Family History Matters 
 The blog of the GSV 

Welcome to the GSV Blog

We acknowledge the traditional owners of the land on which the Genealogical Society of Victoria currently stands, the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation, their Elders past and present, and those young people destined to become leaders.

At this Blog - Family History Matters - you can find news and reports of the activities of the Genealogical Society of Victoria (GSV) and articles of interest about family history and genealogy. 

Members can keep in touch and visitors can discover what the GSV offers.

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Wed, 22/05/2024 - 09:01
The GSV is a place where members volunteer to assist other members to research their family histories, aided by a small but highly experienced team of… Read more
Fri, 17/05/2024 - 19:37
England and Wales Discussion Circle Tuesday, 28 May 7:30 – 9:00pm via Zoom Caning, flicks to the ear, a dunce’s cap: I’d heard of those punishments being used… Read more
Tue, 14/05/2024 - 11:10
Are you up for something quite different on a quiet almost-winter evening? Then grab a nice cup of Darjeeling tea and settle in to the next British in India… Read more
Tue, 09/04/2024 - 16:54
GSV members can access the GSV library subscriptions to the databases My Heritage and The Genealogist from home. MyHeritage provides access to over 20 billion… Read more
Wed, 27/03/2024 - 18:22
Meet like-minded people who share your passion for family history, research and writing. Within the circles, members share their knowledge, successes and… Read more
Wed, 06/03/2024 - 20:43
GSV’s very popular Zoom course ‘DNA for Family Historians’ is starting again on Monday 25 March 2024.  Sessions are presented by Alan Rhodes, a long-time GSV… Read more
Wed, 14/02/2024 - 18:51
A quick blog to tell you about one of my favourite GSV services. And it’s all free (to members). We have a happy team of skilled and willing research… Read more
Sat, 03/02/2024 - 14:48
We have new dates and opening hours on Saturdays.  Our open Saturdays in 2024 will generally be the 2nd Saturday of the month except for March and June when it… Read more
Fri, 02/02/2024 - 13:19
Have you been thinking about testing your DNA to help find that elusive ancestor, but still have questions about whether DNA testing could help? Testing can… Read more
Fri, 12/01/2024 - 12:48
Bookings now open for the General Public Click here to register The Genealogical Society of Victoria (GSV) and Family History Connections (FHC) are proud to… Read more

Last updated on 18 Sep 2021 @ 5:51 pm by 25343