Family History

Upcoming Genealogy Seminar

Genealogy for Beginners

A one hour session to help you get started
with researching your family history.

Chartwel Library
Thursday 27 April
6-7 pm

Register here

  • Researching your family tree is a fascinating pastime

    The Central Library in Garden Place has resources for those looking to make a start on their genealogy research and for experienced researchers needing unique Waikato material. The following links will give you an insight into what our Heritage collections have that may help you with your research:

    Just getting started with your genealogy research? Check out our step-by-step guide for advice on how to begin.

    Central Library's Level 3 houses our family history resources. Click on the link for a full listing of what we have.

  • Family History Databases

    Ancestry gives you access to a wide variety of records to help research your family history. Includes records from the United States and Canada, United Kingdom and Ireland, Europe, Australia and New Zealand.

    Find my past is another excellent resource for family history researchers. Includes records from the United States and Canada, United Kingdom and Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.


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