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Annual Seminar

From June 30, 2013 9:00 am until June 30, 2013 4:00 pm Save to calendar

At Queen Alexandra Community Centre, 347 Old Cleveland Rd Coorparoo Qld 4151 347 Old Cleveland Road, Coorparoo QLD 4151, Australia

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Morning Program - Researching Irish Heritage
9.00am Opening
9.10 am If you ever go across the seas from Ireland: 19th Century arrivals in Queensland –Dr Jennifer Harrison, Historian and Family History Researcher
10.10am Morning Tea
10.30am Irish in the Archives - Saadia Thomson-Dwyer, Senior Archivist, Queensland State Archives
11.20 am Destination Van Diemen's Land: deliberate arson by Irish ladies - Val Blomer, Convict Connections Interest Group, GSQ
12.10 pm Close
12.10 pm – 1.00 pm Lunch
During the lunch break the winner of the first Joan Reese Memorial Short Story Writing Competition will be announced.
Afternoon Program – Immigration
1.00pm Opening
1.05pm Migrant journeys – some unusual migration stories - Greg Cope, Acting Director, National Archives of Australia (Brisbane)
1.55 pm Destination North America - Dave Obee, Canadian and United States Researcher
2.45 pm Afternoon Tea
3.00 pm Finding 19th Century immigrants to Australia (including those who swam!) - Shauna Hicks, Family Historian, Shauna Hicks History Enterprises
4.00 pm Close

Cost will be

Members: Morning or afternoon session(including morning or afternoon tea) $20

Full day( including lunch, morning and afternoon teas)                                     $50

Non-members:

Morning or afternoon session(including morning or afternoon tea)                  $25

Full day( including lunch, morning and afternoon teas)                                     $60


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