Contact us:

Email:        secretary@wodongafamilyhistory.org

Mail:          Wodonga Family History Soc Inc,  PO Box 289, Wodonga 3689

Phone:       0260 563 220

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Events

WODONGA FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY

Invites you to its seminar

“Finding and Preserving Memories”

Date:                  Saturday 1st September, 2018

Venue:               Felltimber Community Centre, Ritter Road, Wodonga

Registration:    8.30 am         Start:  9.00 am       Finish:  4.00 pm.

Topics and Presenters:-

  • Dating photographs – Barb Toohey and Sue Pillans. Barb and Sue are members of the Heraldry & Genealogy Society of Canberra. 
  • The Life of Emigration – the processes and experiences of 19th century migration – Liz Rushen is the Chair of the History Council of Victoria, a social historian; Liz has published widely in the field of migration history.
  • Finding shipping records – Meg Bate is the Assistant Library Manager at The Genealogical Society of Victoria.
  • Restoring and preserving photos and documents – April Padbury. April holds an associate degree in Local and Applied History.

Cost $40, $35 early bird if booked and paid for by 3rd August, WFHS members $35.  Morning, afternoon tea and lunch provided.

Contact:          Wendy:  0447 035 725 or 0260 563 220. Norma:  0448 356 125

Email:              secretary@wodongafamilyhistory.org

Mail:                Wodonga Family History Soc. Inc., PO Box 289, Wodonga 3689

Exhibitors include Tony Stewart Photography, The Little Purple Dragon Scrapbooking, Archival Access, Eric Barton Books, Genealogical Society of Victoria, Officeworks Wodonga.

For those travelling, we have secured a discount of $10 per room at the Murray Valley Motel for people attending our seminar.

Murray Valley Motel

196 Melbourne Road

Wodonga 3690

Phone: 0260 241422

Email:    admin@murrayvalleymotel.com

People wishing to take advantage of this offer should speak to either Christine or Dean and mention that they will be in Wodonga to attend the Wodonga Family History’s seminar.

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

 

Saturday 1st September: Seminar at Felltimber Community Centre.  Details at top of page.

18th September 2018:   Members’ Brick Wall session.  Bring along your brick wall and see if our members can point you to records that will smash it down for you.

Did you Know? – Find-a-Grave. Short information session by Pat Hopkins.

16th October 2018:  Ann Copeland –” State Library of Victoria – Family History Collection”

Did you Know? -Legacy Free Webinars.  Short information session by Jenni Manguy.

20th November 2018:  Show and tell photos.  Bring along a photo from your family history and tell us all about it.

Did you know? – Roots Chat. short information session by  Barbara Baxter.

18th December 2018:  Christmas party.  Details to be advised.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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