Family History Writing Workshop Success

Thank you to Dr Rae Luckie for hosting a fantastic Introduction to Writing and Researching Your Family History Workshop. Dr Luckie talked about life writing and showed lots of examples from genealogy to memoir fiction, overcoming the terror of the … Read more

Packing for Camden

We’re busy packing our suitcase for the 2016 NSW & ACT Association of Family History Societies Conference that will be held in Camden this weekend. Lots of exciting things on the program and an opportunity to meet up with family … Read more

Earning a crust

Saturday 2 April we’ll be welcoming Laurence (Laurie) Turtle to Orange City Library to talk about Earning a crust – a practical examination of how to access employment records. This is a new and highly practical talk for family history … Read more

Preserving your family papers

As part of the State Library’s touring program on Thursday 29 October 2015 a conservator from the State Library will present a practical workshop on preserving your family history collections, including letters, journals and photographs. The free workshop will be … Read more

Five Minutes with Trudi Mayfield

What Is Your Latest Project? I’m the Project Officer for the Centenary of WWI Community Committee documenting the servicemen and women who signed up for the war in Orange.  The main aim is to identify men and women from the … Read more

Some Post Christmas Reading and Help Needed!

  When the Christmas festivities are over is the perfect time to sit down and do some family history research. Our latest Newsletter has lots of interesting leads so you may find a quick ‘look’ extends way beyond what you’d … Read more

Latest Newsletter Now Available

We’ve been so busy getting ready for Australian Library and Information Week (only a couple of days to go) that we forgot to mention that the latest edition of the Family History Newsletter is now available for you to download … Read more

Are you related to Joe Windred?

If you are you'll want a front row seat at the national launch of 'Mistaken Identity, The Trials of Joe Windred', by award-winning Australian author Stephen Dando-Collins on Friday 24 August. Imagine not once, but twice being mistaken for a … Read more

In Sickness and In Health

By Elisabeth Edwards $49.50 In Sickness and in Health takes an original approach in exploring how medicine shaped the history of Orange and the surrounding districts from the earliest days of settlement. Order Form

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