EVENTS

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 Branches and Special Interest Groups also hold meetings. Members of GSQ are welcome to attend.

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Genealogical Society of QLD

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25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
07 3349 6072 https://www.gsq.org.au

April 2019

GSQ night opening

April 24 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 PM on day Fourth of the month, repeating until November 27, 2019

Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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GSQ is open on the 2nd and 4th Wed night each month.  On the 4th Wed night there will be a guest speaker.

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Wednesday night @ GSQ: DNA drop in clinic

April 24 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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Interested in DNA testing and want to know more about it before taking the plunge?  Have you already done a DNA test and are unsure of what the results mean? Have a DNA problem? Come along to this DNA clinic session and let members of the DNA SIG help you with your questions. For members only with a gold coin contribution.

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GSQ is closed: ANZAC Day

April 25
Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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Photo editing and retouching

April 27 @ 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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$25 – $40 Sold out

This practical, hands on course will take you through a number of freely available software tools to help with editing and retouching your precious family photos. You will learn how to restore photos by removing scratches, creases and stains and rejuvenate them through colour modifications. Presenter: Cathie Sherwood Passionate about history and addicted to family history, Cathie has been researching her Irish, English and Scottish ancestors for over forty-five years. Cathie currently holds the role of Education Coordinator as well…

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DNA group

April 28 @ 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
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An event every 2 months that begins at 9:30 AM on day Fourth of the month, repeating until October 27, 2019

Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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Come along to find out more about the fascinating study of DNA and see what connections you could make!

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Writing group

April 28 @ 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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PLEASE NOTE: Changed date and time The aim of the Writing Special Interest Group is to provide a forum in which members can learn more about the writing, editing, and publishing processes. Each meeting will include discussions and presentations. Guest speakers will be invited from time to time. Members are invited to submit pieces of writing for comment and suggestions by other members. Stories will be published in forthcoming editions of the Society's journal Generation. Meetings are generally held on…

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GSQ/QFHS Amalgamation Committee Meeting

April 29 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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This meeting is only for the nominated committee representatives from each society.

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May 2019

Scottish group

May 5 @ 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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The purpose of the Scottish Interest Group is to provide assistance to those researching Scottish ancestors. This is done in three ways: providing resources to assist in research; providing opportunities to talk to other researchers; and organising seminars about subjects connected with Scottish genealogy, culture and history. Meetings are generally held on the first Sunday of the odd months of the year, unless otherwise advertised. The Resource Centre opens at 9.30am and closes at 2.30pm. The meeting usually commences at…

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Monday Morning Natters – CANCELLED

May 6 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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CANCELLED Morning Morning Natters provides you with an opportunity to chat with like-minded people in a casual environment and share information.  Each month usually has a theme with a variety of topics covered. The theme for 2019 will be the GSQ Special Interest Groups as each month will feature a speaker from one of the groups to talk about their activities and benefit to members – all run by volunteers. May topic: Scandinavian SIG Come and share a cuppa with…

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GSQ night opening

May 8 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 PM on day Second of the month, repeating until December 11, 2019

Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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GSQ is open on the 2nd and 4th Wed night each month.  On the 4th Wed night there will be a guest speaker.

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Using Google to create your own family history maps

May 11 @ 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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$25 – $40 7 tickets left

Following on from the webinar on using maps for family history, Sharyn will show how you can create your own custom family history maps using Google My Maps which can be shared with others and viewed on the web and mobile devices. You will learn how to map specific locations, create custom icons, change the look and feel of your map, import location data, embed your maps on family websites and access them. Mapping your family history is a great…

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Family Tree Maker group

May 12 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every 2 months that begins at 10:00 AM on day Second of the month, repeating until November 10, 2019

Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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The Family Tree Maker Group aims to offer mutual support to any member in using Family Tree Maker software in their family history research. It provides information and help to members in obtaining the best use of their investment in FTM. Meetings are held on the second Sunday of the odd months of the year, unless otherwise advertised. The meeting starts around 10.00am, usually running until 12 noon. The Legacy Group meets at 1.00pm. No computer experience is required and…

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Legacy group

May 12 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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An event every 2 months that begins at 1:00 PM on day Second of the month, repeating until November 10, 2019

Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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The Legacy User Group aims to offer mutual support to any member in using Legacy software in their family history research. It provides information and help to members in obtaining the best use of their investment in Legacy. Meetings are held on the second Sunday of the odd months of the year, unless otherwise advertised. The Resource Centre opens at 10:30am and closes at 2.30pm. The meeting starts at 1.00pm following the Family Tree Maker Group, and will usually run…

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GSQ indexing group

May 13 @ 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 9:30 AM on day Second of the month, repeating until December 9, 2019

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Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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Open Day

May 18 @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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GSQ’s second Open Day for 2019 is a wonderful opportunity for you to see what the Society can offer you to help with your family history journey.  There is free access to the Resource Centre for the day, numerous special interest groups and local archive on display plus experienced family historians to help you get started. As usual, tea, coffee and yummy food are available at a very low cost.

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DNA group

May 19 @ 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every 2 months that begins at 9:30 AM on day Third of the month, repeating until November 17, 2019

Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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Come along to find out more about the fascinating study of DNA and see what connections you could make!

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Scandinavian group

May 19 @ 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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NOTE the changed time for this meeting. The Scandinavian Interest Group aims to provide assistance to members researching their Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Finnish or Icelandic ancestors. Meetings are held on the third Sunday of the odd months of the year, unless otherwise advertised. The Resource Centre opens at 12.30pm and closes at 2.30pm. The meetings usually commence at 12.30pm and take the form of discussions or guest speakers about Scandinavian research, migration or customs.

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Management Committee meeting

May 20 @ 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 9:30 AM on day Third of the month, repeating until December 16, 2019

Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia

If GSQ members have items they wish to submit for the Management Committee agenda, please contact the GSQ.

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TAG meeting

May 20 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 PM on day Third of the month, repeating until December 16, 2019

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Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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GSQ night opening

May 22 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 PM on day Fourth of the month, repeating until November 27, 2019

Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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GSQ is open on the 2nd and 4th Wed night each month.  On the 4th Wed night there will be a guest speaker.

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Wednesday night @ GSQ: Was your ancestor a slave owner?

May 22 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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Surprising answers are waiting to be discovered in this database. In 1833 Britain abolished slavery in British Caribbean, Mauritius and the Cape. A new system of apprenticeships for the emancipated slaves resulted in free men and women tied to unfree labour for fixed terms. The British government (the tax payers) paid £20M in compensation to former slave owners, beneficiaries and agents acting for owners. A recent project of University College London has resulted in the Legacies of British Slave-ownership Database…

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Military group

May 25 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every 2 months that begins at 10:30 AM on day Fourth of the month, repeating until November 23, 2019

Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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The aim of the Military Special Interest Group is to assist members with their research into their military ancestry through discussion, guest speakers and acquisition of resources. The Resource Centre is open for research from 12 noon to 4:00 pm after the meeting. Guest speakers may be invited to the meetings from time to time. The meetings are informal as our members prefer to have general discussions in a friendly and open format. This gives us the opportunity to share…

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German group – cancelled for May

May 26 @ 10:15 AM - 2:30 PM
Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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The May meeting will not be held.

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GSQ indexing group

May 27 @ 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 9:30 AM on day Fourth of the month, repeating until November 25, 2019

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Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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Morning tea extravaganza!

May 30 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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Come along to GSQ's dual morning tea event! Thank all the wonderful volunteers who help GSQ to keep operating and take the time too to raise money for cancer by being part of Australia's Biggest Morning Tea.

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June 2019

Exploring our ancestors’ occupations

June 1 @ 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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$25 – $40 19 tickets left

Merchant, miner, tailor, tinworker, framework knitter, lace maker - which one do you have? What did our ancestors do to earn a living? You may have discovered a particular occupation listed on a certificate or census record – but what did this actually mean? Mechanisation and industrialisation changed the way things were done and many specialised occupations of the 18th and 19th centuries no longer exist. The traditional journey from apprenticeship to master in a trade could be long and…

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English/Irish group

June 2 @ 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
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An event every 2 months that begins at 10:00 AM on day First of the month, repeating until December 1, 2019

Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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The aim of the English/Irish Special Interest Group is to assist members with their research into their English, Welsh or Irish ancestry through discussion, guest speakers and acquisition of resources. Meetings are held on the first Sunday of even numbered months of the year, unless otherwise advertised. The Resource Centre opens at 10.00am and closes at 2.30pm. The meeting begins at 10.30am with a short discussion. Guest speakers are invited to the meetings from time to time. The meetings are…

