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Susie, Leanne, Ann and Tony

at Unlock the Past Conference 19 - 20 October 2018

UTP 19 Oct




 Library Assistants' Team Meeting, March 2018

 Eager Hill

 Brudell Capp

 Elaine and Max  Caroline and Leita
Macathie   Morgan Swain Eager
 Margaret, Carolyn, and Rhonda     Geoff, Ann, Tony, and Doug



 Services to Family History Awards

Masel P 

Two awards for 
Services to Family History
were presented on Wednesday, 15 November 2017.

Pam Masel (pictured) was recognised for
excellence in coordinating our library acquisitions.

Margaret Shand was recognised for 
outstanding work in indexing for the QFHS publications. 
Margaret was unable to attend the presentation. 

2017 Pre-Separation Awards


Graeme Lean receiving his
Pre-Separation Certificate
on Wednesday 18 October 2017 with 
QFHS Pre-Separation Group Convenors
Jenny Davidson and Ann Swain 

See all the recipients

Family Search

FamilySearch Update

As you know, FamilySearch discontinued its 
80-year-old microfilm distribution service.

You may also know that FamilySearch 
makes its digital image collections accessible
on the FamilySearch website.

We are pleased to announce that, as a
FamilySearch Affiliate Library,
our members may now access a range of
digitised microfilms using the computers
at our Library and Resource Centre.

Read more here: FamilySearch Digital Images 

Queensland Family Historian

Nick Vine Hall Award


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.


QFHS Book Award 2017 

Field John 

QFHS Book Award Winner, 2017
John Field
Boots, shoes, and seeds: the life of Peter Field

 Walls M Telford D

Meryl Wallis and Desley Telford with Gayle Thomsett accepting
Highly Commended Award
on behalf of Robert Wallis, for his book, 
The May family of Queensland



Maria Bianco with Gayle Thomsett accepting her award for
Highly Commended Award for a Memoir
for her book
Three trunks and a cardboard case

Our New Fellows

 Fellow 1

 QFHS President Bev Young, QFHS Fellow Dorothy Jeffrey,
QFHS Patron, His Excellency, Governor of Queensland, 
the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC,
QFHS Fellow John Perryn.

Read more.