Clarence Regional Library has a range of genealogy resources to assist you with your family history research.

Online Genealogy Resources

Both Ancestry Library Edition and Find my Past databases are normally only accessible in the library.

Due the current COVID-19 crisis library members can temporary access these database from home.

Ancestry Library Edition

HOME ACCESS: Please go to our library catalogue to log in to Ancestry from home

View Tutorial on how to use Ancestry Library Edition>>

Find My Past

Due to a special agreement library member can access “Find MY Past” from home during the Coronavirus Closure

HOME ACCESS: Please call your library to access the special login username and password required to access this database until 18th November 2021.

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View Tutorial on how to use Find my Past>>

We also have access to the NSW Family History Document Service accessible by username and password. Username = ndon2, password = nswnet.

NSW State Archives Resource Kit

The NSW State Archives Resource Kit is a collection of microfilm and microfiche records of the State’s earliest records, including:

  • Colonial Secretary’s papers
  • Convict records
  • Shipping records
  • Early birth, death and marriage records

 More information about this resource can be obtained  from the  Guide to Using the Archives Resource Kit (ARK). This kit can be accessed at the Grafton Library, 126-144 Pound Street, Grafton.  Please book in advance on 6641 0100.

 Click here  to browse other genealogy titles held by Clarence Regional Library.

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