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Local and Family History

All library branches have a local history collection with the main collection held at Bega Library. While the collection is available to everyone, for preservation reasons, it is a reference only collection. The Local and Family History Librarian is available to provide initial guidance with your research. Please make an appointment with Linda Albertson at the Bega Library on 6499 2127.


Photographs

Find out more about the library's photographic collection. read more...


Family History

Take your research online with Ancestry Library Edition, Find My Past, British Newspaper Archive, Internet History Resources. View our list of cd-roms useful for local and family history research. read more...


Guides to better research

Use these guides to help you with family or local history research. read more...


Newspapers

The Bega Library holds local newspapers on microfilm for use in the library. read more...


Electoral Rolls

Find out how to access electoral rolls. read more...


Archives Resources Kit

You can come to Bega Library to use the Archives Resources Kit on microfilm. This includes the most popualr and heavily used colonial records. read more...


Local Historical Societies

The Bega Valley is home to many historical and genealogical groups. read more...


Statistics

Find out more about Bega Valley using statistics. read more...


Research Websites

Websites to help you with your family or local history research. read more...


Bega Valley Scrapbook

Explore the heritage of this region and feel free to share your memories and knowledge of our past. read more...


Bega Heritage Walk

This guided walk provides a fascinating insight into the industrial and commercial heritage of Bega. Print off the brochure, throw on your walking shoes and learn more about our town. read more...


Donations

The Library gladly accepts donations to the local history collection, including photographs. If you have an item that you think would be appropriate for the collection, please contact the Local and Family History Librarian. If you have photos that you wish to retain the library can scan them to add to our collection and return the photos to you.

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