Share Your Story – 2pm Friday 20th October 2023

The last Share Your Story for this year will be held on 20th October 2023 at 2pm.  We have been fortunate to engage Di Chase to share her story of Alexander Barclay Black and the nascent salmon industry in Australia. It will be in the usual venue of the Drama Room, which is upstairs at the WPCC in Wingewarra Street, Dubbo. If you plan to join us, please reply by email before Wednesday 18th October to Lyn at
You are invited to stay for a chat after the talk ($7 cost includes refreshments)




Training Course – World War 1 and World War 11

The last course in our series of four will be held on Monday  6th November, 10.30-11.30 in the music room next to our family history rooms at the Cultural Precinct.  This final course will help you learn how to access and interpret Australian War Records.  Numbers will be limited , so you must register by Thursday, 2nd November,  to attend this course.  Confirm with Linda on 6887 8284.  There will be a cost of $5 for members and $10 for non-members. 

Family History Training Courses July-November 2023

Dubbo & District Family History will be conducting several short training sessions in the second half of the year. These courses are for anyone in the community interested in researching their family story.  Courses will run as follow, please note you must register by the date shown:
Monday 3rd July, 10.30am-11.30am – Trove – learn how to navigate your way through Australian newspapers in your research. Register by: Thurs. 29/6.
Monday 7th August, 10.30am-11.30am –  Convicts – how to locate and understand convict records. Register by: Thurs. 3/8
Monday 4th September, 10.30am-11.30am – UK Census records – finding your ancestors and the valuable information in UK census records. Register by: Thurs. 31/8
No course in October……………….
Monday 6th November,  10.30am-11.30am – WW1 & WW11 – discover how to access and interpret Australian war records. Register by: Thurs. 2/11.
There will be a cost of $10 per session for non-members and $5 per session for members of Dubbo Family History Society.
Numbers will be limited.  Register by texting Jo Murphy on 0438 511 980 or phone 6887 8284, 





Family History Rooms re-opened

We are pleased to advise that our Family History rooms re-opened to the public  on Tuesday 10th January 2023.  We will be open every Tuesday and Thursday from 1pm – 4pm, while on Saturdays we will be open 10am – 1pm.  We would love to see you come and check out what we have to offer.

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