Welcome to Maryborough District Family History Society, we are located in Maryborough Qld and we specialise in local families and their history.

Our library contains some of the largest collections of local records including but not exclusively -

* School records

* Shipping records

* Rates Notices

* House names, registers and land sales.

* Photographs of houses, and families

* Chronicle extracts and articles.

* Cemetery records 

and much much more.

We cater to online research with access to the regular sites like Ancestry, Family Search and Find My Past and have trained and friendly researchers on hand to assist you with your enquiries.

Off site Researchers are available for a fee to build a research paper for you ( fees under research and resources)

Maryborough District Family History Society conducts Cemetery tours on the the 3rd Friday of every month at the local cemetery and each month has a new selection of fascinating graves highlighted and the stories behind the person buried there.


Wow how time flies when your busy indexing.. Easter has come and gone and we are now into April.. ready for May.. The winter months are always a little chilly to go out doors so why not come and visit us and use the winter months to catch up on those missing ancestors. 

We have access to Ancestry, Find My Past and have a huge collection of records from around the country so if your looking for anything in particular there is always a volunteer available to help you. 

For a downloadable copy of this document go to Download Link

​Maryborough District Family History Society

Details the construction of 34 vessels for the RAN and presents a pictorial history of the ships built, with full statistics of each ship.

It offers a good insight into the development of diversified shipbuilding in Australia, and records the efforts of the highly skilled tradesmen to produce these ships..

Cost of the book is $30.00 and if you would like to order a copy then send a message through the CONTACT US form