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OBY 5 Cover for website_reducedOur Latest Publication  Volume 5 of Our Backyard Series

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Our  Publication Men of Fire, Iron and Leather: Coachbuilders, Blacksmiths and Wheelrights Saddlers and Bootmakers of the Darling Downs



The Toowoomba & Darling Downs Family History Society will guide you through the basic steps of researching your family history. Details of past generations can be gleaned from the many records held in the Society’s library. These records are found on all forms of media – books, fiche, microfilm and computers.

The Society is well known for its many indexing projects. We understand that many people are now used to searching on the internet and want quick answers. We are a progressive society and many records of family can be found in our master indexes and newspaper index. As well we have many records such as Government and Police Gazettes, later Electoral Rolls for all states easily searchable by computer.

There is always a Duty Member available to assist at the family history centre to give advice on where you might find that elusive piece of information.
Duty Members will also show you how to use equipment that will aid in your research. Don’t forget to check the computer master indexes as they may save you valuable research time. The master indexes include a general index, cemetery index, newspaper index and school pupils index.

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