Family History research – ideas during lockdown or not
Have you struggled to find your ancestors around Geelong or in the Western Districts? What if you could track them year by year like this? Follow the steps I used for Grant DENYER’s ROSS family for Who Do You Think … Continued
More VIC Wills and Probates online!
If you’re anything like me – when you’re doing research in Victoria and someone dies, you mentally think … what year? Oh bum – it’s after 1925. Read all the details on my I Just Love History blog.
Exciting GFHG Update
Even more reasons to get involved with the Geelong Family History Group(GFHG) – whether you are a member or not. NEW: DNA Interest Group We are delighted to announce that our GFHG Member and DNA expert, Louise Coakley, has agreed to … Continued
Geelong and Melbourne Railway Company employees
Are any of these employees your ancestors or person of interest? Read all the details to find out.
Business as usual – well close!
The Geelong Family History Group has been a ‘virtual’ / online family history group since we closed our Research rooms and Library in 2006. APART from our Monthly meetings everything we have done since then was online. That’s why I … Continued
If you thought March was going to be quiet – think again!
Discounted certificates for the month of March To say thank you to our valued family historians, the Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Victoria (BDM Victoria) are offering downloadable uncertified historical certificates for $20 each for the entire month of March. This is a … Continued
DNA in Focus – and in Plain English
DNA, or deoxyribonucleic acid, is more commonly referred to as Genetic Genealogy. And if you can’t remember, or pronounce, the full meaning of DNA, it won’t impede your ability to doing DNA research. Thinking of taking a DNA test? Already … Continued
New exciting Research option
The Geelong Family History Group now offers TWO options for paid Research. Both options cost $20 ($10 for Members). You can request either Research option or both. Today we’re announcing the second and most exciting addition for people researching in the … Continued
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.
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 … Continued