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Queensland Family History Society

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Queensland Family History Society

Contact Information[edit | edit source]

Library and Resource Centre - 58 Bellevue Avenue, Gaythorne, Qld 4051, Australia

Postal Address - P O Box 171, Indooroopilly, Qld, 4068

Telephone +61 7 3355 3369

Email - secretary@qfhs.org.au

Online[edit | edit source]

Website

Facebook

Directions and Hours of Operation[edit | edit source]

Hours of Operation - See Visiting QFHS

Location

On-street parking available

History, Aims, and Objects[edit | edit source]

The Society was formed in Brisbane in 1979 and is a non-profit, non-sectarian, and non-political organization.

The aims and objects of the society:

  • To assist people to research their family history in Queensland, in Australia, and worldwide.
  • To provide opportunities for people to further their knowledge of family history research.
  • To preserve historical records and material bearing on the families and people of Queensland.

Description of Collections[edit | edit source]

QFHS maintains a substantial collection of reference books, microfiche, microfilms, CDs, maps, cemetery records, millions of unique records indexed by the Publications group, and a comprehensive collection of genealogical journals from both Australia and overseas.

See our publicly available online catalogue.

Benefits of Membership[edit | edit source]

Members have use of the Library and Resource Centre and all resources including:

  • Subscription Databases:
    • MyHeritage (available remotely)
    • Ancestry
    • findmypast
    • The Genealogist
    • The British Newspaper Archive
    • and more

Special Interest Groups[edit | edit source]

The Society has the following Special Interest Groups (SIGs), which meet regularly.

  • Central European Group
  • Colonial India and the Far East Special Interest Group
  • DNA Interest Group
  • English West Country Group
  • Family History Writing Group
  • Family Tree Maker (FTM) User Group
  • Irish Interest Group
  • The Master Genealogist® (TMG) User Group
  • Queensland Pre-Separation Group
  • Scottish Interest Group
  • Welsh Interest Group

Research Service[edit | edit source]

The Society offers a research service to members and non-members.

Tips for Your Visit[edit | edit source]

To get the most from your visit, see Visiting QFHS.