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.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Library Closure

Wishing everyone a very Happy Christmas and a Peaceful and Prosperous New Year!


Our library will be closed from 14th December 2014 and reopening on Monday 12th January 2015.
If you need to contact the Society during this period, please do so by email. :)

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Now Available - Squatters of the Eastern Darling Downs 1840-1900s

Our latest publication, by Dr Diana J Beal, Squatters of the Eastern Darling Downs 1840 -1900s
is now available to purchase from TDDFHS.
Orders are now being taken by contacting the society.
Price $20 + p &p $13.50

Contains over 200 pages of fascinating information about some of the original holdings [and their owners] of our region.
If you had connections to any of these early stations, this will make interesting and informative reading!
More details on OUR MAIN WEBSITE
You can check out a .pdf file of the contents HERE

Monday, October 27, 2014

Extra Years of the Toowoomba Chronicle Indexed

Check out more of your family!

We have just added more years of downloadable indexes for our local paper the Toowoomba Chronicle.
See links under Toowoomba Chronicle on the right hand side of this page.
Be aware that these later files have a lot of pages and may take some time for the .pdf file to load.
Once loaded, you can use the link at the top of the page to download.to your computer.