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.

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

 

Saturday 26th May:  Wodonga Bunnings Sausage Sizzle.  8.30am to 4pm

19th June 2018: Guest Speaker, Denise Osbourne. “Jindera’s 150th Aniversary”

Did you know? –  Google and the net and a whole lot more.  Short information session.

Thursday 21st June:  Morning meeting in the room adjacent to our library.  11am to 1pm.  Bring along a cuppa and lunch if you wish.

17th July 2018:    Susie Zada, speaking on Australian Wills and Probate Indexes.

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

Thursday 19th July: Morning meeting in the room adjacent to our library.  11am to 1pm.  Bring along a cuppa and lunch if you wish.

21st August 2018: Jenny Higgins from HAGSOC speaking on “Digging into Trove”

Did you Know?-  Genealogical magazines currently available.  Short information session by Lyn Larkin.

Saturday 1st September: Seminar at Felltimber Community Centre.  Details to be advised.

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? – Rootsweb Mailing Lists. short information session by Wendy Cooksey.

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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