News and Events
Lake Macquarie Family History Group Inc.

Upcoming Saturday Meetings

Wednesday Library & Resources Access

In addition to meeting days the meeting hall is also open for access to resources and research on the first Wednesday of each month from 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm or later if arranged beforehand.

Newsletter & Journal

A newsletter containing informative information is available, free of cost, at each meeting.
Copies of recent editions are available for downloading in PDF format:
Jan 2017 (204KB)
May 2017 (211KB)
Sep 2017 (220KB)
Feb 2017 (197KB)
Jun 2017 (294KB)
Mar 2017 (243KB)
Jul 2017 (297KB)
Apr 2017 (210KB)
Aug 2017 (285KB)

The Group's quarterly journal, "The Chronicle", commenced publication in August 1999 and is a means by which members may contribute and publicise various aspects of their research. The journal is free to members and is now exchanged with various other family history groups throughout Australia.

Group Activities


Book launch of R M Evans & Sons Funeral Directors
held on an open day where guest presenters
spoke on a wide range of topics.

Jenny Myers receiving a Ministry for the
Arts grant from the Royal Australian
Historical Society for the Group's
St Matthews transcription project.

Inaugural president Diane Archer
cutting the Group's 10th aniversary cake.

 

Fay Markwell at the book launch of
Pioneers & Settlers of Lake Macquarie.

Group members at the Morisset Community Fair

Shared Group display at Speers Point on Australia Day

New Resources

The Group has an active program to purchase new resources for the use of members. This material, in book, magazine or CD format, allows members to further their research as new material becomes available. WiFi Internet access is available for members. Details of recent purchased are included in the monthly newsletter and members are encouraged to notify the committee of items suitable for purchase.

NSW BDM Transcription Agents

Access to the New South Wales Registry Office records of births, deaths and marriages is available to authorised transcription agents. Their services provide a lower cost alternative to purchasing official certificates. Unrestricted access is limited to events registered greater than 100 years ago for births, 50 years for marriages and 30 years for deaths. Further details are able from the web sites of the agents Marilyn Rowan, Joy Murrin and Laurence Turtle.


Lake Macquarie Family History Group Inc.
PO Box 4080 Woodrising New South Wales 2284 Australia
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