Cooroy-Noosa Genealogical & Historical Research Group Inc.

This week

  • 23 May - Beginners and new members class with Win Wynn

  • 25 May - Scottish Interest group with Bev Warner

  • 27 May - Genie chat for members. Come along to share a cuppa and chat about your research or any genealogy topic

  • Latest journals added to Members Only site - Goulburn : Argyle Bulletin, Maryborough : Forebears, Roma : Maranoa Enquirer

Next month

June 11 - Susan Mason Baker from Mingary Care will be the guest speaker at the general meeting. Mingary Care is a generalist palliative care provider on the Sunshine Coast offering compassionate palliative support in relation to serious illness, dying, death and grief.

June 15 - A new English research group will commence on the third Wednesday of each month. Come along to share you expertise in English research and learn from others in the group.

June 20 - Cathy Atkinson from FamilySearch will provide an overview of the site and provide many hints on effective use of the site.

Join us for help with your family history research

Access the latest journals from a wide range of family history groups from across Australia via our members only site. Latest uploads include journals from the Townsville group,Redland Bay and New Zealand.

Trove updates

These local titles are now available through Trove. If you wish to limit your search to one of these titles, choose the link below then from Filter, check the box to limit the search to that title.

Digitisation Projects

Read the latest report on what is happening on Tuesday afternoons with photos in the Heritage Centre. If you would like to help with this or any other project, we'd be delighted to have your company and assistance.

The Local History index now has more than 10 000 entries. If you are searching for information about the Noosa Shire, its people and places be sure to visit our index. Additional indexes to local materials are available when you visit the Heritage Centre.

  • Index to Agricultural organisations which includes fruitgrowers and the agricultural and industrial society.

  • Index to local sports clubs - Specific to sports clubs their memberships and activities. Further entries about sport related activities may also be located in the general index.

  • Index to early land records and ratepayers

  • Index to Sunshine Coast Daily BDM notices : Oct 2004 - Feb 2005

  • Noosa Hospital Auxiliary Roll and meeting attendance records

Useful links from Noosa Library Service

Noosa Shire Heritage Walks - Pomona, Cooroy, Tewantin

Local town and locality histories - Cooroy, Kin Kin, Peregian Beach, Pomona, Gympie Terrace, Noosa Heads, Cooran, Tewantin, Sunrise Beach, Sunshine Beach, Marcus Beach & Castaways Beach

The Noosa Council assists community and not for profit groups by making funding available to assist with some of the general running costs. The benefit enables the Group to use its fundraising income to plan future projects for its members, visitors and the community. The Cooroy-Noosa Genealogical & Historical Research Group has been awarded a three year Community Alliance Grant for 2019 -2021.
The Group acknowledges and thanks Noosa Council for its support and its commitment to the many groups and community activities within the Council area.