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Research/Software Group

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

26 August 2017
  • Research/Software Group - Saturday 26 August 2017 10:30am - 12:30pm
    English Research Group - Asylums in England in the 19th Century

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

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

    “Asylum” is perhaps a word that people do not wish to use, but it was certainly a reality of life that carried a great stigma. The institutions were for children and adults who suffered with mental or physical disabilities and often shut away from public life. But who put them into Asylums and why? What was their life like? Were they ever treated and later released? Have records survived and where are they? Finding some answers to these questions may unravel family mysteries.

14 September 2017
  • Research/Software Group - Thursday 14 September 2017 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Writing Discussion Group - What's in a name?

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

    Presenter: Panel discussion   Bookings essential: $10 members, $15 non-members

    In your family or local history, how do you distinguish between people of the same name? How do you refer to married women and others who change their name during their lifetime? Which name do you use when a person deliberately changes their name, perhaps for nefarious reasons? Do you use someone’s nickname or their "correct" name? Learn how others deal with these and other problems.

16 September 2017
  • Research/Software Group - Saturday 16 September 2017 01:30pm - 03:30pm
    Legacy Software Group

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

    Convenor: Bev 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.

30 September 2017
  • Research/Software Group - Saturday 30 September 2017 10:30am - 12:30pm
    DNA Research Group - Autosomal DNA analysis and GEDmatch

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

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

    Hear from members about their research success and goals through case studies. Bring your one ‘burning’ question and work in groups to increase your knowledge of reports and tools available.

12 October 2017
  • Research/Software Group - Thursday 12 October 2017 01:30pm - 03:30pm
    Writing Discussion Group - Back to basics 4

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

    Convenor: Sue Stenning   Bookings essential: $10 members, $15 non-members

    Have too much information to put in your story? Think that something might be too technical and needs explaining? Well an Appendix could be just what you need. Come and hear an explanation of the 'ins 'n' outs' of Appendices and how they can help you.