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Postal Address: c/- The Secretary International Settlers Group, Level B1 257 Collins Street, Melbourne 3000 AUSTRALIA

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Chairperson / Hon Secretary: Michael Rumpff

Aims of the group

  • Compile and collate genealogical research information on the non-British countries.
  • Assist Subscribers with their research activities through correspondence, newsletters and for GSV members, articles in 'Ancestor' the official journal of the GSV.
  • Increase the holdings of the Society's Library relating to non-British research.
  • Sharing experience and resources with Newsletter Subscribers.

The International Settlers Group offers you:

  • Assistance with your research problems in Australia and overseas.
  • A chance to meet and get to know fellow members and to exchange activities and ideas.
  • Newsletter published regularly giving activities of the ISG, articles of interest and various reports.
  • The opportunity to further your genealogical knowledge through the use of records available within the ISG.
  • Guidance as to the records held in the GSV library, which may assist you in your particular area of research.
  • The chance to include details relating to your ancestors in our "Members Interest Directory" which is updated on a continuous basis and published in the Newsletter.
  • An opportunity to contribute information in our ISG Newsletter.

Newsletters: Quarterly

Membership Subscription: $11.00 per year (inc GST) Application form

Meetings:

  • Held quarterly on the 3rd Saturday - February, May, August and November
  • Commencing 1.00 pm in GSV Meeting room.
  • Committee members are in attendance ½ hour before to answer members queries, and help with research queries. Visitors Welcome. Afternoon tea will be served

International Settlers Group General meetings 2015  1pm
 

21 February 2015 Problem-solving workshop (non- British).

16 May 2015 Researching Military History of the Schoch Family with speaker Wolfgang Schoch.

15 August 2015 – AGM followed by I Remain, Mette Gauguin -- a marital drama of Mette and Paul Gauguin.
Fictionalising the lives of real people with Anne Thompson.

Research makes historical fiction come alive – no detail is too small to add colour to a novel.
Anne will share the experiences she had in the libraries, galleries and archives of Copenhagen and Paris, as she was gathering material for her novel about French artist Paul Gauguin and his Danish wife, Mette.

21 November 2015  Christmas meeting – speaker to be advised.

 

Research and Fees:

The ISG does research for its subscribers and other interested parties, under the auspices of the Research Manager of the GSV and at the same rates, which are:-

Members $25.00 per hour (inc GST) Non Members $40.00 per hour (inc GST) + photocopying charges and postal charges where applicable. Please enclose sae for initial inquiry or IRC x 2. Address to Hon Secretary ISG or email
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Publications:

Non-British Research Starter Kits for Denmark; Sweden; Norway; Finland; Netherlands.
Starter Kits: $8.80 or $10.50 posted email
Enquiries Yvonne Izatt  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Wish List - Non-British:

We are encouraging members to join in this scheme to help build up overseas records for the GSV Library

Would you like to share in the cost of a film / fiche / CD / Book ?

Donations may be made toward the cost of purchasing these items.

  • MAP GUIDES TO GERMAN PARISH REGISTERS

Next Volume -  Map guides to German parish registers
The German Map Guide Books identify the parish where an ancestor went to church in Germany, based on where they lived. They also give the Family History Library microfilm number for the parish records and this identifies nearly every city, town and place that included residents. Also they visually identify church parishes for Lutherans and Catholics within each district. Prices are: Soft Cover: AUS $55.00 Next Volume Pomerania Vol 1 & 2 by Kevan Hansen Cost AUD 55.00

 

  • Polish Roots: by Rosemary A. Chorzempa; reprinted version 2014  $AUD 25.00

 

All donations over $2.00 are tax deductible.  Cheques should be made payable to the 'Genealogical Society of Victoria' and posted to the Secretary ISG at the above address.  Enquiries may be made to Yvonne Izatt This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Genealogy Links:

www.feefhs.org Federation of East European Family History Societies
www.cyndislist.com World database of genealogy links
www.genealogienetz.de/genealogy.html German Genealogy & more
www.naa.gov.au National Archives of Australia
www.prov.vic.gov.au Public Record Office Victoria
www.niederweisel.com/ “The Nieder-Weisel Story”
www.niederweiselmemorial.com/ The Nieder Weisel Memorial
www.Croatia-in-English.com Croatian genealogy
www.agfhs.org.uk/ Anglo German Family History Society (UK)
www.jewishgen.org/databases/ JewishGen Databases  

Countries being researched by members:

AMERICA
AUSTRIA
BELGIUM
CANADA
CHANNEL ISLES
CHINA
CROATIA
CZECHOSLOVAKIA
DENMARK
EAST PRUSSIA
FINLAND
FRANCE
GERMANY
GREECE
HUNGARY
ITALY
LATVIA
MALTA
MAURITIUS
NETHERLANDS
NORWAY
POLAND
PRUSSIA
ROMANIA
RUSSIA
SCHLESWIG / HOLSTEIN
SILESIA
SLOVENIA
SOUTH AFRICA
SWEDEN
SWITZERLAND
WEST INDIES
YUGOSLAVIA

International Settlers Group

Sat 21 Feb @ 01.00PM- 03.00PM
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Sat 16 May @ 01.00PM- 03.00PM
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Sat 15 Aug @ 01.00PM- 03.00PM
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Sat 21 Nov @ 01.00PM- 03.00PM
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