Attached to the Museum is our Research area where we have resources for general genealogy research as well as a local studies collection,  including files, archives and photographs.

Family research will be conducted on behalf of visitors or interested correspondents. A fee of $25 is charged for each specific piece of research.

The Research Officer will conduct the search of our records and will provide a written report of any findings. Please address any written enquiries as follows:

Research Officer
Moruya and District Historical Society Inc
PO Box 259 Moruya NSW 2537

Genealogy and Research Room Opening Hours:

10am to 2pm –  Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
10am to 1pm –  first Saturday of the month.
All Public Holidays Excepted

The Research Library is closed for 2 weeks over the Christmas New Year period.

Casual use in person of our resources is charged at $10 a day.

We are also an affiliate library of the Church of the Latter Day Saints. Records previously available on microfilm which have now been digitised are available for viewing in the Library.


Two Microfilm Readers, several Microfiche Readers and three computers
are available for use in the Research Room, along with an extensive library of books and pamphlets.

Local Families

Published histories of local families are housed in the Research Room, along with files containing research on local families.

The Society has also produced a Pioneer Index of the district inhabitants to 1900 entitled the Moruya Pioneer Directory. It is published in two volumes A to H and I to Z with over 300 pages per volume.
Click here for a listing of pioneer family names included in the Pioneer Directory

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