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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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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]