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.

Friday, July 28, 2017

In Our Backyard Vol 3 - Our latest Publication

Have you checked out our latest publication?

We now have for sale the third volume of  contributed stories of people buried in the Drayton and Toowoomba Cemetery.
This volume like those published before contains the interesting background information of a mix of well known and little known identities.
The book contains 266 pages including an index.Over ninety family groups are mentioned. It is fully illustrated.

It is available now from the Society during office hours or can be ordered and mailed to your address by contacting our secretary.

Cost $25 + $13.40 p&p

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

In Our Backyard No 3

Do you have a family member buried in "Our Backyard" -the Toowoomba and Drayton Cemetery with a story to tell?
Did you miss out  getting an entry in either of our last two "In Our Backyard" publications?

We hope to publish a third edition in early 2017 and are calling for entries to be in before the end of this year.

Submissions should be in story form and contain a maximum of approximately 1000 words. Photos are welcome and these need to be sent as separate files, at least 300 dpi.

This is a typical entry from a past publication, for your guidance.

By submitting an entry part of your research will be available for generations to come!

Our Contact Details for submissions or further details:
Telephone: 07 4634 7377

Postal Address: 452 South St Toowoomba  Qld 4350 Australia

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Black Gully now available as CD

Our Black Gully Publication is now also available in .pdf format as a CD .
Price is $15.00 which includes postage and handling.