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Monday Morning Natters

June 3 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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Morning Morning Natters provides you with an opportunity to chat with like-minded people in a casual environment and share information.  Each month usually has a theme with a variety of topics covered. The theme for 2019 will be the GSQ Special Interest Groups as each month will feature a speaker from one of the groups to talk about their activities and benefit to members – all run by volunteers. June topic: DNA SIG DNA is proving to be a hit with family…

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DNA: Interpreting your results

June 8 @ 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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$25 – $40 11 tickets left

What are the best software tools to use to help you interpret your results and how do they work?  This two hour hands on session is a follow up from the earlier webinar and you will learn more about using DNAPainter, the Shared cM Project and What are the Odds?. To take this course you must have done a DNA test and have your results. Some pre-session homework is required. Presenter: Helen Smith Helen is a speaker, researcher and author…

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Convict Connections group

June 9 @ 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
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An event every 2 months that begins at 10:00 AM on day Second of the month, repeating until December 8, 2019

Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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The Convict Connections Special Interest Group aims to provide a specialist forum for members with a particular interest in convicts and our colonial heritage, to share and exchange information, achieve a wider knowledge of our colonial beginnings and foster a greater appreciation of those who suffered the horrors of transportation. Convict Connections meets bi-monthly at the GSQ Resource Centre on the second Sunday of even numbered months. The Resource Centre opens at 10.00am and closes at 2.30pm. The Annual General…

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GSQ indexing group

June 10 @ 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 9:30 AM on day Second of the month, repeating until December 9, 2019

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Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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GSQ night opening

June 12 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 PM on day Second of the month, repeating until December 11, 2019

Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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GSQ is open on the 2nd and 4th Wed night each month.  On the 4th Wed night there will be a guest speaker.

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Writing group

June 16 @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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An event every 2 months that begins at 10:00 AM on day Third of the month, repeating until October 20, 2019

Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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The aim of the Writing Special Interest Group is to provide a forum in which members can learn more about the writing, editing, and publishing processes. Each meeting will include discussions and presentations. Guest speakers will be invited from time to time. Members are invited to submit pieces of writing for comment and suggestions by other members. Stories will be published in forthcoming editions of the Society's journal Generation. Meetings are generally held on the third Sunday of even months,…

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Management Committee meeting

June 17 @ 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 9:30 AM on day Third of the month, repeating until December 16, 2019

Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia

If GSQ members have items they wish to submit for the Management Committee agenda, please contact the GSQ.

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TAG meeting

June 17 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 PM on day Third of the month, repeating until December 16, 2019

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Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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DNA group

June 23 @ 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
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An event every 2 months that begins at 9:30 AM on day Fourth of the month, repeating until October 27, 2019

Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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Come along to find out more about the fascinating study of DNA and see what connections you could make!

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GSQ indexing group

June 24 @ 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 9:30 AM on day Fourth of the month, repeating until November 25, 2019

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Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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GSQ night opening

June 26 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 PM on day Fourth of the month, repeating until November 27, 2019

Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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GSQ is open on the 2nd and 4th Wed night each month.  On the 4th Wed night there will be a guest speaker.

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Wednesday night @ GSQ: QLD Police Museum

June 26 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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Police scour Brisbane for clues of Ether Man The signature of a predator, the dedication of police officers and the lucky break leading to the capture of the Ether Man will all be revealed in this presentation. Between April and September 1966 five women were attacked by a man who used either Ether or Chloroform to subdue his victims before he raped them. The attacks occurred in Brisbane’s north and south. The Curator of the Queensland Police Museum, Lisa Jones…

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July 2019

Monday Morning Natters

July 1 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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Morning Morning Natters provides you with an opportunity to chat with like-minded people in a casual environment and share information.  Each month usually has a theme with a variety of topics covered. The theme for 2019 will be the GSQ Special Interest Groups as each month will feature a speaker from one of the groups to talk about their activities and benefit to members – all run by volunteers. July topic: Family Tree Maker SIG Come along and find out more about…

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Scottish group

July 7 @ 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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The purpose of the Scottish Interest Group is to provide assistance to those researching Scottish ancestors. This is done in three ways: providing resources to assist in research; providing opportunities to talk to other researchers; and organising seminars about subjects connected with Scottish genealogy, culture and history. Meetings are generally held on the first Sunday of the odd months of the year, unless otherwise advertised. The Resource Centre opens at 9.30am and closes at 2.30pm. The meeting usually commences at…

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GSQ indexing group

July 8 @ 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 9:30 AM on day Second of the month, repeating until December 9, 2019

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Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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GSQ night opening

July 10 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 PM on day Second of the month, repeating until December 11, 2019

Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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GSQ is open on the 2nd and 4th Wed night each month.  On the 4th Wed night there will be a guest speaker.

