Membership is open to all with an interest in
family history. Priced at $35 and $40 per family members are
entitled to all the benefits listed below. Please download our
Membership Form form.
Completed forms should be forwarded to our Secretary at the
address given on the form.
Benefits of Membership
1. General Meetings
These meetings are held on the second
Tuesday of each month: February - May and September -
November, commencing at 7.30 p.m. Winter meetings, June - August
are held on the second Saturday of these months
commencing at 2 p.m. Interested members of the public are
invited to attend our general meetings. See
for details of meetings.
2. Annual Seminar
Usually held on a Saturday in October
from 10 am to 4 pm with a range of local and national speakers
and topics of interest to family historians (see
Our Seminars are open to all AFHG members and visitors. Click
the heading to download a flyer for our next Seminar.
3. Occasional Workshops
Held on Saturdays from 10 am to 12
noon with a range of speakers and topics (see
the workshops are open to all AFHG members and visitors.
Non-members are charged $10.00 to attend a workshop.
4. Research Centre
We open for research twice a week at
our Kentucky Street Research Centre located between
Dangar and Faulkner Streets Armidale from 1 February until
mid-December except for public holidays. Every Monday 2
pm to 5 pm and every Wednesday 10 am to 4 pm we have a
dedicated band of experienced volunteers who are always ready to
assist members and visitors with their research when required.
The Research Centre provides access a
number of computers and micro-fiche readers, an Internet
connection and an extensive library of genealogical research
texts, CD ROM databases and microfiche documents. We also have
extensive in-house material relating to Armidale families. AFHG
members are not charged to use the Group's resources but a small
charge is made for non-members.
Dust of Ages
receive our journal “Dust of Ages” which is published three
times per year. Always packed full of interesting articles as
well as information on the groups activities. To download and
view a sample copy of our journal click on the heading above.