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Family History

Camden Library Service holds some information about local families in the Local Studies Collection, including pioneer registers, family histories and cemetery records.

For detailed information and assistance about specific local families, Camden Area Family History Society (CAFHS) may be able to assist. CAFHS use a room off the Local Studies Room in Camden Library staffed by volunteers with their own opening hours.

For more information, see the Camden Area Family History Service (CAFHS) website here or email: camden_history@yahoo.com.au or cafhs2570@gmail.com


Online family history research 

The library subscribes to the following online family history databases.  These are available for use only in our library buildings.

Contains  Genealogical, Migration, Census, and Military Records as well as Irish, British and U.S. historic newspapers as sources of information.


Provides access to billions of family history records from around the world.

Find my Past,

A family history and genealogy website with millions of records covering Australia, New Zealand, Pacific Islands, the U.K. and the U.S.


Quick links to further information about family history:

Camden Images - Past and Present

Camden Voices Online

Local people with military service records: www.camdenremembers.com.au

Indigenous families: www.sl.nsw.gov.au/services/indigenous 

NSW Births, Deaths and Marriages:  www.bdm.nsw.gov.au

State Records NSW: www.records.nsw.gov.au/state-archives/resources-for/historians/family-historians

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