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 …

Family History Group Recognised in Parliament

The Group was pleased to be advised by the Member for Bathurst , Paul Toole MP that following our “incredible endeavours” and the recent plaque ceremony at the Bathurst Cemetery he presented a Private Members Statement in Parliament to recognise our outstanding achievements. His letter and the statement presented to Parliament can be read by clicking HERE (If you need to increase the …