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 Thursday Talks, other talks, Courses and Seminars held in the Society Meeting Room.
News and information of general interest to members.
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 with Jenny Carter
Jenny Carter answers research questions submitted by members. If you wish to ask a question Jenny can be contacted through the Society. Please send questions to Q & A, Ancestor, Level B1 257 Collins Street, Melbourne 3000. We regret that neither Ancestor nor Jenny Carter can answer personal research questions, so please do not include SAEs.
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.
Latest items available form the Society's Bookshop.
Getting it Write
Information and help from the Family History Writers Group.
Genies on the Web
Information and site addresses regarding family history.
Notes 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.
|Tue 28 May @ 10.00AM- 12.00PM|
Australian Family History
|Tue 28 May @ 02.00PM- 03.00PM|
Using findmypast TM & other commercial databases online
|Wed 29 May @ 10.30AM- 12.30PM|
Orientation Morning - Introduction to the Society and Research Basics
|Thu 30 May @ 12.30PM- 01.30PM|
John Batman: an inside story of the birth of Melbourne - Joy Braybrook
|Thu 30 May @ 02.00PM- 03.00PM|
Using ScotlandsPeople TM
|Tue 04 Jun @ 02.00PM- 03.00PM|
Using The National Archives (UK) online
|Wed 05 Jun @ 10.30AM- 12.00PM|
Starting Family History
|Wed 05 Jun @ 12.30PM- 01.30PM|
Family History Writers Group
|Wed 05 Jun @ 02.00PM- 03.00PM|
Using National Archives for Scotland, Ireland & Wales online