Events for 2014



06     Bankstown Family History Group. Getting to know our new meeting room and the resources of the Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centre.


03    Bankstown Family History Group. Exploring different Family History programs. Bring your laptop.


01     Bankstown Family History Group. Jenni Madden will give a talk on preserving old photographs.

22      Canterbury & District Historical Society Meeting, 7.30pm. Guest speaker: Cassie Mercer (editor ‘Inside History’ magazine). Topic: Irish Convicts in NSW.                 Where: Senior Citizens Centre, Redman Pde., Belmore.

August     National Family History Month

05   Bankstown Family History Group. Guest speaker - Joy or Allan Murrin - talk on NSW Births, Deaths and Marriages. Highly recommended.

20  Want to know how to start tracing your Family History? Come to                  Bankstown Library & Knowledge Centre, Level 2, from 10.30am - 1.00pm.

24  Bankstown City Choir Inc.  40th Anniversary Concert - Bryan Brown Theatre, Bankstown Library & Knowledge Centre, 2pm. Contact for Tickets: Judy Learmouth (02) 9644 1421. 


02 Bankstown Family History Group. Ellen from Bankstown Library & Knowledge Centre will give a talk on World War I soldiers from the Bankstown area.

6-14  History Week - The Great War

12-14  NSW & ACT Association of Family History Societies Annual Conference


07   Bankstown Family History Group. Kerin, from the Canterbury & District Historical Society will be our guest speaker. Her topic is Enrolled Pensioner Guards in Western Australia.

11 Digging for Diggers. Talk at Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centre. 1pm to 4 pm. Will look at how to trace military records and what resources are available at the Centre.

25-26 Royal Australian Historical Society Annual Conference - Mittagong. Please see our president for details.

23 175th Anniversary of the completion and licensing of St Peter’s Church, Cooks River. Time: 10am. All interested persons are invited to attend. Morning tea will be served after the service. St Peter’s Anglican Church, 187 Princes Highway, St Peters. Enq. [email protected] or Tel. 02 9559 7504


01-02 Society of Australian Genealogists Lost weekend. Theme “Lost in all your stuff” At the State Library of NSW. 10.00 am to 4.00pm. Cost: Members $110 Non-members $125. Please see our president for details.

04  Bankstown Family History Group. Craig Whiting will give a talk on military information.


02 Bankstown Family History Group. Rowan Morrison: Topic  Family History Research Experiences: Family History, History and the Internet.

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