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






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






WWI Centenary Community Project Begins

The call has gone out to families with connections to Orange to help find the names of all Orange’s ex-services personnel from World War I. Orange City Council has formed a Community Working Party in the lead up to plans … Read more






History Talking by Helen McAnulty Book Launch

A love of collecting and writing oral history has led to a unique book titled History Talking by local writer Helen McAnulty covering reminiscences of people from Gulgong, Mudgee and Orange. In his foreword Alexander Jenkins Professor Emeritus, University of … Read more






Moment Behind the Photo Workshop at Orange

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but often that’s only half the story. Sometimes the best memories come from recalling the stories behind the photo. And this includes your family stories! The Central West Writers’ Centre and … Read more






Koori Mail digitised

Great news for people researching Indigenous issues, The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander Studies (AIATSIS) has digitised the back archive of the ‘Koori Mail‘. The Koori Mail, established in 1991 was Australia’s first wholly Indigenous owned fortnightly … Read more






Family Historians Discover Photo Books

Family historians were among the audience who joined in our Seniors Week Workshop on How to create a photo book supported by Officeworks (pictrued above) yesterday. Pictured below is Local Studies Librarian Peter Douglass with Sophie and Kristy from Officeworks. … Read more






Family History featured at Experience Orange! Expo

Many people were encouraged to learn more about their family history during Sunday’s Experience Orange! Expo organised by the Rotary Club of Orange Daybreak. Orange Family History Group members helped many people with the starting blocks to begin family history … Read more






Canobolas Gardens Crematorium Inscriptions CD Available

Orange Family History Group takes great pleasure in re-launching its Canobolas Gardens Crematorium Inscriptions CD to help people researching their family history. The CD is a record of the inscriptions on plaques in the Canobolas Gardens Crematorium, Orange. The inscriptions … Read more






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