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

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Date and time: 17 Aug 2017 3:41 PM

Membership Renewal

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Nfhm

QFHS

is proud to present

31 Links in a Chain


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

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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

Beginners German research workshop (Augu…

Presenter: Dr Keith Treschman

When: Friday, 18 August 2017 - 10.00 am - 12.00 noon

Beginners German research workshop (August)

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

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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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Wikipedia, beyond the basics: photos and…

Presenter: Dr Kerry Raymond

When: Friday, 22 September, 2017 - 10.00 am - 12.00 noon

Wikipedia, beyond the basics: photos and more

This is an hands-on-computer course. Topics to be covered include photos, categories, infoboxes, and Talk pages.

Participants s…

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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.

Helen Smith has been researching family history since 1986, is a professional researcher, and speaks to a wide variety of audie…

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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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