|Phone:||(08) 9271 4311|
|Fax:||(08) 9370 1572|
The Society was formed on the 1st January 1979 with the aim to promote, encourage and foster the study, science and knowledge of genealogy. This main objective encompasses many other secondary objectives, such as transcribing and indexing records, and provides a forum for people with a common interest in family history.
The Western Australian Genealogical Society (WAGS) is the foremost centre for genealogy and family history research in Perth, Western Australia. We have approximatley 2000 enthusiastic members throughout Australia (and some from overseas).
We are here to help you with your family history, not just your West Australian ancestors but from all over the world.
In 2009 we celbrate our 30th anniversary and have had many activities and seminars during the year to celbrate this event.
We have a large family history lending Library which enables members to borrow books on their areas of interest and or research. Our Library enables members and visitors to conduct their own research using the facilities, which include; Books, CD-ROM's microfiche, microfilm, and connections to the Internet.
Joining the group is restricted to: over 18yrs old
our library is at units 4,5 and 6, 48 May St Bayswater
The venue is wheelchair accessible.
Our Library is open on Monday (9:30 - 9pm), Wednesday - Friday (9:30 - 2:30pm) and Saturday (1-5pm) and then on the 2nd Sunday of each month (1-5pm).
On Tuesdays we often have education courses and our special interest groups meet on Saturdays or Sundays.
$12 joining fee and
$50 per year for individual or
$70 per year for joint member