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.
Our library reopens 11th January 2021.

Friday, March 12, 2021

Our Backyard Volume 5


Our Backyard Vol 5
We have just 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.

Saturday, May 4, 2019

In Our Backyard Volume 4

Our Society's latest publication is now available for sale!
Continuing our series on folk buried in the Toowoomba and Drayton Cemetery (our backyard), we have more stories of well known and less known individuals and families who have found their final resting place here.
Contributions are from society members.
A list of Contents.

Book is in A4 format with a soft cover and includes illustrations and an index.
Cost is $25 + $13.40 p & p
Payment can be made by Cheque or by Direct Debit.
Contact our secretary for bank details