Articles by: Anne

Family History Feast 2014 : a date for your diary!

March 11, 2014

Family matters:

The 2014 Family History Feast is going to be held on Monday 25 August at the State Library of Victoria  from 10am to 4pm (exact times to be confirmed) during… Read More ›

Newspaper and Family History room changes January to April 2014

January 28, 2014

Collections, Family matters:

  The former State Library of Victoria Newspaper Reading Room is currently being refurbished and will reopen in April as the combined home of the Family History and Newspaper services.   Until… Read More ›

SA postal directories going online

January 9, 2014

Family matters, Uncategorized:

For those of you like me researching South Australian family history you will be pleased to know that the State Library of South Australia is gradually making most of  the… Read More ›

Temporary relocation of Newspapers Reading Room 2 November 2013 to 31 January 2014

November 1, 2013

Collections, Family matters:

  Newspaper resources will be relocated to the Genealogy Centre during the weekend of 2-3 November in preparation for essential building works in the Newspapers Reading Room.   The Newspapers… Read More ›

New Research Guide on the Victorian Sheriffs Office Warrants

New Research Guide on the Victorian Sheriffs Office Warrants

October 4, 2013

Family matters, Uncategorized:

Our guest bloggers, Lucy Shedden and Shona Dewar from the Australian Manuscripts collection at the Library introduce us to a new online research guide on the Victorian Sheriffs Office warrants… Read More ›

Using the State Library of Victoria From Afar!

Using the State Library of Victoria From Afar!

September 13, 2013

Collections, Family matters, Research guides:

I am very pleased to welcome Shauna Hicks as our guest blogger. Shauna has been tracing her own family history since 1977 and worked in government for over 35 years primarily… Read More ›

From Vinegar Hill to Mont St Quentin : J G Roberts and the memory of war

From Vinegar Hill to Mont St Quentin : J G Roberts and the memory of war

August 16, 2013

Collections, Family matters:

Family Matters is pleased to welcome our August guest blogger, Dr Kevin Molloy, Manuscripts Librarian at the Library. Kevin completed his Ph.D. at Trinity College Dublin on the subject of… Read More ›

Happy 10th birthday Family History Feast!

Happy 10th birthday Family History Feast!

July 28, 2013

Family history events, Family matters:

In 2013 Family History Feast celebrates its 10th birthday. Look back over the last ten years to learn more about the history of an event now a “must do” on… Read More ›

UK National Archives Discovery Service

UK National Archives Discovery Service

July 16, 2013

Family matters, Uncategorized:

The  State Library of Victoria  is now subscribing to the UK National Archives Discovery Service .  This provides free access to the digitised documents available on the National Archives website.… Read More ›

NAIDOC Week 7 – 14 July 2013

NAIDOC Week 7 – 14 July 2013

July 4, 2013

Family matters, Uncategorized:

NAIDOC Week is being held in 2013 from 7 to 14 July and it is a good time to remind Family Matters readers of our online family history research guide Aboriginal… Read More ›