The family history collection in the Port Macquarie library is located in the Local Studies/Family History Room. The room is open for the same hours as the main library. Volunteers from the Port Macquarie & District Family History Society are available to assist on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10:00 till 3:00.
Access is available at each of the Port Macquarie-Hastings
ibraries to the following subscription databases.
- Ancestry.com ~ Library edition
- Find My Past
- British Newspaper Archive
Access is available in the Family History room to a wide
range of CDROMs
Births Deaths Marriages
- Cemetery records
- Pioneer Registers
The library maintains an extensive print collection of family history resources including pioneer registers, census and muster records, how-to guides, shipping and immigration books and personal family histories.
Volunteers from the Port Macquarie & District Family History Society are available to assist you with your research every Tuesday and Wednesday between 10:00am and 3:00pm.
Chat & Coffee
Come along on the 1st Wednesday of each month to an informal family history 'Chat & Coffee' session held in the library meeting room from 10:00 till 12:00. Join other family historians for a chat about what's happening in genealogy or maybe just share a 'brickwall' and hopefully someone can help you breakthrough!
Contact the Reference Services Librarian on (02) 6581 8739 or mailto:email@example.com