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Who we are and what we do!

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Our Research Room

Details on our opening times, resources, charges and help available.

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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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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 [...]

NW&DFHG December General Meeting

NW&DFHG December General Meeting
Our Christmas meeting this year will be a social affair giving members the chance to catch up with each other over a cuppa and festive nibbles. This year we will be looking at where some of the ‘typical” Christmas activities or traditions came from. Members please bring along a small plate with something to share! Visitors are alw [...]

Research Room Christmas Closure

Research Room Christmas Closure
Our Research Room will be closing for the Christmas break on Tuesday 9 December 2014 at 3 pm. We will be open again for research on Tuesday 3 February at 11 am. Please note that we are happy to open the Research Room for Casey Cardinia research only during this time for visitors who do not live in the area. Please contact our Re [...]

NW&DFHG November General Meeting

NW&DFHG November General Meeting
Are you frustrated with all the records available on the Web because you never seem to be able to find the one for your ancestor? Our guest speaker this month has spent years learning how to research effectively using predominately online  tools and resources. Dave Bradley will also share his hints and tips for: getting to the 1800s and furt [...]

Berwick Cemetery Tour

Berwick Cemetery Tour
We’re celebrating History Week 2014 with another cemetery tour. This year we’ll be at the beautiful and historic Berwick Cemetery. Our theme for this tour is Murder and Misfortune and we have plenty of tales to tell. Light morning tea will be served after the tour, so we hope you will stay and have a chat with us. Bookings are ess [...]

Free workshop: Getting the most out o...

Free workshop: Getting the most out of Trove and Digger for family history.
Two of the most popular family history resources are the National Library’s Trove website and the Digger birth, death and marriage indexes on CD.  Are you getting as much out of them as you could be? We’re holding a 2 session workshop as part of the City of Casey’s Aging Positively Festival. And it’s free! We’d j [...]

Massive Multiple Households Garage Sa...

Massive Multiple Households Garage Sale
Several households in Middlesex Court will be holding Garage Sales. Loads of items for sale: family history magazines, bric-a-brac, toys, DVD covers, pictures, dolls clothes, children’s dress-ups and much much more…………………..

NW&DFHG October Meeting

NW&DFHG October Meeting
Jane at work at the Lang Lang Cemetery. Two questions that give family researchers a headache are: How did they get here?…must have swum! Where are they?….must be dead or he’s 130 years old! Today’s meeting will focus on the dearly departed. How to find them when they are not where you think they should be. How you can be [...]

Out and About in Tarnagulla 2014

Out and About in Tarnagulla 2014
Tarnagulla has a big weekend coming up. If you have an interest in the Victorian Gold Fields this might be for you. From their website: Tarnagulla is a small rural town situated in the heart of the Golden Triangle, central Victoria, Australia. It is a town founded on the excitement and hope of the Victorian Gold rush and quickly developed int [...]