Local Studies & Family History

Materials relating to the history of Goulburn and the local area are collected and made available for research within the Local Studies Collection of Goulburn Mulwaree Library. The Library collection is enhanced by the collection belonging to the former Goulburn District Family History Society.

Library staff are available for general reference assistance for family and Local Studies enquiries, and can direct you to the most useful resources for research, however, the Library is unable to provide research services. email enquiries to : library@goulburn.nsw.gov.au

The Goulburn District  Historical and Genealogical Society will undertake research, and are happy to receive information requests. More detailed enquiries should be referred to Garry White at wollondilly@netspace.net.au.

Ancestry.com

Ancestry.com provides instant access to a wide range of unique resources for genealogical and historical research. With more than 1.5 billion names in over 4,000 databases. Australian records include convict…

FindMyPast

FindMyPast FindMyPast provides online access to records from Australia, New Zealand, Pacific Islands and Papua New Guinea as well as for Ireland and the United Kingdom. Find your past using our family history records…

ANZAC Research

Access to a range of resources to support research on Australia's military history. This includes education resources, online research guides, and a variety of tools to help family historians. ANZAC Centenary -…

Asylum Records - Kenmore Hospital

A common way of finding out if a relative was in a mental hospital is to check the death certificate. If a person died in a mental hospital or asylum it will be stated on the death certificate. There are very few…

Cemeteries

There are approximately 39 cemeteries located within the Goulburn Mulwaree Council area, follow the links below to find out more Goulburn Mulwaree Council Cemetery Information For other areas such as…

Collections

Trove has a collection of fully digitised historic Goulburn textsThe history of Goulburn, N.S.W. / by Ransome T. Wyatt.  An Architectural Survey of Goulburn and District, New South Wales, Coleman, DonaldOld…

Family History

The Library provides access to a variety of online resources. These resources provide information, and assistance with your research. The Library Local Studies staff can provide general assistance in using these…

Family & Local History Groups

There are several Local & Family History groups in the Southern Tablelands Region. Goulburn and District Historical and Genealogical Society PO Box 611 Goulburn NSW 2580 President: Garry White (02) 4821-1156…

Heritage Studies

These studies provide valuable information on the Goulburn district. They identify places of significance and develop recommendations for their management and conservation. Goulburn Heritage Study Goulburn Mulwaree…

Historic Walking Tours

Historic Walking Tours  These self-guided tours provide an overview of the Goulburn District's historic features. A Goulburn Walk to View the Architecture of EC Manfred  This walk introduces you to the work…

Trove - Digitised Newspapers, Photos, Maps

The National Library of Australia's Trove site has resources that will support your research into the history of Goulburn and district. These include books, journal articles, pictures and photos, music and…