Thursday, September 8, 2016

Next week at the GSV

Events next week at the Genealogical Society of Victoria

Tue 13 Sep 2016 @ 12:30pm Durham, Northumberland & Cumberland Discussion circle

Tue 13 Sep 2016 @ 1:30pm Australian BDM indexes via Digger™ & online

Wed 14 Sep 2016 @ 10:30am DNA Discussion Circle

Wed 14 Sep 2016 @ 12:30pm South West England Research & Discussion Circle

Thu 15 Sep 2016 @ 12:00pm The Queen of King Street. Early life in Melbourne as seen through Lola Russell’s Memoirs

Thu 15 Sep 2016 @ 1:30pm Internet for genealogy: an introduction

Sat 17 Sep 2016 @ 10:30am Introduction to the Society, and Research Basics

Sat 17 Sep 2016 @ 1:00pm Scottish Ancestry Group

All events now have booking and some have fees.
http://gsv.org.au/activities/civi-events.html

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

CD CLEARANCE Directories

Another great sale from the GSV Bookshop.
This time Directories, follow the link

Friday, July 29, 2016

FREE Starting Your Family History



A planned approach to starting your family history.
Duration: 90 minutes.
Free Event for National Family History Month #NFHM2016
Bookings are required and can be made in person, online or by phone.


Topics will include:
  • Collecting and recording information
  • Births, Death & Marriages
  • Cemeteries
  • Wills & Probate
  • Passenger & Naturalisation records
  • Occupation & residential records
  • Newspapers
When August 3rd, 2016 10:30 AM   to   12:00 PM
  Level B1 257 Collins St  Melbourne 3000
 
 
 

Thursday, July 28, 2016

FREE OPEN LIBRARY AFTERNOON


The GSV Library is open on this occasion to non-members as part of the National Family History Month. Come in and see what we can offer you in your quest to discover more about your forebears.
We would love to see you!  
Bookings are required.
Level B1 257 Collins Street Melbourne 3000

Email for your place

Next week at the GSV

Events next week at the Genealogical Society of Victoria

Tue 02 Aug 2016 @ 1:30pm CLASS The National Archives (UK) online (NFHM)



Wed 03 Aug 2016 @ 10:30am FREE CLASS Starting Your Family History (NFHM)



Wed 03 Aug 2016 @ 12:30pm MEETING GSV Writers Circle



Wed 03 Aug 2016 @ 1:00pm FREE OPEN LIBRARY (NFHM) Limit 20 places



Thu 04 Aug 2016 @ 12:00pm TALK Knocking down a brick wall and unexpectedly finding a convict (NFHM)



Thu 04 Aug 2016 @ 1:30pm CLASS FamilySearch online (NFHM)


All events can now be booked online

Friday, July 22, 2016

FREE DNA Discussion Circle

When August 10th, 2016 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location Level B1 257 Collins St Melbourne 3000

This is a rare opportunity in a discussion circle that is usually reserved to members of the GSV only.
Come and find out all about DNA for family history purposes.

DNA is fast attracting attention the world over!!!!
 
Booking essential gsv@gsv.org.au
 
 

Next week at the GSV

Events next week at the Genealogical Society of Victoria

Tue 26 Jul 2016 @ 1:30pm CLASS Findmypast™, British Newspaper Archive™, Scotland's Places™ & TheGenealogist™ online

Wed 27 Jul 2016 @ 12:30pm DISCUSSION CIRCLE Early English Genealogy

Thu 28 Jul 2016 @ 12:00pm TALK The new Trove, version 7- the National Library of Australia

Thu 28 Jul 2016 @ 1:30pm CLASS National Archives Australia & State archives online

Sat 30 Jul 2016 @ 9:30am SEMINAR Scots on the move: Internal and external migration

All events can now be booked online

Friday, July 15, 2016

Next week at the GSV

Events next week at the Genealogical Society of Victoria

Tue 19 Jul 2016 @ 1:30pm CLASS Ancestry™ online

Wed 20 Jul 2016 @ 1:30pm CLASS National Archives of Scotland, Ireland & Wales online

Thu 21 Jul 2016 @ 12:00pm TALK Preservation of photographs, books and paper-based items (BOOKED OUT)

