Kerry Farmer

Kerry began teaching classes in “Family History Research using the Internet” in Sydney in 1997, and is now the Director Australian Studies, developing the Australian Records certificate for the internationally recognised National Institute for Genealogical StudiesKerry is the author of DNA for Genealogists and together with Rosemary Kopittke Kerry also wrote Which Genealogy Program?, both published by Unlock the Past.

Kerry is on the Education Committee of the Society of Australian Genealogists, and presents seminars and classes there as well as at other conferences and forums and undertakes commissioned family history research assignments for others.

Kerry has researched her own family history for over 25 years, researching ancestors predominantly from Australia, New Zealand, England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. She has also tackled the family branches in Canada, United States, South Africa, India, Germany, Poland, Norway and Russia. Kerry graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Computer Science and Pure Mathematics), and also with a Bachelor of Arts (Literature).

See Kerry's web site Family History Research for further information.


  • Australian and New Zealand Genealogy courses in association with the National Institute for Genealogical Studies