Bendigo Family History Group

Genealogy Research

Meetings

 The Bendigo Family History Group conducts a monthly meeting on the third Saturday of each month, except for December & January.

The meeting commences with Business at 2 pm and a Guest Speaker commences around 2.10 pm.

 Venue

Meetings are held at Bendigo Goldfields Library Activity room 1, entrance in Hargreaves St

The meeting program usually includes a talk by a speaker on a subject associated with family history, genealogy or a related subject. There is an opportunity to socialise with other attendees over light refreshments.

Meetings are not exclusively for members, members of the public are most welcome. A gold coin donation is accepted.

 

                                MONTHLY MEETINGS 2019

  January - No meeting

                                                                                           

February 16th - "Exploring Bendigo Database " Michael Trounson


March 16th - "Dating & Collecting Postcards" by Eric Panther


April - No general meeting Easter week


May 18th - Members presentation/discussion problem solving & using our database in Library


June 15th - "Convicts" by Julie Dworak


July 20th - "Short talks Women in my family' by members


August 17th - "Bendigo Soldiers Memorial Museum"  by Peter Ball


September 21st - "Oral History, Truth, Lies or the Shades Between" by Viv Martin


October 19th - "WW1' by Rob Leetham, a history of Australian Battalions in France and beyond


November 16th - Annual General Meeting. Guest speaker Gail White President of Family History Connections


December No Meeting




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February 15th 'Family Tree Maker'  guest speaker Julie Dworak


March 21st  'Mechanics Institutes' guest speaker author Ken James


April 18th 'Resources available through BRAC/PROV'