Family History Matters 
 The blog of the GSV 

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Welcome to the GSV Blog

Bill Barlow
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At this Blog - Family History Matters - you can find news and reports of the activities of the Genealogical Society of Victoria (GSV) and articles of interest about family history and genealogy. 

Members can keep in touch and visitors can discover what the GSV offers.

WE WELCOME YOUR COMMENTS TO ANY POST.  GSV Members can add comments in the 'Add New Comment' section at the bottom of each post.  Login to the website as a Member first.

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We hope you enjoy the Blog and that it stimulates you to find and tell your own family stories.

If logged in as a Member you can limit notifications to only selected Categories via the 'SUBSCRIBE' option on the side-menu.  You can of course opt out of the Blog completely by selecting 'UNSUBSCRIBE'.

We welcome the submission of short articles for possible publication on this Blog. These can be sent to the Editors for consideration.  Authors will be credited and consulted about any proposed editing. Publication is at the discretion of the editors.  Material should be the original work of the person submitting and the submitter should have obtained all permissions and copyright approvals.  The views expressed in any posts are those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of the GSV.  Generally the GSV's Style Guide for its journal Ancestor apply (see this on our website Guidelines for Authors). Our Blog aims to be brief and  informative in a more relaxed style.

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Family History Matters at GSV