Nola Mackey, the professional researcher at Heritage Path, was born and raised on the North Coast of NSW, and has had an interest in Family & Australian History since childhood, when her grandmother told her stories of bushrangers, gold mines and colourful family characters.
After graduating from Armidale Teachers' College, Nola taught for many years in the
Grafton District. During that time she became passionately involved with family and local history research, and now has over forty years experience in these fields. She has undertaken extensive studies and has a Diploma in Family Historical Studies, (SAG) and an Associate Diploma in Local & Applied History (ACAE), and was awarded a college medal for excellence in her
Although Nola no longer undertakes a range of professional research and writing projects in local and family history for clients, she is still very involved in the Family and Local History scene and has opened her private data bases to enquiries. More details on our Research page.
Nola is still involved in many community projects and is working on the history of Carrs Creek, a small district on the edge of Grafton, which was first settled in 1840. Those interested can email her on email@example.com
At long last she has returned to researching and writing about her own ancestors and will share the journey with relatives and friends through her blog.