Kiama, New South Wales

Kiama, New South Wales

Kiama is a coastal town 120 kilometres south of Sydney with a very active genealogy group who are understandably getting very excited about their event which is just a few months away now.

Date: 16 April 2016
Time: 9.30am to 4.00pm
Place: Kiama Pavilion, Bong Bong Street, Kiama
Cost: Free

So if you are into family history, or are interested in starting, and live anywhere near in New South Wales, Kiama is the place to be on 16 April 2016 as the Kiama Family History Centre is hosting the Kiama Family, Local and Social History Expo. With guest presenters, and an impressive collection of exhibitors, this will a fabulous event.

The guest speakers are:
Ray Thorburn – Assisted & Unassisted Immigration to Australia
Gail Davis – Pandora’s Box: Weird, wonderful & surprising records at the State Archives
Carole Riley – Land records in NSW
Allan Murrin – Using the Latter Day Saints Catalogue on Family Search: an Overlooked Source
Ben Mercer – Using DNA in Family History

Kiama mapAnd the exhibitors are:
Kiama Family History Centre
Bega Valley Genealogy Society
Convict Connections Group
Shoalhaven Historical Society
Biographical Database Australia
State Library NSW
Guild of One Name Studies
Berry Historical Society
Marilyn Rowan Transcription Services
Royal Australia Historical Society
The Ryerson Index
Shoalhaven Family History Society
Joy Murrin Family History Services
Heritage Genealogy
Illawarra Historical Society
NSW Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages
Teapot Genealogy
Berrima Historical Society
Nepean Family History Society
Australasian Association of Genealogists and Record Agents
The Oaks Historical Society
Kiama Historical Society
Southern Sons of Cornwall
Ryde Historical Society & Family History Group
Cathy Dunn of Australian History Research
Families in British Indian Society
Mat McLachlan Battlefield Tours
Gerringong Historical Society
Milton Ulladulla Family History Society
Laurence Turtle Genealogy Services

Keep up with the latest on this event by following Kiama Family History Centre on Facebook or Twitter, and be sure to check out their website too