Family matters

Introducing the Genealogy Team

Introducing the Genealogy Team

September 2, 2010

Family matters, Uncategorized:

After a busy August which included the fantastic Family History Week, we present to you the people who make up our Genealogy Team. We hope this post gives you a… Read More ›

Irish Ancestry Seminar August 8th 2010

August 23, 2010

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

On Sunday 8th August, at the Celtic Club in Melbourne, the Irish Ancestry Group (Genealogical Society of Victoria) presented the 2010 Irish Ancestry Seminar. The seminar featured 3 speakers, Gregory… Read More ›

Family History Feast 2010 in photographs

Family History Feast 2010 in photographs

August 18, 2010

Family history events, Family matters:

Monday 2 August, almost 200 genealogists, seven speakers and National Archives of Australia (Victorian Office) photographer Anna Koh capturing the day. Here are some highlights.   Philip Thiel, Immigration Discovery… Read More ›

Family History Feast 2010

August 17, 2010

Family history events, Family matters:

”It was great! As always a must attend event” so said one of the 170 plus people who attended this year’s annual Feast. This was the seventh city-based event, a… Read More ›

Family History Feast 2010 podcast now available!

August 5, 2010

Family history events, Family matters:

The podcast of our annual Family History Feast held on Monday 2 August  2010 is now available on the State Library of Victoria website. There is also a vidcast of… Read More ›

The 2010 Don Grant Lecture : Professor Geoffery Blainey

August 2, 2010

Family history events, Family matters:

This afternoon, attendees at the Family History Feast, had the great pleasure of hearing Professor Geoffery Blainey deliver the 2010 Don Grant lecture on the topic of Victoria in the… Read More ›

On the record: Archives for family historians

August 2, 2010

Collections, Family history events, Family matters:

At every Family History Feast, a presentation is delivered about a different State Library collection. At this year’s event, Sandra Burt, Librarian in the Australian Manuscripts Collection presented On the… Read More ›

Find your ancestors in archives

August 2, 2010

Family history events, Family matters:

The range of records available for family history research in state and national archives is extraordinary!  Talks from different government archives during this years Family History Feast provided a terrific… Read More ›

Embrace the mystery in your family history

August 2, 2010

Family history events, Family matters:

Family history is fundamentally about the stories of your ancestors. In his talk as part of the annual Family History Feast, Philip Theil, Coordinator of the Discovery Centre at Museum… Read More ›

National Family History Week 30 July – 8 August 2010

July 28, 2010

Family history events, Family matters:

Join in the “fun and excitement of National Family History Week” held Australia -wide in the first week of August annually. There are more than 30 events listed for Victoria… Read More ›