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Access to indexes, information and publications, including Financial Report for 2016
 
  The Genealogist 
December 2015 Edition
   
 

New Resources in the Library
March 2017

   
 

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 . . .
2015 Alexander Henderson Award winners
2015 Don Grant Award winners

   
  New Interest Group
 
Bristol Suspension Bridge
Bristol, Gloucestershire and Herefordshire
Click here for details

   
 
AIGS Events
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AIGS Surname Interest Database
Information and Search


 

 



FFHS Highly Commended Award 2010

 


 
 
* * *   Creative Web Searching   * * *
Sunday 4 June 2 pm 4 pm

Trying to find your ancestors on the Internet can be very frustrating. Learn how to get the best results!

Presented by Jane Davies

AIGS members:$15.00 | GSV members:$17.50 | Non-members:$20.00
Bookings are essential for this event.
Phone 9877 3789 or book via to reserve your place.

 
 
* * *   Searching the Census Records   * * *
Sunday 25 June 2 pm 4 pm

The Census records for England, Wales and Scotland are full of information. Learn how to search the Censuses, including pre-1841

Presented by Alex Glennie

AIGS members:$15.00 | GSV members:$17.50 | Non-members:$20.00
Bookings are essential for this event.
Phone 9877 3789 or book via to reserve your place.

 
 
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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Library hours Closed Public Holidays and Christmas to New Year
     Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday 10 am - 4 pm
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     Friday 1 pm - 4 pm
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AIGS is a founding member of the Australasian Federation of Family History Organisations (AFFHO)
a member of the Federation of Family History Societies (FFHS) a member of Victorian Association of Family History Organisations (VAFHO) and
the Scottish Association of Family History Societies (SAFHS)


 
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