to the web page of our
society. We hope you enjoy your visit and find information on the Gympie area
and the people who once lived in the district.
Family History Society Inc. was founded in 1980 and has grown from a small group
of members helping each other carry out research to a well equipped Society with
our own rooms and a large library reference and research facility. The
Society enjoys a good working relationship with the Gympie Library's Historical
section and is supported by the
Gympie Regional Council.
Our Society is at a well
known landmark (Old Railway Station) easy to find with convenient car park and shops for lunch.
Inside our rooms are
spacious with a tea room, quiet areas as well as separate photocopying room
Society maintains links with other genealogical and family history groups and
reciprocal rights are enjoyed with a number of them,
which members can visit and where they can conduct
research. Some restrictions may apply.
Projects that our Society undertakes involves our members
carrying out research for the purpose of collating and collecting
local knowledge for maintaining our history. This information is
then produced in book form and sold. Funds from the sales of these
books are used to provide additional research materials for our library.
also have provided a list of research materials in our area.
There are three locations in the Gympie area to conduct research.
Our Society at the Old Railway Ticket Office.
The Cooloola Shire Library & The Latter Day
on the south-side of Gympie (see
Centres.) We have
an extensive list of Books, Fiche, Films, Compact Disc at the
to assist you to find that elusive relative.
Our Researchers and on duty members have many years of experience to start you
on the right track. To get started is relatively inexpensive, and you can be
sure that the fee you pay to join our society, goes back into purchasing more
research material and running costs only.
- Postal Address: P.O. Box 767 Gympie, Queensland, Australia. 4570.
|Annual: $35.00 AUD. for a single
person & $45.00 AUD. for a full family membership.|
Junior Members age 12-17 year $5.00 AUD. with a financial
parent. Individual Junior member for $15.00 AUD. with no
Member Application Form
(12 months plus the remainder of the month joined)
Friday 9:30am to 2:00pm.
Saturday 1:00pm to 4:00pm.
- 3rd. Tuesday of the month at 9:30am
We take this opportunity
to encourage you to join and research your family and participate in the
activities of the society. You may wish to visit our
Research Rooms at the ticket office of the old
Gympie railway station. We guarantee a friendly atmosphere in a spacious
comfortable facility. If you are visiting the Gympie area or taking a trip
"Rattler" and are interested in what we do, pop in and say hi!
This site has information on
it about Genealogy, Family History, Births, Marriages, Deaths, Cemeteries,
Research in Gympie, Mining, Miners.
is situated approximately 7 kilometres
NE of Gympie, Queensland, Australia. Industry in the area consists
mainly of dairying, timber and small crops. The Climate is subtropical
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