Family history research

Family history and genealogy research

The Reference and Local History team are available to assist you with your family history research.

A variety of resources are available from the Libraries to aid your genealogy search:

  • Ancestry.com (temporarily available from outside the libraries)
  • Find my past (temporarily available from outside the libraries)
  • books
  • magazines
  • shipping records
  • oral histories
  • research templates
  • family tree templates
  • a large selection of records on microfiche and online.

Selected items are available for loan. Check the library catalogue for details or ask a staff member.

City of Joondalup genealogy publications

  • Family and Local History Newsletter is a quarterly publication produced by Local History. The newsletter containing tips, hints and feature articles.
  • Picture our Past is a pictorial history of the Joondalup region, contact your local library to view or purchase a copy.

Family and Local History Events

Details of Family History Events, including the twice weekly volunteer-led Genie Exchange, are available here.