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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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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: [...]

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

We’re back!

We’re back!
Our Research Room Manager and I.T. Officer have informed us that in their humble opinions, we are good to go. Well, good enough to have a go, is what they might have actually said. So, we’re opening the doors from Tuesday 5th September to see how we go. At this stage we will be open on Tuesdays and Saturdays from 11 am to 3 pm. We hope [...]

September Workshop:- North American C...

September Workshop:- North American Connections
North American Connections with Jane Did your ancestors live in Canada or the United States? What information is available free on the Internet that can help you expand your story, break a brick wall or connect to a distant cousin? $5 visitors/members free Enquiries, further information, bookings – research.of [...]

NW&DFHG September Meeting

NW&DFHG September Meeting
Welcome to our first meeting in our new home. For most of us this will be the first time we have seen our piece of the Cranbourne complex. This week we welcome Heather Arnold, Local History Librarian for Casey Cardinia Libraries. She will be talking to us about the history of our new home in what was originally the Sperry New Holland Factory [...]

It’s the end of an era!

It’s the end of an era!
Without fanfare or witness our two volunteers, Eileen and Jane closed our Narre Warren Research Room for the very last time at 4 pm today. It would be fair to say that after 25 years at the Narre Warren Library, it’s the end of an era for the family history group. So, I guess we can take a moment to be sad, and then we can look forward [...]

National Family History Month: Gettin...

National Family History Month: Getting your family history into print
Monday 14 August – 10.30 am to 2.45 pm Meeting Room, Cranbourne Library, 65 Berwick-Cranbourne Road, Cranbourne 3977 National Family History Month: Getting your family history into print 10.30 – 11.30: Blogs, eBooks and websites for family history publishing with Lynne Blogs, eBooks and websites are a cost effective and immediate way of recor [...]

Upcoming Events

  1. CHRISTMAS LUNCH – Trios Sports Club

    December 2 @ 12:00 pm

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