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Telephone 02 9725 0222
ABN 83 140 439 239

 

Administration Centre
86 Avoca Road, Wakeley
Open Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm

Email    mail@fairfieldcity.nsw.gov.au
Postal  PO Box 21, Fairfield NSW 1860
Fax       02 97254249

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Local Studies

The Local Studies Service in Fairfield City Libraries maintains a strong Local Studies Collection. The collection includes information on all aspects of Fairfield City, past and present, and made available to all. This collection is located at the Whitlam Library, Cabramatta; however selected resources are available at the other branches.

The Local Studies Librarian, Marilyn Gallo works with the community and other organisations to collect preserve and promote Fairfield's heritage. The collection includes: books, reports, photographs, Oral history recordings, subdivision and parish maps, videos and DVDs.

Our Family History Collection consists of genealogical resources, including indexes to Births, Deaths and Marriages for New South Wales and several other Australian States, handbooks, directories, a small selection of electoral rolls and shipping.  Staff are available to assist with enquiries, however it is advisable to make an appointment with the Local Studies Librarian Marilyn Gallo if your query is particularly lengthy by phoning 9725 0347. Access the Digital Archive to search for historical images of Fairfield City. The digital collection includes images of people, places, events, industry and landscapes from the collection pictures held in the Whitlam Library Local Studies collection.