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Chinese Settlers in Qld: Chinese gold digger ca. 1860; Al Coy and his wife at St. George. State Library of Queensland.

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Date and time: 21 Aug 2014 12:22 PM

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Only a few days until QFHS's

Open Day

Your family tree—more than just names and dates

Let us help you find some answers on Open Day

Open Day 2014

QFHS Library and Resource Centre

58 Bellevue Avenue, Gaythorne

23 August 2014 - 10.00 am to 3.00 pm

Learn from our experts how to find out more about your family: their lives, loves, and losses. What is the truth behind that family story, that old photograph, that box of letters? Our members will show you through our Library and Resource Centre, introduce you to our many skilled family historians. We will explain to you how our books, maps, indexes, and many more resources may assist to add fascinating detail to your family tree.

NFHW

National Family History Month


Read about our

Ancestry and Family Tree Maker Seminar

on 20 July 2014


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QFHS Seminars and Training Courses

 

 

2014

Fridays@QFHS and Seminars

 

for

2014

Beginners' Course

Presenter: Max Hill

When: 12 September 2014 - 10.00 am to 11.30 am

Beginners' Course

A beginners' class for those people who have little or no family history experience. If you wish to start the journey to find you…

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Inmates: asylums, prisons, and hospitals…

Presenter/s: Shauna Hicks and Pauleen Cass

When: 4 October 2014

Inmates: asylums, prisons, and hospitals

Shauna Hicks is an archivist, librarian, and family historian with over thirty-five years’ experience. She is the author of a n…

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Australian Joint Copying Project

Presenter: Ann Swain

When: 10 October 2014 - 10.00 am to 11.30 am

Australian Joint Copying Project

The Australian Joint Copying Project, begun in 1945 to copy Australasian material held in UK repositories, produced over 10,000 r…

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Scottish Research: How to get started

Presenter: Chris Schuetz

When: 14 November 2014 - 10.00 am - 11.30 am

Scottish Research: How to get started

Researching in Scotland is not difficult but it is a little different to other places, so it may help to have some pointers. Come…

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2015

Fridays@QFHS

 

Our Friday sessions

February to June 2015

Ensuring the validity of your genealogic…

Presenter: Geoff Morgan

When: 13 February 2015 - 10.00 am - 11.30 am

Ensuring the validity of your genealogical assumptions

Strategies that help to ensure the validity of your genealogical data – e.g. that your ggg-grandmother really is the person you t…

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Ancestry Library Edition

Presenter: Sue Reid

When: 13 March 2015 - 10.00 am-11.30 am

Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition is available at QFHS, but despite what the advertisements say, yes, you do need to know what you are loo…

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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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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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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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QFHS Shop

Commonwealth Electoral Roll (Queensland) 1906 $51.50 incl P&P $2.00
Commonwealth Electoral Roll (Queensland) 1906
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