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Lecture

This category contains the lectures organised by SAG

01 July 2017
  • Lecture - Saturday 01 July 2017 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Local history, local places

    Location: Richmond Villa, 120 Kent Street Sydney (more information here)

    Presenters: Angela Phippen and Jeff Madsen   Bookings essential: $22 members, $35 non-members

    Learn ways to find out what was happening in the local area when your ancestors lived there, where to locate local histories and maps, and how to incorporate these histories and maps into your family history.

06 July 2017
  • Lecture - Thursday 06 July 2017 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Getting the most out of your SAG membership

    Location: Richmond Villa, 120 Kent Street Sydney (more information here)

    Presenter: Danielle Lautrec   Bookings essential: $10 members, $20 non-members

    Discover the benefits you receive as a SAG member, with tips for accessing special deals and services. Find out what’s new and what’s hidden in the basement.

08 July 2017
  • Lecture - Saturday 08 July 2017 10:30am - 12:30pm
    GENUKI

    Location: Richmond Villa, 120 Kent Street Sydney (more information here)

    Presenter: Heather Garnsey   Bookings essential: $22 members, $35 non-members

    GENUKI is an important online reference library and web directory for UK and Ireland. Find out what it contains and get tips on how to use it.

17 August 2017
  • Lecture - Thursday 17 August 2017 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Introduction to WordPress blogging

    Location: Richmond Villa, 120 Kent Street Sydney (more information here)

    Presenter: Jill Ball   Bookings essential: $22 members, $35 non-members

    Geneablogging is an excellent platform for sharing family stories and documenting your research journey. In this session, Jill Ball will guide participants in using free Wordpress.com software to set up a family history blog/website.

31 August 2017
  • Lecture - Thursday 31 August 2017 10:30am - 12:30pm
    DNA testing at Ancestry

    Location: Richmond Villa, 120 Kent Street Sydney (more information here)

    Presenter: Michelle Patient   Bookings essential: $22 members, $35 non-members

    Had your DNA tested? Not sure what to do next or what it all means? Genealogist Michelle Patient will explore some fundamental steps to get the most out of your AncestryDNA results, give an overview of what DNA results mean, as well as tips and hints for extracting genealogy evidence to help further your research.

07 September 2017
  • Lecture - Thursday 07 September 2017 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Explore Gulgong and Mudgee through the SAG collections

    Location: Richmond Villa, 120 Kent Street Sydney (more information here)

    Presenter: Ralph Hawkins   Bookings essential: $22 members, $35 non-members

    The latest of our popular series examining places and topics through the Society’s wonderful collections. Join us, whether you have family from the Gulgong & Mudgee region or just want to find out more about how our collections can assist you with your family history.

28 September 2017
  • Lecture - Thursday 28 September 2017 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Preparing for a visit to the NSW State Archives

    Location: Richmond Villa, 120 Kent Street Sydney (more information here)

    Presenter: NSW State Archives   Bookings essential: $22 members, $35 non-members

    If you are coming along to the reading room at the Western Sydney Records Centre Kingswood on 18 October you should attend this session. It will show you how to search the guides, finding aids and website, how to place pre-orders and make the most of your time at Kingswood. The session will also be relevant for people who have not been to the State Archives before and want to prepare for a visit on their own time.

07 October 2017
  • Lecture - Saturday 07 October 2017 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Primary sources for early Sydney

    Location: Richmond Villa, 120 Kent Street Sydney (more information here)

    Presenter: Danielle Lautrec   Bookings essential: $22 members, $35 non-members

    Contemporary records such as letters and journals provide historical context about the lives of those living in early Sydney and if you are lucky they may mention your family. This session will examine some of the key sources and where you can find them.

14 October 2017
  • Lecture - Saturday 14 October 2017 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Don't waste time! Getting and staying organised with your research

    Location: Richmond Villa, 120 Kent Street Sydney (more information here)

    Presenter: Jennie Fairs   Bookings essential: $22 members, $35 non-members

    Every year most of us make at least one requisite New Year resolution. For those undertaking genealogy it is usually about getting more organised in chasing up our research or becoming better at organising our finds. The session will be examining aids that will help you organise your research.