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  The Genealogist 
December 2015 Edition
   
 

New Books in the Library
October 2015

   
 

Alexander Henderson Award and Don Grant Award
for the best Australian family history and the best Australian historical biography.
Details of both awards and entry forms . . .
2014 Alexander Henderson Award winners
2014 Don Grant Award winners

   
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FFHS Highly Commended Award 2010

 


 
NOMINATIONS INVITED FOR 2016 COUNCIL

Do you feel that you have the ideas, energy and enthusiasm to help lead the AIGS into the future as a useful, relevant and dynamic society?

If so, you should be aware that nominations for the 2016 AIGS Council opened on 18 January, and will close at 3.30pm on February 15th, 2016.

Council consists of the Executive and up to 10 Ordinary Councillors. Their functions are outlined here; nomination forms can be requested from the Office or can be downloaded by clicking here.


 
 
Seminar - Preparing for your Research Visit to England
Sunday 28 February 2016, 2.00 - 4.00pm
Directions for tourists
 Presenter:  Jane Davies

Find out how to prepare for a family history research trip to England what are the things that you'll find essential to know before you even get there? How can you make the most of your research opportunities, and avoid wasting your trip?
 

 
 
NEW CD AVAILABLE NOW!

The latest publication by the AIGS, 'VICTORIAN CROWN GRANTEES INDEX, Part 3' has now been released for use on Windows PCs.

It's available for purchase from the AIGS Library for only $99.00 plus $5.00 postage. This CD contains 164,000 names from 701 parishes in Victoria who were the first buyers or selectors of land from the Crown.

To order, please ring the Office on 9877 3789 or .
 
 
 
BENDIGO CEMETERY ARCHIVE

Bendigo Family History Group has now catalogued some 42,000 images and listed over 55,000 interments from the Bendigo Public Cemetery.
 
The first burial on the cemetery register was in 1858. The cemetery was gazetted in 1875 and was originally known as Back Creek Cemetery.

These valuable research records are available on a 16Gb USB key for $48 (plus $7 postage & handling for each within Australia). These and other early Bendigo records can be ordered through the "Sales" page of the Bendigo Family History Group's web site, or from the compiler .
 
 
OUR ANZAC CENTENARY BOOK

The latest publication by the AIGS, 'For God King and Country, They Answered the Call: a Salute to the Blackburn, Mitcham, Nunawading and Vermont Volunteers' by Shirley Devery, has now been released!

It's available for purchase from the AIGS Library for only $20.00.

Please ring the Office on 9877 3789 for postage costs.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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