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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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100 Men, 100 Years: a WW1 walk in Ber...

100 Men, 100 Years: a WW1 walk in Berwick Cemetery
Join us on a walk around the beautiful Berwick Cemetery and hear our fascinating tales of its connections with the Great War. Tea and coffee will be served at the conclusion of the tour. Bookings (by email or phone) are essential and payment can be made on the day.

Williamstown Away Day

Williamstown Away Day
Photograph Courtesy of Travel Victoria http://www.travelvictoria.com.au/williamstown/ Come with us and explore the history of Williamstown, including the Williamstown cemetery. The Narre Warren & District Family History Group and the West Gippsland Genealogical Society have combined to create an away day to Williamstown. The morning progr [...]

Springvale Botanical Cemetery Away Da...

Springvale Botanical Cemetery Away Day
Join us on a social day exploring Springvale Botanical Cemetery. We’re going by bus from Narrre Warren and the cost is $10. Explore the fascinating history and beauty of the cemetery with an informative and fun tour, followed by complimentary refreshments. Further information is available from our treasurer (Jenny) at treasurer@nwfhg.or [...]

NW&DFHG March General Meeting

NW&DFHG March General Meeting
Women in Service World War 1 We are very fortunate to have Jenny Baker as our guest speaker. Jenny is going to share her wealth of knowledge on the contribution Australian women made to the war effort in World War 1. Visit her web page at Looking for the Evidence and you will be amazed, but better yet, come and meet her at our meeting! Visito [...]

Family History Refresher

Family History Refresher
A follow-up to the beginners workshop or a chance to update your research methods. This workshop is open to members and non-members. Cost: Members – no charge / Non members – $5.00

Beginning Family History Workshop

Beginning Family History Workshop
Start with the basics plus a few hints and tips to begin your family history research. This workshop is open to members and non-members. Cost: Members – no charge / Non members – $5.00

NW&DFHG February General Meeting

NW&DFHG February General Meeting
Brick walls – we all have them. Come and see if our Librarian (Jane Rivett-Carnac) and Research Officer (Lynne Bradley) can give you the tools to knock them down. Jane and Lynne will be leading an in-house presentation that will give both members and visitors a chance to share their research problems. There is no need to book, visitors [...]

A Night to Remember

A Night to Remember
Lang Lang and District Historical Society present A Night to Remember. Tuesday February 3rd at Lang Lang Community Centre  7.30 pm With special guest speaker Barry McLeod. Barry grew up in the district of Lang Lang and has become an authority on the intrigue and popularity of early rifle and clay pigeon clubs that operated around the area in [...]

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas
The committee and members of the Narre Warren & District Family History Group would like to wish everyone an enjoyable, happy and safe festive season. We’d also like to thank everyone that has taken an interest or supported us in any of our endeavors during 2014. We look forward to your continued support in 2015. We have an excitin [...]