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Stockmen: Lake Clarendon stockmen; Stonelands stockmen. State Library of Queensland.


Date and time: 20 May 2019 4:36 PM

QFHS Membership Renewal links


We will be holding our

2019 Annual General Meeting 


Wednesday 19 June 2019 


7.30 pm


QFHS Library and Resoure Centre

Please join us 

for the meeting and the presetnation of the

QFHS Book Award

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. 



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


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 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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on our News Page

QFHS Seminars and Training Courses

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…


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…


Using timelines and other visual aids

Presenter: QFHS members

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

Using timelines and other visual aids

Have you ever thought about using timelines or another visual aid to solve a problem in your research or to gain insight into a …


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…


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…


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 …


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


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…


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 th…



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)