WELCOME PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 14 July 2015 00:00

 

Welcome to The Heraldry and Genealogy Society of Canberra. We look forward to seeing you in the Library, at a monthly meeting, at a Special Interest Group or at one of our education sessions.

 

Next Monthly Meeting – 1 September 7:30pm

"Using Evernote in your Genealogy Research – a Beginners Guide" – Mick Hanley

Mick will explain Evernote and compare it to a manual process, how to get it and then using the internet to search, copy and edit a number of items showing some of what can be achieved.

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 August 2015 21:13
 
Irish Ancestry? This is for you PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 10 August 2015 21:11

If you have Irish ancestry, this full day event is a not to be missed opportunity to hear of the best speakers on all things Irish.

Out of Ireland 2015 Seminar

Sunday 13th September, 2015.
An all-day event at the Raiders Belconnen Club

Dr Richard Reid, Dr Perry McIntyre, Cheryl Mongan and Barbara Moore are the featured presenters.

Learn about how the Irish integrated and left their traces in the local communities, linking back to records in Ireland; the experiences of our ancestor educated by the Catholic nuns; and ways of finding more clues about your Irish history.

Members $40, and non-members $50.

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL and early registration is recommended.  More information and bookings

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 August 2015 18:34
 
Hot Off The Press PDF Print E-mail
Written by Julie Hesse   
Saturday, 07 March 2015 16:40

Late breaking items of interest – hope you enjoy them.


For this month only, The Master Genealogist Users Group will meet on Wednesday 19 August 2015. Lindsay Graham will lead a discussion on Custom Toolbars, to be followed by a one-on-one general help session on any areas where members need help with TMG.

 


 

The Irish Special Interest Group meeting scheduled for 12 September has been cancelled as the 'Out of Ireland' seminar will be held on Sunday 13 September. Please see main article for more details.

 


Some old news photos that may be of interest

Photos from the welcome function for Congress 2015 at the Australian War Memorial


 

LOOKING FOR SOME HELP WITH A FAMILY HISTORY PROGRAM

Just a reminder than we have 4 users groups available to help you with choosing and using a family history software program.

The Family Tree Makers Users Group meets on the second Thursday each month at 10.00am in the Education Room.

The Legacy Users Group meets on the second Tuesday each month at 7.30pm in the Education Room.

The Master Genealogist Users Group meets on the first Wednesday of even numbered months at 7.30pm in the Education Room.

The Reunion Users Group meets on the second Friday each month at 9.30am in the Education Room.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 August 2015 17:35
 
Celebrating National Family History Month PDF Print E-mail
Written by Julie Hesse   
Saturday, 01 August 2015 00:00

August is National Family History Month and we hope you will enjoy the activities offered by the Society and those of other societies across Australia.

There’s lots of opportunities to further your research whether you’re just starting or have been researching for longer than you care to admit.

Don’t forget to check out the National Family History Month website  – there’s plenty of activities if you’re travelling but, if you’re staying home, there’s also some great freebies under ‘Online Event’. And don't forget to register for the free giveaways - you might win a great prize.

Closer to home, take advantage of the education sessions on offer, come to a monthly meeting or drop into our Library and chat to our helpful volunteers. If you're stuck, you can book a 'brick wall' session with our Research Officer.

We look forward to seeing you at one (or more) of our activities:

Tuesday 4 Aug 2015 The Assisted Passage - Records and Stories with Richard Reid

Wednesday 5 Aug 2015 Getting Started with Family History with Tony FitzPatrick

Saturday 8 Aug 2015 Compare Genealogy Software Programs

Saturday 8 Aug 2015 Brief Look at Organising Genealogy Media with Danny O'Neill

Tuesday 11 Aug 2015 When, How and Why of Migration to Australia with Julie Hesse

Thursday 13 Aug 2015 Beginners Guide to Family Research with Brian Buckley

Commencing 10.00am at Tuggeranong Library

Free admission, book at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Thursday 27 Aug 2015 Researching in Your Pyjamas with Julie Hesse

Commencing 1.30pm at Goulburn Mulwaree Library

Free admission, book by telephoning the Goulburn Mulwaree Library on 4823 4435

Sunday 30 Aug 2015 Organising Family History Documents and photographs

Four speakers have offered to explain their approaches and the methods they employ managing their own Digital and Paper Collections.

Commencing 9.30am at Cook Community Hub Hall, Cook

Fee: $35 members $45 non-members, book at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 August 2015 17:36
 

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