Local & Family History







Join this session to learn how to access historic newspapers, photographs and much more online for your local and family history research.

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Event Date Wednesday 14 July, 11:00am
Event End Date Wednesday 14 July, 12:00pm
Location Online







Before the internet, postal directories provided information on Melbourne’s properties, residents, businesses and streets. Learn how to find and navigate these directories to discover everything from where your ancestors lived to when your house was built.

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Event Date Wednesday 11 August, 11:00am
Event End Date Wednesday 11 August, 12:00pm
Location Williamstown Library







Join historian-filmmaker Bel Ensor and sport historian Dr Rob Hess for a screening of the short film 'Lucas Girls' and a discussion about the 1918 Lucas Girls football team and the history of women in Aussie Rules.

Event Date Tuesday 7 September, 6:30pm
Event End Date Tuesday 7 September, 7:30pm
Location Williamstown Library