Hobsons Bay Libraries' experienced heritage staff will demonstrate how to search for your ancestors across a variety of online platforms, including Victorian Births Deaths and Marriages records, Ancestry, historic newspapers, and immigration records. Find out important family dates, where your ancestors worked, and what they did for a living. Recommended for beginners. Basic computer skills recommended. Bookings are essential and spaces are limited. This event is part of the Australian Heritage Festival.
Williamstown Library is the home base for Hobsons Bay Libraries Heritage Collection, dedicated to preserving the history of Hobsons Bay from historic maps and photographs to newspaper and local books. The Library’s Heritage Room houses microform readers, a high-res scanner, interactive touch table, and a regularly changing array of local history exhibitions. Come along for an introduction to what’s on offer, and learn how we can help you out with your local and family history research. Bookings are essential and…