Welcome to the News Website of the Toowoomba and Darling Downs Family History Society.
We will be posting regular updates of Society News and other Local Family History items.
Check down the left hand side of the page for links to some great Society resources and past news items.

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

In Our Backyard and Beyond - Our latest Publication

Our thanks to all the contributors for our latest volume about those who have been buried in not only our own Backyard but in other Cemeteries and Churchyards on the Downs. 
This is the sixth volume in the series.

The book is available in paper copy (stapled and bound) or on USB.

 200 pages, indexed, images.

 Cost $25

 Postage for the book is $15 (two copies can be posted together for the same price).

Postage for the USB is $4.

 Orders can be placed by email to tddfhs@westnet.com.au and paid for by electronic funds transfer. Copies can be bought in person Monday to Friday 10am to 3pm (cash preferred) at the research centre, 452 South St Harristown. 

Friday, March 12, 2021

Our Backyard Volume 5


Our Backyard Vol 5
In March 2021, we published the latest edition - Volume 5 of our popular series Our Backyard. For those who are not familiar with previous versions, they cover the stories and family backgrounds of various members of the the community who have been buried in the Toowoomba and Drayton Cemetery ( Our Backyard).

This volume also includes a list of those who have been described in previous volumes.

It has stories of over 150 people and is 162 pages long. Cost is $20

It's available as a book (plus $9.40 postage), USB or CD (postage $3.30).  

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Men of Fire Iron and Leather

Our  Publication describes some of the Coachbuilders, Blacksmiths, Wheelwrights, Saddlers and Bootmakers who contributed to the early history of Toowoomba and the Darling Downs.
Similar in style to some of our previous publications with maps, photographs and other images. It is indexed.
More Details HERE

Price is $20.00 + $9.20 postage.
Email the Society if you wish to purchase a copy.