FAMILY HISTORY MONTH 2021

FHM 2021 handout v3 A4


The FHM Committee is looking forward to seeing you on 7th August at the  Johnsonville Community Centre.  We’re having some great exhibitors.

Scottish Interest Group - Greater Wellington

The Scottish Interest Group - Greater Wellington is here to assist family historians with research into their family members who lived in Scotland.  We meet four times each year at a venue in Tawa.  Come and meet us at the Open Day!

Irish Interest Group - Lower North Island

Find more about researching your Irish ancestry!  Come along and meet us at the Open Day!

English Interest Group - Wellington

Do you have English ancestry and need some help with brick walls or planning a research trip (when we're allowed to travel again)?  We are friendly group of researchers with many years experience in researching both in England and from New Zealand. Come along and meet us!

Australian Family History

Need help with your Australian Family History, Deborah Schuker will be at our Open Day to help!

Hutt City Libraries has a rich collection of family and local history resources available for everyone to access at the Heritage Centre based in the Petone Library, as well as specialist staff on-site to assist with your research. 

Hutt City Council Archives hold information and records created by council for council activities. This includes the records of many Lower Hutt based boards and authorities as well as documents, images and plans. The Archives are open by appointment, so please get in touch to discuss your research enquiry.

Wellington City Council Archives holds many collections of potential interest to those researching family history including early correspondence, staff records, cemetery records, photographs and much more.

Freemasons New Zealand

The Freemasons desk at our Open Day will have the Freemasons Honorary Grand Librarian who will be able to assist those attending with queries about Freemasonry and ancestor’s membership in Freemasonry.

National Library of New Zealand

Our regular Family History Month attendee will again be present this year. Come along and find out about the wonderful array of archival materials and collections at National Library of New Zealand and the many ways to use them.

Just starting out in genealogy?  Come along and get lots of help!  We’ll be playing the NZSG’s Getting It Right resources all day.


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