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chatterWe run a series of FREE informal lunchtime talks and guided discussions on various topics.  You do not need to book to attend - just bring your lunch and come along (tea and coffee provided).  All are welcome.

These sessions are led by experienced WAGS members and mainly concentrate on informing you about how to get the most out of your membership, and hints and tips on how and where to research.

When: 12.00 - 1.30pm on the 2nd Monday of most months.

Where: at WAGS - Unit 4, 48 May St, Bayswater

Sessions are outlined below...

Monday 13 February 2017 - Facebook - Liana Fitzpatrick

Have you ever used Facebook? Or wondered how others use it to help with their research?  Come along and discover the benefits of Facebook for family history research.  If you already use Facebook, bring along your favourite genealogy Facebook pages.

Monday 13 March 2017 - Writing For Family History - Julie Martin  

We all have family stories to tell.  Bring your ancestors to life through good storytelling rather than outlining the basic facts of their lives.  Julie will share the tips she learned whilst taking the online Writing Your Family History unit through the University of Tasmania.

Monday 10 April 2017 - Outback Graves - Trevor Tough

Trevor and Alex are relocating and marking remote isolated graves in the Kimberley Region.

Monday 8 May 2017 - Publishing Your Family History - Geoff Barber and Steve Barwick  

Get a guide and learn some of the tricks for preparing you family history for publication.

Monday 10 July 2017 - Brick Wall Q&A - David Haimes and Ian Simon  

Bring along your brickwalls and help solve them.

Monday 14 August 2017 - Newspaper discoveries - Ian Simon 

Share your discoveries.

Monday 11 September  - How do Genealogists Communicate in the 21st Centruy - Jenny Ibrahim & Geoff Barber

The Internet has changed how we communicate. Come along and share your secrets.

Monday 9 October 2017 - Are Your Photos in a Shoebox?s - Julie Martin 

What do you do with all those photos?

Monday 13 November 2017 - Family Traditions - Liana  Fitzpatrick and Ian Simon 

Share your family traditons.





Previous Topics in 2016

Monday 11 April - Military Photos - Lee-Ann Atkinson   A pictorial history of an Australian soldier.  Please join me in this tribute by bringing along your special photo of your serviceman or women to display on the day.

Monday 9 May - Ancestors in Church - Lee-Ann Atkinson  Using church publications for family history. What information have you uncovered?

Last Updated on Friday, 28 July 2017 15:27

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