Mortdale New South Wales Family History Centre

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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Centre, a branch facility of the Family History Library.

Mortdale Family History Centre is situated south of Sydney and serves the areas of Hurstville, Sutherland, Rockdale and Bankstown. The centre is 30 minutes drive from Sydney and the nearest railway station is at Mortdale. There is a bus from the station or it is a 12 minute walk to the centre.

Centre Contacts and Hours

Location Map:

  • Address: 74 Walter Street, Mortdale, New South Wales
  • Location in the LDS Church building. The building has entrances from Kemp and Breakwell Streets. There is no access from Walter Street. Centre is at the northern side of the building and is accessed from Breakwell Street. Parking is in Breakwell Street and Kemp Street.
  • Location on Map

Phone: + 61 2 9570 6453


Open Hours:

  • Monday: 10am - 2pm
  • Tuesday:Church Members only 10am - 2pm and 6pm to 9pm
  • Thursday: 10am - 2pm and 6 - 9pm

Holiday Schedule:

  • Closed public holidays
  • Closed December Christmas school holidays and until one week before school returns in January.

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Centre Resources


  • FamilySearch Catalog: This centre has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
  • Birth Death and Marriage indexes for all Australia and New Zealand.
  • Early Church Records 1787-1856 on microfilm.
  • NSW Probate Indexes 1800-1982 on microfiche. Wills 1800-1902 on microfilm.
  • Convict records.
  • Immigration records to various Australian states. These include NSW Assisted Immigration indexes on microfiche and records on microfilm.

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

  • 4 computers, printers
  • 1 scanner/printer with computer,
  • 2 microfiche readers,
  • 8 microfilm readers.

Centre Services

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