Syllabus for General Meetings – 2019 & 2020
|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|
|23rd Jan||Return of our DNA gurus – Louise COAKLEY and Heather COX – Australian DNA Facebook Page and terrific DNA Blog site||DNA Testing for Family History: Part 2 – So you’ve done your DNA test – what now? A webinar / online presentation with a question and answer session at the end (technology permitting).|
|27th Feb||Susie ZADA||Norfolk Island: Its settlements and its cemeteries|
|27th Mar||Peter BEGG||The creation of his book – Geelong – The First 150 Years – from his Geelong Advertiser day by day articles.|
|24th Apr||Michael MENZIES||Researching your Railway families in Victoria|
|22nd May||Peter MANSFIELD||The History of Geelong Cemeteries and the Geelong Cemeteries Trust|
|26th Jun||Mary-Anne GOURLEY||FIBIS: Families in British India Society|
|24th Jul||Kristen THORNTON||Family History resources at the Deakin University Library (Geelong)|
|28th Aug||Chris GANLY||GFHG AGM plus speaker – Chris Ganly and the MERCER family. Chris is the author of Major Mercer: no ordinary life.|
|Searching for BDMs in Australasia online.|
|30th Oct||Rob HAMILTON||Rob is a Masonic researcher for local and world wide research accessing Masonic historic records.|
|27th Nov||Member’s Christmas night||Short presentations from members followed by supper – please bring a plate.|
|25th Dec||–||No meeting.|
|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||Gwen THRELFALL||Mount Duneed|
|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||Short presentations from members followed by supper – please bring a plate.|
|23rd Dec||–||No meeting|