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German migration to Victoria

German migration to Victoria

German migration to Victoria

Three speakers share stories about the migration of their German families to Victoria and Tasmania. Michael Rumpff traces his family back to Frankfurt using Trove and German archives, beginning with the marriage record for his great-grandparents in Victoria. Michael Considine talks about German migration from Nieder-Weisel, north of Frankfurt, focusing on some families that settled in and around Ballarat. David Webster speaks about his research into the Glaum family from Hesse, also not far from Frankfurt. David discusses the sources he used to trace a branch of the Glaum family who migrated to Victoria in the 1850s.

Webcast Duration: 
64 minutes
Presenter: 
Michael Rumpff, Michael Considine, David Webster

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Last updated on 27 Feb 2023 @ 7:16 pm by 44493