History Group Meeting News
~9th October 2002 ~
MEETING DATES 2002
WEDNESDAY SPEAKER TOPIC
REMINDER Tracing your Irish Ancestors seminar 25th October
This is now booked out. If you have put your name on the list please remember to turn up. If you will not be attending the whole 3 sessions please let us know so that someone on the waiting list can attend. There will be 2 morning sessions and one after lunch. The seminar "Tracing your Irish Ancestors" presented by Richard Reid on Friday 25th October 2002, from 10am to 3pm and will include a light lunch. If you need to cancel please ring 4560-4460.
Surfing the internet**. Sites for family historians
The Library has free access to the internet, contact 4560 4460 for bookings. Richmond also has access, for bookings phone 4578 2002.
New Yahoo genealogy research http://au.groups.yahoo.com/group/Gene_Aus/
Guidelines for Cemetery conservation (National Trust) http://www.nsw.nationaltrust.org.au/cemscontents.html
Genealogical list for Forgotten Valley (Macdonald River) researchers http://groups.yahoo.com/group/forgottenvalley/
Database of Australians who died during the South African Anglo-Boer War of 1899 - 1902 http://www.hagsoc.org.au/sagraves/index.html
Cora Num's Web Sites for Genealogists http://www.coraweb.com.au/
~ Let us know of any new addresses, that you have tried with (or without) success ~
New Items added to the Local Studies Collection * check out the following:
Starting out in Local History / FOWLER RL929.10941 FAM
Windsor Toll House / O'CONNELL RL994.42 OCO
The family & Local History handbook (6th ed) RL929.10941 FAM
To live in the hearts and & minds of descendants is to never dies : Family history of Daniel & Elizabth Jurd /STEWART RL929.20994 STE
We have been featuring a section called "Member's Profiles" providing details of members. More are needed. Details required include a bit about yourself, your background, and your interest in family history & importantly the names you are researching. We will keep featuring this article as long as members contribute. To date we have featured Ian Brothers, Del Swain, Des Nicholson, John Norris, Hazel & Bill Reidy, Grace Douglass, Don & Jill Mills, Sue Bennett, Laurie Hession, Laurel Legge, Michelle Nichols, Ernie Byrnes, Judith Norris, Elaine Greentree, Graham Thom, Wendy Stalker, Trish Moon, Robynne Winley & Geoff Ford.
Member's Profile - Loreley Morling
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