Back when it began … 1981 !

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What began?  The Geelong Family History Group!  It actually started in 1980 and was officially formed in 1981.

I’ve lost count how many times I’ve said that family history groups and local historical societies are the worst at recording and documenting their own history.  They’re great at doing everyone elses but hopeless at their own.  I was delighted when the Geelong Family History Group published their Timeline & History in 2012 documenting their first 30 years.

We’ve now been able to continue that by bringing the details up-to-date here on the group’s website.

You’ll find things like:

I hope you enjoy them!

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