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Presenter: Liz Rushen
In this presentation Liz Rushen describes the life of John Marshall, an extremely active emigration agent, who assisted thousands of people to migrate to Australia in the 19th century
Topics related to this webcast: Immigration, Shipping
Presenter: Louise Wilson
In this presentation Louise Wilson discusses methods of researching people who arrived in NSW well before 1850 and how to find the resources to support that research.
Topics related to this webcast: Settlers, New-South-Wales, Convicts
Presenter: Celestina Sagazio
Dr Sagazio discusses the Old Melbourne Cemetery and the movement and reinterment of graves due to the expansion of the Queen Victoria Market.
Topics related to this webcast: Victoria, Cemeteries
Presenter: Pat Hopkins & Wendy Cooksey
This presentation outlines the activities of the Wodonga Family History Society and how, with their resources and experience, they are able to assist individuals to trace their family history in the area. They have extensive holding of records relating to north-eastern Victoria.
Topics related to this webcast: Genealogy-and-History-Societies, Victoria
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Dr Carl Villis of the National Gallery of Victoria outlines about journey of discovery that led to the reattribution of the NGV’s 16th century portrait of Lucrezia Borgia.
Topics related to this webcast: Dating-Paintings, Victoria
Presenter: Cheryl Griffin
Cheryl Griffin describes her search for her Tasmanian convict ancestors and talks about the resources available to assist with the research.
Topics related to this webcast: Convicts, Tasmania
Presenter: Michael Considine
Michael Considine describes his research searching for his convict ancestors in Tasmania.
Topics related to this webcast: Convicts, Tasmania
Presenter: Sophie Couchman
Sophie Couchman introduces the CAFHOV project which has indexed the Victorian CEDT Index. She provides an explanation of the Index and shares some of the stories of the people uncovered using the Index.
Topics related to this webcast: Chinese-Australians, Genealogy-and-History-Societies, Victoria
Presenter: Stuart Hamilton
Stuart Hamilton, the Vice-President of the Port Phillip Pioneers Group, provides a history of the development of the Port Phillip District until 1851 and outlines the assistance that the Group provides to their members who are research family who settled in the district in the early days.
Topics related to this webcast: Genealogy-and-History-Societies
Presenter: Jillian Hiscock
Jillian Hiscock, the RHSV Collections Manager, describes the extensive range of collections held by the Society and how they may be able to assist family historians. For example, they hold a unique collection of documents entitled the Victorian Pioneer Register. The collection contains documents completed by colonists who arrived in Victoria prior to 1856 who were invited to provide information about themselves and their families.
Topics related to this webcast: Genealogy-and-History-Societies, Victoria
Presenter: Tom O’Dea
The GSV Forums are for members to post their genealogy queries and seek responses from other members. In this presentation, Tom O’Dea describes how to join and contribute to the Forums.
Topics related to this webcast: GSV
Presenter: Judy Woodlock & Joy Roy
The presentation outlines the activities and resources of the Bendigo Regional Genealogical Society. They hold many unique records and their volunteers are available to assist with family history research.
Topics related to this webcast: Bendigo, Genealogy-and-History-Societies