Welcome to the Family History Society of Rockingham & Districts Library.


We have a wide range of books, CDs, DVDs, microfiche and journals, as well as computers with Internet access.

We have online subscriptions to:
Ancestry “World Wide”
Findmypast “World Wide” including Australasia, Ireland and British Newspaper Archive
Findmypast UK including 1911 census
Forces War Records
The Genealogist
FIBIS (Families in British India Society)
In addition,  ScotlandsPeople, you search indexes but must pay per view for images.



Rockingham & District Schools

Members of the Society located and recorded the names of over 26,000 children, 900 teachers and 44 schools in the Rockingham, Kwinana and Serpentine-Jarrahdale localities. The data covers 1830 to 1970 and was transcribed from school admission and attendance registers, journals, books, Education Department files and oral contributions.

If your family was part of early Rockingham, Group Settlers, workers in Jarrahdale’s timber industry, Oakford’s dairies or the heavy industry of the Kwinana ‘strip’ during the 1960s, you may find what you are looking for on our Schools Records Project database on a computer in our Library.