State Government Grant

The Bathurst Family History Group are in the process of moving into part of the Seniors Citizens Centre. This will provide ample secure storage space for all our records as well as a comfortable research and meeting area. We also envisage holding focus groups and training sessions during the year.       We were pleased to be advised by …

Unearthing a lost beer recipe

When businessman Toney Fitzgerald stumbled on an historic brewery in his home town, he went on a mission to find and revive its century-old beer recipes. On his journey he unearthed the rich story of the Walker family who were pioneers of the early beer trade in regional Australia. Toney shared his adventure with the ABC while enduring a long …

Times have changed!

At a public meeting 34 years ago the group was formed. For those who recall those early days, please email me your recollections & I will add them here. webadmin@bathurstfhg.asn.au

Annual General Meeting 2018

The annual General meeting was held in the Bathurst Library Meeting Room July 21. The members present received reports from: the President; Treasurer; Members Secretary; Cemetery Coordinator and Research Coordinator. New office bearers and committee were elected. A new Life Member, Graeme Hill was nominated and accepted. The meeting was followed by afternoon tea and an interesting “show and tell” where …