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Date and time: 03 Dec 2016 10:18 AM

BOOKSHOP SALE NOW ON


Our New Fellows

 Fellow 1

 QFHS President Bev Young, QFHS Fellow Dorothy Jeffrey,
QFHS Patron, His Excellency, Governor of Queensland,
the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC,
QFHS Fellow John Perryn.

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2016 Award for
Services to Family History

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Lurline Gedge

Everton Volunteer Recognition

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Sunday 13 November 2016
Bev Bonning
received an
Everton Electorate Volunteer Recognition Award
for her untiring work for QFHS

Bev is pictured with Tim Mander MP, Everton (left)
and Andrew Wines, Councillor, Enoggera Ward (right). 


Mitchelton State School Centenary

Mitchelton Ss 100 Yrs Cd Final

Mitchelton State School Admissions 1916-1997 listing for the Infants and State School
admissions in alphabetical and register order.
Available from QFHS at $10 each,
plus $3 postage and handling
Email bookshop convenor to purchase.

Mitchelton Ss Centenary
Rosemary Kopittke, Dorothy Jeffrey, and Eric
Kopittke celebrating the launch of the 
CD on
Saturday 22 October 2016 

Award ImageEntries for the 2017 QFHS BOOK AWARD will close on 30 November. This award is given annually for the best book submitted about a predominantly Queensland family, published within the past five years.

Entries remain the property of QFHS, adding to the rich resource of the Society’s Print Library.

For guidelines, conditions and entry form click here


FamilyFinding your family: a beginners course in research

 

This six week course will be very comprehensive for someone wanting to start researching their family history, but unsure of the process. Content will include home sources,organisation, BDM certificates, archives, libraries, newspapers, overseas research, and much more.

Registrations will be limited to 15 people.

More information here 


QFHS receives Nick Vine Hall Award for Queensland Family Historian

More information here 

 

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QFHS Seminars and Training Courses

How did they meet?

Presenter: Chris Schuetz

When: Friday, 10 February 2017 - 10.00 am - 11.30 am

How did they meet?

With Valentine’s Day approaching, this might be a question we ask of our ancestors.

This presentation provides a different, fun…

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Finding your family: a beginners course …

Presenter/s: QFHS Tutors

When: Commences Monday 13 February 2017 weekly for six weeks

Finding your family: a beginners course in research

This six week course will be very comprehensive for someone wanting to start researching their family history, but unsure of the …

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Family history on the cheap

Presenter/s: Shauna Hicks

When: Saturday, 4 March 2017

Family history on the cheap

Shauna Hicks is a Fellow of the Queensland Family History Society. She was awarded a Distinguished Achievement Award from the A…

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Research in Victoria

Presenter: Helen Vince

When: Friday, 10 March 2017 - 10.00 am - 11.30 am

Research in Victoria

This workshop looks at the tools and resources available for researching family history in the state of Victoria.

See how much …

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Microsoft Word advanced features for aut…

Presenter: Dr Bob Thistlethwaite

When: Friday, 9 June 2017 - 10.00 am - 11.30 am

Microsoft Word advanced features for authors

This workshop will introduce you to some advanced features of Microsoft Word, which will make life easier when you are writing la…

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Blogging to maximise your family history…

Presenter: Alex Daw

When: Friday, 12 May 2017 - 10.00 am - 11.30 am

Blogging to maximise your family history research.

Alex will provide an overview of the benefits of blogging your family history, including giving:

  • an overview of how to set…
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New Release from the

QFHS Shop

Queensland School Pupils Index Part 6 $42.50 incl P&P $3.00
Queensland School Pupils Index Part 6
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