Family History

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What skeletons do you have hidden in your family tree? 

Use Find My PastBritish Newspaper Archives and free within our libraries! You can search a wide variety of both Australian and international resources to uncover your family secrets. 

We offer dedicated Family History PC’s at our Preston Library or you can log in to these databases on your own device within any Darebin Libraries branch.

Don’t forget we have other resources available at Preston Library including directories, local newspapers dating back to 1888, and even Northcote rate books from 1888–1901. 

Looking to research a family member who was in the military? View our introductory guide to Researching your Military Ancestors