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Workshops 2015

DATE/TIME/VENUE SPEAKER TOPIC
28/2/2015 1.30pm  
Community Village, Earl St
 
Debbie Campbell,
Digital Heritage Consultant
“Beyond the Basic: Maximising the Use of Trove”
 
28/3/2015 1.30pm
Rose Avenue Research Room 
 
Marlene Gordon and Rosie Doherty, Society Monitors
Hands on Workshop: “Finding and Using Our Resources”
 
18/4/2015 1.30pm
Community Village, Earl St  
 
 
Belinda Scott, Coffs Coast Advocate 
“The History of the Advocate”  – Coffs Harbour’s local newspaper
 
23/5/2015 10am-4pm
Cavanbah Hall, Harbour Dr    
 
Rosemary Kopittke,
Gould Genealogy Consultant and Unlock the Past Event Presenter 
 
SEMINAR: “Scottish Research – Delving Through the Records”
 
27/6/2015 1.30pm
Rose Avenue Research Room   
 
Society Monitors / Members 
Hands on Workshop: Family Tree Programs – focusing on about four popular Family Tree Programs in separate groups:
Brother’s Keeper, Ezitree, Family Tree Maker and Legacy Family Tree.
 
25/7/2015 1.30pm
Community Village, Earl St   
 
Peter Leonard, former NSW Government Railway employee (for 43 years)  
“The History of Rail in Coffs Harbour” –
this will be a preview to the Coffs Harbour Centenary of Rail/Smoke on the Water being held in August to commemorate the arrival of the first train to Coffs Harbour and the progress that rail brought to a previously isolated community.  
 
1/8/2015 to 31/8/2015 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. 22nd) during the month
 
22/8/2015 1.30pm
Rose Avenue Research Room   
 
Debbie Campbell,
Digital Heritage Consultant  
Hands on Workshop:“Hands on Trove”
Back by popular demand, Debbie will show us how to use Trove properly: narrow searches, log in, tag, print in suitable format, make corrections and more.
 
26/9/2015 1.30pm
Community Village, Earl St   
 
Society Members & Visitors  
AGM followed by Workshop –
“Let’s Help Each Other with Family History Q&A”
 
24/10/2015 10am-4pm
Cavanbah Hall, Harbour Dr   
 
Dr Perry McIntyre, Historian
SEMINAR: “Free Passage for the Wives and Families of Convicts” and the “Famine Workhouse Orphans”
 
28/11/2015 1.30pm
Rose Avenue Research Room   
 
Society Monitors/Members
Hands on Workshop: “Knocking Down Brick Walls”
 
5/12/2015 (to be confirmed)

 
  Christmas Party: Details to be advised
 

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

Last Updated 14/8/2015