You can help the wonderful work being done by MFHS volunteers in the following ways:

Join the Mackay Family History Society

If you live locally then drop in and make use of the resources and assistance.

When you have a spare hour or three, come and help with our various projects:

  • Indexing shipping films and other records
  • Indexing scrap books of local newspaper clippings
  • Beginner’s classes
  • Intermediate computer /family history, one on one, classes for fellow members
  • Raffles
  • Staff the front desk and help visitors and members.


General Public & Businesses

  • Come visit us, have a look around and see for yourself what you might be able to offer in the way of help
  • Let others know about us and this web site
  • Check out your home/business for old records, photos, stories and other memorabilia that include the names of people
  • We have a small collection of maps. Have you any that you may be willing to copy and donate?
  • Do you have knowledge about local district farms, stations and properties?
    • Owner’s names, past and present
    • Location and size of property
    • Does it still exist?