Richmond Tweed Regional Library


Providing our community with learning resources and research tools

Family History

The Family and Local History Collection is located at the Genealogy Centre, Library Headquarters 6 Centenary Drive Goonellabah, and has a vast range of resources to assist you with family and local history research:

Northern Star Newspaper (Microfilm) from May 13 1876 onwards
Other local newspapers (Microfilm) (in library use only)
Archives Resource Kit
Cemetery records
Births, Deaths and Marriages Index
Convict Records (Microfilm)
Immigration & Shipping Index (Microfilm and books)
Family histories
Genealogy handbook
Newsletters & Magazines
Electoral Rolls
Census Records
Register of Police
NSW Medical Register
Roll of Barristers & Solicitors
London Census (CD-ROMs)

To search for other Australian digitised newspapers, click here

To view over 2,000 items held in the collection , click here

To access Library Edition in your local library, click here

To access Findmypast, available only at the Genealogy Library, click here

To view over 18,000 pages of online records for family history research in New South Wales using Internet History Resources in your local library click here