News

BALLARAT COURIER COMING TO TROVE

27 February 2015
Courier Masthead 1870 THE BALLARAT COURIER will be coming to Trove thanks to Ballarat & District Genealogical Society and a contribution from Ballarat City Council. With a community grant announced last December and funds from the Society thi...

LAUNCH OF THE 1891 WOMEN'S SUFFRAGETTE PETITION AT M.A.D.E.

02 October 2014
Joan Hunt and Jennifer Burrell with the petition For the first time in Ballarat, and indeed anywhere outside of Melbourne, this huge roll of paper and linen went on display to the public. It can be viewed at MADE for several months unti...

NEW SOCIETY BANNER

04 July 2014
The Society has purchased an additional banner to advertise our presence at various events such as meetings and family history days. This incorporates images from our re-designed website and makes us look really interesting. We hope you will agree...

RESEARCHING BALLARAT'S WW1 WOMEN

09 June 2014
Ballarat and District Genealogical Society research co-ordinator Jennifer Burrell, society life member Betty Slater, Ballarat MP Catherine King and committee member Barbara Harris. Picture: Lachlan Bence This article was originally publishe...

STORY OF BALLARAT’S FORGOTTEN WAR WOMEN

07 June 2014
Research coordinator Jennifer Burrell, Life Member Betty Slater, Hon Catherine King MP, Vice-President Barb Harris, Ballarat Library, 6 June 2014 A $4,500 grant from the Anzac Centenary Local Grants Program will enable the Ballarat & District...

BDGS FINALIST IN BALLARAT HERITAGE AWARDS

07 June 2014
BDGS Finalist in Ballarat Heritage Awards Ballarat & District Genealogical Society was selected as a finalist for the 2014 Ballarat Heritage Awards in the category of Heritage Innovation. Members are innovative in their use of multimedia to s...

Content restoration in progess

The Ballarat Genealogical Society Inc is currently undertaking a reorganisation and restoration of the contents of this website. This may mean, some links to resources may not work. Try the resource again in a few hours it may well have been restored.

New Members' only resources as being added weekly. Become a member and check them out, in particular the new community pages. Thank you for your patience. BGS Digital team.

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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