On Saturday 15th May at 11am, a presentation will be given at the Western Plains Cultural Centre by Linda Barnes and Lesley Abrahams. The subject will be “Looking After Your Family Treasures”, particularly your old family photos and records. Lesley will show some of the family treasures she holds. Admission is free, but you should register to attend. Just go to the Western Plains Cultural Centre website, where you will see the presentation listed.
Over the Easter period Dubbo & District Family History rooms will only be closed on Easter Saturday, 3rd April 2021.
Notice is hereby given that the society will be holding our much delayed AGM on Sunday 28th March 2021 at 2.00pm at the WPCC in the Community Arts Centre.
Three of our committee members are resigning and all positions are open for nomination. Nomination forms are available in our rooms.
Please consider nominating for a position on our active and committed Committee, as you can contribute to the running and well-being of our Society.
Why not join us on the day to hear what the past year has meant for the Society and what is in store for the coming year. To vote for the management committee at the meeting you must be a current member.
Western Plains Cultural Centre will host this event every Saturday in March (6th, 13th, 20th and 27th). Dubbo Family History volunteers will be on hand, with the collection index available to search. You will learn what to look for in the index, and how to order copies of the photographs. You can also make an appointment to view the image in the family history rooms if you wish to.
Dubbo Family History will be running a talk discussing the back ground to the Vincent Studio Collection which they hold. The group will be run on Saturday 27th February and Wednesday 3rd March , commencing at 11am on both dates. It will be held in the auditorium at the WPCC. There is no cost, but it is best to book a ticket, just go to 123tix.com.au to book . Come along and find out about this collection.
This exhibition called “True to Life Likeness: A History of Vincent’s Studio” will be opening this weekend. Vincent’s Studios was a photographic studio that operated in Dubbo and region from the early 1900’s to late 1970’s. The exhibition charts the history of photographic studios, in particular the Vincent’s Studios. The invaluable work of many volunteers of the Dubbo & District Family History Society has seen this collection scanned, catalogued and researched. The collection can be accessed and utilised by the public through the DDFHS. Check information relating to this collection here on our website.
Why not drop into the WPCC and have a look at this exhibition.