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Cessnock District Historical Society

Cessnock District Historical and Family History Society

Family History Research

The research team is available to assist with research at Cessnock Public Library, Vincent Street Cessnock on Mondays 9.00am - 3.00pm and Tuesdays 9.00am - 1.00pm.  Other times by appointment only.

A Family History Research Service is available as a paid service.


  • $15.00 for written requests. Please provide two $1.00 postage stamps. No envelope required.
  • Electronic genealogy reports available for some families. Pricing varies according to the number of pages required.
  • $10.00 for non-members to access the Family History Group resources .
  • Members free.

Items for sale

Cessnock Pioneer Register: $35.00 plus $7.50 postage (book) $25.00 plus $3.00 postage (CD)

Other publications available. For more information contact the Family History Group.

Contact us

Dawn Reid: 4990 4209

Lynette Hamer: 4936 2493

Graham Marsden (convener) 0411 544 230

Address for Postal Requests:

Dawn Reid or Lynette Hamer

Cessnock Family History Group

C/- Cessnock City Library

PO Box 152

Cessnock NSW 2325

Family History Group Meetings

First Monday of each month

Cessnock City Library 1.00pm - 2.00pm