Research Room News 18 June 2016

Jun 18, 2016 by

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We’re slowly clearing the backlog of new magazines and newsletters and getting them into the new system and on the shelves.¬†

If any of our members are waiting on specific titles – please let us know and we will try to fast track them for you.

New titles in the Research Room this week and available for borrowing are:

Newsletters/Magazines

The Genealogist

  • September 2015
  • December 2015
  • March 2016
  • June 2016

Ancestor

  • September 2015
  • December 2015
  • March 2016
  • June 2016

Irish Roots

  • 3rd quarter 2015
  • 4th quarter 2015
  • 1st quarter 2016
  • 2nd quarter 2016

Australian Family Tree Connections

  • September/October 2015
  • November 2015
  • December 2015
  • January 2016
  • February 2016
  • March 2016
  • April 2016
  • June 2016

Family Tree Magazine

  • September 2015
  • October 2015
  • November 2015
  • Christmas 2015
  • January 2016
  • February 2016
  • March 2016
  • April 2016
  • May 2016
  • June 2016

The Pivot Tree (Geelong Family History Group)

  • Issue 127 – October 2015
  • Issue 128 – January 2016
  • Issue 129 – April 2016

Books:

  • A mother’s narrative (transcription and photos of a journal written by Sarah Dutton from 1794 to 1844 for her daughter).
  • Arrows of Hope : selected convict stories
  • Arrows of Hope Volume 2 : selected convict stories
  • The Pioneers Speak : Yungaburra (Qld) district centenary 1890 to 1990
  • Voices Past & Present : stories of the women of the Atherton Tableland
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Research Room News 10 June 2016

Jun 10, 2016 by

New to the Research Room this week are a number of Unlock the Past titles:
down and out

  • Death certificates and archaic medical terms
  • Arrivals in Australia from 1788
  • British and Irish newspapers
  • Buried treasures: What’s in the English Parish Chest
  • Digital imaging essentials: techniques and tips for genealogists and family historians (Australian edition)
  • Discover English census records
  • Discover your sporting ancestors: it was not all work and no play!
  • Down and out in Scotland: researching ancestral crisis
  • Family history research in South Australia
  • Finding ancestors in church records: a brief guide to resources
  • Guide to Baptist historical resources in Australia
  • Guide to convict transportation lists part 1 : 1787-1800
  • Guide to convict transportation lists part 2 : 1801-1812
  • How to write your family history : a guide to creating, planning, editing and publishing family stories
  • Irish family history resources online
  • Migration to New Zealand : a guide for family history researchers
  • My ancestor was in an asylum : a brief guide to asylum records in Australia and New Zealand
  • Nurses and midwives in Australian history: a guide to historical sources
  • Opening the doors to Family Tree Maker: or how to enter your information correctly
  • Researching in German civil and church records
  • ScotlandsPeople: the place to launch your Scottish research
  • That elusive Digger: tracing your Australian military ancestors
  • The ones that got away: tracing elusive ancestors who move into, out from and within Britain
  • The war to end war: tracing your Great War Australian military ancestors
  • Til death us do part: causes of death 1300-1948
  • Tracing mining ancestors: a brief guide to resources in Australia and New Zealand
  • Treasures in Australian Government Gazettes: Government, Police and Education Gazettes
  • Writing and publishing your family history
  • What was the voyage really like?: a brief guide to researching convict and immigrant voyages to Australia and New Zealand
  • War on the Veldt: tracing your Australian military ancestors in the Boer War 1899-1902

These are great, easy to read and easy to understand little publications – and all are available to be borrowed by our members.

 

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May 1, 2016 by

HourglassIt’s May – and so, we’ve now switched to our winter timetable. The Research Room will now open on Sunday afternoons between 2 and 4 pm instead of Thursday nights.

General meetings will now be held on the 2nd Saturday of the month at 2 pm instead of Wednesday nights.

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Change of venue for our April general meeting

Mar 30, 2016 by

Narre Mechanics InstitutePlease note the change of venue for our April general meeting. This meeting is being held at the Narre Warren Mechanics Institute at 59 Webb  Street, Narre Warren.

Wednesday 13th April 2016 at 7.30 pm.

We apologise for any inconvenience – the May general meeting and those following will be held at the usual venue, the Meeting Room, at the Narre Warren Library.

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We’re back!

Feb 1, 2016 by

OpenThe Research Room will re-open 2 February 2016 at 11 am. Normal summer operating hours apply. Tuesdays and Saturdays 11 am to 3 pm and Thursday nights 7 pm to 9 pm until May.

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