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Digging Deeper in Family History

March 16 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM AEST


Thursday morning 10am AEST

 16 March 2023 for the Question and Answer Session.

Virtual Event via Zoom


Progress your family history research by learning additional knowledge at the intermediate level.

Presenters are experienced GSQ researchers. 


  • 16 March – Q&A session. Presenters to respond to questions submitted by registrants.


The whole series, including the Q&A session costs $70 GSQ/QFHS members or $90 Non GSQ members.

This last session can only be attended if you have booked for the whole series. It will be well worth doing this, as you will then have the opportunity to ask all the Presenters Questions.


All sessions to be recorded and available until 2 weeks after the Q&A session.

Tickets for the series will close at 3pm 1 Feb 2023 and link forwarded after 4pm – please go to the Calendar dated 2nd Feb 2023 to enroll and book your space into this course.


Jan Richardson:

Queensland historian Jan Richardson specialises in the pre-Separation history of Moreton Bay, focusing on biographical and genealogical research of early residents. A Visiting Fellow with Griffith University’s Harry Gentle Resource Centre in 2020-2021, she created a database of female convicts and ex-convicts, along with their husbands, partners and children, who were some of Queensland’s first settlers following the closure of the Moreton Bay penal settlement in 1839. Jan is currently a PhD candidate at Griffith University researching the lives of non-Indigenous ethnic minorities, including Mauritian convicts and Chinese indentured labourers, who arrived in Queensland during the pre-separation period.

Pauline Williams:

Pauline Williams: has been researching her family history for over 30 years.  While her research has primarily been in England, she has links on her maternal line to Wales, America, and Norway and has completed numerous research projects, including several investigating Australian ancestry, including convicts. As a life member of the Genealogical Society of Queensland (GSQ), Pauline has filled a variety of roles including convenor of the GSQ Writing Group since 2011. She was editor of the quarterly journal Generation for several years and joint editor of Queenslanders: Pioneer families 1859-1901, published by GSQ in 2009. She has authored many articles and is a regular blogger for GSQ. She has also developed and presented courses at GSQ, Brisbane City Council Libraries, and elsewhere on a wide variety of topics. Pauline holds a Bachelor of Arts, Master of Public Administration, and Graduate Certificate in Arts (Writing, Editing and Publishing) from The University of Queensland. 

Helen Connor:

Passionate about history and addicted to family history, Helen has researched her family in Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, England, Scotland, and Barbados for over thirty years. Helen enjoys graphic design & desktop publishing and has found Canva a fantastic resource for family history – and it’s free!  Helen has completed the Society of Australian Genealogists’ Certificate in Genealogical Research and has completed the University of Tasmania Diploma in Family History. In addition, she holds a Master’s in Health Policy (by research), a Graduate Diploma in Health Promotion, and a Bachelor of Social Work (Hons).



March 16
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM AEST
Event Category:


Virtually via Zoom
QLD Australia


(07) 3349 6072
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