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Events for the week :
31 October 2016 - 06 November 2016
Monday
31 October
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    Webinar recordings -  Webinar recording - How to use the MIDAS catalogue

    The Society of Australian Genealogists holds vast numbers of manuscripts, images and digital records. This session will provide a practical guide to using the MIDAS catalogue to help you find what you need.

    This is a recording of a webinar presented by Alison Wolf, which was broadcast in March 2016. 

    SAG members can listen to this recording by registering online and paying $12 - you will then receive a link to the recording which you can listen to as often as you wish until 31 Oct 2016. 

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    Webinar recordings -  Webinar recording - The UK 1939 Register

    This is a recording of a webinar presented by Audrey Collins about the UK 1939 register, which was broadcast in January 2016. 

    SAG members can listen to this recording by registering online and paying $12 - you will then receive a link to the recording which you can listen to as often as you wish until 31 October 2016. 

Tuesday
01 November
  • There are no events on this date
Wednesday
02 November
  • There are no events on this date
Thursday
03 November
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    Lecture - 10:30am - 12:30pm  Research techniques and records for Norfolk Island 1788-1814

    Historian Cathy Dunn takes you on a journey back to the first settlement of Norfolk Island 1788 - 1814 describing the archives and records that are available, where copies are kept and what can be found online. Also discover the history of the Island’s first settlement and its role in the early colony of NSW.

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

    Presenter: Cathy Dunn   Bookings essential: $22 members, $35 non-members

Friday
04 November
  • There are no events on this date
Saturday
05 November
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    Weekend seminar - 10:00am - 04:00pm  Lost In Immigration & Travel

    Join us for a weekend of discussion about immigration to Australia and travel within Australia, to help you track down your ancestors. Topics include 19th century immigration schemes, NSW shipping records, 20th century migration, finding elusive travellers, ships pictures and journals, and the history of travel.

    Location: Dixson Room, NSW State Library, Macquarie Street Sydney (more information here)

    Presenters: various   Bookings essential: $115 members, $140 non-members

    Price includes morning and afternoon tea on Saturday, and morning tea on Sunday. Bring your own lunch both days.

    Bookings close 26 October.

    Sessons:

    • Exodus to the Southern Seas - Michelle Patient
    • Nineteenth century immigration schemes to Australia - Kerry Farmer
    • NSW shipping and arrival records - Emily Hanna, NSW State Records
    • Ships' pictures, passenger diaries and shipboard newspapers - David Berg, State Library of NSW
    • Twentieth century migration - National Archives
    • Soldier, sailor, exile or convict - How did you get here? - Christine Yeats
    • History of travel in Australia - Professor Robert Lee
    • The Migration Experience (through the SAG Collections) - Ralph Hawkins
    • Did your family swim to Australia? - Martyn Killion

     

Sunday
06 November
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    Weekend seminar - 10:00am - 04:00pm  Lost In Immigration & Travel

    Join us for a weekend of discussion about immigration to Australia and travel within Australia, to help you track down your ancestors. Topics include 19th century immigration schemes, NSW shipping records, 20th century migration, finding elusive travellers, ships pictures and journals, and the history of travel.

    Location: Dixson Room, NSW State Library, Macquarie Street Sydney (more information here)

    Presenters: various   Bookings essential: $115 members, $140 non-members

    Price includes morning and afternoon tea on Saturday, and morning tea on Sunday. Bring your own lunch both days.

    Bookings close 26 October.

    Sessons:

    • Exodus to the Southern Seas - Michelle Patient
    • Nineteenth century immigration schemes to Australia - Kerry Farmer
    • NSW shipping and arrival records - Emily Hanna, NSW State Records
    • Ships' pictures, passenger diaries and shipboard newspapers - David Berg, State Library of NSW
    • Twentieth century migration - National Archives
    • Soldier, sailor, exile or convict - How did you get here? - Christine Yeats
    • History of travel in Australia - Professor Robert Lee
    • The Migration Experience (through the SAG Collections) - Ralph Hawkins
    • Did your family swim to Australia? - Martyn Killion