Coffs Harbour District Family History Society Inc.

WORKSHOPS – 2014


DATE/TIME/VENUE

SPEAKER

TOPIC

22/2/2014 1.30pm  
Community Village, Earl St
 
Graham Bell,
Local Historian
“How Coffs Was Settled” - and the research that has gone into making local history videos/DVDs of the Mid North and North Coasts of NSW
 
22/3/2014 1.30pm
Community Village, Earl St
 
Stan Gordon, President
“Help Session on using Family Tree Programs and Images”
 
26/4/2014 1.30pm
Community Village, Earl St
 
Karen Filewood
 
“Who’s Buried in Your Backyard?”
- an ongoing project to locate and document as many lone graves in the local area as possible
 
31/5/2014 10am-4pm
Cavanbah Centre, Harbour Dr
 
Lorraine Turtle,
Turtle Consolidated Services
SEMINAR: “Family History Smorgasbord”
- Beyond your BDM Certificates; Interstate Records, Probates & Deceased Estates; and NSW State Archives
 
28/6/2014 1.30pm
Cavanbah Hall, Harbour Dr
 
Dr. Leigh Summers,
Director of Coffs Harbour Regional Art Gallery and Museum
“Aboriginal Women and the Crinoline” - focussing on the why, how and when Aboriginal women wore crinolines which were popular between 1854-1865
 

 

DATE/TIME/VENUE

SPEAKER

TOPIC

26/7/2014 from 11am
Community Village, Earl St
 
 

“30th Anniversary Garden Party ”
- celebration of 30 years since our Society was formed on 21 July 1984.
BBQ/sausage sizzle and salad lunch.
RSVP required by 23 July
1/8/2014 to 31/8/2014 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. 23rd) during the month 
23/8/2014 1.30pm
Community Village, Earl St
Bill Oates, Archivist,
New England University
“A Study of Activity in a Regional Community during WWI”
incl. centenaries of the Aust. Red Cross and ANZAC and the impact of the war on the local area 
27/9/2014 1.30pm
Community Village, Earl St
 
John Kerr
AGM followed by Workshop - “Genealogy Programmes at Home”
 
25/10/2014 9:30am-4pm
Cavanbah Hall, Harbour Dr
 
Helen Smith
Association of Professional Genealogists and the Genealogical Speakers Guild member
SEMINAR: “We Hunt Them Here – We Hunt Them There....“ - Help I am stuck! - demolishing brick walls; It’s Not All Online - where else can I look?; English Parish Records - more than just Hatch, Match and Dispatch; Searching the Internet Effectively; and Understanding the Context - why social history is important in Genealogical Research
22/11/2014 1.30pm
Community Village, Earl St
 
Terrie Beckhouse,
Co-ordinator of Coffs Harbour Regional Museum
“Document Archives and Documentation“ - Covering the vast archive collection being indexed for easier access and research, and the different of documents in the Museum collection
6/12/2014 12 noon
Deep Sea Fishing Club
  Christmas Party: 2 course Christmas Buffet Lunch.
Husbands, wives, partners welcome.
Cost $30.00 each to be paid at Research Room by 29th November 2014

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Last Updated 28/8/2014