Seminar Sunday 5

15 May 2022. The focus is on DNA. 10.00am – 11.00am An introduction to DNA. 11.30am – 12.30pm Using colours to group your DNA results. 12.30pm – 1.30pm Using DNA results and Mirror Trees to find missing ancestors.

Rookwood Cemetery Tour

Friday, 6 May, we will travel to Rookwood Cemetery and will be met by a guide for a Ships and Shipwrecks Tour of the cemetery.

Open Day 23 April 2022

The Military Special Interest Group is organising a display of materials at the NFHS rooms to celebrate Anzac Day 2022.

A Day at the Bay

A Day at the Bay 1 April 2020 On 1 April 2022, we will be visiting the Tomaree Library and Community Centre at Salamander Bay. We will meet at the Library at 10am and visit the library and the Tomaree Family History Society which meets there on a Friday.  After a look at the library’s […]

People of Newcastle and the Hunter Valley

It’s Time to Write That Story! Now that Volumes I and II of People of Newcastle and the Hunter Valley: Their Stories – Our Heritage have been launched, it is time to think about stories for Volume III, the last in the series. These first two volumes contain some wonderful contributions from our members and […]

125th Anniversary

Happy 125th Birthday A well attended day to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the opening of the Mechanics Institute was held on Saturday, 1 June 2019, between 10.00am and 3.00pm. The downstairs rooms of the NFHS and the upstairs rooms of the MG Car Club Hunter Region were open to the public allowing visitors to […]

Nick Vine Hall Award

Nick Vine Hall Award The Nick Vine-Hall Award is presented annually to member societies for the best family history journal or newsletter in Australia and New Zealand. The award was introduced by The Australasian Federation of Family History Organisations Inc. (AFFHO) in 2009. AFFHO presents this award to encourage its member societies to produce quality journals […]