Upcoming Meetings

Saturday 25 November, 10 am - Parkview Community Lounge Hall - Computer Interest Group

Saturday 25 November, 12.30 pm - Parkview Community Lounge Donnington Room - Continental Europe Interests - individual research session

Monday 27 November, 10.30 am - Parkview Community Lounge Donnington Room - Australian Interest Group

Saturday 2 December, 10 am - 1 pm - Parkview Community Lounge Hall - Branch Christmas Lunch.

The theme is "Favourite or quirky family transport from trikes to horses to favourite cars". Bring a plate of food to share and a photo or two of your memories to share. 



Monthly Meetings

7.30pm, second Thursday of each month,  February - November

9.45am, third Thursday of each month,  February - November



Parkview Community Lounge Hall, 75 Queenspark Drive, Parklands, Christchurch


Branch Library 

Every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month, 12 noon – 3 pm

Every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month, 1 pm – 3 pm

(excluding public holiday weekends)

Librarian Jan Slater (03)354 6494. Email Jan Slater



Sandra Serra,

21 Cairnbrae Drive, Prebbleton,  Christchurch 7604

Phone: 03 349 3806


Email:  Canterbury

Facebook:  Canterbury

Website:  Canterbury






FamilySearch microfilms and microfiche can be ordered, via their website, to be read at Canterbury Branch Library

See our Branch website for details of some of our key holdings and a guide to setting up a FamilySearch account

Christchurch City Council cemetery burial records are available online HERE
Canterbury Branch Library holds headstone transcripts of many Canterbury cemeteries
And transcripts of Baptism, Marriage and Burials from local Parish Registers,  See our website for more details
Interest is being sought for a proposed Canterbury Legacy Users Group. Initially to be based in Ashburton, it will cover users Canterbury wide - north, central, mid and south. If sufficient numbers are established, a time and venue for meeting will be decided on. Membership
would be open to all Legacy users in Canterbury. If you would like to be included in this group, please contact: Liz Quaid.
Email: Liz