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Total number of events = 27

No. Event ID Event type Event title Event description When Member only event? Paid event? Register
1 2621 Discussion Circle Counties of Northern England Discussion Circle

For May, members who missed out on presenting their short talk at our April meeting with the title 'My Ancestor was a .... (insert occupation here) will have their opportunity. Each presentation will be anywhere from one to… Read More

14 May 2024, 01:30 pm to 03:00 pm Yes No
2 2620 Discussion Circle England & Wales Discussion Circle

Unlocking the Past: England & Wales Discussion Circle

The meetings of the England & Wales Discussion Circle will focus on topics that are pertinent to the whole of England… Read More

28 May 2024, 07:30 pm to 09:00 pm Yes No
3 2619 Discussion Circle The Good Oil Discussion Circle CANCELLED - See FHTT on May 22

CANCELLED for May, 2024 and combined with Family History Tools & Tips on Wednesday May 22, 2024 from 10:30 am.

Convener: David Down. Presented via Zoom.

The Good Oil sessions are designed to enable members to ask… Read More

17 May 2024, 01:30 pm to 03:00 pm Yes No
4 2618 Discussion Circle Family History Tips & Tools plus The Good Oil

For May, 2024 and combining with The Good Oil circle, Meg Bate will present and lead a discussion on internet searching techniques, especially for OCR scanned documents.Read More

22 May 2024, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm Yes No
5 2617 Discussion Circle Victoria and Tasmania Discussion Circle

How long since you've used GIN, VicFamilies, Milestones or Digger? Meg Bate will talk to us about these very useful GSV databases.

The Victoria and Tasmania Discussion Circle is for GSV… Read More

24 May 2024, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm Yes No
6 2616 Discussion Circle British India Discussion Circle

The British India Discussion Circle is for GSV members researching their family history in India between 1599 and Independence in 1947.

For GSV members only. Free of charge.

Aim: To understand and gain further… Read More

21 May 2024, 07:30 pm to 08:30 pm Yes No
7 2615 Discussion Circle International Settlers Discussion Circle

Discover what the International Settlers Group has to offer:

Research Assistance: Receive expert guidance for your genealogical research, both in Australia and abroad.
Connection and Collaboration: Forge valuable connections with… Read More

18 May 2024, 01:00 pm to 03:00 pm Yes No
8 2614 Open Day GSV Library Open this Saturday - Booking Required

The GSV library will be open this Saturday, May 11, 2024, welcoming you from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. For a smooth and secure visit, please remember that advance booking is essential. Ensure you reserve your spot no later than noon on the… Read More

11 May 2024, 10:00 am to 04:00 pm No
9 2613 Discussion Circle England & Wales Discussion Circle

Unlocking the Past: England & Wales Discussion Circle

The meetings of the England & Wales Discussion Circle will focus on topics that are pertinent to the whole of England… Read More

10 May 2024, 01:30 pm to 03:00 pm Yes No
10 2612 Orientation New & Existing Member Orientation: Discovering the GSV and our Resources

The GSV is a leading Australian family history society and exists to assist Members in tracing their ancestors and to promote the study of genealogy.

This session will examine who we are, how we… Read More

10 May 2024, 10:30 am to 11:30 am Yes No
11 2611 Discussion Circle DNA Genetic Genealogy Study Group

Convener: Maureen Trotter. This discussion circle has been started for intermediate to advanced genetic genealogy users. It is a self help group for people who are familiar with DNA terminology and available… Read More

07 May 2024, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm No
12 2609 Discussion Circle GSV Writers Discussion Circle

The GSV Writers Circle is a discussion group that offers ongoing support for writers of family history. Our Circle encourages and helps its members to write their family histories, especially those embarking on their… Read More

01 May 2024, 12:30 pm to 02:30 pm Yes No
13 2608 Discussion Circle Early English Discussion Circle

Are you having problems finding those pre-1800s ancestors?

