Given the madness of recent times, it’s lovely to take up the invitation Jill Ball aka GeniAUS has extended to everyone – to celebrate and share all the positives of the last year with her geneameme Accentuate the Positive.
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AFFHO (Australasian Federation of Family History Organisations)’s closing presentation this evening (8pm NZST / 6pm AEST) is via Zoom and there’s still time to register. It features Christchurch genealogist Fiona Brooker from Memories in Time talking about how to use the UK’s 1939 Register for your family history research.
Family History Month starts today in Aotearoa and Australia! What are your plans for the month?
Family History Month is celebrated every year during August across Aotearoa and Australia. It’s a chance to learn more about researching your whakapapa/family history, whatever stage you’re at, and explore ways to share your stories with whānau and friends. There are several major events happening around the motu for family historians, with Auckland and Christchurch…
One of my father’s great quests is to find the grave of his 2 x great grandfather, Thomas Gaffney. The family story is that Thomas’s son Michael travelled from New Zealand back to England to place a headstone on his father’s grave. While I was living in England, I was determined to find that headstone.
The programme is now out for the NZSG Palmerston North’s Research Day this coming Saturday at Kilwinning Lodge, Church Street. If you’re in the Lower North Island, you might like to pop along.
For one of my portfolio pieces for the (IHGS) Diploma in Genealogy I’m undertaking this year, I have decided to focus on my 3 x great grandfather, John Clarke, who served in the 74th Regiment of the British Army during the mid 19th century.
Covid levels allowing, the Palmerston North branch of the NZ Society of Genealogists will be holding a Genealogy Research Day on Saturday, 17th April at Kilwinning Lodge, Church Street, Palmerston North from 9.30am to 4pm.
A bit late to the party as usual, but I couldn’t resist taking part in Geniaus Jill Ball’s Accentuate the Positive geneameme this year. And of all years to be late, it was the tenth anniversary of starting my blog, exactly one month ago on 3rd January.
Family history events taking place, both in person and online, across New Zealand in August.