Society of Australian Genealogists

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Forme autorisée du nom

Society of Australian Genealogists

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  • Educational

Zone du contact


Archives Officer



Adresse physique

Richmond Villa, 120 Kent Street, Sydney




New South Wales

Nom du pays

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02 9247 3953



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Contexte géographique et culturel

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Structure administrative

Officer-in-charge: Archives Officer

Gestion des archives courantes et intermédiaires et politiques de collecte

The Society maintains its own records relating to establishment, activities and growth of Council and Committees including minutes and financial records.

Our manuscript collection (known originally as the Primary Records) was set up in 1963 to house donated material. At present there are more than 55,000 files, with additions weekly. The files hold family papers, pedigrees, photographs, certificates, unpublished research notes, other documents and memorabilia from Australia and overseas. The Online Catalogue is available at



Holdings include:

  • Bound manuscripts
  • Family papers and documents
  • Photographs, pictures and framed material
  • Reeve records
  • Rolled maps and charts
  • Brass rubbings
  • Confidential material
  • Thomson Grant records
  • Tom Mutch memorial cuttings
  • Marriage unit forms
  • Outsize items
  • Dennes records
  • Waldron-McCarthy records
  • Artefacts.

References: Robinson, Tim, 'An Introduction to the Primary Records', Descent Vol 11/2: pp 83-90.

Instruments de recherche, guides et publications

Zone de l'accès

Heures d'ouverture

Open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday 10am-4pm (for members and day researchers).
Closed Monday, Friday, Sunday and public holidays.

Conditions d'accès et d'utilisation

Researchers may be members of the Society or Day Researchers. Day Researchers must show identity, complete a research form and pay a fee. Membership of the Society is available on application to, and subject to approval of, the Council. The Society records are restricted but the majority are available on application to the Archives Officer. Primary records are available upon request.


Zone des services offerts

Services d'aide à la recherche

Reference assistance is available in person as well as referral to paid researchers. The society also operates a library of books, journals, microform and computer based materials.

Services de reproduction

Copying services for original records to A3 size, photographs, newspapers, maps and plans. Digital copies can also be provided.

Espaces publics

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Niveau de détail

Dates de production, de révision et de suppression

Revised 29 March 2018




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Points d'accès

  • Éducation (Thematic area)
  • Genealogical (Thematic area)
  • Local Studies (Thematic area)
  • Presse-papier

Contact principal

Richmond Villa, 120 Kent Street, Sydney
Sydney, New South Wales 2000