Newcastle Family History Society Inc.

NSW & ACT AFHS Conference

Newcastle Family History Society with Maitland & Beyond Family History are hosting the 37th Annual Conference of the NSW & ACT Association of Family History Societies 16-18 September 2022

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Seminar Sunday 21 August

10.00am-11.00am—What did you say your ancestor died from? Archaic medical terms
11.30am-12.30pm—Photographing graves, using Find a Grave and BillionGraves websites
12.30pm-1.30pm—Using the Family Search to enhance your family history research – presented by Family Search
2.30pm-3.30pm—Open forum. Please send questions in advance to [email protected] for discussion at the forum

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They Served Their Country

Do you have a serviceman or woman in your family whose story deserves to be shared with others? We are looking for stories of service either on the home front or in any theatre of war.

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Female Convict Bonnets Project

In conjunction with the research and writing of They Sent Me North: Female Convicts in the Hunter (2019) members of the NFHS undertook to participate in the Australia-wide Roses from the Heart Female Convict Bonnets initiative.

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Research Guide No.4

This 32 page booklet in full colour guides the reader to places for finding information about service personnel from the well-known to the lesser-known local resources.

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