• Draft Climate Change Policy to go on public exhibition
    In an effort to address the changing climate affecting the Cessnock Local Government Area, Council has developed a draft Climate Change Policy. The community are encouraged to provide feedback on the Policy during the public exhibition period. The draft Climate Change Policy will be on public exhibition from the 26 February until the 25 March 2020. 
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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 Library, 65-67 Vincent Street Mondays 9am -3am and Tuesdays 9am – 1pm. Other times by appointment only.

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

We have a large number of family files available electronically or hard copy.

For electronic copy the costs start at $5 and increases with file size:

  • Up to 10 sheets $5
  • Up to 50 sheets $15
  • Up to 100 sheets $20
  • Over 100 sheets $25

If hard copy is required it is the above prices +$0.25 for each page printed.

Contact us via email:


List of Current holdings for Family History.

Address for Postal Requests:

Cessnock Family History Group
C/- Cessnock City Library
PO Box 152
Cessnock NSW 2325