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Research/Software Group

This category contains the Research & Software Group meetings organised by SAG

18 November 2017
  • Research/Software Group - Saturday 18 November 2017 10:30am - 12:30pm
    New Zealand Research Group: Finding your Irish ancestors in NZ and more

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

    Convenor: Pauline Weeks   Bookings essential: $10 members, $15 non-members

    Why and when did the Irish come to New Zealand and where did they settle? What resources are available to find out about their lives? Also what's new in NZ research? Bring along your NZ ‘brick walls’ to discuss. Join us after the session for lunch nearby.

25 November 2017
  • Research/Software Group - Saturday 25 November 2017 10:30am - 12:30pm
    English Research Group: 19thC publicans, victuallers, innkeepers & pub workers

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

    Convenor: Pauline Kettle   Bookings essential: $10 members, $15 non-members

    The English pub was a great watering hole to gain local gossip country wide. The talk will cover those who were licensees and workers, and where to locate records that may enhance the background of the life of an ancestor connected with this trade.  A good topic to bring you Christmas cheer!

02 December 2017
  • Research/Software Group - Saturday 02 December 2017 10:30am - 12:30pm
    DNA Research Group: AncestryDNA

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

    Convenor: Veronica Williams   Bookings essential: $10 members, $15 non-members

    Understand the advantages and limitations of testing at AncestryDNA.  Learn about using DNA Circles, New Ancestor Discoveries and unique ways to use your tree to advance your research.

09 December 2017
  • Research/Software Group - Saturday 09 December 2017 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Legacy Software Group

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

    Convenor: Beverley Hyssett   Bookings essential: $10 members, $15 non-members

    Discover ways to maximise the benefits of this family history software program. Learn from others, share tips and ask questions.

14 December 2017
  • Research/Software Group - Thursday 14 December 2017 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Writing Discussion Group: Back to basics 5 - Abbreviations, apostrophes and more!

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

    Presenter: Helen Patterson   Bookings essential: $10 members, $15 non-members

    Do you know when to use ‘its’ and when ‘it's’ is correct? Should numbers always be written as words? When are italics appropriate? Find out answers to these and other tricky grammar questions.