Family history

Check the Library catalogue for a range of resources to assist you in uncovering your family history, including:

  • researching and writing your family history 
  • shipping lists
  • convict lists
  • pioneer registers
  • births, deaths and marriages indices
  • electoral rolls
  • early telephone directories
  • census records
  • cemetery transcripts
  • historical local newspapers.

Get started with our list of  Family and local history indexes, directories, newspapers at Chatswood Library or browse our Gore Hill Cemetery graves and plaques indexes.

The following resources are also useful for family history research, try searching them at home or visit your local Willoughby City Library branch: