In celebration of National Family History Month Hornsby Shire Family History Group will be hosting its 3rd Annual Geneagala in conjuction with Hornsby Library.
When: Saturday 12th August 2017, 10:00 am to 3pm
Where: Hornsby Central Library, 28-44 George St, Hornsby
This event is open to all those with an interest in their family history, there is something on the program for beginners to experienced genies.
Sydney genealogist and historian, Christine Yeats, our special guest will be the first speaker on our program.
Family History for You – Program
10:00 am Welcome – Coral Shand, Hornsby Shire Family History Group
10:15 Is there really nothing there? – Family history research in the 21st century
– Christine Yeats
11:30 National Archives of Australia: records for family history – Coral Shand
12:15 The British Newspaper Archive – Neil Chippendale
1:00 Beginning Family History: 10 rules, 10 tips, 10 resources – Jill Ball
1:45 Early Church Records/Films for NSW – Lyn Parsons
2:15 Using Trove and online newspapers for research – Jill Ball
10:30 – 10:30 to 2:45 with Hornsby Shire FHG volunteers in the Esther Wait Room and Computer Room
Drop in to the Geneaclinic throughout the day for:
- Help for beginners
- Assistance with Hornsby Library’s online resources (Ancestry, FindMyPast and My Heritage) and other resources
- Help with Brickwalls and research problems
- Tips for organising your research
- A chat with Hornsby Shire FHG members
At 2:45 pm there will be a prize draw for those in attendance.
For further information please contact:
Coral Shand, Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org
Jill Ball, Communications email@example.com
Local Studies, Hornsby Shire Library & Information Service.