Unfortunately guest speaker, Dr Noeline Kyle, is unable to join us for our event. We are pleased to announce a new program. Following are details for the day.
Interested in researching your family history? As part of National Family History Month, Hornsby Shire Family History Group and Hornsby Library invite you to our annual Geneagala Day.
Drop in throughout the day for:
- Help for beginners
- Assistance with online resources and other Hornsby Library family history resources
- Help with brickwalls and research problems
Guest speaker, Christine Yeats, RAHS President, archivist, historical researcher and PHA member, will be giving two, one hour informative talks (bookings essential).
Morning session 10.30am
Advanced Trove Searches
Learn how to search the Gazettes, Journals, Diaries, Letters and Maps on Trove with Christine Yeats.
Middle session 11.45am
Family History Writing Workshop
HSFHG member Coral Shand will present a writing workshop based on notes provided by Dr Noeline Kyle, Honorary Professor Sydney University.
Afternoon session 1.30pm
Chasing the ubiquitous “Mrs” in family history
Learn about researching wives, mothers, sisters and aunts in nineteenth and early twentieth century NSW with Christine Yeats.
When: Saturday 4 August, 10am-3pm
Where: Hornsby Library, 28-44 George Street, Hornsby
Bookings: Bookings essential for Christine Yeats sessions only. Book online at Hornsby.nsw.gov.au/library or at and Hornsby Shire Library on 9847 6614.