Syllabus for General Meetings – 2020 & 2021 – see ‘Business as Usual – well close‘ for updates
|Time:||7.30 p.m. – 4th Wednesday in month [except Public Holidays when it is on 3rd or 5th Wednesday in the month].
Visitors are welcome.
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163 High Street
[Belmont] Geelong, Victoria 3216There is ample free parking at the side of the library – enter off Roslyn Road.
|Map:||Showing location of Library|
|22nd Jan||Susie ZADA||Geelong Infirmary and Benevolent Asylum records – an absolute treasure trove|
|26th Feb||Dr Liz RUSHEN||Marshalltown and the MARSHALL Family|
|25th Mar||Colin MOCKETT||A Condensed History of Geelong|
|22nd Apr||Geelong Cemeteries Trust||The present and the future|
|27th May||Colac & District FHG||Colac resources for Family History research|
|24th Jun||John STEWART||Searching for Wills and Probates in Australasia online.|
|22nd Jul||Col HUTCHINSON||Connewarre District History|
|26th Aug||Michael KING||GFHG AGM plus speaker – Michael KING – The History of Undertakers and Funeral Directors in Geelong|
|23rd Sep||Louise COAKLEY||Practical Tips for Working with Speculative Trees – DNA and non-DNA|
|28th Oct||Lorraine SMITH||Author of Journey of a Lost Manuscript – signed copies of her book will be available for purchase at the meeting.|
|25th Nov||Member’s Christmas night||Cheryl BAULCH – Pages from My Album
Kerry COOPER – Henry George
HOLLAND: exploring a Convict’s origin
Irene MORGAN – Are we really O’Keeffes?
Carollyn WILLIAMS – Grave Mysteries
Short presentations from members followed by supper – please bring a plate – so YOU have something to eat during our Christmas Zoom meeting
|23rd Dec||–||No meeting|
|27th Jan||John STEWART||Getting the best out of newspapers using TROVE|
|24th Feb||Michael RUMPFF, Chair, International Settlers Group||The How, When, Where and Why of German Research.|
|31st Mar||Colin MOCKETT||Another history of Geelong
NOTE: – 5th Wednesday of the month
|28th Apr||Roy Hay||Sporting history theme|
|26th May||Susie ZADA||You can’t research Irish ancestors – all the records have been destroyed!|
|28th Jul||Jill WHEELER||Linton and District resources for Family History research|
|25th Aug||TBA||GFHG AGM plus speaker -TBA|
|27th Oct||Dr David ROWE||Some surprises from the Greater Geelong Thematic History.|
|24th Nov||Multiple speakers||Short presentations from members followed by supper – please bring a plate.|
|22rd Dec||–||No meeting|