Research Family and Local History

Nambucca Shire Libraries house a growing collection of books on local families and the history of the Nambucca, together with items on genealogy world-wide.

Our main history & genealogy centre
is in Macksville Library.
Come in and browse local newspapers
on microfilm or search
or Find My Past.  Our state of the art
microfilm scanning facilities allow you
to view, print, save or email articles from
local newspapers.  We have copies of
all newspapers from 1909 to 1993 as
well as one edition from 1899!



Getting Started on Family History

Guides to Family History Research - These family history research guides encompass the lives and ancestory of individuals and families originating in, or connected to, New South Wales.

How to Start Your Family Tree - This site provides some general guidance on how to access the vast amount of information held by State Records, plus other resources in New South Wales and Australia.

Births, Deaths and Marriages

Convict Records

Service Records

Shipping Records