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Casey Cardinia Local History

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The latest news and information about...

The latest news and information about our move to Cranbourne
We’re moving to Cranbourne Library at 65 Berwick-Cranbourne Road, Cranbourne soon. We will be posting information on the move and venues for meetings and workshops here as soon as it comes to hand. Venues for meetings & workshops by month: May: Our meetings, workshops and Research Room will all be at the Narre Warren Library, Overla [...]

2017 Australian Heritage Festival

2017 Australian Heritage Festival
     2017 Australian Heritage Festival “Voices from the Past Narre Warren” Join us in exploring a snapshot of Narre Warren and the surrounding “district” from the 1840s to the present day. Guests are invited to bring along photographs and the family keepsakes, and to share their stories. Displays, Photographs a [...]

Untangling the Web

Untangling the Web
Monday 24 April – 7 pm in the Meeting Room, Narre Warren Library. Join Wendy E, Jane, Heather and Lynne for an enjoyable evening untangling the Web. Bring your own laptop or tablet to this hands-on session where we will explore strategies that will help you find what you’re looking for on the Web. $5 visitors/members free Inquiries, fur [...]

NW&DFHG April Meeting

NW&DFHG April Meeting
Brian Brewer will be our guest speaker.  Brian is a Life Member of the Walhalla Heritage & Development League and also their Vice President.  Also a member of the West Gippsland Genealogical Society. His family has had a long association with the district of Walhalla.   He will be talking about Walhalla’s History and Heritage.  He also t [...]

Trove with Jane Rivett-Carnac

Trove with Jane Rivett-Carnac
Trove is a treasure! It has much to offer a family historian, if you have only looked at newspapers you could be missing vital clues and information, join us and explore the wonderful world of Trove. $5 visitors/members free Enquiries, further information, bookings – research.officer@nwfhg [...]

Mechanics Institute, Talk From The Ba...

Mechanics Institute, Talk From The Balcony

NW&DFHG March Meeting

NW&DFHG March Meeting
Wednesday 8th March is International Women’s Day and we’ll be sharing some of the stories we’ve found while researching our cemetery tours. We have tales to tell of tragic circumstances, hardships, achievements and the occasional triumph over adversity. We have found many women whose tales deserve to be told and remembered. Our Cemetery Tours [...]

Dempsey/Darby Family Reunion

Dempsey/Darby Family Reunion
William Dempsey and Mary Darby were born in Kildare, Ireland in 1794 and 1797 respectively. They married and had three children, John (1817), Catherine (1821) and Mary (1825). 26 March 2017 will be 188 years to the day since William arrived in Australia. (from their flyer which was given to us by one of our members, it is available on the web [...]

Beginners/Refresher night – Feb...

Beginners/Refresher night – February 2017 workshop
Join Wendy in an exciting beginner’s workshop to kick off our 2017 workshop program. Wendy will show you tools to assist you to prepare your workspace and give you some handy hints on beginning your journey into family history. Wendy will also incorporate some revision into tonight’s class so that if you’re feeling a little [...]

Upcoming Events

  1. 2017 Australian Heritage Festival

    May 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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