Family History

Family History

Wondering what to do while practicing social distancing and being at home? Why not research your family tree with Ancestry Library Edition.

 

Shellharbour City Libraries have always provided this service to use within our libraries, but now you can do your research with 24/7 home access to Ancestry Library Edition.

 

Take advantage of this free service and get started today… while it lasts!

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. 

Access remotely with Library account. Remote access is available until 31 August 2020

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.

To access Find my Past from home please email libraryenquiries@shellharbour.nsw.gov.au

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.