General Meeting

The latest General Meeting was held on Saturday 16 September. This was attended by over 20 members and guests. The group currently has 280 members from all parts of Australia. Some matters that were raised were: The Code of Ethics (available on this website) has been expanded; Council has made a grant available of $2,000 towards our ongoing marking of …

Headstone preparation

The Bathurst Family History Group’s stonemason Leif Hummelshoj is preparing the latest headstone for placing in the Bathurst Cemetery. Click heading for photos

Annual General Meeting

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: …

Holy Trinity Church Cemetery Wander

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.

Dr Walter SPENCER

The latest unveiling of a headstone on a previously unmarked grave of a prominent citizen was carried out on 7 May 2017 by the BFHG The Officiant was James Hodson, Dean of Bathurst and the unveiling was carried out by Cr Graeme Hanger (mayor) and Dr Preece Walter William Spencer was born in Liverpool, England in 1846. He Graduated in …