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Winner of the "2014 Dorothy Fellowes Website Award - Category 1"

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Host society of
2015 NSW & ACT Association of Family History Societies Annual Conference.  
11-13 Sept, 2015
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Please send all correspondence to

    The Secretary  
    Port Macquarie & Districts Family History Society Inc.  
    PO Box 1359  
    Port Macquarie   NSW   2444

email: or phone Wendy on 02 6582 1742.

Since 1985 members of our society have enjoyed meeting others who are researching their family history, no matter where their ancestors lived.

August is
Family History Month

FREE event

Family History research
– the next steps

Wednesday  26 August 2015
10am to noon
Meeting Room
Port Macquarie-Hastings Library

A follow up session on starting
basic research to find your
family history after you have
filled in your family charts.
Limited seating,
essential, phone 02 6582 1742

Our Research Library is located in the Local Studies/Family History Room, Port Macquarie/Hastings Library, Cnr Grant & Gordon Streets, Port Macquarie.  Members are on duty to help with research enquiries -

Tuesday & Wednesday    -    10am  to 3pm

The general Family History resources are always available for use during library open hours.  Members must produce their current society membership card to the on duty librarian to obtain the key for access to the society's locked cabinets.

The Research Support Group meets on the Wednesday following the General Meeting from 1pm to 3pm in the Technology Room of the Library. Check dates on our Calendar page.

Details of our Monthly Meetings are available on the About Us

Annual General Meeting
8th  August 2015

Minutes & Nomination Forms
available on Membership page

1.30pm to 4 pm
CC Mac Adams Music Centre
Gordon Street, Port Macquarie

Guest Speaker
Debbie Sommers,
Port Macquarie Historical
Society  Inc

Members only
Research Support Group

12th  August 2015
1pm - 3pm  Cost $2
Technology Room
Port Macquarie Library
Grant St, Port Macquarie
Bring your flash drive

Members only
Roots Magic Program
Support Group

26th August 2015
1.15pm - 3.15pm   Cost $2
Roots Magic replaces the old  PAF
program,  bring your laptop
if you have RM already.

Members only
Family Tree Maker
Support Group

30th  September 2015
1 pm - 3pm    Cost: $2

New members welcome.
Bring along your laptop.


" To our great joy, we arrived on the seashore about half a mile from the entrance of what formed a port to the river we had been
tracing from Sea View Mount "   
John Oxley - October 1818

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