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Chinese Settlers in Qld: Chinese gold digger ca. 1860; Ah Coy and his wife at St. George. State Library of Queensland.

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Date and time: 27 Apr 2017 4:57 PM

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New Opening Hours

On Monday 9 January 2017, the QFHS Library and Resource Centre opening hours changed.

See our opening hours here.


75th Anniversary of the Battle for Australia

Display 75 Battle for Australia

Finishing touches being added to the comprehensive QFHS Battle for Australia display in the library. If you have a family member who served in New Guinea, Darwin, or any of the 1942 battles, you will find something of interest.

The display will remain in position until early May. 


  

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Tuesday 23 May 2017

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Do you have family who arrived
at the Port of Maryborough on
the Saraca, the City of Agra
or the Lammershagen
in 1877?

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QFHS Seminars and Training Courses

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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Presenters: John Donaldson, Doug Elms, David Stephen

When: Tuesday, 23 May 2017

FtmsLearn more about Family Tree Maker’s powerful features from the presenters who are long-term users of the program.

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German research

Presenter/s: Janette Lange and Eric Kopittke

When: Saturday, 3 June 2017

German research

Janette Lange, Lutheran Archives, has had a long-standing interest in German family history research. She knows from personal e…

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Life Notes: recording people and their s…

Presenter: Sam Davison

When: Friday, 23 June 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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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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Beginners German research workshop

Presenter: Dr Keith Treschman

When: Friday, 16 June 2017 - 10.00 am - 12.00 noon

Beginners German research workshop

will assist those who wish to trace their family into Germany.

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How to research a World War I digger

Presenter: Paul Sutton

When: Friday, 14 July 2017 - 10.00 am - 11.30 am

How to research a World War I digger

For this workshop, Paul will invite one or more participants to provide the name and service number of a World War I digger whom …

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Online newspapers: Trove and the British…

Presenter/s: Sue Reid

When: Saturday, 5 August 2017

Online newspapers: Trove and the British Newspaper Archive

Sue Reidis the Convenor of the Education Sub-Committee of QFHS. She is the author of a number of family history articles publi…

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DNA testing and genealogy: the basics

Presenter: Ann Swain

When: Friday, 11 August 2017 - 10.00 am - 11.30 am

DNA testing and genealogy: the basics

Are you interested in DNA testing to extend your family history or are you confused by test results?

This session will cover th…

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Research in South Australia and the Nort…

Presenter: Bob Thistlethwaite and Chris Schuetz

When: Friday, 8 September 2017 - 10.00 am - 11.30 am

Research in South Australia and the Northern Territory

Many people from Britain and Europe came to South Australia during the 19th century. Many moved on; some to Queensland and also s…

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The Gale NewsVault: a free source of Bri…

Presenter: Sue Reid

When: Friday, 13 October 2017 - 10.00 am - 11.30 am

The Gale NewsVault: a free source of British newspapers

The Gale NewsVault is newspaper database offered by both the Brisbane City Council (BCC) Library and the National Library of Aus…

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Bus trip to Queensland State Archives

Presenter: QSA staff

When: Friday 20 October 2017 - 9.00 am - 3.15 pm

Bus trip to Queensland State Archives

Join us for a visit and behind-the scenes tour of the Queensland State Archives. We will travel by bus from the Library and Resou…

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Trout Game

Friday, 20 October 2017

 
Allow yourself the privilege of having a fun day in family history and play the Trout Game.

Numbers are limited and early bookings are essential.

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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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