Orange City Library has entered into a partnership with the Orange Family History Group and their combined resources which are held in the Library are a treasure trove for people interested in tracing their ancestors.
Resources are available in a range of formats including CD-ROM, microfiche, microfilm, books maps and the Internet. Information available includes:
- Births/deaths/marriage records
- Convict records
- Passenger and shipping records
- Census information and electoral rolls
- Telephone and other directories
- Cemetery transcripts
- Handbooks and guides
- Family History newsletters
- Online databases including Ancestry.com and Find My Past
Volunteers from the Orange Family History Group are available at the Orange City Library from 10.30am – 3.00 pm each Friday to help people with their research. This service is suspended during the closure of the Library due to the COVID-19 restrictions
If you would like to make a booking to use the CD-ROM or microfilm equipment, or make any general enquiries, please phone the Library on 6393 8132 or contact the Family History Group on firstname.lastname@example.org
An excellent collection is also maintained at the Blayney Library in conjunction with the Blayney Shire Local and Family History Group. Members of the y Group are available to assist with research on request.
The Cowra Family History Group has a separate Library in the Cowra Library building. Enquiries should be directed to the group.
Forbes Family History Group has a seperate research room and library at the rear of the Forbes Library building with entry from Harold Street. Enquiries should be directed to the Group.