History Group Meeting News
MEETING DATES 2014
Meeting held 2nd Wednesday of the month at 10am in the Tebbutt Room, Windsor Library
FAMILY HISTORY CLASSES: BRITISH NEWSPAPER ARCHIVES (BNA)
Thursday 9 October 6.30-8.30pm
The National Library of Australia looking for more information about early church banner in their collection. Can you help?http://www.smh.com.au/national/the-national-library-looks-to-public-for-clues-to-sunday-school-banner-20140922-109fsz.html
HISTORIC PHOTOGRAPH DISPLAY
Today is the last day of the historical photograph display in the Library. The display will be removed on Thursday 9 October.
NEW MATERIAL ~ AVAILABLE IN THE LOCAL STUDIES COLLECTION
WORKSHOPS & SEMINARS
LOST IN ALL YOUR 'STUFF
Step back from your genealogy and what do you find? Lost weekend put on by the Society of Australian Genealogists will be held on Saturday 1 & Sunday 2 November 2014 at State Library of NSW, Macquarie Street Sydney. Jonathan Auld is one of the speakers!!
14TH AUSTRALASIAN CONGRESS ON GENEALOGY & HERALDRY 26-30 MARCH 2015
A great opportunity for new and experienced family historians to hear many of the world’s best speakers on family history, genealogy and heraldry. HAGSOC & AFFHO invite you to attend. Early bird registration closes on 31 October
UPDATE FROM NSW REGISTRY OFFICE
Some recent changes have improved the new BDM indexes. Check it out…
SLAB BARN STUDYDid your ancestor own a slab barn in the Hawkesbury? You may be interested in reading this study http://www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0008/64808/SLAB-BARN-STUDY-All.pdf
SURFING THE INTERNET...SITES FOR FAMILY HISTORIANS
Members with internet access should check out the following interesting sites. The Library has free access to the internet, contact 4560 4460 for bookings at Windsor & 4578 2002 for Richmond bookings. If you have your own laptop we also have free wireless. The password is available from the Information Desk.
~ Let us know of sites, that you have tried with (or without) success ~
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