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South Sea Islanders: Harvesting sugar cane, Innisfail, 1903; Guiding a horsedrawn wagon, Hambledon, 1890. State Library of Queensland.

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Date and time: 16 Jan 2019 10:44 PM

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The Queensland Registry of
Births, Deaths and Marriages
has released a YouTube video
Death Records of World War I Soldiers


 

 Lyn Hooper

Lyn Hooper
received an
Everton Electorate
Volunteer Award

on Sunday 4 November 2018.
Congratulation, Lyn

 


 

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

 


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


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QFHS Seminars and Training Courses

Researching, filing, and organising fami…

Presenter: Panelists

When: Friday, 8 February 2019 - 10.00 am - 11.30 am

Researching, filing, and organising family history

Four experienced family historians will share their expertise of their research methods. They will …

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Finding your family: a beginners course …

Presenter/s: QFHS Tutors

When: Commences Monday 11 February 2019 weekly

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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Beginners German research workshop (Febr…

Presenter: Dr Keith Treschman

When: Friday, 15 February 2019 - 10.00 am - 12.00 noon

Beginners German research workshop (February)

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

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Taking your Australian research further

Presenter/s: Shauna Hicks and Janice Cooper

When: Saturday, 2 March 2019

Taking your Australian research further

Shauna Hicks is a Fellow of the Queensland Family History Society. She was awarded a Distinguished Achievement Award from the…

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The British Newspaper Archive

Presenter: Sue Reid

When: Friday, 8 March 2019 - 10.00 am - 11.30 am

The British Newspaper Archive

You can access the British Newspaper Archive at the QFHS Library and Resource Centre. This session will show how to use this valu…

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Beginners German research workshop (Marc…

Presenter: Dr Keith Treschman

When: Friday, 29 March 2019 - 10.00 am - 12.00 noon

Beginners German research workshop (March)

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

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Which DNA test is right for you?

Presenter: Chris Schuetz

When: Friday, 12 April 2019 - 10.00 am - 11.30 am

Which DNA test is right for you?

How can DNA help you find family? Are you planning to submit a DNA sample for testing to assist in your research? This session is…

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Using the census

Presenter: Susie der Kinderen

When: Friday, 10 May 2019 - 10.00 am - 11.30 am

Using the census

This session will give a brief overview of Australian censuses and musters. We will also look at the UK censuses, and analyse and…

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Contribute to Wikipedia: what and how

Presenter: Dr Kerry Raymond

When: Friday, 31 May 2019 - 10.00 am - 12.00 noon

Contribute to Wikipedia: what and how

Learn what local and family history information can be added to Wikipedia, and learn how to add the information to Wikipedia. Thi…

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What does my DNA test tell me?

Presenter: Chris Schuetz

When: Friday,12 July 2019 - 10.00 am - 11.30 am

What does my DNA test tell me?

Attendees from the 12 April session only.

This session allows people to discuss their test results from the April session. Also…

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QFHS electronic resources: CD collection…

Presenter: Dr Geoff Morgan

When: Friday, 14 June 2019 - Two Sessions: 10.00 am to 11.30 am and 1.00 pm to 2.30 pm

QFHS electronic resources: CD collection

This workshop will show you how to efficiently find CDs of interest on the QFHS computer network, and once you have found the req…

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