History of Society in conjunction with the family history
The Warrnambool & District Historical Society was founded in 1966 with the object of gathering material and items of local historical significance and preserving them for the enjoyment of future generations.
The Society is also interested in studying the history of Warrnambool in order to foster a greater appreciation of the achievements that have made Warrnambool a foremost rural city in Victoria.
History House is an approved Public Record Office of Victoria Place of Deposit (POD) for local historical items.
The Warrnambool Family History Group was previously the trading name of the Warrnambool Area of The Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies Inc. and was formed in August 1980. The Group achieved Incorporation in its own right on 26 October 2011.
The basic purpose of the Group is to foster the study of Family History in Warrnambool and District by conducting a varied range of activities in which members and the public may participate.
family history website: home.vicnet.net.au/~aigswbl