFHG October Meeting
In house – Digital newsletters. The Librarians will show you the richness we have in our Digital Newsletters. We have over 70 newsletters at the moment

Upcoming Events

  1. Find and trace your military ancestors.

    November 22 @ 11:00 am
  2. CHRISTMAS LUNCH – Trios Sports Club

    December 2 @ 12:00 pm
  3. NW&DFHG December Meeting

    December 13 @ 7:30 pm

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