FAMILY HISTORY GROUP

Cutting of 10th Birthday Cake in 2004

PURPOSE

The Family History Group of the Society aims to promote family history research, especially in relation to families residing or previously residing in Parramatta.

Benefits of joining the Group are:

·        Have all the benefits of Society membership

·        Receive a newsletter (Parramatta Packet) issued about 3 times per year

·        Hear Guest Speakers at most monthly meetings

·        Receive assistance and suggestions for research into your family history

 

MEETINGS

Meets at Hambledon Cottage Coach House on the 1st Saturday of the month (excluding January), commencing at 1.30pm.

Visitors are welcome.

For information, please contact Enid Turbit at 9871-3658 or Kerry Martin at 9896-3321.

 

GUEST SPEAKERS AND EVENTS

DATE

TOPIC

SPEAKER

December 7

Christmas Party for members

 

2014

 

 

February 1

" NZ Research"  

Pauline WEEKS

March 1 

"Effective Google Searching"

Jill BALL

April 5 

"Tracing WW1 ancestors beyond the National Archives" 

Kim PHILLIPS

May 3 

"73rd Regiment in Australia & Ceylon, 1814-1821" 

Robin WALSH

June 7 

"Was your Ancestor in business ?" 

Gail DAVIS

July 5 

"How to use the new LDS Family Search Equipment" 

Joy & Allan MURRIN

August 2

"Talking Tombstones 2" 

Kerima-Gae TOPP 

September 6    

"UK Criminal Records" 

Jeremy PALMER

October 4 

Members Research 

November 1 

9.30am-10.30am        "Benevolent Society"

11.00am-12noon     "Searching Land Records"

1.30pm                        Members Talk

Yvonne STEWART

Steve FORD

December 7 

20th Birthday and Christmas Party

 

COSTS

Membership of the Society is required for regular attendance at Family History Group meetings.

A charge of $2.00 is made when attending each meeting.

 

MEMBER’S INTERESTS

There are a considerable number of family historians interested in people in Parramatta.

To view our MEMBER’S INTERESTS, please click here.

 

PUBLICATIONS

The Group also issues publications:

“The Parramatta Packet” newsletter                      $12.00 (including postage) for 3 issues per year

(free to members)

Refer PUBLICATIONS section for details re purchase and other Society publications.

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