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Life is a beach: Lindeman Island, Queensland, 1928; Woody Point, Redcliffe, 1919. State Library of Queensland

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Date and time: 16 Jul 2019 6:14 AM

QFHS Membership Renewal links


Ruth Bonetti (1)

QFHS Book Award 2019

presented to

Ruth Bonetti 

pictured here with Book Award Coordinator, Gayle Thomsett 

at the 

QFHS Annual General Meeting 


August is National Family History Month

 

OPEN DAY @ QFHS

'family traditions'

 

During August let's celebrate our families past and present.

Come along, bring a friend and join us for a cuppa.

Open Day 2019

Have a chat about how to connect with your family history

no matter where they came from.

Check out our resources and Special Interest Groups

See you on Saturday, 24 August, 2019
10.00am to 3.00pm

58 Bellevue Avenue, Gaythorne

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Bus Trip To Tba

Bus trip to Toowoomba

Do you have an interest in the Toowoomba
Darling Downs region of Queensland?

QFHS and GSQ will join for the day to take
a bus trip to Toowoomba.

Tuesday, 8 October 2019 8.00 am to 4.00 pm

Book Now

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Our Future 

The Management Committees of both QFHS and GSQ are in early, but active, discussions regarding possible amalgamation of the Societies.

The second communique about this important issue is presently being sent to members. It addresses member feedback on the issue and outlines the amalgamation process.

Future Communiques will continue providing regular updates on the discussions and investigations.

Members can read more here along with details of how to have your say.


Our Stategic Plan

Members can read Our 2015-2020 Strategic Plan Update here. 


MyHeritage

Myheritage

QFHS has purchased a subscription to MyHeritage.
This exciting initiative enables financial members to access
MyHeritage
at the library and from their home computers
via the QFHS website.

MyHeritage can help you with your genealogy search.
Its genealogy search engine allows you to search
thousands of databases simultaneously.
In one search, you can cover multiple spelling
variations, phonetic synonyms, and much more.

 Note: If you are a financial member of QFHS but have not advised your email address you will be unable to access MyHeritage on your home computer. To update your contact details email membership@qfhs.org.au


 

NEW
Colonial India and Far East
Special Interest Group

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Join us exploring the lives of individuals and families in Colonial India and the Far East and the places and times in which they lived.

Colonial India at various times included: India (including the areas now known as Pakistan and Bangladesh), Ceylon (Sri Lanka), the Nicobar and Andaman Islands, Assam, Burma (Myanmar), Kashmir, and the Persian Gulf Residency.

The group meets on the second Sunday of February, April, June, August, October, and December.

Further information here
or email the convenors 

 


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QFHS Seminars and Training Courses

Finding your family: a beginners course …

Presenter/s: QFHS Tutors

When: Commences Monday 15 July 2019 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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Research in Cornwall

Presenter: Chris Schuetz

When: Friday, 9 August 2019 - 10.00 am - 11.30 am

Research in Cornwall

Cornish Jacks and Jennies, anyone? Cornish research has some particular challenges but also many advantages - once you know wher…

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Researching, filing, and organising fami…

Presenter: Panelists

When: Friday, 13 September 2019 - 10.00 am - 11.30 am

Researching, filing, and organising family history--September

Four experienced family historians will share their expertise of their research methods. They will also explain how they file and…

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Bus trip to Toowoomba

Presenter/s: TDDFHS and Greg Hallam

When: Tuesday 8 October 2019

Bus trip to Toowoomba

Do you have an interest in the Toowoomba Darling Downs region of Queensland?

QFHS and GSQ will join for the day to visit th…

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Using digitised maps to enhance research…

Presenter: Map Team

When: Friday, 11 October 2019 - 10.00 am - 12.00 noon

Using digitised maps to enhance research

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 Trout Game

Sunday, 18 Oct 2019

 TG

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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Bus trip to Queensland State Archives--2…

Presenter: QSA staff

When: Friday 25 October 2019 - 9.00 am - 3.15 pm

Bus trip to Queensland State Archives--2019

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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DNA testing and genealogy: the basics

Presenter: Ann Swain

When: Friday, 8 November 2019 - 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 t…

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New Releases from the

QFHS Shop

Commonwealth Electoral Roll (Queensland) 1969 (CDROM Version) $42.50 incl P&P $3.00
Commonwealth Electoral Roll (Queensland) 1969 (CDROM Version)
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Commonwealth Electoral Roll (Queensland) 1969 (USB Version) $42.50 incl P&P $3.00
Commonwealth Electoral Roll (Queensland) 1969 (USB Version)
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