English /Irish Group

20/08/2016 @ 8:45 pm - The aim of the Group is to assist members with their research into their English, Welsh or Irish ancestry through discussion, guest speakers and acquisition of resources. Meetings are held on the first Sunday of even numbered months of the year, unless otherwise advertised. The Resource Centre opens at 10.00am and closes at 2.30pm. The [...]

Ireland: Church, Famine and Immigration

15/10/2016 @ 8:30 am - 3:15 pm - DESCRIPTION The day will include presentations on: Dr Perry McIntyre – Chair, Great Commemoration Committee, Sydney - Irish Immigration Dr Jennifer Harrison – researcher, author and family historian, Patron, GSQ - Great Irish Famine Helen Smith – author, researcher, family historian - Online Sites for Irish Genealogy Bobbie Edes – family historian - Land Rev [...]

Introduction to family history

23/10/2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm - The Presenter, Janice Wellard, has over 30 years’ experience using records from Australia, England, Scotland, Ireland, Canada and the United States. This course will cover using all the main genealogy records such as BDMs, Census, immigration, Parish registers, and so on. This course is suitable for both new and experienced researchers. Participants need to bring [...]

Family Tree Maker Group

08/01/2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm - The Family Tree Maker Group aims to offer mutual support to any member in using Family Tree Maker software in their family history research. It provides information and help to members in obtaining the best use of their investment in FTM. Meetings are held on the second Sunday of the odd months of the year, [...]

Legacy Family Tree Users’ Group

08/01/2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm - The Legacy User Group aims to offer mutual support to any member using Legacy software in their family history research. It provides information and help to members in obtaining the best use of their investment in Legacy. Meetings are held on the second Sunday of the odd months of the year, unless otherwise advertised. The [...]

Scandinavian Group

15/01/2017 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm - The Scandinavian Interest Group aims to provide assistance to members researching their Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Finnish or Icelandic ancestors. Meetings are held on the third Sunday of the odd months of the year, unless otherwise advertised. The Resource Centre opens at 12.30pm and closes at 2.30pm. The meetings usually commence at 12.30pm and take the form of [...]

Organising your family history

21/01/2017 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am - We all get so involved in doing our research and building up masses of pieces of information. Putting all the data into a family history software program gives you easy access to the details, but what do you do with all the paper and other records?  This course takes you through some of the ways [...]