Articles by: Anne

Bookings open Monday 27 June for Family History Feast 2016

Bookings open Monday 27 June for Family History Feast 2016

April 15, 2016

Family matters:

State Library Victoria hosts its 13th annual Family History Feast during National Family History Month in August this year. On Monday 8 August, the popular program turns to the subject… Read More ›

Passengers in History : a major new resource for arrivals to South Australia 1836 – 1961

Passengers in History : a major new resource for arrivals to South Australia 1836 – 1961

February 12, 2016

Family matters:

The South Australian Maritime Museum has recently launched an exciting new database Passengers in History which includes entries for 328,000 passengers and 20,000 voyages to South Australia between 1836 and… Read More ›

August 2015   National Family History Month with guest blogger Shauna Hicks

August 2015 National Family History Month with guest blogger Shauna Hicks

August 12, 2015

Family history events, Family matters:

Special welcome to our August guest blogger Shauna Hicks, coordinator of National Family History Month in Australia.

Family History Feast 2015     BOOKED OUT

Family History Feast 2015 BOOKED OUT

June 22, 2015

Family matters:

Some of the boys, Mena   1915    H84.356/13 The annual Family History Feast hosted by the State Library of Victoria will be held on Monday 10 August 2015 during National Family… Read More ›

Family History Feast 2015

Family History Feast 2015

April 10, 2015

Events, Family History Feast 2015, Family matters:

Planning is well underway for this year’s twelfth annual Family History Feast to be held on Monday 10 August at the State Library of Victoria. Put this date in your… Read More ›

Have you looked at the online records available at PROV recently? with guest blogger Charlie Farrugia

Have you looked at the online records available at PROV recently? with guest blogger Charlie Farrugia

March 5, 2015

Family matters:

Charlie Farrugia Senior Collections Advisor at Public Record Office Victoria is our guest blogger for March 2015. He updates us on the range of records now digitised, indexed and available… Read More ›

2015 – Some dates for your family history diary!

2015 – Some dates for your family history diary!

January 8, 2015

Family history events, Family matters, Training:

2015 is going to be an exciting year for Australian family historians with a major Australasian congress and a number of State level events.

Family History Feast 2014 bookings open Monday 14 July!!

Family History Feast 2014 bookings open Monday 14 July!!

July 7, 2014

Family History Feast 2014, Family matters:

Bookings for the annual Family History Feast event hosted by the State Library of Victoria open on Monday 14 July 2014. The eleventh Family History Feast  will be held at the Library… Read More ›

Savill Index of The Advertiser Funeral Notices 1971 – 1990 and 1997 – 2013

June 2, 2014

Family matters:

The State Library of South Australia has recently published on their website the Savill Index of The Advertiser Funeral Notices covering 1971 -1990 and then from 1997 to 2013. From… Read More ›

Relocation of the Genealogy & Newspaper Room on Monday 14 and Tuesday 15 April

March 27, 2014

Family matters:

Please note that the temporary Genealogy and Newspaper Room will close at 6pm on Sunday 13 April. The combined Family History (Genealogy) and Newspaper services will reopen at 10am on… Read More ›