Articles by: Carmen Quick

A ship and its voyage

A ship and its voyage

January 15, 2012

Collections, Family matters, Research guides, Research tips & tricks:

So you’ve trailed through immigration indexes and passenger lists and found your ancestor arriving into Australia. You may have discovered their age, their occupation, their nationality and possibly even details… Read More ›

New books in the Genealogy Centre

November 27, 2011

Family matters, New to the collection:

Another lot of new books has appeared in the Genealogy Centre. Charles Bartlett reviews the latest selection. The parishes, registers & registrars of Scotland compiled by Edinburgh, Scottish Association of… Read More ›

New books in the Genealogy Centre

November 7, 2011

Family matters, New to the collection:

Genealogy staff member Charles Bartlett reviews this week’s selection of new books. Family history research in South Australia by Graham Jaunay (2011) This is a comprehensive guide to identifying and… Read More ›

Tales of wonder, love and daring…the story of your family

Tales of wonder, love and daring…the story of your family

October 25, 2011

Family matters, Research tips & tricks:

Family history can be so much more than a list of names and dates. Dedicated genealogists with an interest in the background story of their families often find themselves doing… Read More ›

New to Ancestry Library Edition

October 13, 2011

Collections, Family matters, New to the collection, Websites:

Ancestry have added a number of interesting records to their database recently. The Australian Electoral Rolls database has been updated to include years ranging from 1903 – 1980 (previously only… Read More ›

Experience of War: WWI Seminar – 24 September 2011

Experience of War: WWI Seminar – 24 September 2011

September 30, 2011

Family history events, Family matters:

Last Saturday, I had the good fortune to attend the Genealogical Society of Victoria’s Experience of War: WWI Seminar. There were 4 speakers over the course of the day each… Read More ›

Life on board a migrant ship

Life on board a migrant ship

August 25, 2011

Collections, Family matters, Research tips & tricks:

I always love speaking with our Rare Books Librarian, as I often learn about remarkable items in our collection. Yesterday, I was introduced to the publication Instructions for the Surgeons… Read More ›

Businessman, forger, convict and author

Businessman, forger, convict and author

August 22, 2011

Family matters, Uncategorized:

In the middle of May, I decided to escape the cold weather of Melbourne for the extremely cold weather of Hobart. Being my first visit to Tasmania, I followed the… Read More ›

New books in the Genealogy Centre

New books in the Genealogy Centre

August 17, 2011

Family matters, New to the collection:

Want to know how to research an occupation? If records of your ancestor are likely to exist? Guides to occupational records are a fantastic resource for the family historian. For those… Read More ›

Don Grant tribute and lecture: Family History Feast 2011

August 10, 2011

Family history events, Family matters:

This year’s Family History Feast was dedicated to the memory of Don Grant (1932–2011), a former staff member of the State Library of Victoria and Public Record Office Victoria and… Read More ›