Family and local history go hand in hand, for without people and families we don’t have history!
Basic family history resources to get you started in family history
Local Family and Historical Organisations in the Penrith City area
601 High Street Penrith – open 2 pm – 5 pm seven days – phone 02 47327899 – firstname.lastname@example.org
Nepean District Historical Archaeology Group
Address: PO Box 874 Penrith NSW 2751
Meeting Times: First Saturday of each month at 9 am.
Workshops/Field trips: Saturday mornings, 9am – 12pm.
Objectives: To research, survey and record any sites in the Penrith City boundary. To organise field trips, displays, lectures and oral history recordings. No previous experience necessary. Background information on NDHAG
Address: Cnr Great Western Highway and Gardenia Avenue, Emu Plains NSW 2750
Postal Address: PO Box 441, Penrith NSW 2751
Contact: Craig Werner President
Telephone: Museum: 02 47354394
Meeting Times: Fourth Saturday of every month at 1.30 pm.
Opening Hours: The Arms of Australia Inn Museum
Wednesday: 10am – 2pm, Thursday: 10am – 2pm, Sunday: 1pm – 5pm (and by arrangement with President).
Objectives: To foster interest in the history of the Nepean district. To provide a permanent collection of materials in a variety of formats, relating to the Nepean area, and to preserve these resources and make them accessible for historical research.
Address: Old School Residence, Great Western Highway Emu Plains NSW 2750
Postal Address: PO Box 81 Emu Plains NSW 2750
Telephone: 02 47353798
Meeting Times: 1st Saturday of each month (except January) at 1.30 pm at Old School Hall, Old School Residence, Great Western Highway, Emu Plains, NSW, Australia. Guest Speakers. Visitors welcome.
Opening Hours: Tuesday to Thursday: 10.00am – 2.00 pm / Thursday Night: 7pm – 9pm / Saturday: 2pm – 5pm
Objectives: To help members research family history by providing a resource centre, informative guest speakers, pooling members’ family history information and research experiences and liaising with societies with similar interests.
Address: The Chambers Building, 2-6 Mamre Road, St Marys, NSW, 2760. PO Box 640 St Marys NSW 1790
Meeting Times: Fourth Saturday of each month at 1 p.m. at the Chambers Building
Objectives: To encourage the study of the history of the St Marys district. To promote and preserve the compilation of facts and records relating to the St. Marys district.
Address: Western Sydney Search Room, O’Connell Street Kingswood NSW 2747
Contact: Search Room
Telephone: 02 9673 1788
Hours of Opening: Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm / Saturday 10am – 4pm.
Objectives: To identify, preserve and make available as State records all non-active State government records which are of permanent value.