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Saturday 02 February 2019
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    Lecture - 10:30am - 12:30pm  National Library of Scotland

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

    Presenter: Kerry Farmer   Bookings essential: $24 members, $37 non-members

    The National Library of Scotland has a wealth of material likely to be of interest to family historians and much of it is available online. Join Kerry Farmer to look at some of their directories, genealogies, maps, photographs and much more.

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    Webinar - 10:30am - 05:00pm  Webinar Season Ticket - February to April 2019

    Only available until 4 February.

    By booking a Webinar Season Ticket you will be able to view every standard webinar we hold between February-April, either live or by watching the recording later. You book and pay once. We'll set you up in each webinar and send you the confirmation link. And in addition you'll get one webinar free - so this quarter you get 6  for the price of 5. The webinars covered by the Season Ticket this quarter are:

    • British Newspaper Archives, Aoife O'Connor, 5 February
    • Double helix history, Jerome de Groot, 27 February
    • Oops, I wish I'd checked the original, Angela Phippen, 8 March
    • Using Wikitree for DNA and projects, Veronica Williams, 25 March
    • UK wills and probate before 1858, Heather Garnsey, 9 April
    • Tracing the origins of Chinese Australian ancestors, Kate Bagnall, 15 April

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    Lecture - 01:30pm - 03:30pm  What's in a Name?

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

    Presenter: Michelle Patient   Bookings essential: $24 members, $37 non-members

    Spelling variations, nicknames, Anglicization and abbreviations can provide significant challenges in finding the right family member. Michelle covers these challenges, as well as search techniques and the value of Scottish and Irish inheritance naming patterns, to help you more easily find evidence about your ancestors.