Category Archives: Family History Research

GFHG Members’ Surnames of Interest

Members of the Geelong Family History Group have submitted their Surnames of Interest. People who may be researching the same families can contact GFHG Members – read the details.

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NSW Research Seminar – Sunday 27th October 2019

The Geelong Family History Group are holding a NSW Research Seminar: When: Sunday 27th October 2019, 10.00 – 4.00 pm Where: Meeting Room, Waurn Ponds Library, 230 Pioneer Rd, Waurn Ponds. [NOTE: correct street number] Cost: $15.00 per person ($10.00 … Continue reading

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Don’t miss this!

Happy National Family History Month!  The Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Victoria has just announced a terrific gift for ALL family history researchers for NFHM! Click on the image at the right to find out more!

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Reminder – important news

Just a reminder to all Geelong Family History Group members and followers – here are two blogs that you really need to read and absorb! These are both REALLY important: Update on the changes and improvements to the Registry of … Continue reading

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Important news from Vic Registry of BDMs

We now have direct contact with senior management at the Victorian Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages. To keep abreast of the current and changing status of the Vic BDM website and searches, follow the VAFHO (Victorian Association of Family … Continue reading

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Update your diaries for 2019

2019 is shaping up to be a great year for family history researchers – both in Geelong and further afield. Pull out your diaries (and for those relying on their phone or computer diary, open up your diaries) and make … Continue reading

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Can’t find your ancestor arriving?

The more I looked at the latest Emigration records out of the UK from TheGenealogist™ the more useful bits I found – not surprisingly this blog has grown considerably since it was first started but persevere and hopefully you’ll find … Continue reading

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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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