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Workshops 2016

DATE/TIME/VENUE SPEAKER TOPIC
27/2/2016 1.30pm  
Uniting Church Hall
Vernon St, Coffs Harbour
(entrance next to Lifeline shop) 
 
Society Monitors/Members
 
“Back to Basics” – a must for beginners and a refresher leading you through on the basic steps of research and a guide on free resources.

**Please note change of venue**
 
19/3/2016 1.30pm
Uniting Church Hall
Vernon St, Coffs Harbour
(entrance next to Lifeline shop) 
 
Terrie Beckhouse,
Coffs Harbour Museum

PLEASE NOTE - THIS THE 3rd SATURDAY
 
“Coffs Harbour Museum – What We Have and Why You Should See It” – Terrie will speak on the Museum’s vast collection
 
April 2016 
NO WORKSHOP 
  PLEASE NOTE: There will be no Workshop in April due to Anzac Day being on Monday 25th
 
28/5/2016 10am-4pm
Coffs Harbour Community Village, Earl Street
(NB: Not Cavanbah Hall)  
 
Ben Mercer,
Content Manager 
ancestry.com.au 
 
SEMINAR: “Ancestry.com”
– subjects to be covered are The New Ancestry; Tips for Getting the Best out of Ancestry; and Ancestry DNA 
 
25/6/2016 1.30pm
Uniting Church Hall
Vernon St, Coffs Harbour
(entrance next to Lifeline shop) 
 
Debbie Campbell,
Digital Heritage Consultant 
“New and Updated Trove” – Debbie will talk about the upgrade to Trove 7 and what has changed. 
Please note: Bookings required: phone 6651 6126 or email coffsgenie@gmail.com
 
23/7/2016 1.30pm
Uniting Church Hall
Vernon St, Coffs Harbour
(entrance next to Lifeline shop) 
 
Nola Mackey,
Grafton Historian 
“A Convict in the Family?”
– Nola will speak about having convicts in the family, where they came from, what they did to “earn” their passage to Australia, when they arrived, what became of them and more.
Please note: Bookings required: phone 6651 6126 or email coffsgenie@gmail.com
 
1/8/2016 to 31/8/2016 NATIONAL FAMILY
HISTORY MONTH
Research Room will be open to Members and Visitors to do free research from 10am to 4pm each Tuesday to Thursday and Saturday (excl. 27th) during the month
 
27/8/2016 1.30pm
Uniting Church Hall
Vernon St, Coffs Harbour
(entrance next to Lifeline shop) 
 
Society Monitors/Members  
“How Members Organise Hard Copies of Their Family History”
– bring samples to display how you organise your copies, etc.
 
24/9/2016 1.30pm
Uniting Church Hall
Vernon St, Coffs Harbour
(entrance next to Lifeline shop) 
 
Society Monitors / Members 
AGM followed by Workshop – “Show and Tell Us About Your Family Memorabilia”
– bring something that has special significance in your family and talk about it.
 
29/10/2016 10am-4pm
Cavanbah Hall, Harbour Dr 
Coffs Harbour
(NB: 5th Saturday) 
Associate Professor Carol Liston,
BA (Hons), PhD, FRAHS, Royal Australian Historical Society Council President
 
SEMINAR: Accessing Land Records and more (more topics to be confirmed)
 
26/11/2016 1.30pm
Uniting Church Hall
Vernon St, Coffs Harbour
(entrance next to Lifeline shop) 
 
To be advised 
Topic to be advised
 
 3/12/2016 or
10/12/2016 
  Christmas Party: Details to be advised.
 

DETAILS SUBJECT TO CHANGE IF NECESSARY - PLEASE CONTACT THE SOCIETY FOR CONFIRMATION

Last Updated 22/4/2016