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Irish land records

July 13 @ 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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$25 – $40 14 tickets left

Bobbie will cover Irish land records concentrating on Griffith’s Valuation of Ireland and the following Valuation Revision lists in depth with a hands on approach during this session. After the talk, there will be step-by-step instructions to take each member through to the location of one of their farming ancestors at the time of Griffith’s valuation. Ancestral homes in villages may also be able to be tracked in some circumstances. If you are feeling left out because you aren’t sure which ancestor…

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Family Tree Maker group

July 14 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every 2 months that begins at 10:00 AM on day Second of the month, repeating until November 10, 2019

Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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The Family Tree Maker Group aims to offer mutual support to any member in using Family Tree Maker software in their family history research. It provides information and help to members in obtaining the best use of their investment in FTM. Meetings are held on the second Sunday of the odd months of the year, unless otherwise advertised. The meeting starts around 10.00am, usually running until 12 noon. The Legacy Group meets at 1.00pm. No computer experience is required and…

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Legacy group

July 14 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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An event every 2 months that begins at 1:00 PM on day Second of the month, repeating until November 10, 2019

Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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The Legacy User Group aims to offer mutual support to any member in using Legacy software in their family history research. It provides information and help to members in obtaining the best use of their investment in Legacy. Meetings are held on the second Sunday of the odd months of the year, unless otherwise advertised. The Resource Centre opens at 10:30am and closes at 2.30pm. The meeting starts at 1.00pm following the Family Tree Maker Group, and will usually run…

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Management Committee meeting

July 15 @ 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 9:30 AM on day Third of the month, repeating until December 16, 2019

Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia

If GSQ members have items they wish to submit for the Management Committee agenda, please contact the GSQ.

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TAG meeting

July 15 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 PM on day Third of the month, repeating until December 16, 2019

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Brick wall workshop

July 20 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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$35 – $50 11 tickets left

Do you have an ancestor that you can't find in a census or find his or her birth/baptism or marriage? When you do a search, are there so many entries that you can't work out how to narrow them down or know which ones to choose to view? This frustrating experience - hitting the brick wall - occurs to all family historians at some time.  Sometimes the problem can be easily resolved, sometimes unusual sources may need to be consulted…

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DNA group

July 21 @ 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every 2 months that begins at 9:30 AM on day Third of the month, repeating until November 17, 2019

Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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Come along to find out more about the fascinating study of DNA and see what connections you could make!

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Scandinavian group

July 21 @ 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
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An event every 2 months that begins at 12:30 PM on day Third of the month, repeating until November 17, 2019

Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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The Scandinavian Interest Group aims to provide assistance to members researching their Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Finnish or Icelandic ancestors. Meetings are held on the third Sunday of the odd months of the year, unless otherwise advertised. The Resource Centre opens at 12.30pm and closes at 2.30pm. The meetings usually commence at 12.30pm and take the form of discussions or guest speakers about Scandinavian research, migration or customs.

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GSQ indexing group

July 22 @ 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 9:30 AM on day Fourth of the month, repeating until November 25, 2019

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GSQ night opening

July 24 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 PM on day Fourth of the month, repeating until November 27, 2019

Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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GSQ is open on the 2nd and 4th Wed night each month.  On the 4th Wed night there will be a guest speaker.

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Wednesday night @ GSQ: DNA drop in clinic

July 24 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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Interested in DNA testing and want to know more about it before taking the plunge?  Have you already done a DNA test and are unsure of what the results mean? Have a DNA problem? Come along to this DNA clinic session and let members of the DNA SIG help you with your questions. For members only with a gold coin contribution.

