Category Archives: Event

National Family History Month in Geelong Closing ceremony

The closing ceremony for National Family History Month August 2018 is being sponsored by the Geelong Library & Heritage Centre and co-hosted by the Geelong Heritage Centre and the Geelong Family History Group. See all details in the NFHM Closing … Continue reading

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National Family History Month in Geelong

Start your family history journey at the Dome. New to family history?  Need some help getting started? During National Family History Month, August, members of the Geelong Family History Group will be available in the Heritage Centre to assist visitors with family … Continue reading

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Only 2 days left to book for DNA Testing for Family History

Just TWO days left to book for this event!  Live webinar – ONLY available at Geelong Family History Group meeting room [Belmont Library] on Wednesday 23rd July at 7.30 pm. GFHG Members who added their names to the pre-event booking list DO … Continue reading

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DNA Testing for Family History: Basics and Examples

Hurry – ONLY 21 places left for this event which will be advertised in the newspaper on Friday 20th July!  Register NOW before others jump in! GFHG Members who added their names to the pre-event booking list DO NOT NEED … Continue reading

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DNA Testing for Family History: Basics and Examples

Don’t miss out – ONLY 38 places available for this event! Due to the expected popularity of this Geelong Family History Group Meeting on Wednesday 25th July we have opened up bookings via Eventbrite. GFHG Members who added their names … Continue reading

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From Cornwall to the Burra copper mines in South Australia

Here’s your chance to join us at the Geelong Family History Group meeting on Wednesday 27th June 2018 at 7.30 pm – Belmont Library meeting room, High Street, Belmont. Visitors are always welcome. This Wednesday Max Beck will be talking … Continue reading

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Getting the most out of TROVE

Here’s your chance to join us at the Geelong Family History Group meeting on Wednesday 23rd May 2018 at 7.30 pm – Belmont Library meeting room, High Street, Belmont. Visitors are always welcome. This Wednesday our Research Officer, John Stewart, … Continue reading

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A daytime talk – female ancestors – midwives and nurses

For those members unable to get to our meetings at night, you can come to a free talk on researching female ancestors, particularly Midwives and Nurses on Wednesday 16th May, 2018 at 1.00 pm at Newcomb. Full details can be … Continue reading

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Searching for records on PROV website

Some people have struggled with the changes to the PROV (Public Record Office Victoria) website – help is at hand. The blog might refer to searching for Yarrawonga but it could easily be Geelong or Gippsland – just follow these … Continue reading

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GFHG going to VAFHO Family History Expo in Sale, April, 2018

The Geelong Family History Group will be an exhibitor at the VAFHO Family History Expo in April. Have a look at the options for getting there by train. Of course another option from Geelong is to catch the ferry across … Continue reading

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