Thu 21 Jul 2016 @ 1:30pm CLASS Internet for genealogy: an introduction

All events can now be booked online

Monday, July 11, 2016

CD CLEARANCE Almanacs


Another great sale from the GSV Bookshop.
This time Almanacs, follow the link

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Next week at the GSV

Events next week at the Genealogical Society of Victoria

Tue 21 Jun 16 @ 01.30PM- 02.30PM CLASS Ancestry™ online
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Wed 22 Jun 16 @ 12.30PM- 02.00PM DISCUSSION CIRCLE Early English Genealogy
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Thu 23 Jun 16 @ 12.00PM- 01.00PM TALK Using Coroners' and Fire Inquests for local and family History - Joan Hunt
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Thu 23 Jun 16 @ 01.30PM- 02.30PM CLASS National Archives Australia & state archives online
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Friday, June 3, 2016

Next week at the GSV

Events next week at the Genealogical Society of Victoria

Tue 07 Jun 16 @ 01.30PM- 02.30PM CLASS The National Archives (UK) online
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Wed 08 Jun 16 @ 10.30AM- 12.00PM DNA Discussion Circle
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Wed 08 Jun 16 @ 12.30PM- 02.00PM South West England Research & Discussion Circle
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Thu 09 Jun 16 @ 01.30PM- 02.30PM CLASS GSV library catalogue & databases – tips

 

Friday, May 27, 2016

Next week at the GSV

Events next week at the Genealogical Society of Victoria

Tue 31 May 16 @ 01.30PM- 02.30PM CLASS ScotlandsPeople™ online
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Wed 01 Jun 16 @ 10.30AM- 12.00PM CLASS Starting Family History
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Wed 01 Jun 16 @ 12.30PM- 01.30PM DISCUSSION CIRCLE GSV Writers Circle
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Thu 02 Jun 16 @ 12.00PM- 01.00PM TALK Policing Colonial Victoria - Stuart Duff
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Friday, May 20, 2016

Ex Library Book Sale

Ex Library Book Sale

Ongoing

GSV Book Shop

Level B1 

257 Collins Street Melbourne

Prices from $1.00

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Next week at the GSV

Events next week at the Genealogical Society of Victoria

Tue 24 May 16 @ 01.30PM- 02.30PM CLASS findmypast™ & other commercial databases online
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Wed 25 May 16 @ 12.30PM- 02.00PM MEETING Early English Genealogy Discussion Circle
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Friday, May 13, 2016

Next week at the GSV

Events next week at the Genealogical Society of Victoria


Tue 17 May 16 @ 01.30PM- 02.30PM CLASS Ancestry™ online
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Wed 18 May 16 @ 01.30PM- 02.30PM CLASS National Archives for Scotland, Ireland & Wales online
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Thu 19 May 16 @ 01.30PM- 02.30PM Internet for genealogy: an introduction CANCELLED
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Fri 20 May 16 @ 10.00AM- 04.00PM GSV Research Workshop (booked out)
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Sat 21 May 16 @ 10.30AM- 12.30PM Orientation Morning - Introduction to the Society and Research Basics
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Sat 21 May 16 @ 01.00PM- 03.00PM MEETING International Settlers Group

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

CD CLEARANCE Police Gazettes

Another great sale from the GSV Bookshop.
This time Australian State Police Gazettes.
Follow the link

Friday, April 22, 2016

SEMINAR Early Melbourne Suburbs 1835-1880




TITLE: Early Melbourne Suburbs 1835-1880
DATE: Saturday 30 April 2016
TIME: 10.00AM – 3.45PM            
LOCATION: GSV Meeting Room, Level B1 / 257 Collins Street, Melbourne
COST: GSV Members $50.00, AIGS/RHSV $75.00 and Non-members $100.00
BOOKINGS: Booking with payment is essential.
Make payment through the GSV Online shop or at the GSV reception.
CANCELLATION: Refunds will only be given if cancellation is made five working days before the start of this lecture.
TOPICS:
Overview of the growth of early Melbourne suburbs
Emerald Hill (South Melbourne)
Port Melbourne
Richmond
Williamstown
CLASS SIZE: Minimum number of bookings required for this course
PLACES: Limited to 40 places.
SPEAKERS: Graham Bride, Margaret Bride, Brian Haynes, Adair Bunnett And David Langdon

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Next week at the GSV

Events next week at the Genealogical Society of Victoria

Mon 25 Apr 16 @ Closed - Public Holiday
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Tue 26 Apr 16 @ 01.30PM- 02.30PM findmypast™ & other commercial databases online Class
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Wed 27 Apr 16 @ 12.30PM- 02.00PM Early English Genealogy Discussion Circle
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Thu 28 Apr 16 @ 01.30PM- 02.30PM National Archives Australia & state archives online Class
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Sat 30 Apr 16 @ 10.00AM- 03.45PM GSV Seminar Early Melbourne Suburbs 1835-1880 (places available)

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Next week at the GSV

Events next week at the Genealogical Society of Victoria

Tue 19 Apr 16 @ 01.30PM- 02.30PM Ancestry™ online
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Wed 20 Apr 16 @ 01.30PM- 02.30PM National Archives for Scotland, Ireland & Wales online
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Thu 21 Apr 16 @ 10.00AM- 01.00PM English Family History Research 1700-1837 Special Class (some places left)

 

MEGA MICROFICHE SALE


The GSV Bookshop has heavily discounted many microfiche.

