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Date and time: 27 Mar 2015 11:08 PM

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Wednesday, 10 June 2015

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NEW: Check our Facebook Page

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Behind the scenes at the
Queensland Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages

 


Queensland's first state conference.

 In Time and Place

Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 October 2015

Riverglenn, 70 Kate Street, Indooroopilly.

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We invite regional members of QFHS to apply for regional support (conditons apply)


FitzpatrickForensic Genealogy

in Brisbane

with Colleen Fitzpatrick

Saturday 18 April 2015

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1894 and 1897 Women's Suffrage Petitions now available online to all, thanks to QFHS volunteers

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In 1894 the Women’s Equal Franchise Association (WEFA) initiated a double petition – one for women to sign and the other for men – which played a key role in galvanising support for the women’s suffrage movement across Queensland. A second group of women through the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union canvassed support again in 1897.

Through a project organised in a partnership between the late Dr John McCulloch, Dr Deborah Jordan and the Queensland Parliament, and with the contribution of the Queensland Family History Society, these petitions have been digitally transcribed and developed into a database that is available to the public.

A wonderful resource for girls, women, genealogists, and historians both in Queensland and across the globe.

To view the signatories to the Women's Suffrage Petitions go here

For more information on QFHS involvement in the project from start to finish go here
Congratulations to the many people involved in making this happen.

 

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QFHS Seminars and Training Courses

The Genealogist: what’s the difference

Presenter: Rosemary Kopittke

When: 10 April 2015 - 10.00 am - 11.30 am or 1.00 pm - 2.30 pm

The Genealogist: what’s the difference

The Genealogist offers records not available on other subscription websites and has some interesting search options that can help…

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Forensic Genealogy

Presenter/s: Colleen Fitzpatrick

When: Saturday, 18 April 2015

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Forensic Genealogy

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All about FamilySearch microfilms

Presenter: Bev Bonning

When: 8 May 2015 - 10.00 am - 11.30 am

All about FamilySearch microfilms

Microfilms of primary resources, such as parish registers, cemetery records, or poor law records can help solve your research mys…

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Trout Game

Sunday, 17 May 2015

 
Allow yourself the privilege of having a fun day in family history and play the Trout Game.

Numbers are limited and early bookings are essential.

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DNA basics

Presenter: Chris Schuetz

When: 12 June 2015 - 10.00 am - 11.30 am

DNA basics

How can DNA help you find family? Are you planning to submit a DNA sample for testing to assist in your research? This session is…

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Ireland to Australia: Researching your I…

Presenter/s: Dr Richard Reid and Mary King

When: Saturday, 13 June 2015

Ireland to Australia: Researching your Irish ancestors

Mary King was born and educated in Queensland. Using her Bachelor of Education degree, she spent her working life teaching in Q…

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Researching Indigenous Australians

Presenter: Charlotte Sale

When: 10 July 2015 - 10.00 am - 11.30 am

Researching Indigenous Australians

Cultural differences, unwritten histories, story-telling, and attempting to grasp the traces of people without written records ar…

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Newspapers: people, places, and events

Presenter/s: Sue Reid and Stephanie Ryan

When: Saturday, 1 August 2015

Newspapers: people, places, and events

Sue Reid is the Convenor of the Education Sub-Committee of QFHS. She is the author of a number of family history articles publi…

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Brick walls: solving tough research prob…

Presenter: Sue Reid with QFHS experts

When: 14 August 2015 - 10.00 am - 12.30 pm

Brick walls: solving tough research problems

We all have them, these tough research problems that defy any solution.

Come along to hear a presentation of some strategies…

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DNA basics - What do I do with my DNA te…

Presenter: Chris Schuetz

When: 11 September 2015 - 10.00 am - 11.30 am

DNA basics - What do I do with my DNA test results?

This session is for participants of the session held on 12 June 2015, to discuss the results of DNA tests.

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findmypast

Presenter: Rosemary Kopittke

When: 11 September 2015 - 10.00 am - 11.30 am

findmypast

Confused about searching on findmypast? Come along and learn a variety of search methods for locating records relating to your fa…

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