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Military group

July 27 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every 2 months that begins at 10:30 AM on day Fourth of the month, repeating until November 23, 2019

Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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The aim of the Military Special Interest Group is to assist members with their research into their military ancestry through discussion, guest speakers and acquisition of resources. The Resource Centre is open for research from 12 noon to 4:00 pm after the meeting. Guest speakers may be invited to the meetings from time to time. The meetings are informal as our members prefer to have general discussions in a friendly and open format. This gives us the opportunity to share…

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German group

July 28 @ 10:15 AM - 2:30 PM
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An event every 2 months that begins at 10:15 AM on day Fourth of the month, repeating until November 24, 2019

Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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The German Special Interest Group aims: to offer support and research assistance to all who are searching for their German Ancestry to encourage and exchange information in an informal setting to provide guest speakers when possible to help guide us through the maze of information available to us to learn the history of Germany and immigration and why our ancestors chose to leave to get to know about German people and their customs.   Bi-monthly meetings are held at the…

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August 2019

Open Day

August 3 @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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GSQ’s final Open Day for 2019 is a wonderful opportunity for you to see what the Society can offer you to help with your family history journey.  There is free access to the Resource Centre for the day, numerous special interest groups and local archive on display plus experienced family historians to help you get started. As usual, tea, coffee and yummy food are available at a very low cost.

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English/Irish group

August 4 @ 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
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An event every 2 months that begins at 10:00 AM on day First of the month, repeating until December 1, 2019

Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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The aim of the English/Irish Special Interest Group is to assist members with their research into their English, Welsh or Irish ancestry through discussion, guest speakers and acquisition of resources. Meetings are held on the first Sunday of even numbered months of the year, unless otherwise advertised. The Resource Centre opens at 10.00am and closes at 2.30pm. The meeting begins at 10.30am with a short discussion. Guest speakers are invited to the meetings from time to time. The meetings are…

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Monday Morning Natters

August 5 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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Morning Morning Natters provides you with an opportunity to chat with like-minded people in a casual environment and share information.  Each month usually has a theme with a variety of topics covered. The theme for 2019 will be the GSQ Special Interest Groups as each month will feature a speaker from one of the groups to talk about their activities and benefit to members – all run by volunteers. August topic: Scottish SIG Helen Bourne or Alistair Henderson will talk about the…

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Convict Connections group

August 11 @ 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
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Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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The Convict Connections Special Interest Group aims to provide a specialist forum for members with a particular interest in convicts and our colonial heritage, to share and exchange information, achieve a wider knowledge of our colonial beginnings and foster a greater appreciation of those who suffered the horrors of transportation. Convict Connections meets bi-monthly at the GSQ Resource Centre on the second Sunday of even numbered months. The Resource Centre opens at 10.00am and closes at 2.30pm. The Annual General…

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GSQ indexing group

August 12 @ 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
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Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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GSQ night opening

August 14 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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GSQ is open on the 2nd and 4th Wed night each month.  On the 4th Wed night there will be a guest speaker.

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Annual General Meeting

August 17 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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All current financial members of GSQ are entitled to attend the Annual General Meeting.

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Writing group

August 18 @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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The aim of the Writing Special Interest Group is to provide a forum in which members can learn more about the writing, editing, and publishing processes. Each meeting will include discussions and presentations. Guest speakers will be invited from time to time. Members are invited to submit pieces of writing for comment and suggestions by other members. Stories will be published in forthcoming editions of the Society's journal Generation. Meetings are generally held on the third Sunday of even months,…

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Management Committee meeting

August 19 @ 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia

If GSQ members have items they wish to submit for the Management Committee agenda, please contact the GSQ.

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TAG meeting

August 19 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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Using GENUKI

August 24 @ 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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$25 – $40 14 tickets left

GENUKI can be described as a free genealogy web portal – a virtual reference library. It is focused on the British Isles ie Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales, Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands. It enables you to search for resources using geographical localities, even down to the parish level in some instances. Judy Lofthouse will take you through the features of this little-known resources to find out how it can…

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DNA group

August 25 @ 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
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An event every 2 months that begins at 9:30 AM on day Fourth of the month, repeating until October 27, 2019

Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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Come along to find out more about the fascinating study of DNA and see what connections you could make!

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GSQ indexing group

August 26 @ 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
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Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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GSQ night opening

August 28 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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GSQ is open on the 2nd and 4th Wed night each month.  On the 4th Wed night there will be a guest speaker.

