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  • COVID-19

    The Executive of Family History Connections has made the decision to close the Resource Centre at Blackburn immediately (Tuesday 17th March) until further notice. This also means that there will be no Interest Group meetings, no classes and no talks for the foreseeable future.

    Members can access MyHeritage from home through the Members Area.

  • NEW! Deceased Online now available

    Deceased Online is now available at the Resource Centre providing access to Cemetery records across the United Kingdom.
    You can search Cemetery registers by name, country, county, region, burial authority or crematorium and gain access to -
     Computerised cremation and burial records
     Digital scans of cremation and burial registers
     Photographs of graves and memorials
     Cemetery maps showing grave locations
     Other occupants in the same grave
    There are currently 163 cemeteries and crematoria included in their database with more being added regularly. The bulk of the records included date from the Cemeteries Act of 1857 to current day records; however there are cemeteries that include earlier dates.

  • Get your Entertainment Books Digital Membership right here! 

    The Entertainment™ Book Digital Membership is your guide to the most popular restaurants, attractions, shopping, travel and more. Now available again.

  • 2018 Awards announced!

    Read more about the awards

  • Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies – What’s in a name?

    We begin 2018 with an exciting new name - Family History Connections

    Read more


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We inherit from our ancestors gifts so often taken for granted. Each of us contains within this inheritance of soul. We are links between the ages, containing past and present expectations, sacred memories and future promise. – Edward Sellner