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Service Area

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Upper Hutt Family History Centre services the greater area of Upper Hutt and Hutt City, New Zealand




What We Do

  • Provide Research Help. We do not perform the research for patrons, but we answer questions and suggest possible sources.
  • Provide Training. We can provide individual training as required, please ask at the reception desk on your next visit.
  •  Manage Files. We can recommend programs to help you store and organise your research. We can assist you to manage your data files.

Centre Contacts and Hours


Address:  28 Turon Crescent, Totara Park, Upper Hutt

Location & Map:  The Family History Centre is located in the southern end of the Upper Hutt LDS Chapel. Carparking is in close proximity to the entrance.  Map To location.


Phone   +64 4 526 4259

E-mail:  nz_upperhutt@ldsmail.net

Open Hours: Wednesdays: 6:00p.m. to 9:00 p.m  

                    Saturdays:  1st & 3rd Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.


Calendar and Events 

MASH  a stake event happening in our local branch and wards, throughout 2015. We hope these events will help with temple submissions and other areas of your research. Check out your unit notice boards for detailed information.

Upcoming Events 

Roots Tech Feb 2015, Search online for details.

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

Centre Resources

Collections:*FamilySearch Catalog:

This centre has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.Film Ordering: :


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This centre has a small collection of "how to" reference books,

research guides and maps to aid you in your genealogy quest.

We have a collection of microfiche and film kept at this centre, while it
may be dated, some prefer to use this media.
However with more and more records is going online, it will be a matter of time before our collection is removed from use.

Databases and Software :*FHC Portal 

This centre has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the centre to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.

Hardware and Equipment

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This centre has 2 computers with printer access for patron use and one other for training or personal assistance. We also have two microfilm readers and 1 microfiche reader to help you do your research. :*While booking this equipment for use during opening hours may not always be necessary, it is however recommended.


Centre Services

Staff Research Specialties

We are lucky to have a member of the New Zealand Genealogical Society as a community consultant, with an interest in English research and a wealth of knowledge and experience in other areas of family research. He welcomes your enquiries.

Resources in the Local Area

The library has the following resources available to Patrons:

  • Microfiche
  • Microfilm
  • Books
  • Maps
Microfiche
  1. New Zealand Marriage Index (1840-1980)
  2. New Zealand Birth Index (1840-1980)
  3. New Zealand Death Index (1848-1980)
  4. New Zealand Maori Births, Deaths & Marriages (1913-1960)
  5. "Lyttelton Times" Marriages Notices (1851-1880)
  6. Wellington, Wills at Land & Deeds (1833-1910)
  7. 'NZ Gazette" Deceased Estates (1866-1900)
  8. New Zealand Probates Index (Pre-1900)
  9. Canterbury Death Duty Registers Index (1867-1914)
  10. Canterbury Deceased Persons Estates (1887-1914)
  11. Roll of Honour (1840-1902) - Defenders of the Empire Resident in N.Z.
  12. New Zealand Shipping Companry Register (1875-1893)
  13. Patrick Hendrson Shipping Col Lists (1871-1880) - Index of Ships: Index of Passengers
  14. Port of Wellington Entry (1856-1887) - Passenger Index Shipping to New Zealand (1839-1889) - Comber Index (in chronological order of departure)
  15. Passenger Lists Victoria, Australia Outwards to NZ Ports (1852- 1870).  Alphabetical List of Passengers
  16. Women on first NZ Electoral Roll (1893)
  17. Index to New Zealand Electoral Roll (1881)
  18. Sheep Ownders Returns (1879, 1880, 1881,190, 1900 and 1901)
  19. Return of Freeholdrs of New Zealand (1882)
  20. Public Service Appointments (1912-1927)
  21. Auckland Provincial Highway Districts Assessment Rolls (1863-1870)
  22. Bankruptcies in New Zealand (1881-1940)
  23. Bankruptcies in Canterbury, New Zealand (1863-188)
  24. National Register of Archives & Manuscripts in New Zealand -National Library of NZ
  25. NZ Electoral Rolls (1922)


Microfilm

The Cole-Jensen Collection

1358001; 1358002; 1358003; 1358004; 1358005; 1358006; 1358007; 1358008; 1358009




Links

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