Tasmanian Family History Society Inc. Hobart Branch

Fostering research into family history

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Our library is housed in the Old Bellerive Post Office
Bellerive Village

Breaking down 'brick walls'

Have you hit a brick wall with your family history research? No idea where next to search? 

Share your problem/s with others and get some advice from family historians with experience and expertise.
We cannot guarantee solutions ... but you never know!
The researcher will point you in the right direction.

These sessions are $5 for members; $10 for non-members.
If you are unable to attend the library, consult our Research Officer; an hourly rate applies
On booking you will be sent a pedigree chart to fill in.
You will need to bring this with you, along with any other relevant documents, to your brick wall session

.  Click here for a brochure which includes an application form. PDF  DOCX

The Genealogical Society of Tasmania (GST) was formed in 1980. Hobart is the largest of its five branches.
In 2001 the name of the society was changed to the Tasmanian Family History Society Inc. (TFHS).


Join our friendly members researching in our library, enjoy the wide range of topics
from our monthly speakers or get involved in a project.

Attend a branch meeting or join one of our specialist groups.

Discover your ancestors among the myriad of resources held by the society.

Our membership page will give you a glimpse of other benefits of membership.

Photographs of cemetery headstones now available! CLICK HERE!

Members who wish to buy certificates from the UK General Records Office may order and pay for them 'across the counter' at the Hobart Branch Library.  For a cost of $25 per certificate you can remove the risk of using your own credit or debit card.  Simply provide the details of the certificates you wish to order and pay at the Library Desk.  Turnaround time is approximately two weeks.   Download a request form HERE.

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Last updated 8 July 2017