Friday, April 27, 2012

Next week at the GSV


Next  week at the GSV
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Tue 01 May @ 10.30AM- 12.30PM Beginning Writing Family History (3 of 3 booked out)
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Tue 01 May @ 02.00PM- 03.00PM Using Ancestry and other Commercial Databases
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Wed 02 May @ 10.30AM- 12.00PM Starting Family History (Beginners Class)
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Wed 02 May @ 12.30PM- 01.30PM Family History Writers Group
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Thu 03 May @ 12.30PM- 01.30PM Genealogical Gems at the University of Melbourne Archives - Helen McLaughlin
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Thu 03 May @ 02.00PM- 03.00PM Using FamilySearch & LDS Catalogue
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Sat 05 May @ 01.30PM- 03.30PM Descendants of Convicts Meeting
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Friday, April 20, 2012

New Podcasts now available to GSV Members


New Podcasts now available to GSV Members

From 15 March 2012 Publishing a family history book – Vaughan Duggan

From 29 March 2012 Oral history: truth, lies of the shades between – Viv Martin

From 12 April 2012 Knowing who you are: Koorie records in Victoria – Sebastian Gurciullo & Grace Baliviera


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

Australian Family History Course


Australian Family History Course
Tuesday 10.00 am – 12.00 pm
8, 15, 22 and 29 May 2012
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, Directories & Electoral Rolls
Government & Police Gazettes
Convicts ( including the Australian Joint Copying Projects)
Land and rates records

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

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Next week at the GSV


Next week at the GSV
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Tue 24 Apr @ 10.30AM- 12.30PM Beginning Writing Family History (part 2 of 3 Booked Out)

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Tue 24 Apr @ 02.00PM- 03.00PM Using the GSV library catalogue and databases

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Wed 25 Apr @ Closed - Public Holiday

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Thu 26 Apr @ 12.30PM- 01.30PM Gems in the State Library’s La Trobe Collection - Katie Flack

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Thu 26 Apr @ 02.00PM- 03.00PM Introduction to the Internet for Genealogists

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Monday, April 16, 2012

Thursday Talks Next Month at the GSV


Thursday Talks Next Month at the GSV

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Thu 03 May @ 12.30PM- 01.30PM Genealogical Gems at the University of Melbourne Archives - Helen McLaughlin

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Thu 10 May @ 12.30PM- 01.30PM Community attitudes to Exile and Orphan immigration 1840s and 1850s - Ada Ackerley

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Thu 17 May @ 12.30PM- 01.30PM Projects at VicHeritage (Registry of BDM's) - Margaret May

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Thu 24 May @ 12.30PM- 01.30PM The Scottish Census : a new angle - Susan McLean

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Thu 31 May @ 12.30PM- 01.30PM Cemeteries in Victoria - David Weatherill

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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, April 12, 2012

Australian Heritage Week at the GSV


We invite you to visit us and learn how the Genealogical Society of Victoria can help you embark on your family history.

Friday April 20 2012 10.30am to 12.30 pm

Level B1 257 Collins Street, Melbourne

A free introductory talk on family history research, including the relevance of records relating to house and property and the importance of maps and surveys. An opportunity to have questions answered by experienced researchers. Includes a tour of the Old Bank Vault and the GSV’s library with its extensive collection of family history resources and archives.

Bookings essential 9662 4455

Next week at the GSV


Next week at the GSV
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Tue 17 Apr @ 10.30AM- 12.30PM Beginning Writing Family History (1 of 3 booked out)

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Tue 17 Apr @ 02.00PM- 03.00PM Archives on the Internet - British Isles inc TNA Documents Online

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Wed 18 Apr @ 10.00AM- 12.30PM Legacy Users Group

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Thu 19 Apr @ 12.30PM- 01.30PM Irish & other origins from Immigration Applications to 1860 - Susie Zada

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

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Fri 20 Apr @ 10.30AM- 12.30PM Australian Heritage Week at the GSV Talk and tour of the Old Bank Vault

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

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Thursday, April 5, 2012

Next week at the GSV


Next week at the GSV
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Mon 09 Apr @ Closed - Public Holiday

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Tue 10 Apr @ 12.30PM- 01.30PM Durham, Northumberland & Cumberland Discussion Circle

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Tue 10 Apr @ 02.00PM- 03.00PM Using Archive Digital Books Australia

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Wed 11 Apr @ 12.30PM- 01.30PM Cornwall Discussion Circle

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Thu 12 Apr @ 12.30PM- 01.30PM Knowing who you are: Koorie records in Victoria - Sebastian Gurciullo

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Thu 12 Apr @ 02.00PM- 03.00PM Digger software for BDMs etc

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