Old School Residence
Great Western Highway (off Lawson Street)
Emu Plains NSW 2750
Australia

Library Hours:
Monday - 5.00pm - 8.00pm
Tuesday to Thursday - 10am-2pm
Thursday evening - 7pm - 9pm
Saturday - 2pm - 5pm

Telephone: (02) 4735 3798

What's News?

 

September 25, 2014

Nepean FHS is holding a seminar: ‘Getting Started With Your Family History’ at 10am Saturday 11th October 2014.

For more information download the flyer or the booking form.

September 25, 2014

Please click here for an important update on searching the NSW Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages.

August 2, 2014

Find us on Facebook

Nepean Family History Society is proud to officially launch our new Facebook page.

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July 24, 2014

National Family History Month - August 2014

Throughout the month of August, Nepean FHS will be holding free Open House at our library (Normal opening hours will apply).

  • Free access to the Library’s Resources including Ancestry & Findmypast.
  • Talk Family History with NFHS members and have a chat over a cup of tea.
  • Saturday 2 August 1.30pm: “The Plight of Children in the 19th and early 20th Century” - a talk by Kaye Vernon followed by the launch of the Nepean Family History Society’s Facebook page
  • Short talks each Wednesday from 11am - Noon on a variety of family history topics:
    • 6 August - Navigating website of NSW Births, Death and Marriages
    • 13 August - Using Familysearch.org
    • 20 August - Overview of Family Tree Maker
    • 27 August - Family History on the Net.

For more information, please download the flyer.

June 23, 2014

Library Closure - Wednesday June 25

Nepean Family History Society will be closed on Wednesday June 25th due to a power outage.

June 2, 2014

Library Closure - Wednesday June 4

Nepean Family History Society will be closed on Wednesday June 4th due to a power outage.

June 2, 2014

General Meeting Saturday June 7 1:30pm - Guest Speaker: Andrew Tester – Valley Heights Locomotive Depot 1914-2014: “A 100 year Journey”

April 15, 2014

Easter Holiday Hours

Nepean Family History Society will be closed for the Easter Break from Friday April 18 and will re-open on Tuesday April 22 at 10AM.

March 14, 2014

General Meeting Saturday April 5 - "Brick Wall Day"

Stuck on a branch or need help with your research? Send your problems to publications@nepeanfhs.org.au prior to the meeting or bring them along on the day and see if someone can help.

January 30, 2014

General Meeting Saturday February 1 – Guest Speaker: Simone Meskaukas – “How photo restoration and photo books can enhance your family history” 1.30pm Lawson St, Emu Plains, all welcome

October 13, 2013

NSW Land Records Seminar

Nepean FHS is holding a seminar on NSW Land Records at 10am Saturday 16th November 2013.

Guest Speakers: Associate Professor Carol Liston and Information Librarian and local historian Lorraine Stacker.

For more information download the flyer or the booking form.

NATIONAL FAMILY HISTORY MONTH 2013

National Family History Week will be celebrated throughout the month of August.

Nepean Family History Society will begin the month with our General Meeting on Saturday 3rd August at 1.30 pm. Guest speakers Lorraine and Laurie Turtle will be speaking on Researching BDMs & Archives in Other States.

Throughout the month, Nepean FHS will be holding free Open House at our library. Normal opening hours will apply.

Visitors are welcome and will be given a guided tour of our rooms and assistance with their research.

Members are also encouraged to come along to research, help others or have a cuppa.

June 11, 2013

Emu Plains General Cemetery - Short Stories of its Residents

Nepean Family History Society’s latest publication “Emu Plains General Cemetery - Short Stories of its Residents” is now available - download the order form.

March 6, 2013

Family History Fair

A list of stallholders for this year's Family History Fair is available for download.

February 3, 2013

2013 Family History Fair

The 2013 Nepean FHS Family History Fair will be held on Sunday March 10, 2013. For more information download the flyer. For Trade Table information download the booking form

December 21, 2012

2013 Calendar Available

Nepean FHS' 2013 calendar is now available for order - download the order form.

December 21, 2012

Biography of Emu Plains Cemetery Project

To coincide with the Emu Plains Cemetery’s Sesqui-centenary celebrations, Nepean Family History Society will be publishing a book of biographies of people buried in the cemetery. The Society is seeking assistance with biographical information on those buried in the Cemetery. We are looking for stories, photos, memorabilia and old photographs of the cemetery for inclusion in the book. The book will be launched at the “Back to Emu Plains Weekend” 25th - 26th May 2013.

December 21, 2012

Back to Emu Plains Weekend: Saturday 25 & Sunday 26 May 2013

As part of the Back to Emu Plains Celebrations Nepean Family History Society will be holding an Open House Weekend.This will include displays, assistance with family history research, barbeque and morning and afternoon teas.

Our new publication of biographies of people buried in the Emu Plains Cemetery will be launched on Saturday 25th May. Please contact the Project Co-ordinator Judy McLeod at 02 4733 1631 or publications@nepeanfhs.org.au" or Nepean Family History Society PO Box 81, Emu Plains NSW 2750

December 21, 2012

New Publications available

July 16, 2012

Nepean FHS Open House

Nepean FHS will be holding an Open House to celebrate National Family History Week 30 July - 4 August. For more information download the flyer.

March 5, 2012

Family History Fair

A list of stallholders for this year Family History Fair is available for download.

January 10, 2012

Family History Fair

The Nepean FHS Family History Fair will be held this year on Sunday March 11 from 10AM - 4PM. For more information download the flyer. For Trade Table information download the booking form

January 10, 2012

Guest speaker and meeting schedule updates are available for 2012 on the Meetings page.

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Last Updated:25 September 2014