Monday, October 31, 2011

Thursday Talks Next Month at the GSV


Thursday Talks Next Month at the GSV

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Thu 03 Nov @ 12.30PM- 01.30PM The lives of the English poor – Jenny Carter

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Thu 10 Nov @ 12.30PM- 01.30PM Australian & NZ newspapers online – Vicki Montgomery

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Thu 17 Nov @ 12.30PM- 01.30PM Wiki for family historians – Andrew Billinghurst

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Thu 24 Nov @ 12.30PM- 01.30PM Australian Medical Pioneers Index – Stephen Due

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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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Thursday, October 27, 2011

Australian Family History Course


Australian Family History Course

Thursday 10.00 am – 12.00 pm
3, 10, 17 and 24 November 2011
Held in the Meeting room at the GSV
Topics to be covered over four sessions include:

  • Record keeping; Charting; Citing sources
  • Births, Deaths and Marriages
  • Cemetery records
  • Shipping / passenger records
  • Wills & Probate, Inquests
  • Military and Occupational records
  • Newspapers
  • Government & Police Gazettes

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

Next week at the GSV


Next week at the GSV
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Tue 01 Nov @ Public Holiday – Closed

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Wed 02 Nov @ 10.30AM- 12.00PM Starting Family History

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Wed 02 Nov @ 12.30PM- 01.30PM Family History Writers

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Thu 03 Nov @ 10.00AM- 12.00PM Beginning Australian Family History ( Part 1 of 4)

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Thu 03 Nov @ 12.30PM- 01.30PM The lives of the English poor – Jenny Carter

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Thu 03 Nov @ 02.00PM- 03.00PM Using Archive Digital Books Australia


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Thursday, October 20, 2011

Bookshop Bulletin


Bookshop Bulletin has just been sent.
If you would like to subscribe please email info@gsv.org.au

New Podcasts now available to GSV Members


From our September 2011 Thursday talk

Publishing your family history online.

Presented by Linley Hooper & Susie Zada.

Contents: Demonstration using two genealogy programs: The Master Genealogist and Legacy Family Tree
Topics covered include: Why you would publish online; Why these programs were chosen; How the online / web version is created; How it is uploaded using two programs - FileZilla and WSftp; Additional support sites for TMG and Legacy.


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!

Next week at the GSV


Next week at the GSV
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Tue 25 Oct @ 02.00PM- 03.00PM Internet for Genealogists

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Wed 26 Oct @ 12.30PM- 02.00PM Early English Genealogy Discussion Circle

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

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Thu 27 Oct @ 02.00PM- 03.00PM Archives on the Internet - British Isles inc the TNA Documents Online

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Subscribe to the new Monthly GSV E-MAG for Genealogy news and events

Friday, October 14, 2011

eMag


Our October eMag has just been sent
If you would like to subscribe please email

Australian Family History Course


Australian Family History Course

Thursday 10.00 am – 12.00 pm
3, 10, 17 and 24 November 2011
Held in the Meeting room at the GSV
Topics to be covered over four sessions include:

  • Record keeping; Charting; Citing sources
  • Births, Deaths and Marriages
  • Cemetery records
  • Shipping / passenger records
  • Wills & Probate, Inquests
  • Military and Occupational records
  • Newspapers
  • Government & Police Gazettes

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

Next week at the GSV


Next week at the GSV
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Tue 18 Oct @ 02.00PM- 03.00PM Archives on the Internet - Australia

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Wed 19 Oct @ 10.00AM- 12.30PM Legacy Users Group

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

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Thu 20 Oct @ 02.00PM- 03.00PM Using the GSV library catalogue and databases

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Subscribe to the new Monthly GSV E-MAG for Genealogy news and events

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Next week at the GSV


Next week at the GSV
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Tue 11 Oct @ 12.30PM- 01.30PM Durham, Northumberland & Cumberland Discussion Circle

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Tue 11 Oct @ 02.00PM- 03.00PM Using FamilySearch & LDS Catalogue

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Wed 12 Oct @ 12.30PM-01.30PM Cornwall Discussion Circle

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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 13 Oct @ 02.00PM- 03.00PM Using Ancestry etc

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Fri 14 Oct @ 10.00AM- 01.00PM English Family History Course (Part 1)

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Sat 15 Oct @ 10.30 AM- 12.00PM Orientation

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Monday, October 3, 2011

English Family History


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