Family History Society of Rockingham and Districts

An Affiliated Society of Family History WA


General meetings are held on the first Saturday of the month, commencing at 2.00 pm, in the 1st floor Meeting Room, Lotteries House, Civic Boulevard, Rockingham.

Speakers and Topics for 2024

A charge of $5 per head for members and non-members includes afternoon tea.  School-age children welcome.

All topics are subject to change.




6 Jan

CY O’Connor part 2

Bill Cutler

3 Feb

Lucy Saw Rockingham History

Sharyn McCaskey

2 Mar

Success Convict Ship

William McCaskey

6 Apr

Family History Searching at the National Archives

Amelia Carlin

4 May

Ships in Museums

Peter Worsley

1 Jun

Legacy Software

Kaye Nind

6 Jul

Daisy Bates

Moira Wills

3 Aug

Endell Street

Tricia Engler

7 Sep

to be advised

5 Oct

to be advised

2 Nov

to be advised

7 Dec

Christmas Quiz


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RE-CAP6th July 2024

Daisy Bates

Moira Wills will talk about Daisy Bates, a well-known figure in Australian
history, but who was Daisy, the person?

Moira will discuss the life of this interesting woman and how she applied
many skills and talents to her work with and for the first people of this

Daisy was a journalist, an intellectual, an amateur (bush) physician/nurse,
psychologist and linguist. She was also a humanitarian, philanthropist and
entrepreneur, with a touch of Mother Theresa and St. Francis (of Assisi).”