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Kiama Family, Social and Local History Expo

Event Information

  • 12 Apr 2014 9:30am - 4:00pm
  • The Pavilion, Bong Bong St
  • Kiama
  • New South Wales
Other Information
  • Cost: Free

This expo marks the 25th Anniversary of the Kiama Family History Centre.


  • free entry
  • over 30 exhibitors
  • talks throughout the day
Gould Genealogy and Unlock the Past will be there exhibiting as
  • Unlock the Past guide books
  • Flip-Pal mobile scanner
  • Unlock the Past cruises – ask about the coming British Isles cruise and short cruise out of Sydney with Family Tree Maker, convict and eastern Australian research streams. Also the "Gallipoli departure" cruise, Baltic cruise/s and European river cruise
  • ... offering specials and prizes on the day

Numerous other exhibitors and special interest tables

Alstonville Plateau Historical Society
Berrima Historical Society
Berry Historical Society
Biographical Database of Australia
Cathy Dunn
Central Coast Family History Society
Convict Connections Group
Cora Num
Fellowship of First Fleeters
Finding Your Ancestors
Friends of Rookwood
Gerringong Historical Society
Heraldry & Genealogical Society of Canberra
Illawarra Family History Group
Illawarra Historical Society
Inside History Magazine
Joy Murrin Family History Services
Kiama Family History Centre
Kiama Historical Society
Marilyn Rowan
Nepean Family History Society
Newcastle Family History Society
Ryerson Index
Shoalhaven Family History Society
Shoalhaven Historical Society
Southern Sons of Cornwall
State Library NSW
State Records NSW
Teapot Genealogy
Tongarra Museum
Turtle Consolidated Services
Wyong Family History Society


Talks - provisional program

10.30 - 11.30 am - Irish Records on the Internet–Cora Num
11.00 am - First Walk Historic Kiama–Ray Thorburn
12.00 pm – 1.00pm - Getting to Know State Records Family History Sources–Gail Davis
1.15 - 2.15 pm - A-Z of Finding Missing Ancestors – Cora Num
2.00 pm - Second Walk Historic Kiama – Ray Thorburn
2.30 - 3.30 pm - Friends of the Library – Phillip Tardiff