Where I'll Be Speaking


2014

July 2014 
5th Unlock the Past Cruise  Around the UK
Document Analysis: Wring the Document Dry!
Understanding the Social Context aids in Genealogical Research
Timelines in Genealogical Research

Saturday August 9 2014 10.00am - 3.15pm


·        Housing for all

·        British Newspapers Online

·      They went to Australia and now can’t be found
How DNA can be used to Solve Genealogical Puzzles

Toowoomba City Library, Victoria St. Toowoomba
Bookings taken from July


Wednesday 13 August 2014 12-3pm
British Newspaper Archive

Redlands Genealogical Society
Donald Simpson Centre
Bloomfield Street
Cleveland

Monday 18th August 2014  10.00am-12.00pm

Housing for All
Genealogical Society of Queensland
38 Fisher St, East Brisbane Q 4169
Phone: (07) 3891 5085

Monday 18th August 2014 8pm-9pm
Researching Your Health History
Southern Suburbs Branch of the Genealogical Society of Queensland 7.30pm
Upper Mt Gravatt Scout Den, 1873 Logan Road, Upper Mt Gravatt (down Carson Lane between Upper Mt Gravatt State School and the Progress Hall)



 Sunday 31 August 2014 10.00am-
European Research Online
as part of the Southern Suburbs European Research Workshop Day
Southern Suburbs Branch of the Genealogical Society of Queensland
Upper Mt Gravatt Scout Den, 1873 Logan Road, Upper Mt Gravatt (down Carson Lane between Upper Mt Gravatt State School and the Progress Hall)

September 26-28 2014 Canada


Researching UK Archives From Abroad


Using DNA to Solve Genealogical Puzzles

They Went to Australia and They Can’t be Found!

English Parish Records:  More than Just Hatch, Match & Dispatch

In the Workhouse



“Harvest Your Family Tree” Conference 2014
Kelowna & District Genealogical Society
Kelowna, BC, Canada


Wednesday 1 October 2014  7.00pm-9.00pm (postponed)

Pandemic: The 1918 Influenza Epidemic in Queensland 
Genealogical Society of Queensland
38 Fisher St, East Brisbane Q 4169
Phone: (07) 3891 5085


Saturday 4 October 2014  10.00-11.00am (postponed)
Topic to be confirmed
Logan River & District Family History Society Inc.
Kingston Butter Factory
1-21 Milky Way, Kingston, Qld. 4114

Saturday 11 October 2014  8.30am-5.00pm
Present as MC
 "Angling for Ancestors"
Gold Coast Family History Society
Bicentennial Community Centre
Nerang Southport Road
Nerang



Saturday 25 October 2014

Help I am stuck! – demolishing brick walls
Its not all on-line – where else can I look?
English Parish Records – more than just Hatch, Match and Dispatch
Searching the internet effectively

Understanding the context – why social history is important in Genealogical research

Coffs Harbour District Family History Society Inc
Coffs harbour 
New South Wales

2015
March 2015
Australasian Congress on Genealogy and Heraldry
Canberra
Four presentations
Past Talks
July 11 2014 10.30am-12.00
How to Start Researching Your Family History
Mt Gravatt Stroke and Friendship Club 
Garden City Library Community Room
Garden City


Saturday 14th June 2014 10.00am -11.30am
They are Dead but Where are They Buried?
Caboolture Library


Sunday 25th May 2014 
Analyse that Document!
Evidentia and Clooz: Programs to help analyse that document
Genealogical Society of Queensland Annual Conference

Hidden Treasures – Secrets from the Documents 
Venue:  Queen Alexandra Community Centre, 347 Old Cleveland Road, Coorparoo 4151 (parking on-site)


Saturday 26th April 2014  9.30am-11.45am

Using Timelines in Your Research
Genealogical Society of Queensland
38 Fisher St, East Brisbane Q 4169
Phone: (07) 3891 5085

Monday 17th March 2014 10.00am-12.00
Friendly Societies and Family Historians
Genealogical Society of Queensland
38 Fisher St, East Brisbane Q 4169
Phone: (07) 3891 5085


Monday 17th March 2014 7.30pm 
Mapping Your Ancestors
Southern Suburbs Branch of the Genealogical Society of Queensland 7.30pm
Upper Mt Gravatt Scout Den, 1873 Logan Road, Upper Mt Gravatt (down Carson Lane between Upper Mt Gravatt State School and the Progress Hall)


