About Us
Postal address PO Box 1006 Sutherland NSW 1499
Research Centre & Library Port Hacking Community Centre 184 Gannons Road (South) Caringbah
Monthly meeting venue Tradies, 57 Manchester Road Gymea
Telephone (02) 9523-8948 (messages & bookings only)
Email botanybayfhs@yahoo.com.au
Secretary Barbara Wimble
Research Centre Coordinator jeancampbell@optusnet.com.au
eNews Co-ordinator Stephanie Bailey
Journal Editor John Levy: bbfhs_eds@yahoo.com.au
Assistant Editor Maree McKinley
Education Team Barbara Wimble, Jean Campbell
Librarian Maureen Murray
Publicity Officer Noele Watkins
Webmaster Pat Fearnley: patfearnley@bigpond.com
 
Management Committee
President Jean Campbell
Vice presidents Sue Jones - second position remains vacant
Secretary Position Vacant
Treasurer Terry Bailey
Ordinary Members Barbara Barnes, Jackie Butters, Judy Smith , Noele Watkins, Barbara Wimble
   
The Society is proud to have received a number of awards
ELIZABETH SIMPSON AWARD

ESimpson Award

The Elizabeth Simpson Award for the journal making the best contribution to family history during the preceding 12 months is awarded annually by the Federation of Family History Societies in the UK. Our society received a Highly Commended award in 2009 in the Small Societies with 750 or less members category.

NICK VINE HALL AWARD

Nic Vine Hall Award

The Nick Vine Hall Award is made annually by the the Australasian Federation of Family History Organisations to promote family history journals/newsletters and to honour the memory of Nick Vine Hall, AM, who did so much to retain the census in Australia and to bring genealogy to the forefront through his radio broadcasts. Our society won this award in 2009 in the category Small Societies with less than 500 members.

DOROTHY FELLOWES BEST WEBSITE AWARD

DFellowes Award


The inaugural Dorothy Fellowes Best Website award made by the NSW & ACT Federation of Family History Societies was won by our society in 2010.

We again won this award for 2011.

UK FEDERATION BEST WEBSITE AWARD

Website Award

 

Our Society received a Commended Award in the Small Societies category from the Federation of Family History Societies in the UK in the annual Best Website Awards in 2010.

 
We are members of:
 
NSWACT
 
AFFHO
 
FFFHS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We are an affiliate library for the ordering of LDS films, which can be viewed in our Research Centre & Library on our modern film readers, giving members access to millions of FamilySearch records. Link to film ordering