Membership of the Society is open to anyone interested in genealogy and family history.
Membership of the Society entitles members to use the Society’s library and the facilities of the Family History WA and its Affiliates.
Members can access updates on the state of our finances and the Society’s Monthly Trading Account figures in the Family History Society of Rockingham and Districts Inc library.
You can download a Membership Application Form here.
Charges are made for the use of some of our resources.
Non-members $5.00 per visit to the library
Use of microfiche readers $1.00 per hour
Use of computers (including Internet access) $1.00 per hour
Computer printouts 20¢ per page
Photocopies 20¢ per page
Laminating 20¢ per A4 page
GRO England & Wales Certificates $25 each, PDF version $15 each
Wills and Probate England and Wales Documents $30 each
The Society encourages members to attend meetings.
CERTIFICATE ORDERING SERVICE
A service is available for ordering certificates of GRO Births, Deaths and Marriages in England & Wales and is available to both members and non-members. Full Certificates may be ordered for $25 each. PDF versions of the certificates are available for Births 1837 to 1922 and Deaths 1837 to 1957 and can be ordered for $15.
WILLS AND PROBATE ORDERING SERVICE
This service is provided for post-1858 Wills and Probate documents, and is available to members and non-members. The Wills and Probate documents may be ordered for $4 for each copy.
This service is undertaken by volunteers at a cost of $10 per hour plus any copy charges incurred. Research requests should be accompanied by a completed Research Request Form. Forms are available in the Library, or click Research Request Form to download a form.