Hawkesbury Family History Fair
Presented by Hawkesbury City Library in conjunction with the Hawkesbury Family History Group as part of National Family History Week
Date: Saturday 7th August
Time: 9am - 5pm.
Place: Hawkesbury Central Library, Deerubbin Centre, 300 George Street, Windsor
Unlock the Past Features
- Rosemary Kopittke is late addition to the program of presentatiosn She will do two talks
- Introduction to findmypast.com.au at 12.50pm (see her new book at the Fair)
- ScotlandsPeople at 3.00pm
- The first five Unlock the Past publications will be on sale at the Fair
- Family History on the Cheap by Shauna Hicks- What was the voyage really like?: A Brief Guide by Shauna Hicks- Your family history archives: A brief introduction by Shauna Hicks- Which Genealogy Program? by Kerry Farmer and Rosemary Kopittke- Getting the most out of findmypast.com.au by Rosemary Kopittke and Alan Phillips
Speakers - as well as Rosemary there will be a number of other speakers including those from
- State Records
- Society of Australian Genealogists
- Ryerson Indexing Group
- NSW Transcription Agents.
Other specialists and exhibitors include
- Jeremy Palmer
- Teapot genies
- Hawkesbury Cemetery Register
- Unlock the Past- Unlock the Past Expo Sydney- National Roadshow - Mutliple Cities- History and Genealogy Cruises 2011- Family & Local History Handbook: Australian and New Zealand
- Gould Genealogy and History
- National Institute of Genealogical Studies
- Family Photo Book
- many family history groups and local history societies.
The Library will be opened extended hours from 9am to 5pm, for the day.
- Tours of the Local Studies Collection at Hawkesbury Library
- Displays & resources
- Help with starting your family history
- Short talks will be held throughout the day
- Entry by gold coin donation with fantastic Lucky Door prizes
Enquiries T: 02 4560‐4466E: firstname.lastname@example.org