Family History Month

Family History Month
Start digging into your family history with some talks and demonstrations of tools you can use at your library. Start digging into your family history with some talks and demonstrations of tools you can use at your library. Library Services
Family History

August Family History Month

Join us for some informative sessions on how to use some tools and sources for your family history exploration.

State Library Webinars at Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centre

​Topic
​When
​Sources for marriage in NSW :
Marriage and divorce records in the NSW State Archives
Wednesday 3 August
6pm-7.30pm​
NSW Probate records:
Tips and techniques to find all the details of NSW probate records​
​Wednesday 17 August
6pm-7.30pm
​Convicts revisited:
explore our convict records and how to find them
​Wednesday 31 August
6pm-7.30pm

If you are unable to attend in person, you can join us on Zoom. 
For bookings and enquiries, contact Local History staff on 9707 9728 or 9707 8128.

Local History Presentations

​Topic
​When
​Tips and techniques for using Trove, Ancestry and Find My Past
Saturday 13 August
10am-1pm​
Tips and techniques for using Trove and Ancestry​​Saturday 27 August
10am-1pm

For bookings and enquiries, contact Local History staff on 9707 9728 or 9707 8128.

Family History online databases
Head to the eLibrary History, Geography and Culture page to find Find My Past, Ancestry Library Edition and Trove.

NSW State Record Webinars 

NSW State Records offers a range of free webinars for you to view at your convenience. Each webinar is one hour in duration. Webinars include: Early convict indents', 'School records', Tracing people by place' and many more. 
To access the webinars, just click here.