History, Genealogy and Heritage Events

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Genealogical Society Gladstone District

Event Information

  • 10 Jul 2010 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Francis Ward Drive
  • Gladstone
  • Queensland
Other Information
  • Cost: $20.00
  • 4978 2501

German (and Australian) Workshop - guest speakers Eric and Rosemary Kopittke, authors of the Emigrants from Hamburg to Australasia series and many other publications.

Eric's topics for the day:

  • Starting to Research Your German Families
  • German Records - What Can I Find?

and for Rosemary:

  • Australian Government, Police and Education Gazettes - Unlocking a Major Untapped Resource Examine the hidden material in Australian Government, Police and Education gazettes - mostly we consider them to be irrelevant and uninteresting but that is definitely not the case. The gazettes contain information about people we would never find in other records.
  • FindMyPast in Australasia Learn about the new FindMyPast subscription site - Australian and New Zealand records online
  • ScotlandsPeople ScotlandsPeople - what it is, what records are available, how to search effectively and what are the charges.

Contacts: Wendy 4978 2501 and Rosemarie 4972 5351. Bookings and pre-payment essential.

All those attending will receive a discount voucher pack and there will be lucky door prizes as well from Gould Genealogy & History, FindMyPast and other Unlock the Past sponsors.