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Irish Ancestry Group

Irish Ancestry GroupMeetings

Quarterly 2nd Saturday February, May, August and November at 1.00pm. The August Meeting is our Annual General Meeting.

The venue for the Quarterly meetings is: the Genealogical Society of Victoria
Meeting room Level 6, 85 Queen Street Melbourne.

Meetings usually begin with a group discussion on set topics. We are currently working our way through the counties of Ireland, but you are welcome to share any news or information at this session. Meetings include a chance to ask for help, tell of your success, or pass on useful information.Renew Your Subscription

 

 

Next Meeting: Saturday 14th November - Online via Zoom.
Group meeting:
1.00pm, Joy Roy - "The Ulster Plantations 1600 to 1690"

Bookings are essential and can be made online via the All Events on the GSV's web site.

Contact details

Postal Address: Level 6, 85 Queen Street, Melbourne Vic 3000  AUSTRALIA
Tel 03 9662 4455 

IRISH ANCESTRY GROUP COMMITTEE 2019-2020

 

CHAIR

Peter CLEARY
 

DEPUTY

Vacant

 

MINUTE SECRETARY

Maureen DOYLE

 

TREASURER/MEMBERSHIP

Gwen HARDINGHAM

 

BLARNEY EDITOR

Gwen Hardingham (Acting)

 

COMMITTEE

Ita COLLARD

Tom DOWLING

Virgil GILL

Jill DAWSON

Janet WALMSLEY

 

HELPER AIDE GROUP

Cathleen GERVASONI

Margaret LEDLEY

Shirley TURNER

 

For further enquiries contact:

Gwen HARDINGHAM

Email: ghardingham@bigpond.com

Phone: 03 9584 3776

Mob: 0419 116 737
 

Aims and Objectives of the group

  • To foster the study of Irish History and assist with family history research as it relates to Irish Immigration, particularly in relation to Australia.
  • To assist and encourage the study of Irish Family History.
  • To produce a quarterly newsletter "BLARNEY"
  • To produce a Subscriber's Irish Interest List when required.
  • To maintain liaison with Irish genealogy Groups.
  • To present seminars and conferences
  • To purchase suitable Irish Research media for inclusion in the GSV Library.
  • To sell an Irish Research starters kit
  • To distribute a newsletter titled Blarney.
  • To hold quarterly meetings of the Group's members at which . . .
      - Local or visiting guest speakers may present subjects.
      - Members participate in group discussions

Membership.

Application form 
Subscription to the Irish Ancestry Group is $11. GSV membership is not a requirement, except for election of the committee. Payable in person at the GSV, by cheque, by phone (9.00am to 4.00pm, Mon-Fri) or with Paypal.

Research

An Irish Research person is in the GSV library on the 4th Wednesday of the month. Other staff and volunteers would also be able to assist you at other times. Contact the Research department for information of a time when a research volunteer is on duty in the library.

Beginner's Kit available at $10. Available at Saturday meetings (with correct money), or can be posted.

Newsletter

Our quarterly newsletter is "BLARNEY"

  • What's new in the Irish genealogy world
  • Upcoming meetings and events
  • Articles of interest to Irish researchers


Copies may be obtained by Application to the Treasurer.
Any person can subscribe to the Blarney, and contributions are alway welcome. We endeavour to bring you all updates and new resources as they become available.

Contributions to Blarney can be made through Gwen Hardingham at 

Email: ghardingham@bigpond.com

Phone: 03 9584 3776

Mob: 0419 116 737 


Date last updated: 05 September 2020 @ 11:25