The workhouse had its origins in the 17th century as part of the parish-based system of poor relief, known as Old Poor Law. A major overhaul of the system in the 1830s introduced a new and larger administrative area known … Continue reading →
The Genealogical Society of Queensland conducts a program of events including classes, seminars, workshops and education sessions each year to provide our members and visitors with a wide variety of information on family history topics.
Our Special Interest Groups also hold meetings. Members of GSQ are welcome to attend.