Goulburn Mulwaree Library - Local Studies Room

The Local Studies Room of Goulburn Mulwaree Library includes the joint research collections of the Library and the Goulburn District Family History Society (GDFHS).

These combined local and family history collections relate to the City of Goulburn and also the wider Southern Tablelands region - a region incorporating the local government areas of Goulburn Mulwaree, Upper Lachlan Yass Valley. Regional centres within this area include the City of Goulburn and towns of Crookwell, Gunning and Yass.

The Local Studies Room is also a Community Access Point for State Records NSW.


The Local Studies Room holds a diverse range of research materials including the State Records Archives Resources Kit. This kit includes ... NSW & other birth, death and marriage records ... Convict and transportation records ... Shipping and immigration lists ... and more.

We also hold ...

- Local newspapers on microfilm from 1848

- Comprehensive indexes and guides, eg newspaper obituaries

- Goulburn and district Church records

- Cemetery records and transcriptions

- Books, pamphlets, maps and plans

- Microfiche and microfilm

- Photographs (limited access by arrangement)