Family History

 

Curious about your family tree and where you came from?

We can help you with your family history searches using both online resources, and programs only available in the library. Our free interactive 'hands-on' sessions take place on the first Monday of each month in the Heritage Room, at the Shellharbour City Museum.

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Discover Shellharbour

Discover Shellharbour

Showcasing over 9000+ cultural heritage items including photographs, objects, maps and more. Celebrating the people, places and events that shape our great City!

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. 

Library Access Only

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.

Library Access Only

NSW Family History Resources

NSW Family History Resources

Over 30,000 pages of online records and images of historical documents, containing information which can help you trace people who lived and worked in New South Wales during the period 1850 – 1930.

Shellharbour City Council acknowledges the traditional custodians of Dharawal Country and recognises their continued connection to the land. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging and the contribution they make to the life of this city.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website may contact images or name of people who have since passed.