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Date and time: 24 Oct 2017 2:00 PM

 

Family Search

FamilySearch Update

As you know, FamilySearch discontinued its 80-year-old microfilm distribution service. Read more>>>

You may also know that FamilySearch makes its digital image collections accessible on the FamilySearch website.

We are pleased to announce that, as a FamilySearch Affiliate Library, our members may now access a range of digitised microfilms using the computers at our Library and Resource Centre.

Read more here: FamilySearch Digital Images


2017 Pre-Separation Awards

 Group

Graeme Lean receiving his
Pre-Separation Certificate
on Wednesday 18 October 2017 with 
QFHS Pre-Separation Group Convenors
Jenny Davidson and Ann Swain 

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Rock Star

 Helen Smith 2

Congratulations to

Helen Smith

Dragon Genealogy

who has been recognised with a

Bronze award 

Australia and New Zealand

2017 Rock Star Genealogist 


Nfhm

In conjunction with NFHM

QFHS

invited members to submit stories
on the the theme of finding links.

 The result

31 Links in a Chain

 Read 31 different family stories - a new one was published everyday in August 2017

 


Queensland Family Historian

Nick Vine Hall Award

Runner-up

Nick Vine Hall 2017

Marg Doherty (AFFHO) presenting Kevin Haley 
with the
Runner-up Award 2017
for the

Queensland Family Historian
Category B (larger societies)

 

Congratulations to our editor

Lyndal Cosgrove and her team.

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on our News Page

QFHS Seminars and Training Courses

Life Notes: recording people and their s…

Presenter: Sam Davison

When: Friday, 27 October 2017 - 10.00 am - 11.30 am

Life Notes: recording people and their stories

will present a workshop on how to develop and record life stories, drawing on his experience doing this professiona…

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Research in New South Wales

Presenter: Susan der Kinderen

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

Research in New South Wales

If you are researching family in New South Wales, then this session will detail the records and sources available in this state. …

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Social media and researching your family…

Presenter: Charlotte Sale

When: Saturday, 3 February 2018 - 10.00 am - 11.30 am

Social media and researching your family

Social media has become increasingly popular. Many of us spend time on sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and others, ch…

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Scandinavian and ancient genealogy

Presenter: Steinar Johansen

When: Friday, 9 February 2018 - 10.00 am - 11.30 am

Scandinavian and ancient genealogy

If you have family history research interests in the Scandinavian counties, this session is for you.

Steinar Johansen will pres…

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Finding your family: a beginners course …

Presenter/s: QFHS Tutors

When: Commences Monday 12 February 2018 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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Researching land records in Queensland

Presenter/s: Kaye Nardella

When: Saturday, 3 March 2018

Researching land records in Queensland

Kaye Nadella has worked part-time as an archivist with the John Oxley Library and part time with the Department of Natural Res…

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Beginners' guide to researching family h…

Presenter: Dette Glenday

When: Friday, 9 March 2018 - 10.00 am - 11.30 am

Beginners' guide to researching family history in India

Dette will cover topics including:

  • British rule,
  • military records,
  • churches,
  • civilian occupations, and
  • different nati…
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Focused advice session

Presenter: QFHS members

When: Friday, 13 April 2018 - 10.00 am - 11.30 am

Focused advice session

Do you have a family history problem on which you would like some specific advice?

How to construct a research plan? How to nav…

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What's in the QFHS print library?

Presenter: Librarians

When: Friday 11 May 2018 - 10.00 am - 11.30 am

What's in the QFHS print library?

The QFHS print library holds a vast store of resources which can help your family history research. The print library has books a…

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X marks the spot: researching cemeteries…

Presenter: Helen Vince

When: Friday 8 June 2018 - 10.00 am - 11.30 am

X marks the spot: researching cemeteries

Discovering the graves of our ancestors can be extremely rewarding.

This workshop looks at the resources available for finding…

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New Releases from the

QFHS Shop

Queensland Customs House Shipping 1886-1899: Passengers and Crew (USB Version) $42.50 incl P&P $3.00
Queensland Customs House Shipping 1886-1899: Passengers and Crew (USB Version)
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Queensland Customs House Shipping 1886-1899: Passengers and Crew (CDROM Version) $42.50 incl P&P $3.00
Queensland Customs House Shipping 1886-1899: Passengers and Crew (CDROM Version)
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Queensland School Pupils Index Part 6 $42.50 incl P&P $3.00
Queensland School Pupils Index Part 6
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