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Chris Paton and Thomas MacEntee downunder - Brisbane

A full day seminar with leading Unlock the Past cruise presenters, Chris Paton (Scotland) and Thomas MacEntee (US). Features - four main presentations - supporting short presentations by local and sponsoring partners - an exhibition - special offers and hundreds of dollars worth of prizes.

WHEN: Saturday 1 February 2014, 9am - 4.30pm Broncos

WHERE:  Broncos Leagues Club, Fulcher Road, Red Hill


  • Pre-booked - by Thursday 30 January 2014, 6pm
    $39.50 - full day
    $29.50 - morning only 9am to 2pm
    - $29.50 - afternoon only 12noon to 4.30pm
  • on the day - if not booked out
    - $60 - full day
    - $40 
    - half day

book Click the button at the left to book online now
ONLINE BOOKING is only available if paying by Visa or Mastercard or for societies wanting to take bookings for members - see other booking/payment options below

  • individuals
    • online bookings - Visa or Mastercard only
    • phone or mail - cheque, Visa, Mastercard
    • phone or mail - EFT
       - Account Name: Gould Genealogy
       - BSB: 015-621
       - Account Number: 1980 23389
  • Societies taking bookings for members - ask for special code 



9.00amregistration, exhibition, sales 
9.55amWelcome and seminar introduction 
10.00amBuilding a genealogy research toolboxThomas MacEntee
10.45mbreak and exhibition 
11.15pmIrish land recordsChris Paton
12noonMyHeritage: Discover your family history
Rosemary Kopittke
12.30pmFlip-Pal mobile scanner brief overview and demoRosemary Kopittke
12.45pmlunch break and exhibition 
2.00pmprize draws and partner/sponsor promos  
2.30pmYou use WHAT for genealogy? Wonderful uses for unusual toolsThomas MacEntee
3.15pmbreak and exhibition 
3.45pmScottish inheritance recordsChris Paton
Exhibitors in Brisbane

  • History Queensland (member societies may submit brochures to History Queensland to display)
  • Genealogical Society of Queensland
  • Queensland Family History Society
  • Genealogical Society of Queensland, Southern Suburbs Branch
  • Queensland State Archives
  • State Library of Queensland
  • Clean Cruising (to be confirmed)
  • Findmypast
  • Flip-Pal Mobile Scanner
  • Guild of One Name Studies
  • Gould Genealogy & History 
  • MyHeritage
  • Ryerson Index
  • Unlock the Past publications
  • Unlock the Past Cruises

Some practical matters

  • Parking is available on site
  • Food is not included in the seminar cost. The Broncos Club, has plenty of options with bars, cafe and buffet at a good price.

Further information