The Geelong Family History Group Inc. is a non-profit group which was formed in 1981 to promote and encourage the study of family history and to preserve records pertaining to the Geelong region in the State of Victoria, Australia.  We are a dynamic group which is able to offer members the use of an ever-increasing collection of source material, much accumulated skill and a selection of interesting activities.

The Geelong Family History Group Inc. (GFHG) welcomes visitors and new members

We offer our members:

  • guidance as required,
  • a varied program of guest speakers at our monthly General Meetings
  • a common interest in family research and
  • access to our library

The GFHG has the following aims:

  • To promote and encourage the study of family history and related subjects and to assist members in their research activities.
  • To hold meetings at which addresses may be given, papers read and discussions take place on subjects of interest to members.
  • To produce, gather and preserve indexes and information relevant to the study of family history, particularly for the Geelong region.
  • To make those indexes and other books, papers, manuscripts and periodical journals available to members through the Geelong Regional Library Service, the Geelong Heritage Centre or other appropriate repositories.
  • To publish a regular journal (The Pivot Tree) so giving members the opportunity to contribute articles based on their own research and to distribute information pertaining to family history.

IMPORTANT - Change of Venue - from Wednesday 24th September 2013


  • WiFi internet connection
  • Access to Ancestry Library Edition
  • Data Projector and Screen
  • Kitchenette, with tea, coffee and crockery provided
  • Ample parking [on the southern side - entry from Roslyn Road].

Anyone interested in family history researching is welcome to attend!

Meeting location:

Belmont Library
163 High Street
[Belmont] Geelong, Victoria  3216

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