Family History:

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.

Online Databases

 
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  

CDROMs


Access is available in the Family History room to a wide
range of CDROMs

  • Births Deaths Marriages
  • Cemetery records
  • Immigration
  • Pioneer Registers  

Book Collection


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. 

Volunteer Assistance

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!

Further Information:
Contact the Reference Services Librarian on (02) 6581 8739  or mailto:jeff.stonehouse@pmhc.nsw.gov.au

 

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