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Our Library is located at 2/379 Kent Street. There you will find:

  • family histories and biographies
  • local & school histories
  • birth, death & marriage (BDM) indexes for all states of Australia, New Zealand, England, Wales and some other countries
  • shipping records
  • probate records for many states of Australia and for England and Wales
  • cemetery transcriptions and burial registers
  • parish registers
  • English, Welsh, Scottish and some Irish census records
  • Family Search (Affiliate Library Access to images of digitised microfilms)
  • access to the major commercial sites such as Ancestry, FindMyPast, The Genealogist, British Newspaper Archives, Discovery (National Archives UK) Biographical Database of Australia and much more
  • access to over 2200 electronic databases covering both Australian and overseas resources

Click here to view a podcast showing how to Search the Library Catalogue Updated 02 Aug 2021

Remember, Members can access various sources from home in the Members Area of our website, and can submit Quick Lookup Requests for other resources.

Requests for material from the Archives collection can be sent through the MIDAS catalogue.

Please bear in mind that most staff are working from home during this period so there may be delays.

Stay safe and well.

Our Library and Shop  at Level 2, 379 Kent Street, Sydney.

Tuesday 10am-3.30pm

Wednesday - Closed

Thursday 10am-3.30pm

Saturday 10am-3.30pm - open every 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month

We are CLOSED on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday and public holidays and there is no access on these days.

    Library furniture & equipment to give away

    The SAG Library is reorganising its furniture and equipment holdings and would like to offer members in the first instance the opportunity to have items that are currently not required. The following is to be offered to anyone wanting these items for free if you are able to arrange pickup from the premises at 379 Kent Street. Please email librarian@sag.org.au for further information and to arrange the pickup. See this link for images of the items listed below.

    • Indus Super Carrel Film Reader x2 - size W 65cm x H 91cm x D 71.5cm 

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    Library 2/379 Kent St, Sydney NSW 2000

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