Cape Banks FHS Inc email problems resolved

Cape Banks Family History Society Inc. recent problems with our email system have now resolved. The system is back up and running. If you sent us an email between 7 December 2015 and 18 January 2016 please resend so that we may attend to it asap.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused to our members’ and visitors.

Cape Banks FHS Inc. is a member of the following organisations:



We aim to assist local residents in tracing their family trees and in discovering who their ancestors were and where they lived, worked and played.


We cater for people who are researching their ancestors both here in Australia and overseas.


Through our meetings, workshops, guest speakers, and the wide range of resources and records at our well equipped Resource Library, which includes:

  • Pioneer Indexes (Births, Deaths & Marriages) for NSW, Qld, Vic, Tas & WA
  • Indexes to Births Deaths & Marriages for all Australian States & Territories
  • Indexes to Births Deaths & Marriages for New Zealand
  • NSW Probate Index
  • Convict Index & Convict Shipping Indents
  • Various Census & Musters
  • International Genealogical Index (England, Scotland, Ireland, Germany, Netherlands, N.Z., Australia & more)
  • Assisted Immigration Index
  • Bounty Index
  • and many other resources.

Our Resource collection is constantly growing to meet members’ needs and interests. Begin a fascinating hobby today or even consider becoming a member. Our experienced researchers will help you get started and to keep researching. Cape Banks also has a number of publications which may also be of interest. See also our links to other family history societies and genealogy sites.

Research Library:

113A Paine Street, Maroubra NSW

Opening Hours:

Monday, Wednesday & Saturday 1.00pm to 4.00pm. Closed Public Holidays. Experienced researchers are on duty to assist you.

Monthly Meetings:

Our monthly meetings are held at the Vonnie Young Auditorium, Level 1, Bowen Library, 669-673 Anzac Parade, Maroubra on the second Friday of each month at 7.00pm.

Postal Address:

PO Box 67, Maroubra, NSW 2035 Australia

February 2016 Meeting:

On Friday 12th February, 2016, Cape Banks FHS Inc. will have, as its guest speaker, Vashti Farrer, talking to our members about “Beyond a Reasonable Doubt? The Ellen Thomson Case”.

Upcoming Events

Fri 12

General Meeting

12 February @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue 23

Committee Meeting

23 February @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sat 27

UK Interest Group

27 February @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sat 05

Writers’ Group

5 March @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wed 09

Members Workshop

9 March @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm