Family History

Family History

Ancestry Library Edition is available at all our libraries and the museum. Other family history resources include birth, death and marriage indexes for Australia, NSW and more. The libraries offer monthly family history mornings, where staff and volunteers can provide assistance with your family history research. For more information on session times, please view the flyer.

 

The local studies collection at Warilla Library is a rich source of information if you would like to discover more about the local area. It includes;

  • Books, magazines and local newspapers
  • Maps, pamphlets and posters
  • Local electoral rolls
  • Shellharbour Images - over 4000 historical images in hardcopy and online
Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition

This website provides access to more than 5 billion names in over 4,000 collections of genealogical information with suitable for tracing your ancestors and historical records. This is only accessible for use within our libraries.

Find My Past

Find My Past

Findmypast provides millions of family history records - births, deaths, marriages and parish entries. Travel & migration, military and newspaper records covering a wide range of countries.

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Shellharbour Images

Shellharbour Images

Shellharbour Images is a fascinating collection of over 4,000 historical photographs dating from 1850, providing insights into the rich history of Shellharbour City. 

NSW Family History Resources

NSW Family History Resources

Over 15,000 pages of online records that can help you trace people who lived and worked in New South Wales from 1850 to 1920. This is only accessible for use within our libraries.