Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Trove Tuesday - Cathedral Wedding

A Lindfield girl was married in white satin and tulle at St Mary's Cathedral 85 years ago this week

1930 'SATIN AND TULLE.', Evening News (Sydney, NSW : 1869 - 1931), 27 February, p. 12, viewed 12 January, 2015, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article125978686

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Monday, February 16, 2015

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Greetings from Salt Lake City

Two Society members , Jenny Joyce - your Vice-President  and I - your Society blogger are presently in Salt Lake City for the annual Rootstech Genealogy Conference.

We have both been blogging on our personal blogs about the experience. If you wish to follow our adventures you can follow our blogs Jenny's Genealogy Blog and GeniAus.

The direct links from our posts today are:
http://jennyalogy.blogspot.com/2015/02/curt-witcher-says-societies-should.html and
http://geniaus.blogspot.com/2015/02/a-quick-geneavlog-post-from-salt-lake.html

Jenny and Jill researching with friends on the British Flor of the Family History Library, Salt Lake City

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Railway Fatality at Wahroonga

The Sydney Morning Herald on February 8, 1901 reported on a fatality at Wahroonga.

1901 'HISTORIC LANDMARKS.', The Sydney Morning Herald(NSW : 1842 - 1954), 8 February, p. 4, viewed 7 July, 2014, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article14337661

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

General Meeting Reminder

Author Vashti Farrer will be the guest speaker at our General Meeting this Saturday, 17th January at 2:00pm in The Gordon Library Meeting Rooms.

She will discuss her latest book : Ellen Thomson: Beyond a Reasonable Doubt? which examines a controversial 1887 murder case in Northern Queensland which still raises doubts as to whether the accused woman was given a fair trial.

Afternoon tea will be served after the meeting.

Visitors are most welcome.

Monday, January 12, 2015

Technology Special Interest Group Meeting

The Group will reconvene for our first meeting of 2015 this Thursday, 15 January, at 1:30pm  in the Society Rooms at Gordon.

The focus for our gathering will be on new software, gadgets and gear acquired over the
holiday season. Please come along with any questions about your new aquisitions ready for a show and tell of your new items or perhaps you have a new website to share.

All are welcome to join in this informal get together.

Please email Jill Ball with your enquiries:  jillballau@gmail.com