Look for the many bargains.

Please contact the GSV if you wish to purchase more than one.

More info

Monday, April 11, 2016

Happy Mother's Day

Give a GSV membership
for a
Happy Mother's Day
Sunday, May 10th is Mother’s Day

This year, give the Mothers in your family a year's GSV membership (new or renewal) so your family’s story can be discovered, and told to the next generations.

You can quickly order a GIFT MEMBERSHIP at the GSV online shop, by visiting our Bookshop or by ringing the GSV on 03 9662 4455.

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Next week at the GSV

Events next week at the Genealogical Society of Victoria

Tue 12 Apr 16 @ 12.30PM- 01.30PM Durham, Northumberland & Cumberland Discussion Circle
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Tue 12 Apr 16 @ 01.30PM- 02.30PM Australian BDM indexes via Digger ™ and online
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Wed 13 Apr 16 @ 10.30AM- 12.00PM DNA Discussion Circle
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Wed 13 Apr 16 @ 12.30PM- 02.00PM South West England Research & Discussion Circle
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Thu 14 Apr 16 @ 12.00PM- 01.00PM Behind their service records: Genealogical sources & Australia's WW1 Nurses - Dr Janet Scarfe
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Thu 14 Apr 16 @ 01.30PM- 02.30PM GSV library catalogue & databases – tips
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Sat 16 Apr 16 @ 10.30AM- 12.30PM Orientation Morning - Introduction to the Society and Research Basics
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Tuesday, April 5, 2016

GSV TALK

Behind their service records: Genealogical sources & Australia's WW1 Nurses - Dr Janet Scarfe


WHEN:   Thursday Thu 14 Apr 16

TIME:    12.00PM- 01.00PM

LOCATION:    GSV Meeting Room, Level B1 / 257 Collins Street, Melbourne

COST:    GSV Members $0.00 , AIGS/RHSV $ 7.50, and Non-members $10.00

BOOKINGS:   
Bookings are required.

WEBCASTS:   
SOME but NOT ALL GSV Talks are recorded and available for Members only to access via the Members Login area of our web site.  If there is a webcast and there was a handout this is also generally made available as a .pdf download for Members.

The decision to record any talk is made by the individual presenter who, for various reasons, may not want their presentation recorded and made available externally.

We do NOT know in advance if a presentation is to be webcast so don't be disappointed by waiting for the webcast which may not be available.

Friday, April 1, 2016

Next week at the GSV

Events next week at the Genealogical Society of Victoria

Tue 05 Apr 16 @ 01.30PM- 02.30PM CLASS The National Archives (UK) online
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Wed 06 Apr 16 @ 10.30AM- 12.00PM CLASS Starting Family History
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Wed 06 Apr 16 @ 12.30PM- 01.30PM DISCUSSION CIRCLE GSV Writers
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Thu 07 Apr 16 @ 01.30PM- 02.30PM CLASS FamilySearch™ online
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Sat 09 Apr 16 @ 12.00PM- 03.30PM MEETING Huguenot Society of Australia
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Wednesday, March 30, 2016

English Family History Research 1700-1837 [pre-civil registration]

English Family  History Research 1700-1837 [pre-civil registration]

DATE:
Thursday April 21 2016
TIME:
10.00am - 1.00pm
LOCATION:
GSV Meeting Room, Level B1 / 257 Collins Street, Melbourne
COST:
GSV Members $30.00, AIGS/RHSV $45.00 and Non-members $60.00
BOOKINGS:
Booking with payment is essential. 
Make payment through the GSV Online shop or at the GSV reception
CANCELLATION:
Refunds will only be given if cancellation is made five working days
before the start of this event.
PLACES: Limited to 40 participants only

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Next week at the GSV



Events next week at the Genealogical Society of Victoria

Mon 28 Mar 16 @ Closed - Public Holiday
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Thu 31 Mar 16 @ 01.30PM- 02.30PM CLASS ScotlandsPeople™ online
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Sat 02 Apr 16 @ 10.30AM- 12.30PM SEMINAR GSV Seminar Family historians guide to the internet and searching free databases
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Sat 02 Apr 16 @ 01.00PM- 03.00PM SEMINAR GSV Seminar Navigating your way through commercial genealogy databases at the GSV
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