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Ann Swain

Education: Oakleigh State School, Clayfield College and University of Queensland
Teaching Career: Biology Teacher at Presbyterian Ladies College, Melbourne, Brisbane State High, Adult Evening Classes, Redbank Plains State High, Ferny Grove State High

Family: Married Tony Swain 1968, 3 children and 5 grandchildren
Contributions to Family History

  • Family History researcher for 33 years
  • Founding member Queensland Family History Society  6 June 1979
  • President, Queensland Family History Society (2007 to 2010)
  • Chairman of Queensland FHS CD Publications Committee (2002 to 2009)
  • Fellow of Queensland FHS (2000)
  • Secretary of Australasian Federation of Family History Organisations  (2004-2009)
  • Previously President, Secretary and Education Officer of Queensland FHS
  • Articles published in Aberdeen FHS, Central Scotland FHS, East Surrey FHS and QFHS journals
  • QFHS Open Day Papers written on 1) L.D.S. Genealogical Branch Libraries, 2) “The Mobile Scot”
  • Special Interest: Genetics and Family History Paper Darwin Congress (2006)
  • Guest Speaker at numerous society meetings in South East Queensland
  • Chairman 7th Australasian Congress on Genealogy and Family History (1994)