Richmond Tweed Regional Library


Providing our community with learning resources and research tools


Family History

Did you know that researching family history and genealogy is one of the most popular hobbies in the world?
Richmond Tweed Regional Library also has a dedicated Research & Family History Centre located at 6 Centenary Drive in Goonellabah, where trained staff are available to support you with your search.
Please note the Family History and Research Centre is open Monday to Thursday 9.30am - 3pm. 

Ancestry at home

Previously only available in your local public library, access to Ancestry Library Edition is now open to all library members from your home PC! Visit our library catalogue HERE and follow the link to access this great service, available until 31 December 2021.

Tap on “Click Here” and authenticate with your library card number and PIN (contact us if you need to reset your PIN)

  • To search for other Australian digitised newspapers, click here
  • To view over 2,000 items held in the Local Studies collection, 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
If you have any questions about family history and how we may be able to help you, please phone your local branch or fill in the contact us form.