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 Important Information

Sunday Closure

The QFHS Library and Resource Centre will no longer be open on Sunday.

The last Sunday opening was Sunday 31 October 2021  

 Indexers Tribute Morning Tea

After many years of indexing and providing millions of searchable entries for QFHS, the Publications Team has retired. Our Society acknowledged the work of the most dynamic of our data dynamos - those who have indexed more than 100,000 entries each – with a Tribute event to recognise their sterling contributions.

The data dynamos, who are listed on the Indexers Honour Roll, were Guests of the Management Committee at a celebratory Indexers Tribute High Tea on Monday, 9 May 2022.

Indexers

Row 1: Rosemary Kopittke, John Perryn, Bryan Hacker
Row 2: Deanna Robertson, Ellen McDonald, Lynn Hooper, Liz Grech, Maureen Arthur, Mary Geiger, Joan Kane, Elaine Eager
Row 3: Jackie Buttress, Dorothy Jeffrey, Jenny Hacker, Bev Bonning, Bev Moore. 

Indexers Honour Roll

Current and past members and non-members who indexed in excess of 100,000 entries:

Marguerite Andrews

Maureen Arthur

John Beeston Joyce Beeston

Bev Bonning

Laurie Bulley

Jackie Buttress Ron Buttress
Wendy Couper Margaret de Clara

Elaine Eager

Mary Geiger

Charlie Grech

Jenny and Bryan Hacker

Elaine Gillam

Pauline Heiniger

Lyn Hooper

Dorothy Jeffrey

Maurice Jones

Joan Kane

Erin Kirkpatrick

Rosemary Kopittke

Ellen McDonald

June McDonnell

Bev Moore

Judith Moran

Joan and Allan Newland

Chris Paterson

Fred Phillips

Myra Phipps

Deanna Robertson

Margaret Shand

Lesley Stratford

Eric Stevens

Lea Vardy

Roy Young

Congratulations

Sue Reid - our newest Fellow


Sue Reid has been admitted as a
Fellow of the Queensland Family History Society.
This is the highest honour the Society can bestow.

Reid S B C 

Sue has made outstanding contributions to many aspects of the Society.
Her dependable leadership, knowledge, supportive engagement and
hard work have delivered substantial and ongoing benefits.

Congratulations Sue and thank you for your exemplary service to our Society.

Talking about ... your family in the navy

 Navy

See our new Research Guide - Your family in the Navy

 

 

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Leanne Donovan 

2021 QFHS Services to Family History Award

This is presented annually to QFHS members who have
made a significant contribution to family history.

 Donovan
Leanne Donovan is the Society's Membership Secretary, a role which demonstrates

her exemplary administrative and people skills. Leanne also manages QFHS book sales. Leanne is known for her dependability and friendly manner.

Presentation of QFHS

Pre-Separation Group Certificate
 2021

 Bow  Hayes
Christian Bow with Jenny Davidson John Hayes with Jenny Davidson
Benjamin Gerard 2021

QFHS Book Award 2021

presented to

Gerard Benjamin

for his book
William & Leonora Monk

pictured here with Book Award Coordinator, Gayle Thomsett

at the

QFHS Annual General Meeting 

(This book is available on the QFHS website. Select the book title above.)

Welcome to our newest Special Interest Group

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Family Historian Software User Group