4- 13th February
4th Unlock the Past Cruise


Document Analysis: Teasing out all the Details

Timelines as a Research Tool

MyHeritage for Online Trees
Researching a Health History
Online Research in Queensland
Online Research in Kent




Friday 21 February 2014


  
Researching Australian World War 1 Military Personnel
Who Do You Think You Are? Live
London 



1 March 2014 9.00am-12.30pm
Death Certificates: Fact or Fiction?
Queensland Family History Society "On Death and Burial" Seminar 






Saturday 18 January 2014 9.30am-11.45am
Understanding the Context: Why Social History is important in Genealogical Research
Genealogical Society of Queensland
38 Fisher St, East Brisbane Q 4169
Phone: (07) 3891 5085



Lost Your Ancestors in Queensland?
 

A 30 minute online presentation by Helen V. Smith


Come along to find out what records are available, where found, both online and offline so you can start finding your missing ancestors in Queensland. 

There will be a particular emphasis on online records for people researching Queensland from far away.


Tuesday, December 17 - 8:30 AM (DEST)in Sydney, Australia   

Time zones: Monday, December 16th - 4:30 PM Eastern; 3:30 PM Central; 1:30 PM Pacific; 9:30 PM in London, England; Tuesday, December 17 - 8:30 AM in Sydney, Australia   
 

(NOTE: No user name or password required. Please type in your first and last name; then click "Enter as a Guest".)


9 & 10 November 2013 

Guild Of one Name Studies seminar

Findmypast
One Name Studies: The value for family historians

English parish registers: More than Hatch Match and Despatch


They are Dead but Where are They Buried?

English Apprenticeship Records

Perth, Western Australia


Wednesday 9th October 12-3pm
How DNA can be used to Solve Genealogical Puzzles
Redlands Genealogical Society
Donald Simpson Centre
Bloomfield Street
Cleveland


Wednesday 16 October 7.30pm
Mapping Your Ancestors
Genealogical Society of Queensland
38 Fisher St, East Brisbane Q 4169
Phone: (07) 3891 5085


Monday 19th August 2013
Fishing for Cousins: Using Blogs
Southern Suburbs Branch of the Genealogical Society of Queensland 7.30pm
Upper Mt Gravatt Scout Den, 1873 Logan Road, Upper Mt Gravatt (down Carson Lane between Upper Mt Gravatt State School and the Progress Hall)

Wednesday 14 August 2013 12-3pm
English Parish Records: More Than Hatch, Match and Dispatch 

Redlands Genealogical Society
Donald Simpson Centre
Bloomfield Street
Cleveland


Saturday 10th August 2013 10.00am-3.15pm


      Researching in Queensland 10.00am-11.00am

      Digitising and Organising Your Family History 11.30-12.30

      Bringing Your Ancestors to Life 1.00pm-2.00pm

      Honouring Our ANZACs 2.15pm-3.15pm

 Children’s meeting room,

 Toowoomba City Library, Victoria St.

Friday 2 August 2013 6-7pm
Digitising, Organising ans Sharing Your Family History
New Zealand Family History Fair
Vodafone Events Centre
Auckland 
New Zealand 

Wednesday 31 July, 2pm - 3pm
Using DNA to Solve Genealogical Puzzles
Central City Library, Whare Wānanga
Auckland, New Zealand


Monday 17 June 2013 10.00-12.00am
Help I am Stuck! Breaking Down Brick Walls
Genealogical Society of Queensland
38 Fisher St, East Brisbane Q 4169
Phone: (07) 3891 5085


 Saturday 15 June  2013 930am-11.45am
Family History, Medical History and DNA
Genealogical Society of Queensland
38 Fisher St, East Brisbane Q 4169
Phone: (07) 3891 5085


Monday 22 April 2013 7.30pm
English Parish Records: More Than Hatch, Match and Dispatch 
North Brisbane Branch of the Genealogical Society of Queensland
North Area Scout Centre 
23 Sicklefied Street
Alderley


Tuesday 16th April 2013 11.00am
Record Matches with MyHeritage
Shake Your Family Tree
National Archives
Canberra ACT

