Welcome to the Port Stephens Family History Society's Website!
We hope you enjoy browsing the site. Please visit us again soon.
The aim of the Society is to offer research facilities to members and help others research and compile their family history. The society is a non-profit association and all our equipment and material at hand has been due to the generosity of past and present members.
Over the years the Society has built up an extensive library of microfiche, CD ROMs and books covering local, interstate and overseas regions.
Resource equipment available for members' use include microfiche and film readers, computers, a photocopier and a microfiche reader-printer.
The Society now has access to Worldwide Ancestry.com
The Society's library is open to the public between 10am - 2pm every Thursday and 2nd & 4th Saturday afternoons 1.00pm - 4.00pm (by appointment only and except public holiday weekends). Visitors are most welcome. A small charge of $5 applies. If you require one-on-one assistance with research, a $10 fee applies. The Society will undertake research for a small fee please refer to the Research page.
Several publications have been produced by the Society the Publication page has a complete list.
The Society is a member of the following organisations:
Royal Australian Historical Society
Society of Australian Genealogists
NSW Association of Family History Societies
The Society's Patron is:
Emeritus Professor John Ramsland, OAM BA MEd MA Phd FACE