Local and family history

The Albury Wodonga region has a rich and diverse cultural heritage spanning thousands of years.

Through the LibraryMuseum you can access a number of resources for researching local and family history. These include books, reports and environmental studies, maps and architectural plans, local newspapers, pamphlets, oral histories, journals and newsletters. You can also contact the local historical societies.

Local history

Useful online resources include:

You can also contact the local historical societies:

  • Albury and District Historical Society
    PO Box 822
    Albury NSW 2640
    Secretary Mrs Helen Livsey
    02 6021 3671
    Website
  • Wodonga Historical Society
    PO Box 829
    Wodonga VIC 3690
    Email

Family history

The LibraryMuseum's Family History Collection includes a wide range of microfilm records, microfiche and CD indexes of births, death and marriage records, as well as books and journals.

The LibraryMuseum also provides access to the Archives Resource Kit from NSW State Records which is a special collection of early NSW records made up of microfilm and microfiche resources. These materials are not available for loan but you can use them at the library.

Researchers are welcome. If you need assistance please make an appointment to ensure a member of staff is available to help you.

Further assistance and information:

  • Lavington and District Historical Society Inc.
    571 Nagle Road
    Lavington NSW 2641
    T: 02 6025 2938
  • Wodonga Family History Society Inc
    PO Box 289 
    Wodonga VIC 3690
    T: 02 6056 3220 or 02 6024 2493
  • Albury Family History Centre
    394 Wodonga Place
    Albury NSW 2640
    T: 02 6023 5013

Other useful resources