Family group late 1890s
Presented by the State Library of Western Australia as part of the Western Australian Heritage Festival
Warning! Family history is addictive!
Always wanted to find out where you came from but didn’t know where to start? This event is for you! The Family History Subject Specialists at the State Library can inspire you to begin your journey of discovery with a full-day program of talks and tours:
- Pathways to the Past, family history for beginners.
- Getting the best out of Ancestry and Findmypast: how to get the best results from two of the most popular family history subscription sites with tips to improve your searches.
- Fantastic Websites: our pick of the top websites for family history from around the world.
Take introductory tours of the Genealogy Centre and Battye Library for an overview of our family history and WA heritage collections.
State Library,Perth Cultural Centre
25 Francis St, Perth
Wed 8 May 9.30 am – 4.30 pm
Bookings essential: Phone 9427 3111
For full catalogue of Festival events:
Think you’ve checked all the online resources available?
Looking for ways to break down that brick wall?
Want some social history background to fill out your family history research?
Would like to do some research from home but don’t know where to go?
The Family History Subject Specialists at the State Library of Western Australia maintain a collection of bookmarks relating to family history – and they are publicly available via our website. Just follow the links from our home page: Quick Links – Family History – Websites, or click on the icon above, to visit our site and start your research.
Topics are arranged in alphabetical order, the larger the script the more websites are available. Most of the websites are free. Take advantage of this great resource to further your research from home.