Sunshine Coast Historical and Genealogical Resource Centre Inc
Petrie Park Road, Nambour (Opposite the swimming pool)
Telephone 07 5441 4266
Discover family history - Share your stories - Preserve local history
Family history, local history, worldwide resources for research
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Bob May will share his extensive knowledge of DNA and its relevance to family history research
You are welcome to share a cuppa on the third Monday of each month..
If you are curious about how it applies to your family and your research..
if you have some genealogy DNA results you are trying to interpret
come along and see what you might find!
Cost $2.00 each
Genealogy Sunshine Coast Workshops
Laptops for Learning
DISCOVER family history
Thursday 21 January 2016
1.30 to 3.30pm
Autosomal DNA in family research - A refresher
Bob May will give you an introduction to autosomal DNA tests and
research and how it can be applied family history
Cost for GSC Members is $5.00 per workshop - Bookings preferred.
DISCOVER family history
NATIONAL FAMILY HISTORY MONTH
Saturday 23 January 2016
9.30 to 12 noon
RESEARCH STRATEGIES FOR FAMILY HISTORY
What do I do.. where do I go next - where should I look for information...
Milli will outline some of the basic techniques for researching your family, using a series of resources -
CD's, microfiche, Internet, books and online archives..and family!
EXPLORING ROOTS MAGIC 7
Many new opportunities for research hints are now
available in the latest version of this genealogy software program
This program just gets better and better and many of my longstanding issues
with a database accumulated over 15 years have been resolved
- solutions, corrections and sources are now so much easier!
All in all, it's pretty impressive and very addictive!
Come along to find out all about the new features
and how they can help you find family links
and add sources easily to your data and much more.
Cost for GSC Members is $10.00 per workshop or $16.00 for both - Bookings preferred.
Non-members $12.00 per workshop or $20.00 for both
Genealogy Sunshine Coast Resource Centre
Petrie Park Road, Nambour Qld 4560 ( opposite the swimming pool)
Phone 07 5441 4266
Most useful resources for family research at GSC
-a great introduction to our library and different ways to use resources to extend and confirm your research
- lots of ideas -
and some fantastic new resources.
Jan will be explaining the layout of the library and detailing information that we hold that is not available on the internet.
9.30-10.30 - Plantation Settlements in Ireland with Maureen Irvine
From about 1540 to 1703 the Kings and Queens of England tried to control Ireland by ‘Planting’ Settlers loyal to the crown on confiscated land.
An understanding of the events of that time can lead us to the documentation available.
This presentation will describe some of these records which contain a great deal of personal information on the landowners
and the people who worked and lived on their estates often covering several generations and importantly, where to find the records.
at Eumundi School of Arts
10am to 3.00pm
Heritage Discovery Showcase - Sunday 20 March 2016 at Eumundi School of Arts Hall - 10am to 3pm If you love the region's rich heritage, make sure you head to the showcase - see antique cars, hear interesting stories from local museums and heritage organisations, watch digital stories about local places and identities, participate in kids activites and more.
Monday from 9.00 till 2.30pm
Tuesday from 9 till 12 noon
Wednesday from 9.00 till 2.30 pm
Thursday from 1.00 till 5.00pm
Saturday 12 noon till 4.00pm
Feel the need to volunteer ?
Come and meet our team of indexers and scanners and many wonderful folk who all help to create a fantastic community resource.
Learn new skills as you go.. discover a whole new world
READ ABOUT US IN THE SUNSHINE COAST DAILY ONLINE
See what fantastic resources we have to help with family and local history research
12000 items, books, microfiche, journals, maps, CD's, DVD's, newspaper clippings, computer indexes.... this is your
chance to discover the wealth of family history information available for research.
Come and meet our helpful volunteer librarians and researchers.... discover your family and your history!
Check out our latest online catalogues of some of our collection..