Thursday, June 18, 2015

What's On? - Saturday 20 - Friday 26 June


What's on offer this coming week in south-east Queensland family and local history wise?

Saturday 20 June - 9:30am - 11:45pm - Genealogical Society of Queensland

GSQ leads the pack with Did my ancestors wear pink dresses for afternoon tea? - Using newspapers for family history – presented by Judy Lofthouse

Cost $12 for members $17 for non-members (includes morning tea) To find out more click here.


Tuesday 23 June - 10:00am - 11:00am - Strathpine Library

A Genetic Look at Family History Learn how genealogists use medical, genetic and DNA testing to enrich family history research, with expert Ann Swain. Free but bookings essential.  For more info click here.

Tuesday 23 June - 1:00- 4:00pm - Bracken Ridge Library

Bracken Ridge Family History Group.  Are you interested in researching your family history or genealogy? Come along to swap research tips or seek advice in family history. Everyone welcome - no bookings required.  Free.  For more info click here.

Last but not least I was delighted to read in my local paper that the relatively new historical society - Kenmore & District Historical Society Incorporated has announced two publications - Kenmore and District - A Pictorial History (a pictorial history of 80 photos and captions) and, to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of Gallipoli, the Society has been given permission to reproduce Wiliam Pacey's Diary.  For more information about how to purchase these publications or join the Society click here.

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