Port Macquarie & District Family History Society, Inc

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Let us help you search the world and explore your family history.

Our Society is a multi-award winner!

Upcoming Events
17th August 2019
National Family History
Month Seminar
Speaker: Kerry Farmer
(includes a light-lunch)
in Family History
Need Help in Getting your Family Tree to Grow?
Commencing: Saturday,
24th August 2019

Charles Booth's London  
Poverty Maps & Police Notebooks
Annual General Meeting
10th August 2019
1.00pm  (Saturday)
McAdams Music Centre, Gordon Street, Port Macquarie.
Due to a significant number of Committee attending the NSW & ACT Association of Family History Societies Inc. conference in October, there will be
Saturday, 12th October 2019
"Christmas in July"
War Memorial Hall
28th July 2019
Time:  12.00 for 12.30pm

Since 1985 members of our society have enjoyed meeting others who are researching their family history, no matter where their ancestor lived. We can assist you to discover your ancestry and research your family tree both locally and internationally.

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 on Tuesday & Wednesday from 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.
General Meeting
Saturday 10th
1.00pm - 4.00pm
Mac Adams Music Centre
Gordon Street,
Port Maquarie
(near Players Theatre)

"Most Treasured Family Possession"
(bring along your most treasured family
possession and share its story
with other members)

(includes the Annual General Meeting)
General meetings are held on the 2nd Saturday of each month (except January) at 1.30pm in the MacAdams Music Centre, Gordon Street, Port Macquarie. MacAdams Music Centre is behind the Olympic Pool opposite Players Theatre and has off-street parking with wheelchair access. Enter via main door from 12.30pm.  

Entry is $2.00 which includes afternoon tea.  

Visitors are always given a warm welcome.   

Our Society offers a number of support groups covering a variety of topics including: Research Support Group; DNA Group; Family Search Group; Roots Magic Group; Writing Group and Convict Studies Group.

Click of the relevant group tab on the main menu for further information and meeting times. All meetings are held at the Port Macquarie-Hastings Library, Grant Street, Port Macquarie.
Keep up to date with society meetings and events by checking our calendar page, you can also link this calendar to your smartphone or computer!

Contact Us: please phone 0475 132 804.  If we are unable to take your call please leave a message.  

For research inquiries please email details to secretary@pmdfhs.org.au

Come along and experience the joy of researching your family history and participate in the activities of the Society.

We look forward to meeting you.

" 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

If you encounter any problems with the website or inactive links, please email:
Warren J Luxford

c. PMDFHS 2019
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