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Coffs Harbour District Family History Society Inc.

Library Charges
  • No charge for members, $7 per 3 hour session for visitors.
Research Costs
  • No charge for members. Mail requests will be undertaken for an initial fee of $30 payable in advance.
Open Hours
  • Tuesdays (close 1pm 2nd Tues.), Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays (excluding 4th Sat.) 10am-4pm.
Approximate Membership
  • 190
Membership Cost
  • Annual $40 single $60 joint, effective from date of approval.
  • "Genie Allergy" - 4 issues per year at no cost for members.

CHDFHS was formed in 1984 to promote and encourage the study and preservation of family histories and allied subjects.  It is able to offer members the use of an extensive collection of genealogical materials from all around Australia and overseas as well as NBN broadband internet connection and subscription websites such as Ancestry.com, Find My Past, The Genealogist and Biographical Database of Australia.  It is also a Familysearch Affiliated Library where films may be viewed. 

Half-day Worskhops are held on fourth Saturday of each month (excl. January and December) from 1.30 to 4pm.  Two full-day Seminars (10am-4pm) are held during the year in lieu of the usual workshop.