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Judy Russell and Paul Blake downunder

Event Information

  • 13 Feb 2016 10:00am - 5 Mar 2016 5:00pm
  • various cities
  • Australia, New South Wales, New Zealand, Queensland, Victoria, Western Australia
Other Information
  • Cost: see each city [to come]

Another Unlock the Past seminar tour with visiting experts

Auckland – Wellington – Christchurch – Dunedin – Sydney – Melbourne – Perth – Brisbane

13 February to 5 March 2016

Seminars with lead cruise presenters, Judy Russell (US), Paul Blake (UK) and Louis Kessler (Canada) in eight cities the 10th Unlock the Past cruise visits, plus Brisbane after the cruise (there will be some speaker variations in Christchurch, Melbourne and Brisbane).

For further details and bookings click on the city of interest in the menu bar at the left


130 people attended a previous seminar in Brisbane

Each seminar will offer:

  • four main presentations by the visiting expert presenters
  • other supporting short presentations by local and sponsoring partners
  • an exhibition - Gould Genealogy & History (book sales), Unlock the Past (publications and cruises), partner/supporting family history societies and libraries and other sponsors
  • special offers and hundreds of dollars worth of prizes at each location 

mapSeminar schedule
Click links in menu at left for details in each city
  • Sat 13 Feb - Auckland - Judy Russell & Paul Blake
  • Thu 18 Feb - Wellington - Judy Russell & Paul Blake
  • Fri 19 Feb - Christchurch - Paul Blake
  • Sat 20 Feb - Dunedin - Judy Russell & Paul Blake
  • Wed 24 Feb - Sydney - Judy Russell & Paul Blake
  • Fri 26 Feb - Melbourne - Louis Kessler & Paul Blake
  • Thu 3 Mar - Perth - Judy Russell & Paul Blake
  • Sat 5 Mar - Brisbane - Judy Russell & Carol Baxter