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Wednesday night @ GSQ

August 28 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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September 2019

Scottish group

September 1 @ 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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The purpose of the Scottish Interest Group is to provide assistance to those researching Scottish ancestors. This is done in three ways: providing resources to assist in research; providing opportunities to talk to other researchers; and organising seminars about subjects connected with Scottish genealogy, culture and history. Meetings are generally held on the first Sunday of the odd months of the year, unless otherwise advertised. The Resource Centre opens at 9.30am and closes at 2.30pm. The meeting usually commences at…

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Monday Morning Natters

September 2 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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Morning Morning Natters provides you with an opportunity to chat with like-minded people in a casual environment and share information.  Each month usually has a theme with a variety of topics covered. The theme for 2019 will be the GSQ Special Interest Groups as each month will feature a speaker from one of the groups to talk about their activities and benefit to members – all run by volunteers. September topic: Writing SIG If you have been thinking about writing up your…

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Family Tree Maker group

September 8 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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The Family Tree Maker Group aims to offer mutual support to any member in using Family Tree Maker software in their family history research. It provides information and help to members in obtaining the best use of their investment in FTM. Meetings are held on the second Sunday of the odd months of the year, unless otherwise advertised. The meeting starts around 10.00am, usually running until 12 noon. The Legacy Group meets at 1.00pm. No computer experience is required and…

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Legacy group

September 8 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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The Legacy User Group aims to offer mutual support to any member in using Legacy software in their family history research. It provides information and help to members in obtaining the best use of their investment in Legacy. Meetings are held on the second Sunday of the odd months of the year, unless otherwise advertised. The Resource Centre opens at 10:30am and closes at 2.30pm. The meeting starts at 1.00pm following the Family Tree Maker Group, and will usually run…

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GSQ indexing group

September 9 @ 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
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Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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GSQ night opening

September 11 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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GSQ is open on the 2nd and 4th Wed night each month.  On the 4th Wed night there will be a guest speaker.

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Getting the most out of Family Search

September 14 @ 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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$25 – $40 14 tickets left

Family Search is a free web site for family historians and includes millions of record sets from across the world. How do you get the most out of it when searching for your ancestors and finding that you have thousands of records to review? As it is a free site, should you put your tree on Family Search - what are the benefits and the disadvantages?  How can you make best use of the catalogue and the access to records…

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DNA group

September 15 @ 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every 2 months that begins at 9:30 AM on day Third of the month, repeating until November 17, 2019

Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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Come along to find out more about the fascinating study of DNA and see what connections you could make!

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Scandinavian group

September 15 @ 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
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Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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The Scandinavian Interest Group aims to provide assistance to members researching their Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Finnish or Icelandic ancestors. Meetings are held on the third Sunday of the odd months of the year, unless otherwise advertised. The Resource Centre opens at 12.30pm and closes at 2.30pm. The meetings usually commence at 12.30pm and take the form of discussions or guest speakers about Scandinavian research, migration or customs.

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Management Committee meeting

September 16 @ 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia

If GSQ members have items they wish to submit for the Management Committee agenda, please contact the GSQ.

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TAG meeting

September 16 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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Family history and QLD surveyors: Mapping connections

September 21 @ 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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$25 – $40 30 tickets left

Over a period of 30 years, Bill Kitson has researched the stories behind 700 plus QLD surveyors.  Listen to their stories, the research trails Bill followed and the artefacts they left behind. One of these men may be related to you! Presenter: Bill Kitson Bill Kitson was born in Ayr in north Queensland and gained his surveying qualifications in 1965 from The University of Queensland followed by a Graduate Diploma of Community Museum Management from James Cook University in 1993.…

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GSQ indexing group

September 23 @ 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
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Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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GSQ night opening

September 25 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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GSQ is open on the 2nd and 4th Wed night each month.  On the 4th Wed night there will be a guest speaker.

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Wednesday night @ GSQ: Organising your family reunion

September 25 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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Wanting to organise a family reunion? Then come along to learn how Judy and Helen have organised theirs. They each used different techniques including posting to social media and web sites but there was more, much more. Do you know where all your relatives are? How are you going to find them?  Where are you going to hold the reunion? Will you be writing a book for the family?  Some of these questions will be answered and can help you determine…

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Military group

September 28 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every 2 months that begins at 10:30 AM on day Fourth of the month, repeating until November 23, 2019

Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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The aim of the Military Special Interest Group is to assist members with their research into their military ancestry through discussion, guest speakers and acquisition of resources. The Resource Centre is open for research from 12 noon to 4:00 pm after the meeting. Guest speakers may be invited to the meetings from time to time. The meetings are informal as our members prefer to have general discussions in a friendly and open format. This gives us the opportunity to share…

