Articles by: Anne

Adelaide and ancestry, 28 to 31 March 2012

Adelaide and ancestry, 28 to 31 March 2012

April 10, 2012

Family history events, Family matters:

From 28 to 31 March I was fortunate to be able to join almost 400 keen genealogists and staff working in the field at the 13th Australasian Congress on Genealogy… Read More ›

Collectors, collections and collecting

Collectors, collections and collecting

March 28, 2012

Arts:

Many of us have experienced the joy of collecting particular objects; whether it is teapots, paintings, football cards or first editions.  When the fascination blossoms into a sizeable collection, we… Read More ›

Out and about with the Genealogy Team March 2012

Out and about with the Genealogy Team March 2012

March 15, 2012

Family matters, Uncategorized:

Saturday 31 March 2012 from 10am to 4pm join Ann and Grant from the State Library of Victoria’s Genealogy Team to “Byte into your family history” at the National Archives of… Read More ›

Good news for South Australian family history researchers!

February 20, 2012

Family matters, Research tips & tricks:

Genealogy SA in conjunction with the South Australian Registrar of Births Deaths and Marriages  has just announced that public domain South Australian Births, Deaths and Marriages Indexes are now available online via… Read More ›

Happy Australia Day 2012!

Happy Australia Day 2012!

January 25, 2012

Collections, Family matters:

Thursday 26 January – a good day to catch up on your family history research at home as the State Library of Victoria is closed all day.     Sports meeting on… Read More ›

Happy new year and some dates for your 2012 family history diary

Happy new year and some dates for your 2012 family history diary

January 9, 2012

Family history events, Family matters:

Christmas 2011 has come and gone and over the holidays you spent time catching up with family members. Family stories have been shared as well as questions asked about events… Read More ›

Some new books on surnames…

January 3, 2012

Collections, Family matters, Uncategorized:

Three new books covering different aspects of surnames reviewed by Genealogy Team member Ann Copeland. A dictionary of Jewish Surnames from Galicia, by Alexander Beider This dictionary contains information on over 25,000 names… Read More ›

2011 – the year that was for the Genealogy Team

2011 – the year that was for the Genealogy Team

December 16, 2011

Family matters, Uncategorized:

A year of events, acquisitions and communication : 25 February   Participation in the annual Shake Your Family Tree Day organised by National Archives of Australia May    Library began subscription… Read More ›

New books in the Genealogy Centre

December 9, 2011

Family matters, New to the collection, Uncategorized:

Workhouse: the people, the places, the life behind doors, by Simon Fowler Starving families, orphans, the sick, the elderly and single mothers – for over 200 years the workhouse was… Read More ›

findmypast.ie now available at SLV!

findmypast.ie now available at SLV!

December 2, 2011

Family matters, New to the collection, Uncategorized:

We are very pleased to announce that the Irish edition of  the major database findmypast is now available free of charge onsite at the State Library of Victoria. This is a… Read More ›