Family History

Family History

Research your family history from home, with free access to Ancestry Library Edition until 31 December 2021.

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 December 2021

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Over 30,000 pages of online records and images of historical documents, containing information which can help you trace people who lived and worked in New South Wales during the period 1850 – 1930.