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German group

September 29 @ 10:15 AM - 2:30 PM
Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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The German Special Interest Group aims: to offer support and research assistance to all who are searching for their German Ancestry to encourage and exchange information in an informal setting to provide guest speakers when possible to help guide us through the maze of information available to us to learn the history of Germany and immigration and why our ancestors chose to leave to get to know about German people and their customs.   Bi-monthly meetings are held at the…

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October 2019

English/Irish group

October 6 @ 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
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An event every 2 months that begins at 10:00 AM on day First of the month, repeating until December 1, 2019

Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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The aim of the English/Irish Special Interest Group is to assist members with their research into their English, Welsh or Irish ancestry through discussion, guest speakers and acquisition of resources. Meetings are held on the first Sunday of even numbered months of the year, unless otherwise advertised. The Resource Centre opens at 10.00am and closes at 2.30pm. The meeting begins at 10.30am with a short discussion. Guest speakers are invited to the meetings from time to time. The meetings are…

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Monday Morning Natters

October 7 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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Morning Morning Natters provides you with an opportunity to chat with like-minded people in a casual environment and share information.  Each month usually has a theme with a variety of topics covered. The theme for 2019 will be the GSQ Special Interest Groups as each month will feature a speaker from one of the groups to talk about their activities and benefit to members – all run by volunteers. October topic: German SIG Tracing German ancestry can be a complex process especially…

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GSQ night opening

October 9 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 PM on day Second of the month, repeating until December 11, 2019

Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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GSQ is open on the 2nd and 4th Wed night each month.  On the 4th Wed night there will be a guest speaker.

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Organising your research – the digital way

October 12 @ 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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$25 – $40 14 tickets left

You finally made some progress in the paper war. Other genealogists compliment you on the way you cleared that backlog of paper records through judicious use of the scanner. But how proud are you of your digital filing practices? Have you simply transferred that untidy tangle of documents into the cyber-jungle? Out of sight, out of mind? By taking a fresh look at how you name, organise and store your digital records, you have an opportunity to improve both your…

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Convict Connections group

October 13 @ 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
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An event every 2 months that begins at 10:00 AM on day Second of the month, repeating until December 8, 2019

Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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The Convict Connections Special Interest Group aims to provide a specialist forum for members with a particular interest in convicts and our colonial heritage, to share and exchange information, achieve a wider knowledge of our colonial beginnings and foster a greater appreciation of those who suffered the horrors of transportation. Convict Connections meets bi-monthly at the GSQ Resource Centre on the second Sunday of even numbered months. The Resource Centre opens at 10.00am and closes at 2.30pm. The Annual General…

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GSQ indexing group

October 14 @ 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
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Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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Writing group

October 20 @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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An event every 2 months that begins at 10:00 AM on day Third of the month, repeating until October 20, 2019

Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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The aim of the Writing Special Interest Group is to provide a forum in which members can learn more about the writing, editing, and publishing processes. Each meeting will include discussions and presentations. Guest speakers will be invited from time to time. Members are invited to submit pieces of writing for comment and suggestions by other members. Stories will be published in forthcoming editions of the Society's journal Generation. Meetings are generally held on the third Sunday of even months,…

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Management Committee meeting

October 21 @ 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 9:30 AM on day Third of the month, repeating until December 16, 2019

Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia

If GSQ members have items they wish to submit for the Management Committee agenda, please contact the GSQ.

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TAG meeting

October 21 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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GSQ night opening

October 23 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 PM on day Fourth of the month, repeating until November 27, 2019

Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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GSQ is open on the 2nd and 4th Wed night each month.  On the 4th Wed night there will be a guest speaker.

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Wednesday night @ GSQ: DNA drop in clinic

October 23 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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Interested in DNA testing and want to know more about it before taking the plunge?  Have you already done a DNA test and are unsure of what the results mean? Have a DNA problem? Come along to this DNA clinic session and let members of the DNA SIG help you with your questions. For members only with a gold coin contribution.

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DNA group

October 27 @ 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
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An event every 2 months that begins at 9:30 AM on day Fourth of the month, repeating until October 27, 2019

Genealogical Society of QLD, 25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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Come along to find out more about the fascinating study of DNA and see what connections you could make!

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