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German Settlers in Qld: Von Senden family, pioneers of Logan; Gottfried Wagner. State Library of Queensland.

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Date and time: 24 Sep 2017 4:21 AM

Membership Renewal

 If you prefer to renew by direct debit the details are available here


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


QFHS visits North Stradbroke Island

 Stradbroke 1

On Monday 28 August, QFHS members enjoyed
a guided tour of the Stradbroke Island Museum and the remains of the Benevolent Asylum operated at Dunwich from 1865 to 1946. The Curator, Elizabeth Gondwe, spoke about the ongoing battle to preserve the early history of the island.


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 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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QFHS Seminars and Training Courses

Microsoft Word advanced features for aut…

Presenter: Dr Bob Thistlethwaite

When: Friday, 29 September 2017 - 10.00 am - 11.30 am

Microsoft Word advanced features for authors (Sept)

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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Nineteenth century English research: par…

Presenter/s: Helen V Smith

When: Saturday, 7 October 2017

Nineteenth century English research: parish records, workhouses, and quarter sessions.

Please Note: This seminar will be held at the

QFHS Library and Resource Centre

 

Helen Smith has been researching fa…

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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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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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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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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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