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Members' Interests update September 2012

We’ve just updated our Members’ Interests pages and included:

Edward Jones in Delegate, New South Wales Thomas Napier in Ballarat, Victoria James Keith in the Bega district, New South Wales Thomas Edlington in Gippsland, Victoria Samuel Cumming in Gippsland, Victoria

This gives us a chance to remind members that forms are on the website or

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I got up this morning and looked out the window to a day that looked a little damp but was still filled with the promise of completing those jobs, of getting things done. But then I found Historypin and now I can’t even remember what those inconsequential plans were for today!

Do you ever find

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Certificate costs increase for Victoria

So, what were you planning to do between now and Sunday? We’d suggest that if you’ve been thinking about getting some uncertified historical birth, death or marriage certificates on line that you swing into action and do it now! Fees are increasing on Sunday and each one will cost you $20 instead of $17.50.


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Trove and The Geelong Advertiser

Anyone with family history interests in the Geelong area knows (or should know) Suzie Zada’s name and be familiar with her website and blog. Yesterday’s blog post was in her words ‘a bit of a rant’ about why the Geelong Advertiser is not included in Trove. And it’s a darn good question. One worth thinking

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Crime in the Port Phillip District 1835-51

Every now and then I like to while away a few minutes just ‘looking’ at a library catalogue, you can have a lot of fun mixing and matching search terms to see what you get and it was during one of these kinds of lucky dip search sessions with the Casey Cardinia Library Catalogue that

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