Family History

Page hero image Tracing your ancestors has long been an addictive pastime. The advent of online databases and digitised records now allows researchers to find and access an ever increasing number of records about your family history.

The Local History Library specialises in Australian family history resources and has a range of material dealing specifically with the Hunter Valley. Researchers can also access the Library's online genealogy databases so that you can track your ancestors throughout the world.
 

Starting Your Research

At the Local Studies you will find resources to help you find your family history.

Family History Help

There is an ever increasing number of resources available online. Here are some of our favourite online resources.

Indigenous Resources

If you are looking for information about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individuals, families, communities and places there are a range of resources to help you with your research.

Online Resources

There is an ever increasing number of resources available online. Here are some of our favourite online resources.

Databases

The Library subscribes to a number of databases which can help you with your family history. You are able to access these databases in any of the branches of the Newcastle Region Library.