New Family History Centre

As you will have been aware from the last issue of Carillon Chimes our Group are moving into a “new home”. The Bathurst Library was  refurbished last year which meant we had to remove our assets that had been accommodated there for over 30 years. All our assets that had been temporarily stored in various members homes can now be …

Autumn Colours- 2019

You are reminded that this years Autumn Colours events are on from now until late May. Details of the first planned cemetery wander were in the Western Advocate. here on April 12. These are photos of some of the 48 participants at the Cemetery Wander on April 13.                             …

Unmarked Graves Memorial Wall

BATHURST FAMILY HISTORY GROUP’S UNMARKED GRAVES PROGRAM NOW OPEN TO THE PUBLIC The Bathurst Family History Group has carried out a significant amount of restoration and maintenance of existing headstones at the Bathurst Cemetery and has erected a number of headstones on unmarked graves over recent years. A number of individuals have sought assistance in recognising a family member who …

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 …

Seniors Social Lunch

We had an enjoyable Social get together with the Seniors at the Seniors centre on Sunday March 3, 2019 from 12noon to 2pm.   Members of the Seniors Centre & the Bathurst Family History Group brought finger food to share.   It was a lovely afternoon getting to know the Seniors Committee  in a relaxed atmosphere. Great food and a …