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The February 2014 issue of the newsletter is now available, download it from the Newsletters page – see menu above (just below the picture) for the link.

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************NEW Release CD**************

“OUT of the BOX”, is a compilation of early residents from our local region gleaned from records collected over many years.
It is a valuable resource for the family historian with connections to the local area and includes information relating to over 800 families from:
Albury, Chiltern, Corowa, Corryong, Culcairn, Henty, Holbrook, Jerilderie, Khancoban, Mulwala, Rutherglen, Tallangatta, Tumbarumba, Urana and Wodonga.
Format MS Word and Excel 1997-2003 compatible. $20 + $5 p & p.

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RESEARCHING YOUR WW1 DIGGER.  Two workshops with Vince Black.

Saturday 14th February 2015:   WORKSHOP 1   This introductory workshop is designed to guide family historians to find, research, collate and make sense of available information about a selected Australian relative. The program utilises the World Wide Web to enable participants to access information for a Digger involved in any one or more of the three theatres of war for the Australian Infantry Forces (AIF) –at Gallipoli, the Western Front and in Palestine.

Sunday 15th February 2015:   WORKSHOP 2. This advanced workshop will assume that participants have already compiled a comprehensive portfolio of personal information on their selected Digger.  It will endeavour to assist family historians to understand some of the ‘bigger picture’ aspects of the Great War that they might choose to weave into the story of their selected Digger.

Venue:  Trudewind Road Neighbourhood House

Time:  9am to 1pm

Cost:  $10 per workshop.

Bookings essential.

email: or phone 0260 563220


Saturday 18th July 2015:

Family Tree Maker Workshop with Doug Elms & John Donaldson from GUM.

Venue: Felltimber Community Centre

Time: 10am to 3pm

Full details to be advised as they are confirmed


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Upcoming Meetings (7.30pm). Third Tuesday of each month at Felltimber Community Centre.

Tuesday 16th January 2015: Discuss programme for 2016.  Show and Tell

Tuesday 17th February 2015:  Viv Davis speaking on Chinese ancestry

Tuesday 17th March 2015:   The Railway in this regions.  Please bring any rail memorabilia and related stories along.

Tuesday 21st April 2015: Show & Tell.  Please bring your stories/memorabilia about anything your ancestor/s life/lives in any war–at home or fighting.

Tuesday 19th May 2015: To be advised.

Tuesday 16th June 2015: To be advised

Saturday 18th July: Doug Elms & John Donaldson Family Tree Maker workshop.  10am to 3pm.

Tuesday 21st July 2015: AGM. Doug Elms from GUM to speak on GUM and tips.

Tuesday 15th August 2015: Townsend and Bedella awards to be presented.  Winning entries to be read out

Tuesday 15th September 2015: Sharing research tips and discoveries

Tuesday 10th October 2105: Robyn Wood sharing the story of her book

Tuesday 17th November 2015: Sausage Sizzle followed by Show and Tell

December 2015: Christmas party.  Date and venue to be advised




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