Saturday, January 28, 2012

Next week at the GSV


Next week at the GSV
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Tue 31 Jan @ 02.00PM- 03.00PM Using ScotlandsPeople

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Wed 01 Feb @ 10.30AM- 12.00PM Starting Family History

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Wed 01 Feb @ 12.30PM- 01.30PM Family History Writers Group

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Thu 02 Feb @ 12.30PM- 01.30PM The National Library of Australia and its eResources - Linley Hooper

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Thu 02 Feb @ 02.00PM- 03.00PM Using FamilySearch & LDS Catalogue

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Friday, January 20, 2012

Bookshop Bulletin


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

Next week at the GSV


Next week at the GSV
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Tue 24 Jan @ 02.00PM- 03.00PM Using the GSV library catalogue and databases

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Wed 25 Jan @ 12.30PM- 01.30PM Early English Genealogy Discussion Circle

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Thu 26 Jan @ Closed - Public Holiday for Australia Day

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Thursday, January 19, 2012

Update to GIN


We have just added our next year of records to our GIN database [Genealogical Index of Names] - these are entries from linked original registers that are not included in the database until the subject has reached the age of 75.

Entries added today include:

Fairfield [infectious diseases] hospital registers [2172 entries]

Boneo school registers [12 entries]

Frankston school registers [206 entries]

Glen Iris school registers [96 entries]

Marcus Hill school registers [6 entries]

Mornington school registers [124 entries]

Rosebud school registers [84 entries]

That's a total of 2,700 new entries all linked to the original register pages.

So GSV members log into the members area and have fun searching!

Thursday Talks Next Month at the GSV


Thursday Talks Next Month at the GSV

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Thu 02 Feb @ 12.30PM- 01.30PM The National Library of Australia and its eResources - Linley Hooper

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Thu 09 Feb @ 12.30PM- 01.30PM Passengers to Victoria - Jenny Carter

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Thu 16 Feb @ 12.30PM- 01.30PM Look local: it’s not all on the web - Susie Zada

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Thu 23 Feb @ 12.30PM- 01.30PM Australian wills and will indexes online -Bev Spinks

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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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Wednesday, January 18, 2012

General Manager

The Council of the GSV has pleasure in announcing the appointment of Neil Walker to the position of General Manager. Neil has a long time interest in family history and is a member of the GSV. He has five years, recent, experience as a CEO of a company distributing electronic components and earlier as its Chief Financial Officer. He has had senior finance roles within ware-housing, distribution and retail companies. He has worked with boards of management. He had strength and experience in the main areas covered by the position, namely; strategic planning, marketing and management. Neil will take up the position on January 30th.

Tony Arthur

President on behalf of Council

eMag


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Monday, January 16, 2012

Beginning English Family History


English Family History

(Beginner & Intermediate Levels)
Tuesdays 10.00 am - 1.00 pm
6, 13 & 20 March 2012
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


Friday, January 13, 2012

Next week at the GSV


Next week at the GSV
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Tue 17 Jan @ 02.00PM- 03.00PM Archives on the Internet - British Isles inc TNA Documents Online

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Thu 19 Jan @ 02.00PM- 03.00PM Archives on the Internet – Australia

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Sat 21 Jan @ 10.30AM- 12.30PM Orientation Morning - Introduction to the Society and Research Basics..

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