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Activities 2020

Dates of meetings and other activities are added to this page as arrangements are finalised. On most occasions a brief summary of the event is added after completion. Exhibitions, seminars, open days etc in which members may be interested are listed in our monthly newsletter. Frequently, some members attend & the more unusual of these are included.

Committee meeting dates are listed for member information.


Friday 24th - committee meeting


Tuesday 4th February - Library volunteers resume duty for 2020

Katoomba Library - 2nd and 4th Tuesday each month 10:00am - 12:00noon

Springwood Library - Every Tuesday and Thursday 10:00am - 1:00pm

Other days and times at Springwood are possible but not guaranteed.

Friday 14th - General Meeting & Guest Speaker

Friday 28th - committee meeting.


Friday 13th - General Meeting & Guest Speaker

Friday 27th March - committee meeting


Friday 10th April to Monday 13nd April - Easter

Friday 3rd OR 17th - General Meeting (To be decided as Easter intervenes)

Saturday 25th - ANZAC DAY

As both Springwood and Katoomba libraries are closed no volunteers will be on duty.

The first edition for 2020 of Explorers' Treewill be available for members at the April meeting. Those who have paid for their copy to be posted should receive them early in April. Copies for those who were unable to attend the April meeting and who do not pay for postage, will find their copy in the Concertina file in the Family History Centre of the Springwood Library.

Friday 24th - committee meeting


Friday 8th - General Meeting & Guest Speaker

Friday 22nd - committee meeting


Friday 12th - General Meeting

Friday 26th - committee meeting


Friday 10th - General Meeting & Guest Speaker

Friday 24th - committee meeting


This year the dates are Tuesday 6th August until Thursday 29th August with BMFHS activities planned in Springwood.


Friday 14th - General Meeting

Friday 28th - committee meeting


Friday 11th - General Meeting & Guest Speaker

Friday 25th - committee meeting


Friday 9th - General Meeting

Friday 23rd - committee meeting


Friday 13th - Annual General Meeting (AGM)

The November meeting of the Society will be held at 10:00am on Friday 13th November, 2020 in the Presbyterian Church Small Hall, Macquarie Road, Springwood.

As this meeting will be the AGM there will be no guest speaker however all members attending will hear the various reports from the executive of all activities of the Society over the past year.

The following position are to be elected to the Executive and Committee for 2021

  • President:
  • Vice President:
  • Secretary:
  • Treasurer:
  • Public Officer:
  • Honorary Auditor:
  • Explorers' Tree Editor & Team:
  • Membership Secretary:
  • Newsletter editor:
  • Library Roster:
  • Librarians:
  • Committee:
  • Any member who is willing and able to join the committee is encouraged to put their name forward for election. New members come with new ideas and these are always welcome. Being a committee member is not an onerous task. Committee meetings are held once a month, on the fourth Friday of each month. These meetings are held at the Presbyterian Hall in Springwood. It is not essential that you attend each meeting, so long as there is a quorum the meeting can proceed - half the committee members plus 1.

    Friday 27th - committee meeting


    Friday 11th - Christmas function

    There is no committee meeting in December

    Convict Interests The Blue Mountains Family History Society has has been compiling a list of Convict Ancestors, Pioneers and Interests of our Members. Many of our members have quite a few Convict Ancestors whilst others are researching groups of Convicts or particular Convict Ships. This list, along with details of the member involved is available at the Family History Centre in Springwood Library in a loose-leaf folder.

    This list is now also available progressively on this website and will be found here. Convict Interests



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