Tumut Family History Group Inc. Update 



Please Note that as from 1-10-2016 Contact for the Tumut Family History Group Inc. is as follows:-

President:- Phyllis Dowling

Vice President:-Robert Merrigan

Secretary:- Marcia Commins

Treasurer:- Carolyn Martin

All inquiries please use the following email address:- tumutfhg2@outlook.com

Please do not use the email address on our old original site

 Our holdings are conveniently housed in the Tumut Shire Library, Wynard St. Tumut and are available for use whenever the library is open.

Experienced volunteer Research Assistants are in attendance on Wednesdays and at other times by appointment

Our Research Assistants have a network of knowledgeable local historians on various subjects and families

We welcome email and snailmail inquiries and research is undertaken by donation to the Group with a minimum of $30 for the initial inquiry. Please write with as much detail as you know about your ancestors.

To assist with your visit to Tumut, we recommend you contact us to register your interest and to arrange a time to meet with one of our research assisants.

Research Committee                                                                     

Phyllis Dowling

Carolyn Martin

Robert Merrigan

Janice Vafiopulous

Please Note that the Research Committee are in attendance at The Tumut Library every Wednesday between 12 noon and  3pm. You are very welcome to come along or  phone for an appointment. We maybe able to help you outside these hours.

An extensive collection of local history publications for Tumut, Adelong, Batlow, Kiandra and surrounding areas.

Microfilm copies of local newspapers from 1858                                   

Indexed Cemetery Records

Comprehensive local surname index

Birth, Death & Marriage Indexes for most Australian States.

Publications on microfiche & cd rom, Journals, Maps, Reference Books and much more.

The holdings of the Tumut Family History Group Inc. are housed in the Tumut Shire Library on open access shelves. We have many of the State Record of NSW records on microfilm and microfiche, including convict records, Early Church Records (pre-1856), Coroners’ Inquests, and Land Commissioner’s Itineraries, numerous cemetery books, reference books, BDM indexes on CD-ROM, the 1881 UK Census, and many other CD’s also readily available at most Family History societies and libraries.

Places in the District covered by the T.F.H.G. Inc. include the TOWNS, FORMER VILLAGES & RURAL LOCALITIES of:

Adelong   Batlow   Talbingo   Grahamstown   Shepardstown  Kiandra   Adjungbilly   Blowering   Bombowlee   Bongongo   Brungle  Darbalara   Gocup   Lacmalac   Mundongo   Sharp’s Creek   Tumut Plains   Wagragobilly   and   Yarrangobilly 


 Please note that this is our only email address  tumutfhg2@outlook.com

Please DO NOT Use the email address on our OLD WEBSITE

We also have several books for sale 


1) Tumut Pioneer Cemetery  Cost $16.00   Weight is 300g

2) Batlow Cemetery Cost  $15.00   Weight is 300g

3) Adelong Cemetery 1861-1987  Cost $15.00   Weight is 300g

4) Adelong Cemetery Additions, Amendments & Unmarked Graves  Cost $15.00  Weight is 300g

5) Small Cemeteries and Isolated Graves of The Tumut District   Cost $30.00   Weight is 600g

6) Blowering Valley by Rhonda McDonald  Cost $15.00  Weight 350g


Postage & Packaging  Up to 500g $10.00,     501g to 5Kg  $16.00

 When ordering several books please calculate the total weight and use the table above to calculate postage and Packing cost of your order.

ORDERS TO: Tumut Family History Group Inc. PO Box 238 TUMUT NSW 2720 AUSTRALIA  CHEQUES should be made payable to: The TUMUT FAMILY HISTORY GROUP INC.