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Griffiths Valuation

What is Griffiths Valuation and how can it be used to find your Irish ancestors, even down to locating where they lived? This workshop, presented by Bobbie Edes, will explain what the valuation was and how to find your elusive Irish ancestors.

Saturday, 21 April @ GSQ

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Learn about the records you can search and the tips and tricks to use to help you find your ancestry. Who knows? You may be related to royalty - Australian royalty that is!

When: April 29, 9am-12.30pm
Where: GSQ, 25 Stackpole St, Wishart

Writing your family history

WHEN: 28 April, 12-4.30pm
WHERE: Holland Park Library, 81 Seville Rd, Holland Park

Monday Morning Natters

Come along, have a cuppa and a biscuit and tell us all about any books that mention your family or where they came from or a historical fact which relates to the time in which they lived.

10am, May 7 @ GSQ

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The National Archives (UK) webinar

The National Archives (TNA) holds records which date back 1000 years.  For those of us with British ancestry, this is the place to look for those elusive ancestors.  Learn how to navigate your way through Discovery, the TNA catalogue, and find out which records are accessible online. Friday 20 April, 10am.  See the Events Calendar for more details and to book.


Our wide-ranging programme of classes, seminars, education sessions and hands on workshops are open to anyone interested in family history. Check out the Events calendar to see what's happening the world of family history. Book an event today!

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