Members to meet at Narre Warren Railway Station by 9 am to catch the first train to leave from that station after 9 am. (Due to constant changes to timetables.)
For members who wish to make their own way into the city by any means of transport, we will meet out the front of Flagstaff Railway Station around 10.15 to 10.30.
We will be visiting [...]
What is that indecipherable illness Great grandfather died from? Did my Grandfather really inherit that much from his father or was he a crook? Did Great grandfather own land, if so how much and where?
If you are struggling to find the answers to these questions , one or more of the following sessions may be of help. Wendy Eldridge will will [...]
Anne at Maryknoll
Our guest speaker for November will be member Anne Blair who will be telling us of her experiences growing up at Maryknoll.
Visitors are always welcome – there is no need to book, just come on the night.
We are delighted to welcome Gary Elliott from the Pakenham RSL to talk to us about the history of the RSL.
There is no need to book, just come on the day – visitors are always welcome.
Join us on a walk through historic Harkaway Cemetery and uncover some of the stories behind the headstones.
Tea and coffee will be served at the conclusion of the 90 minute tour.
Adults – $5 payable on the day (children under 15 no charge).
Bookings are essential: cemetery.tours@nwf [...]
Our Research Room will be open to visitors and we will be serving tea and coffee throughout the day. Bring your lunch and eat it with us or buy it from one of the many shops at nearby Fountain Gate Shopping Centre.
10.30 am to 11.30 am
English research and resources.
Presented by Lynne.
11.45 pm to 12.45 pm
New Zealand research and resources. [...]
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 [...]