Articles by: Carmen Quick

Knowing who you are : Koorie records in Victoria

August 2, 2011

Family history events, Family matters, Research tips & tricks:

An interesting presentation at yesterday’s Family History Feast was Knowing who you are: Koorie records in Victoria, presented by Sebastian Gurciullo, Acting Coordinator, Koorie Records Unit, PROV, and Edward Story,… Read More ›

Hazel Edwards on non boring family histories

August 1, 2011

Family history events, Family matters, Research tips & tricks:

This morning’s Family History Feast sessions kicked off to a great start.  Hazel Edwards was first cab off the rank with her presentation  “Writing a non-boring family history”.  Having read… Read More ›

Family History Feast 2011 is here

Family History Feast 2011 is here

August 1, 2011

Family history events, Family matters:

Good morning all! Today is Family History Feast day and I’m feeling extremely excited about this year’s program. With talks on conscription records, Koorie records, genealogical gems in the State… Read More ›

A wizard, a daring suffragette and a census return

July 29, 2011

Family matters, Websites:

As family historians we crave to know who our ancestors are. A name is only one part of this. We want to know their story, what their life was like,… Read More ›

New to Ancestry Library Edition

July 27, 2011

Family matters, Websites:

Ancestry have recently added the following Australian databases to their website Tasmania, Australia, Passenger Arrivals, 1829-1957 Western Australia, Australia, Crew and Passenger Lists, 1852-1930 New South Wales, Australia, Immigration Deposit… Read More ›

findmypast.co.uk now available at SLV

findmypast.co.uk now available at SLV

June 14, 2011

Collections, Family matters, New to the collection:

We are pleased to announce that findmypast.co.uk is now available at the State Library. With approximately 750 million historical records, this database is a fantastic addition to our growing collection… Read More ›

Scottish Genealogy Conference 2011

April 21, 2011

Family history events, Family matters, Research tips & tricks:

Last weekend I attended the Third Australasian Scottish Genealogy Conference, organised by the GSV’s Scottish Ancestry Group. Arriving at the conference on Saturday morning, I was greeted to the sound… Read More ›

Scottish Genealogy Conference 16th & 17th April

April 14, 2011

Family history events, Family matters:

This weekend I’ll be attending the Third Australasian Scottish Genealogy Conference Catch the Moments. Scotland 1750 -1850:  A Century of Transformation at the Hemisphere Conference Centre in Moorabbin. The conference,… Read More ›

Researching Rosa Robota

April 11, 2011

Collections, Family matters:

I recently became interested in the story of Rosa Robota, a Jewish prisoner in Auschwitz, who was executed for her role in the Sonderkommando revolt of October 7, 1944. Rosa… Read More ›

Tweeting genealogy

January 21, 2011

Family matters, Research tips & tricks, Websites:

I know what you’re thinking, Twitter and family history? Could the medium that has so utterly enthralled Gen Y, actually be useful for genealogists? The answer is YES. Twitter, has… Read More ›