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
|Tue 09 Feb 16 @ 12.30PM- 01.30PM|
Durham, Northumberland & Cumberland Discussion Circle
|Tue 09 Feb 16 @ 01.30PM- 02.30PM|
Australian BDM indexes via Digger ™ and online
|Wed 10 Feb 16 @ 10.30AM- 12.00PM|
DNA Discussion Circle
|Wed 10 Feb 16 @ 12.30PM- 02.00PM|
South West England Research & Discussion Circle
|Thu 11 Feb 16 @ 01.30PM- 02.30PM|
GSV library catalogue & databases - tips
|Sat 13 Feb 16 @ 01.00PM- 03.00PM|
Irish Ancestry Group
|Tue 16 Feb 16 @ 01.30PM- 02.30PM|
|Wed 17 Feb 16 @ 01.30PM- 02.30PM|
National Archives for Scotland, Ireland & Wales online
|Thu 18 Feb 16 @ 12.00PM- 01.00PM|
Researching NSW records - Louise Wilson
|Thu 18 Feb 16 @ 01.30PM- 02.30PM|
Internet for genealogy: an introduction
|Sat 20 Feb 16 @ 10.30AM- 12.30PM|
Orientation Morning - Introduction to the Society and Research Basics
|Sat 20 Feb 16 @ 10.30AM- 01.30PM|
South Africa Library Research Day
|Sat 20 Feb 16 @ 01.00PM- 03.00PM|
International Settlers Group
|Tue 23 Feb 16 @ 10.30AM- 12.30PM|
Beginning Writing Family History
|Tue 23 Feb 16 @ 01.30PM- 02.30PM|
findmypast™ & other commercial databases online