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Wednesday Night Zoom 2024

July 24 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM AEST

GSQ would like to invite anyone interested in Genealogical Research to attend the

2nd and 4th Wednesday nights, via Zoom

If you cannot get to GSQ; or working during the day; unable to attend the other Zoom meetings; and just want a bit of help with your research, then the Wednesday nights might be just what you are looking for.



A tale of torn loyalties, secrets, superstition and MURDER from a multi award listed author. BASED on a sensational True Crime.

Scotland, 1826. Meggy McKessar comes to live and work at John Lovie’s Aberdeenshire farm. John’s widowed mother is warned Meggy will bring trouble, but she refuses to listen; all she wants is for the rumours about John’s sordid past to be forgotten forever.
But when a sudden death casts suspicion on Widow Lovie’s favourite son, the life she has so desperately tried to preserve threatens to fall apart.

This is the latest book by Jane Smith, in which the book is being launched 16th March 2024 at The Brewhouse, Toowoomba.

Jane is the author of a number of books including “Ship of Death” in which she researched the tragedy of the ship ‘Emigrant’.
Jane is a Toowoomba librarian, hospital archivist, freelance book editor and author of historical fiction and non-fiction for all ages. Four of her books have been short or long listed for Australian literary awards.


Jane has also recently re-released her story of Captain Starlight – The Killer’s Game: The Strange But True Story of a Brushranger, Impostor and Murderer. She is also the author of the Carly Mills Pioneer Girl series.
Check out her website: https://www.janesmithauthor.com


The meeting is hosted by Ailsa Corlett and Fleur Creed, and it is a self help group in which you pose your questions or problems and others within the group offer their ideas, web sites, books and knowledge on where next you might go to find your answers.

Ailsa has always been interested in family history, starting in 1989 after a trip to Central Otago and seeing photos and dresses of her Paternal ancestors in the Cromwell Museum. Being the eldest grandchild, her grandmother also told her stories and she obtained many of those wonderful little trinkets that get handed out.
Worked as a professional genealogist in the 1990’s specialising in NZ research for Australians. She was accredited under AAGRA. Now retired is very involved with GSQ and helps to run the website, the Monday and Wednesday Zooms as well as the FHTech group.



Fleur developed an interest in family history from her father, who was active in family history research, also writing books about the early settlers of the Queanbeyan, NSW district prior to the selection of the Limestone Plains as the site for the Federal Capital. Her ancestors came from England, Scotland and Ireland, and Africa via America, and include convicts, assisted immigrants and some free settlers. She is currently working on the SAG Certificate of Genealogical Studies, and has completed the Diploma of Family History at UTAS. Fleur has a PhD on the topic, “Australian churches building social capital in their local communities” and currently works part-time as an academic researcher. She also operates a Facebook group about the history the early settlers of the tiny town in the North Burnett where she and her husband are turning a little timber church into their home.



The 4th Wednesday Night is for you to come and listen to a Guest Speaker – please come as they are very enjoyable and knowledgeable people sharing information with us all.

Please send your name, email and any questions to wedpmzoom@gsq.org.au so that a link can be sent to you.
The link will be sent out on the Monday night.


July 24
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM AEST
Event Category:


Virtually via Zoom
QLD Australia


(07) 3349 6072
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