Friday, September 30, 2011

New Podcasts now available to GSV Members


From our September 2011 Thursday talks

Graham Ferres – Searching & Googling: Ancestry & newspapers

Mary-Anne Gourley – Researching ‘The Travelling Scotsman’



Many of our podcasts also have a .pdf of the handout that was available on the day too.

So GSV members log into our web site and have a listen!

Bookshop Bulletin


Bookshop Bulletin has just been sent
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Next week at the GSV


Next week at the GSV
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Victorian Seniors Week

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Tue 04 Oct @ 02.00PM- 03.00PM Digger software for BDMs etc (Victorian Seniors Week free event for card holders booking essential)

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Wed 05 Oct @ 10.30AM- 12.00PM Starting Family History (Victorian Seniors Week free event for card holders booking essential)

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Wed 05 Oct @ 12.30PM- 01.30PM Family History Writers

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Wed 05 Oct @ 12.00PM- 04.00PM Open Afternoon Library (Victorian Seniors Week free event for card holders booking essential)

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Thu 06 Oct @ 12.30PM- 01.30PM Dutch Family History – Katie Urquhart (Victorian Seniors Week free event for card holders booking essential)

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Thu 06 Oct @ 02.00PM- 03.00PM Using Archive Digital Books Australia (Victorian Seniors Week free event for card holders booking essential)

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Fri 07 Oct @ 10.30AM-11.30AM Introduction to Scottish Family History (Victorian Seniors Week free event for card holders booking essential)

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Sat 08 Oct @ 02.00PM- 03.00PM Annual General Meeting

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Monday, September 26, 2011

Victorian Seniors Week Festival @ the GSV


Victorian Seniors Week Festival @ the GSV.

All events FREE but booking essential to holder of a Victorian Seniors Card

October 4 2.00 - 3.00 pm Using Digger software for Australian Births, Deaths and Marriages
October 5 10.30 - 12.00 midday Starting your Family History
October 5 12.00 - 4.00 pm OPEN Afternoon Library
October 6 12.30 - 1.30pm An introduction to Dutch Family History
October 6 2.00 - 3.00 pm Using Archive Digital Books Australia
October 7 10.30-11.30am Introduction to Scottish Family History

Bookings essential as limited places available Phone 9662-4455
During the week we will waive the admin fee on new memberships.

This is an opportunity to bring your friends and enjoy the activities.

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Next week at the GSV



Next week at the GSV
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Tue 27 Sep @ 02.00PM- 03.00PM Internet for Genealogists

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Wed 28 Sep @ 12.30PM- 02.00PM Early English Genealogy Discussion Circle

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Thu 29 Sep @ 12.30PM- 01.30PM Publishing your family history online – Linley Hooper FGSV & Susie Zada

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Thu 29 Sep @ 02.00PM- 03.00PM Using ScotlandsPeople – Advanced

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Just a few places left in the GSV Seminar..

The Experience of War: WWI on Sat 24 Sep @ 10.00AM- 04.00PM

Family heroes and veterans
Speaker: Andrew Kilsby

More than bombs and bandages – nurses in WW1
Speaker: Kirsty Harris

Men of the AIF
Speaker: David Holloway

War cemeteries in France and Belgium Experiences on the Battlefields of the Western front in WW1
Speaker: Kate Stedman

Monday, September 19, 2011

Thursday Talks Next Month at the GSV


Thursday Talks Next Month at the GSV

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Thu 06 Oct @ 12.30PM- 01.30PM Dutch Family History – Katie Urquhart

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Thu 13 Oct @ 12.30PM- 01.30PM On the Home Front Wartime Melbourne – Kate Darien Smith

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Thu 20 Oct @ 12.30PM- 01.30PM Scotlandspeople – What’s new? – John Blackwood

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Thu 27 Oct @ 12.30PM- 01.30PM Pioneer Women of Whittlesea – Maureen Doyle & Gwen Hawke

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Thursday Talks are held 12.30 pm to 1.30 pm in the GSV Meeting Room, Level B1 257 Collins Street, Melbourne

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Members Free, Visitors $5.50

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Friday, September 16, 2011

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Next week at the GSV


Next week at the GSV
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Tue 20 Sep @ 02.00PM- 03.00PM Archives on the Internet - Australia

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Wed 21 Sep @ 10.00AM- 12.30PM Legacy Users Group

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Thu 22 Sep @ 12.30PM- 01.30PM Archives you may not know but should – Shauna Hicks

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Thu 22 Sep @ 02.00PM- 03.00PM Archives on the Internet - British Isles inc the TNA Documents Online

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Sat 24 Sep @ 10.00AM- 04.00PM GSV Seminar.. The Experience of War: WWI (Limited places left)

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Monday, September 12, 2011

English Family History Course


English Family History Course

(Beginners & Intermediate Levels)
Friday 10.00 am - 1.00 pm
14, 21 & 28 October 2011
Held in the Meeting room at the GSV

Topics to be covered over three sessions include:

· Family history research basics

· Maps & Gazetteers

· Civil Registration (births, marriages & deaths)

· Church Records (baptisms, marriages & burial; other)

· Census Records

· Wills & Probate

· Directories & Occupational Records (including military)

· Newspapers

· Historical basis of English Records (an overview)

· Key Internet sites

GSV members $50.00, non-members $65.00
Morning Tea & Coffee provided
Booking with payment is essential
Make payment at GSV reception or the GSV online shop