Excellency Ms Penelope Wensley AC, Governor of Queensland..................
The Queensland Family History Society
familiarly known as
is based at Gaythorne, a northside Brisbane
suburb. QFHS is Queensland's leading family history and genealogy
organisation and has the State's largest genealogical bookshop.
to our web site. If this is your first visit, or you are relatively new
to our web site, we invite you to select your subject of interest from
page. It is indexed and grouped for your convenience and subdivided
into manageable articles for easy viewing. Simply click on a subject
for more information.
and Regular Visitors
and regular visitors, we suggest you use the drop down menus above the
photo to navigate around the web site. Simply click on a heading and
select from the drop down options. The menu is accessible from all
pages. You can also select from a site search. To all viewers, we
say thank you for your interest in our web site and we hope you will
visit us often. In fact, why not add this page to your preferred sites
Sites and How to Bookmark
Go to the
Toolbar at the top of your screen, click on Favourites
- depending on the platform you use - and add our site to your
listings: eg as a suggestion you might include QFHS under Family
History or Genealogy.
to contact us is very important and you will find a comprehensive list
of contact points by clicking on this page.
If we can be of assistance, please contact us. email
is a very efficient way and telephone calls are fine too. But please
remember that the library and resource centre is not staffed 24/7. Our
Society is operated entirely by volunteers who give service over five
days and one night per week. For opening hours, click here.
Our policy is to return only local calls if you leave a recorded
message giving your name and contact number.
From all the
team at QFHS, good luck with your research and we hope your visit to
this web site is a rewarding one.
Visit the News and events page for more
Latest 2013 edition of Australasian
Family History Organisations Inc (AFFHO) newsletter, (issue 47)
FOR RESEARCHERS at QFHS Inc.
Researchers have access to the following subscription websites at the QFHS library:
• Ancestry (Library Edition)
• Emerald Ancestors
• FindMyPast - Australasia
• FindMyPast - UK
• FindMyPast - Ireland
• The Genealogist
• World Vital Records
Buy QFHS published CDs online
by Credit Card
CD items are now available for purchase on-line through PayPal. PayPal
enables any individual with an email address to securely, easily and
quickly send and receive payments online. PayPal's service builds on
the existing financial infrastructure of bank accounts and credit cards
and uses the world's most advanced proprietary fraud
prevention systems to create a safe, global, real-time payment solution.
Go to the CD
work in progress
is adding an image and text to Archive CD Books Australia items that
QFHS stocks and sells on line. Check out
Office Directories (PODs)
State Electoral Rolls
newsletter "Snippets" online here
About Gaythorne | More about Gaythorne
Membership Renewals Now
renewals for 2013/2014 are now due and may be paid by credit card
on-line through PayPal. Click here to take
advantage of this fast and secure method of payment.
Sessions have been scheduled for 2013. Bookings are essential! Read
2013 Calendar of Events
Calendar for 2013 has been
published and can be viewed here.
Mark your diary now!
Do you want to know how to make best use of the computer-based
resources at the QFHS library? Perhaps you would like more information
on family history research using the internet? In 2013, the Society
will be holding four computer training courses for members to introduce
the use of computers in family history research.
Find out more here.
Training Workshops 2013
Archive CD Books Australia