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Yorke Peninsula Family History Group

Local History Room, Kadina Community Library, TAFE Complex 1A Doswell Terrace, Kadina S.A. 5554. Member on duty Tuesday 10.00am - 12 noon, wednesday 2.00pm - 4.00pm.

YORKE PENINSULA FAMILY HISTORY GROUP
PREMISES:
Local History Room, Kadina Community Library TAFE Complex, 1A Doswell Terrace, KADINA.YPFHG

ENQUIRIES:

Addressed to the Secretary, YPFHG, PO Box 260, KADINA, SA, 5554

Meetings are held on the first Thursday (Feb – Dec) at the Kadina Community Library, Doswell Tce, Kadina SA 5554

2.00 pm start.

The AGM is held in July.

For further information please contact group secretary (08) 8821 1075

RESEARCH:

Income is derived from membership and research fees which are used to purchase additional records.

All members of the group are volunteers and take up various positions within the group.

The research officer spends a great deal of time viewing records, often with little or no results. This is not the fault of the researcher, as often the information is not available. Several visits to the library may be necessary to complete the research as par as possible. You may be advised to contact other organisations for further research.

Enquiries will automatically be placed in the group newsletter.

Source references are shown with replies i.e. cemetery, school or passenger lists. We cannot be held responsible for any mistakes made in official records.

The YPFHG request an 'up front fee' of $25. A stamped self addressed envelope must be included for your reply.

Enquiries should contain what you are specifically looking for. A request such as "Can I have all that you have on John Citizen and his family" does not really help.

FOR SALE: Obituaries & Death Notices
Extracted from the YP Advertiser & Miner's News

1872-1874 $10
1875 $10
1876 $8
1877 $8
1878 Electoral Roll $10
*Post & handling extra

 

CEMETERY HEADSTONES (Photos of headstones on CD)

Miscellaneous Cemeteries (CD1)
Alford, Arthurton, Green's Plains West (Paskeville), Kulpara, South Hummocks Cemeteries & North Beach Wallaroo Memorial Wall.
$15.00
By mail $20.00 - Includes post and handling.

Kadina Cemetery (CD2)
Cost $35.00
By mail $40.00 - Includes post and handling.

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YPFHG VOLUNTEER HOURS:

  • A volunteer from the YPFHG is on duty each Tuesday morning 10.00am - 12 Noon
  • Wednesday afternoons 2.00pm - 4.00pm
  • Other times by appointment (at least two weeks prior notice) FEE - a visitors Fee of $5.00 is charged.

Donations are gratefully accepted, as this enables the group to purchase additional records.

WHAT YOU CAN FIND ON THE COMPUTERS:

County Daly Births, Deaths & Marriage Indexes (not in family group order).
Sample: County Daly Births Index: Smith Jane 43/3768 = this indicates that the birth record for Jane Smith can be found in book 43, certificate 3768. This information may only be copied by hand.

South Australian Births, Deaths and Marriage indexes. YPFHG Catalogue includes CD record collection*

Microfiche Readers:

There are several fiche readers in the Local History Room. It is recommended that you leave the reader turned on until the end of your research.

Microfiche:

YPFHG microfiche and CD Collection are stored in a locked cupboard. Access is only available to YPFHG members holding a current membership card, which must be produced to a Kadina Library staff member to access the fiche.

County Daly Births, Deaths and Marriages are available during the library opening hours.

* Computer printouts and photocopying cost 10 cents per page - paid to library staff.

 

Further Information Phone: 08 8821 1075
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