Share Your Story is Back!

Dubbo & District  Family History Society is pleased to advise that our popular “Share Your Story” event will return to the calendar on Friday, 18th June 2021.  It will start at 2pm in the Black Box Theatre in the WPCC Community Arts Centre.  Our presenter will be society member Lesley Abrahams who will share her story of researching her Hungerford family history through heraldic shields.  Lesley has now published her book called “Hungerford Heraldry”, which will be available for sale.  Afternoon tea will provided for a nominal $5 cost. Please confirm your attendance with Lyn Smith via email 






Dundullimal Homestead’s Convict Heritage

Family History member and author, Karlyn Robinson will be giving a talk on this topic at the Macquarie Regional Library on Monday, 17th May at 11.00am.  Bookings for this event were so popular that Karlyn  will now be having a second session at 12 noon.  Go to the library website to book for this event, which is part of the Australian Heritage Festival.

NSW State Archives Virtual Tour of Towns in New South Wales

In May and June the NSW State Archives will be taking a virtual tour of  several towns in New South Wales.  Unfortunately the virtual tour of Dubbo was held on the 11th May, but other towns are coming up, eg., Broken Hill Wednesday 19th May at 11.00am. Tweed Heads, Kiama and Wagga Wagga are also coming up. To take part in any of these free programs you must book at


Looking after your Family Treasures

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.

Annual General Meeting of D&DFHS on Sunday 28th March 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.



Trustees of one of the largest collections of genealogical and historical resources outside of Sydney.