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Presenter: Jane Vanderstoel
In this presentation Jane Vanderstoel discusses her research of her families that resided in Maldon for many generations. Discusses the Maddocks, Stevenson, Langsford families.
Topics related to this webcast: Maldon, Victoria
Presenter: Patrick Ferry
Patrick Ferry, the Victorian State Manager of the National Archives of Australia, provides a very interesting and engaging overview of records that will assist family history researchers and how to find them in the NAA catalogue.
Topics related to this webcast: National-Archives-Australia, Victoria
Presenter: Patrick Ferry
Patrick Ferry, the Victorian State Manager of the National Archives of Australia, provides a very interesting and engaging overview of records that will assist family history researchers and how to find them in the NAA catalogue.
Topics related to this webcast: National-Archives-Australia, Victoria
Presenter: Terry Young
Terry Young provides and overview of Chinese Australian Family History of Victoria (CAFHOV) CEDT Index website, how to search it and the visualisations created using the Index data.
Topics related to this webcast: Chinese-Australians, Genealogy-and-History-Societies, Victoria
Presenter: Richard Broome
In this presentation Dr Broome discusses the interactions between the Indigenous inhabitants, who had been in Australia for upward of 60 thousand years, and the early European.
Topics related to this webcast: Australian-Aborigines, Victoria
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: 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: 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: John Wroe
John Wroe describes the conditions onboard the immigrant vessels travelling to Victoria. He discusses the length of the voyage, the food and health hazards, the shipping companies and the evolution of ship designs and the routes.
Topics related to this webcast: Shipping, Victoria
Presenter: Gary Presland
Dr Presland discusses the landscapes of Melbourne at the time of the original inhabitants. He examines the changes made by Europeans and the effects of those changes to the landscape.
Topics related to this webcast: Maps, Victoria