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 …

Barton Park Cemetery- St John’s Wallerawang

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 …

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.