Aug 7, 2013

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Family History Feast Melbourne Aug 2013...

Having left Victoria last year I didn’t really expect to go to another Family History Feast but it was the 10th anniversary of the first Feast, and I was invited down for a photo opportunity with my two co founders of Family History Feast, Anne Piggott and Anne Burrows. As I had been working hard on National Family History Month administration, I decided a little holiday was in order. It also meant that I could catch up with...

Aug 2, 2011

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Family History Feast 2011 review

This year’s Family History Feast was better than ever for a number of reasons. The day is organised by State Library Victoria (SLV), Public Record Office Victoria (PROV), National Archives of Australia (NAA), Victoria Office and BDMs Victoria and is a free event each year in National Family History Week. Catching an early train meant that I could have a coffee at Mr Tulk’s (the cafe at SLV) before heading for the registration desk at 9.30am. As usual...

Sep 30, 2009

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Graeme Davison 2007 talk on podcast

Graeme Davison’s talk on speed relating and the internet revolution in genealogical research in 2007 is available as a podcast on the State Library of Victoria website. It is the last talk and listed under the Don Grant lecture. Listening to this may be an option if you don’t have easy access to reading his article in the latest issue of History...