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Chinese Settlers in Qld: Chinese gold digger ca. 1860; Ah Coy and his wife at St. George. State Library of Queensland.

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Ulster Historical Foundation Talks

Friday 16 February 2024
9am-1pm

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We rely completely on the support and contributions of our volunteers. Why not join us? Volunteering is ‘win-win’ – it benefits both the individual and the Society. There really is something for everyone.Check out the Volunteers page for more information on the roles currently available and express interest today.  If you’re unsure of how you can contribute, supply a few details and our Volunteer Co-ordinator, Caroline Brudell, will be in contact for a chat. There really is something for everyone.


Queensland School Pupils Index Part 7

319,500 new records added 29 September 2023

QSPI 7 now exceeds 2.3 million records!

The Book Names Accumulation Index flies past 350,000 entries and aims to reach 400,000 by year’s end!

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Congratulations to the Digitising and Indexing team working to give all our members access to names locked inside our book collection.

For members with a family connection to the Queensland Baptist Church you might like to check out the recent addition of almost 26,000 names of office bearers between 1907 and 1969.

QFHS - Searchable datasets - scroll down to Miscellaneous Category, Login and follow the prompts.Global Keyword SearchSearch all our datasets in one easy action - go ahead and try it!

Enter your keyword. e.g. surname, given name, place name, occupation. If you are searching on more than one term, separate your keywords by a space or an asterisk.

Read About Global Keyword Searching at the top of the search box for more hints..

 

 

QFHS Seminars and Training Courses

Photogenealogy: An Introduction

Presenter: Ann Larkham

When: Thursday, 7 March 2024 - 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm AEST (GMT+10) No daylight saving

Photogenealogy: An Introduction

Do you have old family photos?

Are they organised and are they safe?

Do you wish you could enjoy and share your photos?

To …

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Talking about...What is Descendancy Rese…

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When: Wednesay, 22 May 2024 - 10:00 am - 12:00 noon AEST (GMT+10) No daylight saving

Talking about...What is Descendancy Research and what is its purpose?

Perhaps you are already subconsciously using descendancy research as a methodology.

Perhaps you would like to share what use yo…

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Vital issues for researchers: Ethics, Pr…

Presenter: Pauleen Cass

When: Friday, 12 Apr 2024 - 10:00 am - 11:30 am AEST (GMT+10) No daylight saving

Vital issues for researchers: Ethics, Privacy and Copyright

This event will be recorded and the recording will be available to those who have registered for one month.

When we start our f…

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When ‘life story’ becomes ‘life history’…

Presenter: Dr Maree Ganley

When: Wednesday, 8 May 2024 - 10:00 am - 11:30 am AEST (GMT+10) No daylight saving

When ‘life story’ becomes ‘life history’ - an oral history approach.

Oral history is the collection of stories and reminiscences of people who have firsthand knowledge of any number of experiences. …

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Talking about...What is Descendancy Rese…

Presenter:

When: Wednesay, 22 May 2024 - 10:00 am - 12:00 noon AEST (GMT+10) No daylight saving

Talking about...What is Descendancy Research and what is its purpose?

Perhaps you are already subconsciously using descendancy research as a methodology.

Perhaps you would like to share what use yo…

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