The Society's award winning journal, Ancestor, is published quarterly and is mailed to all members of the Society.
Winner of Elizabeth Simpson Award 2011
Individual copies may be purchased from the Bookshop. Ancestor subscriptions are also available. For details see Membership
From the Pen of the President
An update on the Society from our President.
What's on at the GSV
Details of GSV Talks, other talks, Courses and Seminars held in the Society Meeting Room.
A topic of interest to assist you with your research at the GSV, by our Research Manager.
Recent Additions to the Library
A list of material added to the Library since the last Ancestor.
Q & A
Answers to research questions submitted by members. Please send questions to Q & A, Ancestor, Level B1 257 Collins Street, Melbourne 3000. We regret that Ancestor cannot answer personal research questions, so please do not include SAEs. Look at our range of GSV Research Services for other options.
Jottings from the Journals
Library Manager, Linley Hooper, has collected information from various publications of other Societies that may be of interest to members.
Around the Groups
News and items of interest from groups and Member Societies associated with the GSV.
News on items being purchased through the Wish List. Many of the GSV's resources have been obtained through donations. As a volunteer organization we could not provide the services we do without the generosity of members. Donations of $2.00 or more to the Society's Library Fund are tax deductible.
Items available from the Society's Bookshop.
Getting it Write
Information and help from the GSV Writers Circle .
Genies on the Web
Information and site addresses regarding family history.
News from State Library Victoria
An update on what is happening at the Genealogy Centre.
News from Public Record Office Victoria
Update of happenings at PROV.
News from the Royal Historical Society of Victoria
Highlighting some of the RHSV resources
Update of happenings at the Genealogical Society of Victoria
|Fri 04 Sep 15 @ 10.00AM- 04.00PM|
GSV Research Workshop
|Sat 05 Sep 15 @ 01.30PM- 03.30PM|
Descendants of Convicts
|Tue 08 Sep 15 @ 12.30PM- 01.30PM|
Durham, Northumberland & Cumberland Discussion Circle
|Tue 08 Sep 15 @ 01.30PM- 02.30PM|
Australian BDM indexes via Digger ™
|Wed 09 Sep 15 @ 10.30AM- 12.00PM|
DNA Discussion Circle
|Thu 10 Sep 15 @ 01.30PM- 02.30PM|
GSV library catalogue & databases - tips
|Sat 12 Sep 15 @ 10.30AM- 11.30AM|
Death & Dying in Australia Coburg Cemetery - David Down
|Sun 13 Sep 15 @ 01.00PM- 04.00PM|
Using Ancestry Databases
|Tue 15 Sep 15 @ 01.30PM- 02.30PM|
|Wed 16 Sep 15 @ 01.30PM- 02.30PM|
National Archives for Scotland, Ireland & Wales online
|Thu 17 Sep 15 @ 01.30PM- 02.30PM|
Internet for genealogy: an introduction
|Sat 19 Sep 15 @ 10.30AM- 12.30PM|
Orientation Morning - Introduction to the Society and Research Basics
|Sat 19 Sep 15 @ 01.00PM- 03.00PM|
Scottish Ancestry Group
|Tue 22 Sep 15 @ 10.00AM- 01.00PM|
|Tue 22 Sep 15 @ 01.30PM- 02.30PM|
findmypast™ & other commercial databases online