Bendigo Family History Group

Genealogy Research


 The Bendigo Family History Group conducts a monthly meeting on the third Saturday of each month, except for December & January.

The meeting commences with Business at 2 pm and a Guest Speaker commences around 2.10 pm.


Meetings are held at Bendigo Goldfields Library Activity room 1, entrance in Hargreaves St

The meeting program usually includes a talk by a speaker on a subject associated with family history, genealogy or a related subject. There is an opportunity to socialise with other attendees over light refreshments.

Meetings are not exclusively for members, members of the public are most welcome. A gold coin donation is accepted.


                                MONTHLY MEETINGS 2018

  January - No meeting                                                                                            

February 17th -

Speaker Noel Ridge - "Two champion harness racing Girls"

 March 17th -

Q & A session Kath Martin "Irish Research"

April 21nd -

Sally Rose Carbines - "Vanish .... Victorian Adoption Network for Information and Self Help"

May 19th

Danielle Orr - "Heritage Planning for Greater Bendigo"

June 16th

Alex Glennie "Scotland Census how to find and read the results"

July 21st 

Darren Lewis - "Presenting and Preserving photos on Computers"

August 18th 

Brian May - "Scythe to Shard" history of Bermondsey area in Surrey 1700's - 2017

September 15th

Chris Elmore - "The Changing borders of Europe & why they are important for Genealogical Research. (International Settlers Group)

October 20th

Michael Rumpf - "German Research" (International Settlers Group)

November 17th Annual Meeting

Speaker from Blackburn AIGS -Family History Connections- ie: Gail White or Area Co-Ordinator.

                                                                          December No Meeting