Where can you go from here? What other sources can be used?Read More

03 May 2024, 01:30 pm to 03:00 pm Yes No
14 2607 Discussion Circle Irish Ancestry Discussion Circle

Join our vibrant Irish Ancestry Discussion Circle with a focus on:

  • Exploring Irish History and Genealogy in Australia.
  • Read More
11 May 2024, 01:00 pm to 03:00 pm No
15 2606 Discussion Circle London & South-East Counties Discussion Circle

The London and South-East Counties Discussion Circle is for GSV Members who are researching their family history in London and the surrounding counties of Bedfordshire, Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire,… Read More

25 Apr 2024, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm Yes No
16 2605 Discussion Circle Victoria and Tasmania Discussion Circle

The Victoria and Tasmania Discussion Circle is for GSV members researching their family history in these two States.

It’s ANZAC Day. Come along and share your stories around a war theme:… Read More

25 Apr 2024, 07:30 pm to 09:00 pm Yes No
17 2604 Discussion Circle Family History Tips & Tools Circle

Our Tips & Tools forum examines the sources of family history information and explores how to use them more effectively.

On Wednesday 24th April at 10:30… Read More

24 Apr 2024, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm Yes No
18 2589 Public holiday Public Holiday - Anzac Day

Please note that the GSV Library will be closed for the Anzac Day public holiday on April 25, 2024. The GSV Library facilities with research assistance is open Tuesday to Friday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm excluding public holidays and the Xmas/New Year… Read More

25 Apr 2024, 10:00 am to 04:00 pm No
19 2587 Class ScotlandsPeople Website - Online

Presenter: John Blackwood.

The ScotlandsPeople website, www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk  "is the official Scottish Government site for searching government… Read More

24 Apr 2024, 02:00 pm to 03:30 pm Yes No
20 2586 Course DNA for Family Historians - DNA Painter: part 2 of 2 (Session 10 of 10)

Presenter: Alan Rhodes presents online via Zoom. 

The session will explore additional features and tools on DNA Painter available if you subscribe to this very useful site.  The session… Read More

29 Jul 2024, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm Yes
21 2585 Course DNA for Family Historians - Genetic Family Tree and DNA Painter: Part 1 of 2 (Session 9 of 10)

Presenter: Alan Rhodes presents online via Zoom. 

Learn how to construct a genetic family tree and how to use the site DNA Painter to understand your inheritance and DNA matches.  The… Read More

15 Jul 2024, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm Yes
22 2584 Course DNA for Family Historians - Chromosome browsers (Session 8 of 10)

Presenter: Alan Rhodes presents online via Zoom. 

Chromosome browsers are a useful tool to visualise your matching DNA segments and provide insight into your connection to matches.  This… Read More

01 Jul 2024, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm Yes
23 2583 Course DNA for Family Historians - Finding more DNA matches (Session 7 of 10)

Presenter: Alan Rhodes presents online via Zoom. 

A greater number of cousin matches increases the chance of solving family mysteries and extending your family tree.  You can increase the… Read More

17 Jun 2024, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm Yes
24 2582 Course DNA for Family Historians - Ancestry's ThruLines (Session 6 of 10)

Presenter: Alan Rhodes presents online via Zoom. 

The Ancestry ThruLines feature provides you with another way to view your matches and potentially identify new ancestors.  The… Read More

03 Jun 2024, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm Yes
25 2581 Course DNA for Family Historians - Ways to group your matches (Session 5 of 10)

Presenter: Alan Rhodes presents online via Zoom. 

Learn how to group your matches into related grandparent groups.  This session will explain methods such as the Leeds Method and Auto… Read More

20 May 2024, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm Yes
26 2580 Course DNA for Family Historians - Managing your Ancestry matches, and colour coding (Session 4 of 10)

Presenter: Alan Rhodes presents online via Zoom. 

Learn how to get full value from your Ancestry DNA test result. Learn about linking your DNA to your tree, managing multiple tests, and… Read More

06 May 2024, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm Yes
27 2579 Course DNA for Family Historians - Using DNA to identify ancestors and relatives (Session 3 of 10)

Presenter: Alan Rhodes presents online via Zoom. 

Your DNA matches are the key to using DNA in your family history.  This presentation demonstrates the main strategies to work out how you… Read More

22 Apr 2024, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm Yes