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 2019

  January - No meeting


February 16th - "Exploring Bendigo Database " Michael Trounson

March 16th - "Dating & Collecting Postcards" by Eric Panther

April - No general meeting Easter week

May 18th - Members presentation/discussion problem solving & using our database in Library

June 15th - "Convicts" by Julie Dworak

July 20th - "Short talks Women in my family' by members

August 17th - "Bendigo Soldiers Memorial Museum"  by Peter Ball

September 21st - "Oral History, Truth, Lies or the Shades Between" by Viv Martin

October 19th - "WW1' by Rob Leetham, a history of Australian Battalions in France and beyond

November 16th - Annual General Meeting. Guest speaker Gail White President of Family History Connections

December No Meeting


February 15th 'Family Tree Maker'  guest speaker Julie Dworak

March 21st  'Mechanics Institutes' guest speaker author Ken James

April 18th 'Resources available through BRAC/PROV'