History, Genealogy and Heritage Events

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NSW & ACT State Conference - Sep 2017 
Deniliquin expo -  Oct 2017
Victorian expo - Oct 2017
2018 Congress - Mar 2018
2018 UTP cruise - Alaska - Sep 2018


Family History Expo

Event Information

  • 13 Oct 2017 9:30am - 15 Oct 2017 4:00pm
  • Venue R.S.L Address: 72 End Street,
  • Deniliquin
  • New South Wales
Other Information
  • Cost: $10 Per Day / Seminar $25 DGS & VicGum members $35 for non members

The Deniliquin Genealogy Society Inc.


A Family History Expo

Friday 13th & Saturday 14th October 2017.
Friday 9.30am - 5pm
Saturday 9am - 4pm.

$10 entry fee per day
Entry fee allows access to Seminars and the Main Hall.

38 Exhibitors Registered

Val – ph 03 5881 3980
Carol – ph 03 5881 4314

  • Research your ancestors with the help of Professional Genealogists
  • 50 + Exhibitors including Gould Genealogy, Vic GUM and Ancestry
  • Ten guest speakers throughout the two days 
  • Various Demonstrations including information on the NEW Family Tree Maker 2017. If you are a user of FTM, Don’t miss this exciting update.
  • Lucky door and other prizes both days and raffles drawn Saturday 3pm

To partake in one of the prizes on offer participants are asked to bring photographs of their ancestors one photo is one entry

These can be on a USB stick copyright remains with the participant.

Check our website for the latest exhibitors http://members.bordernet.com.au/~denifhg 

We have stall holders from S.A. Victoria, NSW, Tasmania, Qld and ACT

List of Speakers

All Presentations will be in the Mountbatten Rooms at the RSL

Jason Reeves - Using Ancestry.com for Family History & An Introduction to AncestryDNA (Including Q&A)

Dr Tim Sherratt - Trove tips & tricks

Dr Kate Bagnall - Researching early Chinese Australian families – 8 sources to know

Colonel Neil Smith - Tracing your WW11 Military ancestors'

Kaye Vernon – Looking for Gold and finding Gems in the State Archives

Andrew Gildea, Finders Cafe - Online Sharing - Protecting the Truth in History Research

Anne Burrows - Story of Susannah Nicholls through the collections of the State Library Victoria

Joy Roy - Shipping All States

Suzanne Voytas – It is not all on the Internet

Final Speaker to be confirmed.

To be followed by a


Sunday 15th October 2017
Sunday’s program has changed prices reflect this change

9.30 - 4pm

$25 DGS & VicGUM member’s $35 non members

Bookings: Pre Payment required at time of booking Deniliquin RSL Club

or Deniliquin Genealogy Society - Direct Debit Contact denifhg@bordernet.com.au for instructions

or Phone Val 03 5881 3980.

Internationally renowned Presenters

Doug Elms & John Donaldson

John and Doug will cover the latest update with Demonstrations and practical hints for using Family Tree Maker to record your family history information.

The presentation will also include information about places, media, sources, reporting, charts and book preparation.

Our Exhibitor List so far includes the following

Our Exhibitor List

Ancestry - Jason Reeve will also present

Victorian GUM

Genealogy ebooks

Gould Genealogy & History

Gould Digital

Unlock the Past Publications

New! Family History Link - to be launched soon

Finders Cafe

Mostly Unsung - Military

Scottish Ancestry Group

State Library Victoria

Guild of One Name Studies

CSU Regional Archives

Teapot Genies

First Fleet Fellowship

Ballarat Heritage Services

Port Phillip Pioneers Group

Echuca/Moama Family History group

Shepparton Family History Group

GenTree Australia - Tasmanian Records

Baker Writing Services

NSW Association of Family History Services

Bendigo Family History Group

Cornish Association of Victoria

Victorian Mining Accident Index & Goldfields Research

Swan Hill Genealogical & Historical Society

HAGSOC Heraldry and Genealogy Society of Canberra

Convict Connections Group

Photos People Places & Things

Deniliquin & District Historical Society Museum

West Gippsland Genealogical Society

Katandra & District History Group

Dr. Kate Bagnall - Chinese Research

Dr Tim Sherratt - Trove tips & tricks

Clan Mac Millan Society of Australia

Archival Survival

Melbourne Conservation Services

NSW Family History Transcriptions

Web Page:  members.Bordernet.com.au/denifhb