The Bathurst Family History Group Inc. was founded in 1984 by a small number of people who wanted to help each other to make progress with their family history research.
Details of our meetings and events are published on our events page and in our journal ‘Carillon Chimes’ which is posted to all members and is available in the members only section of this website. The group holds formal meetings with a guest speaker and less formal research gatherings regularly.
All members have access to the group’s extensive range of resources including books and journals, microfiche, microfilm and CD-ROMs. Some publications are available on open access in the library but only financial members can use the material stored in the locked cupboards and the Group’s computer by showing their current membership card at the front desk and signing the book to obtain the key. Other indexes and resources are available in the members only section of this website.
30 Members and guests attended Bathurst Family History Group’s Cemetery Wander Saturday August 12. Interesting information about people buried at Barton Park cemetery was provided by Danny Whitty. Barton Park is a private cemetery used by the Walker/Barton family from the 1840’s until the 1940’s The headstones of most of those buried at this cemetery were raised by over 3 …
The Bathurst Family History Group’s stonemason Leif Hummelshoj is preparing the latest headstone for placing in the Bathurst Cemetery. Click heading for photos
The annual General meeting was held in the Bathurst Library Meeting Room July 15. The members present received reports from: the President; Treasurer; Members Secretary; Cemetery Coordinator and Research Coordinator. There was a Special Resolution passed to amend the Constitution. New office bearers and committee were elected. The meeting was followed by an interesting talk by Chris Stewart, speaking about: …
30 + Members and guests attended Bathurst Family History Group’s Cemetery Wander Saturday June 17. Many thanks to Carol Churches and Jan Page for such interesting information about the people buried in the Holy Trinity Churchyard. We all enjoyed a delicious lunch and catch up afterwards at Paddy’s Kelso.