Future Events & Meetings

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April Fundraiser - Plant Sale

  • 13/04/2024 27 Wiltshire Cres, Wodonga. 9am - 1 pm

April Meeting

  • 16/04/2024 - "Locked Up and Left"  Where Asylums were located and how to access any records for ancestors who may have been in asylums.   Guest Speaker: Maureen Cuskelly

May Big Day Out - "Best Be at Bethanga"

  • 9/5/2024 Join us to hear about the historical sites and pioneers of Bethanga. A walk and talk of Talgarno Cemetery. Fully Catered for.

May Meeting

  • 21/05/2024 - "North of the Border" Focus on NSW - Records in the NSW State Archives, Records in the Regional Archives at CSU Wagga Wagga. How to prepare for researching at an archives. Guest Speaker - Jillian Salzke from Charles Sturt University Regional Archives -

June Meeting

  • 18/06/2024 - "Tracing German Ancestors"  How to find german records, general history and introduction to finding records including, naming patterns, church records and why did our ancestors leave? Guest Speaker -  Aileen Preiss Germanic Continental and European group - South Australian Genealogy Society

July Social - Christmas Lunch

  • 5/07/2024 - Join us for some middle of the year fun. Sodens Hotel.

July Meeting

  • 16/07/2024 - "Read all about it"  Newspapers are essential to family history - sources of overseas and Australian (apart from Trove) newspapers. Guest Speaker  Sue Reid. Queensland Family History Society

AUGUST IS NATIONAL FAMILY HISTORY MONTH.

August Meeting  - Held ay Hyphen 7pm start

  • 20/08/2024 - "Family Search Website"  Join Jenny Harkness from Family Search as she gives us the latest updates and best ways to utilise Family Search wiki and using the Family Search Library Edition

September Meeting

  • 17/09/2024 -  "Alternative Technology Tools" Guest Speaker Carolyn Renfry demonstrates WIKI Tree and Geni Talk.

October Meeting

  • 15/10/2024 - "Last Will and Testament" Guest Speaker - Wendy Cooksey shows us how to find and purchase wills and probate documents, in UK and Australia.

October Big Day Out -  "Join us at Jindera"

  • 24/10/2024  Guided tour of the Jindera Pioneer Museum, including lunch and a heritage/cemetery walk in the afternoon - More information TBA

November Meeting

  • 19/11/2024 "Lest we Forget" Guest Speaker Chris McQuellan discusses records and indexes associated when researching ancestors with a military background.

December

  • 10/12/2024 - Christmas Party Lunch Details TBA

     

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Wodonga Family History Society
The Wodonga Family History Society Inc. is a non-profit, incorporated group. The Society's aim is to promote and assist the study of Family History.

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Wodonga Family History Soc Inc,  PO Box 289, Wodonga 3689

Research Open Hours

Tuesday: 1pm to 4pm
Wednesday: 11am to 3pm
Thursday: 11am to 3pm
Saturday: 1st Saturday of each month 11am to 3pm

Wodonga Family History Society Registered Charity