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MyHeritage

Myheritage

QFHS members can access MyHeritage at our 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.

Our Future

The fourth communique about possible amalgamation of QFHS and GSQ has been sent to members. Read more here, along with details of how to have your say.

Services To Family History
2019

Schuetz C

Chris Schuetz

Winner of the 2019 Award for Services to Family History.

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

        


QFHS Celebrates 40th Anniversary
12 October 2019

Past Presidents

More than seventy members gathered at Gaythorne to celebrate the
Society's achievements over the last 40 years.

Eight of our fifteen Past Presidents (shown above) were in
attendance: (L to R) Evelyn Miller (Foundation Member), 
Chris Gibbs (QFHS President), Paula Crowe (Foundation Member),
Dorothy Jeffrey (Past President), John Perryn (Past President),
Ann Swain (Foundation Member/Past President and Secretary), 
Kevin Haley (Past President), Bev Young (Past President and Secretary).

You can see more photographs from our anniversary event here.

Presentation of QFHS
Pre-Separation Group Certificate
16 October 2019

Marion Atkinson
Marion Atkinson presented with her certificate
by Jenny Davidson and Ann Swain
(Convenors of QFHS Pre-Separation Group)

Toowoomba and Darling Downs
Family History Society and
Toowoomba Historic Railway Station

Toowoomba Railway Station
Honour Board

On 8 October, a group from Queensland Family History visited Toowoomba and
Darling Downs Family History Society and the historic Toowoomba Railway Station.

The assistance from Marie and Marionne was very much appreciated
as was the tour of the Historic Railway Station, including the 
Historic Railways Honour Board, with Greg Hallam, Qld Rail Historian.

Ruth Bonetti (1)

QFHS Book Award 2019

presented to

Ruth Bonetti

pictured here with Book Award Coordinator, Gayle Thomsett

at the

QFHS Annual General Meeting

Family Search

FamilySearch Update

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

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 

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.