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October, 2014

 






 

 

Irish Group:  Julian van der Veer, an experienced researcher, specialising in Irish research will be holding a meeting of the Irish Group at 9am on Monday 3rd November 2014 in our rooms. If you need any information about this group please contact Julian at genfindit@gimail.com

Scottish Group:  The last meeting for this year will be held on Sunday 16th November 2014 at 1pm in our rooms. Both Margaret Shand and Margaret Collins are very experienced researchers and will be on hand to guide you in the right direction to find that elusive Scottish ancestor. For further information about this group contact Margaret Shand on 5538 1423 or Margaret Collins on 5593 1772

Introduction to Family History - Advanced Research Class:  The next Advanced Research Class will be held at 9am in our rooms on Monday 17th November 2014. If you are a relatively new member and don’t know where to go next with your research, this is the class for you. It is free to members of our Society and $10 for non-members. Bookings are essential as numbers are limited so please contact Fay
Carbis on 5532 8100.

Computer Group: After a break in October this group will meet on Wednesday evening 19th November 2014 in our rooms. The meeting will begin at 7pm sharp so be early to secure a seat. As this is the last meeting for this year you are asked to bring along a small plate of food and your favourite website to share. The cost is $1 and for members only so please wear your membership badge. If you need more information about this group contact Ann Metcher at metcher@bigpond.com  

Updates on our paid subscription internet sites: Book one of our internet computers to research these sites

British Newspaper Archive have updated forty two titles, including the Arbroath Herald and Advertiser for the Montgrose Burgh and the Royal Cornwall Gazette, the Biggleswade Chronicle, the South Bucks Free Press, Wycombe and Maidenhead Journal. Also the Hibernian Journal or Chronicle of Liberty which included news from Ireland, London and further afield; discover what was reported in 1773-1776, 1778, 1780-1783 and 1805-1806.

Ancestry.com.au

Some of the most valuable records of your ancestors' lives are those taken at the very end. Cemetery records can include vital details such as DOB, spouse, children and the gravestone inscriptions can provide a touching insight. Search the Australian cemetery index for your ancestors, covering the years 1808-2007.

Findmypast

The latest news from this site can be found here

Updates for Trove: Below is a list of titles which have been recently added to Trove. http://trove.nla.gov.au/  

NSW: The Australian Worker (Sydney, NSW : 1913 - 1950) Catholic Freeman's Journal (Sydney, NSW : 1932 - 1942) Catholic Weekly (Sydney, NSW : 1942 - 1954) The Hummer (Milsons Point, NSW : 1891 - 1892) The Worker (Wagga, NSW : 1892 - 1913)

QLD: Maryborough Chronicle (Qld. : 1947 - 1954) Maryborough Chronicle, Wide Bay and Burnett Advertiser (Qld. : 1860 - 1947)  The Northern Herald (Cairns, Qld. : 1913 - 1939)

SA: The Mount Barker Courier and Onkaparinga and Gumeracha Advertiser (SA : 1880 - 1954)  The Narracoorte Herald (SA : 1875 - 1954)

TAS: Daily Telegraph (Launceston, Tas. : 1883 - 1928) North-Eastern Advertiser (Scottsdale, Tas. : 1909 - 1954)

VIC: Jewish Herald (Vic. : 1879 - 1920) Table Talk (Melbourne, Vic. : 1885 - 1939)

WA:  Eastern Districts Chronicle (York, WA : 1877 - 1927)  Great Southern Herald (Katanning, WA : 1901 - 1954)  Norseman Times (WA : 1898 - 1920) The Pilbarra Goldfield News (Marble Bar, WA  1897 - 1923)  South Western Advertiser (Perth, WA : 1910 - 1954) The South-Western News (Busselton, WA : 1903 - 1949) Toodyay Herald (WA : 1912 - 1954) Westralian Worker (Perth, WA : 1900 - 1951)

FamilySearch films:  A list of the latest arrivals of films ordered into our rooms is below.

 

That is all for this month, happy researching,

Gay Eunson eunson5253@optusnet.com.au

 

0991290

1. Parish registers for Upper Swell Church of England. Parish Church of Upper Swell (Gloucestershire) 2. Parish registers for Willersey Church of England. Parish Church of Willersey (Gloucestershire)

1472876

. Bishop's transcripts for Henstridge Church of England. Parish Church of Henstridge (Somersetshire) 2. Bishop's transcripts for High Ham Church of England. Parish Church of High Ham (Somersetshire) 3. Bishop's transcripts for High Littleton C...

1470993

 Bishop's transcripts for Pylle Church of England. Parish Church of Pylle (Somersetshire) 2. Bishop's transcripts for Queen Camel Church of England. Parish Church of Queen Camel (Somersetshire) 3. Bishop's transcripts for Queen Charlton Churc...

1526056

 Bishop's transcripts for Wellington Church of England. Parish Church of Wellington (Somersetshire) 2. Bishop's transcripts for Wellow Church of England. Parish Church of Wellow (Somersetshire) 3. Bishop's transcripts of Wells (St. Cuthbert's) ...

1849655

Parish registers of Horsington Church of England. Parish Church of Horsington (Somersetshire) 2. Parish registers of Queen Camel Church of England. Parish Church of Queen Camel (Somersetshire) 3. Parish registers of Kewstoke, 1667-1902 Churc...

0095274

Bishop's transcripts for Barton-St. David Church of England. Parish Church of Barton-St. David (Somersetshire) 2. Bishop's transcripts for Batcombe Church of England. Parish Church of Batcombe (Somersetshire) 3. Bishop's transcripts for Bathea...

1278915

Bishop's transcripts for Bishops-Hull Church of England. Parish Church of Bishops-Hull (Somersetshire) 2. Bishop's transcripts for Bishops-Lydeard Church of England. Parish Church of Bishops-Lydeard (Somersetshire) 3. Bishop's transcripts for ...

1278897

1. Bath bishop's transcripts, 1603-1869 Church of England. Parish Church of Lyncombe and Widcombe (Somersetshire) Church of England. St. Peter and St. Paul's Church (Bath, Somerset) Church of England. St. Michael's Church (Bath, Somersetshire...

1565184

Parish registers for St. James' Church, Bath Church of England. Parish Church of Lyncombe and Widcombe (Somersetshire) Church of England. St. James' Church (Bath, Somersetshire) 2. Parish registers for Charlcombe Church of England. Parish C...

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