Family History

At Sutherland Shire Libraries you can search genealogical resources such as births, deaths & marriages, immigration & convict records, electoral rolls, Sands directories and cemetery inscriptions.

Family History Collection at Sutherland Library

Sutherland Library houses a collection of physical materials for genealogists that may provide information not available in the online resources above.

It is based primarily on the Archives Resources Kit.  The ARK consists of microform copies of State Records NSW most popular and heavily used colonial records.  This collection is supplemented by a number of CD-Roms that contain information and records of interest to genealogists.

The library staff are not able to perform research on your behalf, however, they can assist you with learning to use the resources in the collection. The Botany Bay Family History Society may be able to assist members of the public with their family history research.