Queensland Family History Society Inc


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Government Houses: Fernberg, 1947; Old Governemnt House, 1960. State Library of Queensland.


Date and time: 15 Aug 2018 6:41 PM

QFHS Membership Renewal links

‘Your family genes’
August is National Family History Month

Open Day 2018

This is your invitation to visit us on

Open Day

Come along and view our resources, chat to our members and celebrate families

Saturday 25 August
10.00 am – 3.00 pm

58 Bellevue Avenue, Gaythorne


Register now

Library Assistants' Team Meeting

Friday 31 August 2018

Ulp Brisbane

Colonial India and Far East
Special Interest Group


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 first meeting is on 12 August at 10.30 am.

Further information here
or email the convenors


Launch of Commonwealth Electoral Roll (QLD) 1969

QFHS Library and Resource Centre
Wednesday 20 June 2018


Tony Swain, QFHS, and David Swift,
Director, National Archives of Australia, Qld.


QFHS was at Congress 2018 
Bridging the Past and the Future

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2018 Congress1
Charlotte Sale and Lisa Louise Cooke

Library Assistants' Team Meeting Pictures



QFHS has purchased a subscription to MyHeritage.
This exciting initiative enables financial members to access
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


In conjunction with NFHM


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


See more of our news
on our News Page

QFHS Seminars and Training Courses

Preserving your memories

Presenter: Peter Zaini and Joanne Copp

When: Friday, 24 August 2018 - 10.00 am - 11.30 am

Preserving your memories

Converting your old family home movies to a digital format.


Library Assistants' Team Meeting 2018

Presenter: QFHS

When: Friday, 31 August 2018 - 9.30 am - 12.30 am

Library Assistants' Team Meeting 2018

The Management Committee invites all Library Assistants to attend the second LA Team Meeting for 2018.


  • How well …


DNA testing and genealogy: the basics

Presenter: Ann Swain

When: Friday, 14 September 2018 - 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…


Bus trip to Queensland State Archives

Presenter: QSA staff

When: Friday 12 October 2018 - 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…


DNA for genealogists

Presenter/s: Kerry Farmer

When: Saturday, 6 October 2018

DNA for genealogists

Kerry has been teaching family history classes since 1997. With degrees in both science and humanities, she is on the Board of th…


Under the Act: researching Aboriginal an…

Presenter: Kathy Frankland

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

Under the Act: researching Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

The 'Under the Act' presentation provides an overview of the administrative control of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peo…



New Releases from the


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