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Seminars & Workshops 2016

Finding Your Ancestors In The British Army Up To 1920

The Redcoats are coming!
Sunday September 25th
2 pm - 4 pm

For many of our 18th- and 19th-century male ancestors, service in the army often offered an attractive alternative to an otherwise uncertain life.

Come along and find out where to look for their military records.

Presented by Alex Glennie

Bookings are essential for this event.

Cost: AIGS members - $15.00; GSV members - $17.50; non-members - $20.00


Phone 9877 3789 or email to book your place at this event.

February
Sunday 28th
2.00 - 4.00pm

  $15 members
  $17.50 GSV members
  $20 non-members

Seminar - Planning Your UK Research Trip

Find out how to make the most of your research time exploring your family's history in England.

Jane Davies

March
Sunday 20th
2.00 - 4.00pm

  $15 members
  $17.50 GSV members
  $20 non-members

Seminar - Using "Ancestry" Effectively

Join us to find out how to make the most of the features of this popular website.

Gail White

April
Sunday 24th
2.00 - 4.00pm

  $15 AIGS members
  $17.50 GSV members
  $20.00 non-members

Seminar - Starting Scottish Research

Come and find out how to begin to uncover your antecedents in Scotland!

Alex Glennie

May
Sunday 22nd
2.00 - 4.00pm

  $15 members
  $17.50 GSV members
  $20 non-members

Seminar - Nonconformist (including Catholic) Records

Who exactly were “Nonconformists”? Where can you find their records, and what can they tell you?

Rosemary Allen

June
Sunday 26th
2.00 - 4.00pm

  $15 members
  $17.50 GSV members
  $20 non-members

Seminar - Beginning Your Irish Research

Help getting started with your Irish ancestry research.

Lyn Thorne

July
Sunday 24th
2.00 - 4.00pm

  $15 members
  $17.50 GSV members
  $20 non-members

Seminar - Using DNA Tests In Family History

What can DNA testing tell you about your family? How do you go about having a DNA test?

Patsy Daly

August
Sunday 28th
2.00 - 4.00pm

  $15 members
  $17.50 GSV members
  $20 non-members

Seminar - Facebook and genealogy

 How to keep your personal information safe, while making the most of this very handy tool.

Linda Farrell

September
Sunday 25th
2.00 - 4.00pm

  $15 members
  $17.50 GSV members
  $20 non-members

Seminar - British Army Ancestors

 Finding your ancestors in the British Army up to 1920.

Alex Glennie

October
Sunday 23rd
2.00 - 4.00pm

  $15 members
  $17.50 GSV members
  $20 non-members

Seminar - South African Research

 An introduction to the National Archives of South Africa and a guide to ‘hidden’ South African collections on FamilySearch.

Linda Farrell

October
Thursday 27th
(evening talk)

  $15 members
  $17.50 GSV members
  $20 non-members

Seminar - Huguenots in Australia

 The President of Huguenot Society of Australia will talk on the presence of these Protestant French in Australia.

Robert Nash

November
Sunday 27th
full day workshop

  $40 members
  $50 GSV members
  $60 non-members

Seminar - Victorian school records

 How to find your forebears in old school records.

NOTE the increased cost for this all-day workshop.

Mark Grealy
Archival Access Victoria

Cost of seminars & workshops is $15 for members, $17.50 for GSV members, and $20 for non-members unless stated otherwise.  Bookings are essential.
















 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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