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BALLARAT HERITAGE WEEKEND 2018

22 May 2018
BDGS Schedule At this years Ballarat Heritage Weekend the Ballarat and District Genealogical Society will offer free family history research. The society will be located in the Australiana Room of the Ballarat Library during normal library hours...

BALLARAT COURIER PERSONAL NOTICES INDEX

10 May 2017
BDGS members applauding Marilyn when she accepted a small token of appreciation in the library last May. Compiled by Marilyn Millar Updates have been added in April 2017. The date range is now 1945 to 2016. This covers 72 years of local ...

Victorian Community History Awards 2016

01 November 2016
The signature picture used for the Home Front Ballarat WW1 project. Leaving for the front, c1918 by Australian Artist Dora Meeson (Coates) (1869-1955). Oil on canvas 162.0 x 122.6 cm. Art Gallery of Ballarat Collection. Purchased in 1921 with fu...

HOME FRONT BALLARAT WW1

16 May 2016
Jennifer Burrell points out some exciting features in the new database. The launch of Home Front Ballarat WW1 Database took place in the Australiana Research Room, Ballarat Library on Saturday 7th May 2016. Hon Catherine King MHR Federal M...

2016 BALLARAT HERITAGE AWARDS ANNOUNCED

16 May 2016
Secretary Carol Armstrong holds the Ballarat Heritage Award 2016 THE 2016 Ballarat Heritage Awards have been announced at a formal awards ceremony last Tuesday (May 3). The Awards were hosted by the National Trust of Australia (Vic) – Ballara...

BALLARAT COURIER PERSONAL NOTICES INDEX 1950-2014

24 April 2016
An example of the data presented in the database Ballarat & District Genealogical Society is very pleased to announce that this massive index spanning 65 years has been digitally transformed and is now fully searchable. Just in time for ...

HOME FRONT BALLARAT WW1 PROJECT

16 April 2016
SNEAK PEAK: Homepage of the Home Front Ballarat WW1 Project An Anzac Centenary Local Grants Program Commemorative Grant from the Commonwealth Government enabled Ballarat & District Genealogical Society to undertake this project about civili...

THE BARRETT COLLECTION

31 March 2016
Miners Right In February 2016 John Barrett donated to the Ballarat & District Genealogical Society a document collection in the name of his father Roy Clifford BARRETT (1913-2005) son of William BARRETT and Laura May (CHIBNALL) of Ballara...

IDENTITY RESTORED TO FORGOTTEN NURSE

05 March 2016
Image courtesy the Ballarat Miner. Piper Amber Sinclair leads the big march to the unveiling of the plaque of the forgotten nurse, at the Ballarat Old Cemetery last Saturday (27th February 2016). A FORGOTTEN Ballarat nurse from the First Wo...

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The aim of the society is to help people discover their family history. To have appropriate records available, with guidance in ways to research and record their history and genealogy.

The Ballarat and District Genealogical Society Inc Incorporation Number A0022692F ABN 40 041 783 778

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