2013
Monday 18 March 2013  10.00-12.00am
They are Dead But Where are They Buried?
Genealogical Society of Queensland
38 Fisher St, East Brisbane Q 4169
Phone: (07) 3891 5085
10 - 19 February 3rd Unlock the Past Cruise
Tracing Your Ancestors in Queensland
One Name Studies: What Can You Get from Them?
Gaining a Genealogical Education
Just What Did Cause Their Death?
The Ryerson Index
Friendly Societies and Family History
Bringing Your Ancestors to Life
2013
Monday 21 January 7.30pm
Life in the Workhouse
Southern Suburbs Branch of the Genealogical Society of Queensland 7.30pm
Upper Mt Gravatt Scout Den, 1873 Logan Road, Upper Mt Gravatt (down Carson Lane between Upper Mt Gravatt State School and the Progress Hall)
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2012
Monday 15 October 7.30pm
Researching in UK Archives from Abroad
Southern Suburbs Branch of the Genealogical Society of Queensland 7.30pm
Upper Mt Gravatt Scout Den, 1873 Logan Road, Upper Mt Gravatt (down Carson Lane between Upper Mt Gravatt State School and the Progress Hall)


2012
Sunday 9 September 12:30pm - 3:15pm
English Parish Records: More Than Hatch, Match and Dispatch 
Gaining a Genealogical Education
Where:  Children’s meeting room,
                Toowoomba City Library, Victoria St.

Monday July 2: 10am to Midday
Researching in UK Archives from Abroad
Genealogical Society of Queensland
38 Fisher St, East Brisbane Q 4169
Phone: (07) 3891 5085
10.00am

Monday-Wednesday June 25-27 2012 Brisbane
Unlock the Past Queensland Expo
Monday 25 June 2.30pm
Guild of One Name Studies
Monday 25 June 4pm
Just what did cause their death? 
Monday 25 June 8.10pm
Help I'm stuck - Breaking down brick walls
Tuesday 26 June 3.30pm
Online Genealogical Learning

 
Saturday 23 June Darwin
St Andrews Lutheran Church 
14 Trower Road Milner


English parish records: More Than Hatch, Match and Dispatch
In the Workhouse
Researching Criminals in England
Friendly Societies
Help! My Ancestors are Lost!
FindMyPast 

Monday - 11 June Atherton Library
English Parish Records: More Than Hatch Match and Dispatch
Using the Internet Effectively
Mapping Your Ancestors
Digitising and Organising Your Family History
Find My Past
Atherton Library

Tuesday 12 June 
Using UK Archives from Abroad
They are Dead but Where are They Buried?
Help I am Stuck! Demolishing Brick Walls
Life in the Workhouse in England
British Newspaper Archive

Atherton Library




Monday May 21: 7.30pm
Parish Records: Beyond Hatch Match and Dispatch
Southern Suburbs Branch of the Genealogical Society of Queensland


March 5 2012
Life in the Workhouse 
Genealogical Society of Queensland


2011
November 29 2011
Using UK Archives for Family History
Unlock the Past November Cruise


November 28 2011
Digitising and Organising Your Family History
Unlock the Past November Cruise


27 November 2011
Help! I’m Stuck - Breaking Down Brick Walls 
2.15pm Little River Rugby Club Rooms, Little River Domain, Little River Akaroa, New Zealand

20 August 2011
Death Certificates: Reading and understanding Death Certificates, Causes of Death and Their Meanings
Coffs Harbour Family History Society,1.30pm, Botanic Gardens, Hardacre St

19 August 2011
Now I Have Started My Family History- Where to From Here?
Coffs Harbour Library, Duke Street, Coffs Harbour NSW 2450,

July 18 2011
Distressed Cotton Operatives Migration Scheme into Queensland 1863
Southern Suburbs Branch of the Genealogical Society of Queensland

June 25 2011
It’s Not All Online: Where Else Can I Look?
Death Certificates & Archaic Medical Terms

Queensland Expo (Cairns)


June 24 2011
Newspapers: Bringing Your Family History to Life
Organising Your Family History
Breaking Down Brick Walls

Queensland Expo (Cairns)


4 June 2011
Breaking Down Genealogy Brick Walls
New South Wales Expo (Coffs Harbour)

May 18 2011
Honouring Our ANZACS
Southern Suburbs Branch of the Genealogical Society of Queensland

May 12 2010
Breaking Down Brick Walls
Redlands Branch of the Genealogy Society of Queensland