OFHG Newsletter – December 2021

The Orange Family History Group Newsletter for December 2021 is now available to view online.  As usual our newsletter contains lots of interesting articles. Orange City Librarian, Sean Brady, interviewed and shared our research with Natalie Brasingthwaite for an episode … Read more

Orange Family History Group Newsletters

OFHG Newsletters Did you know that the Orange Family History Group publish a newsletter 3 times per year?  Editions are published in April, August and December.  These are delivered via email, and it is free to subscribe. If you would like … Read more

Orange Cemetery Database

A group of volunteers from the Orange Family History Group have devoted many years to collating details for the Orange Cemetery database. This is now available in excel spreadsheet format and is accessible online. The spreadsheet contains over 26,000 entries … Read more

Preserving Digital Treasures

The rapid rise of digitally-created photographs, documents, publications, and communications has presented a lot of challenges to libraries and other collecting institutions around the globe. Libraries are devoted to preserving our collection items no matter what format they come in, and a lot … Read more

It’s a wrap!

December already! What a momentous year its been for us all. This time 12 months ago the NSW & ACT Association of family History Societies Conference was a long way in the future and now we’re looking forward to a … Read more

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

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