An Introduction to Researching and Writing Your Family History

Final Batemans Bay Library Hanging Rock PlaceAt the Batemans Bay Library, Hanging Rock Place.

Researching your family history can bring to light many unknown gems which can further inspire your writing. Learn how to utilise the extensive services and resources at your local community library and online.

Date:Tuesday 7 June 2016 SOLD OUT

Additional Workshop now available on 14 June 2016, same place and time

Time:1 pm to 4.15 pm

Venue:Batemans Bay Library, Hanging Rock Place

Cost:$20, includes refreshments

Book Now for 14 June Workshop or phone 0417 267 771

Presenter: Dr Rae Luckie

Workshop places are limited; please book early. IF YOU MISS OUT please note further workshops may be arranged (most likely 14 June) if there is interest. You can express your interest by Clicking Here and letting us know 🙂 

Topics include:

• Where do I begin?
• Researching family history
• Organising information
• Using photographs
• Writing tips: Bringing your family history to life
• About publishing
• Delights, perils and pitfalls  whose story?

Participants, please bring:

• Writing paper, pens and a photo of ancestors about whom you would like to write 


Participants will

• gain strategies to research and write their family history
• be provided with handouts of resources to continue their research and writing
• have the opportunity to explore a variety of family histories
• learn of the resources available at local libraries and online

Thanks to:

Rae Luckie, Workshop Presenter, Luckie Consulting Services

Jodee Burnett, Librarian, Batemans Bay Library

Marion Roubos-Bennett, Director, Batemans Bay Writers and Readers Festival

Workshops supported by Eurobodalla Council Libraries

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