Unlock the Past Cruises

Chris Paton and Thomas MacEntee downunder - Hobart

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: Tuesday 11 February 2014, 9am - 3.30pm 

WHERE:  Philip Smith Centre, 2 Edward St, Glebe

Philip Smith Centre


  • Pre-booked - by Monday 10 February 2014, 9pm
    $39.50 - full day
    $29.50 - morning only 9am to 1.30pm
    $29.50 - afternoon only 11.30am to 3.30pm
  • on the day - if not booked out
    - $60 - full day
    - $40 
    - half day

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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
9.25amwelcome and seminar introduction
9.30amBuilding a genealogy research toolbox - T. MacEntee
10.15ambreak and exhibition
10.45amBritish and Irish newspapers - C. Paton
11.30amMyHeritage: Discover your family history - R. Kopittke
12noonFlip-Pal mobile scanner brief overview and demo
12.15pmlunch break and exhibition
1.30pmprize draws and partner/sponsor promos
1.45pmYou use WHAT for genealogy? Wonderful uses for unusual tools - T. MacEntee
2.30pmbreak and exhibition
2.45pmThe godly commonwealth: discover Scottish church records - C. Paton
Exhibitors in Hobart

  • LINC Tasmania
    - State Library of Tasmania
    - Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office
    - National Archives
  • Tasmanian Family History Society (Hobart)
  • Flip-Pal Mobile Scanner
  • Gould Genealogy & History 
  • Guild of One Name Studies
  • MyHeritage
  • Unlock the Past publications
  • Unlock the Past Cruises

Some practical matters

  • Food is not included in the seminar cost. We will take orders in the morning for those wishing to share in a Subway platter for lunch - for a moderate cost (not more than $10). You may also bring your own lunch. Tea, coffee and water will also be available.

Further information