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WAGS eNews - Issue 20 November 2014

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Issue 20: November 2014

 

The Centenary of World War I

What Were They Doing?

cent-wwi.jpg

 What were your ancestors doing as World War One started? Send your
stories of up to 500 words (just under or a bit over will be fine)
describing what your parents, grand-parents or great grand-parents were
doing at this critical time in world history.

Where were they living, working etc, were they married, how many
children etc. Please send photographs (in jpg format) if you have some.
To the editor: Western Ancestor.

 
 

early_bird_.pngWAGS 2014 Raffle early bird winner

Congratulations to Mrs Peta Borsboom of Thornlie winning the early bird
raffle draw with a prize of $300.

WAGS 2014 Raffle REMINDERmp900403704[1].jpg
Members please return all raffle butts & monies including unsold books by 10 November 2014 to comply with permit conditions.

 

WAGS at LDS Expo at Rockingham

 Saturday, 01 November
13:00pm

The Rockingham Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is hosting a
Family History Expo on Saturday 8 November, at the LDS Library, 38
Casserley Road, Rockingham, from 1.00 pm to 4.30 pm.

WAGS at Bayswater Senior Citizens Open Day

 Saturday, 08 November
10:00am

Bayswater's Senior Citizens Centre is celebrating its 50th Anniversary
on Saturday 1 November 2014 from 10am-3pm.

Genie Chatter Monday 1o November

A lunchtime discussion 12:00 noon to 1:30pmgenie-chatter_oct14.jpg
Unit 4 WAGS 48 May St Bayswater

Topic: Poor Houses

 

Royal WA Historical Society - History in the City Program

 Join us at 2pm at the Citiplace Community Centre,  on the Perth Railway
Concourse, donation $5.00 entry with afternoon tea.  All welcome.

Wednesday 5 November: Malcolm Traill speaking on The Great Southern
Railway: Tracks, Trials and Tribulations.

Wednesday 3 December: David Hawkes will speak on Surviving on Air

WAGS Volunteers Christmas Morning Tea

 Tuesday, 25 Novembercup-of-tea.jpg
10:00am - 12:00pm

The President will be hosting a morning tea to thank volunteers for all
their valuable work supporting WAGS and its objectives.

 




Special Interest Groups

SIGs meet at Unit 4, WAGS 48 May Street Bayswater, unless otherwise stated

Saturday 01 at 11:00am The Master Genealogist Group
Topic:  Why you should not abandon TMG & the benefits of publishing with Second Site.

Sunday 02 at 2:00pm European Group

Saturday 08 at 11:00am Computer Group
discover_who.jpg

Tuesday 11 at 1:30pm Legacy User Group
Topic - "Hands on Workshop" (in pairs or small groups)

Saturday 15 at 10:30am Victorian Group
Topic: Lee-Ann Atkinson will show how a Tasmanian ‘brickwall’ was solved in Victoria. There will also be an opportunity for members interested in the Eastern States of Australia to share their research problems and
successes.

Sunday 16 at 9:30am Swan River Pioneers Christmas Breakfast
venue: Swan Yacht Club

Sunday 16 at 2:00pm Scottish Group
Topic: Problem solving

Saturday 22 at 10:30am India & South East Asia Group
Topic: Policing The Raj: The Police in British-India 1861 - 1947 by Peter Moore

Sunday 23 at 2:00pm South Australian Group

House Groups

A number of House Groups (discussion and sharing sessions) meet at venues around the Metropolitan Area. To find out more about them and one near you go to the WAGS web page via this link

 

house group.jpg

 

Perth Royal Showprs_2014.jpg

   
A very big thank you to all the volunteers who helped put this year's display together and the volunteers who gave up their time to attend the display during Royal Show week.

Liana Fitzpatrick President

Family History Society of Rockingham & Dist.

Monthly Meeting Saturday 1 at 2pm
Topic: Richard Offen, of Heritage Perth, will talk about the History of the Swan River.

For more information go to FHSRD

Education Activities

Wednesday 5 at 10:00am Getting started with your family history

Learn how to build your family tree & record your findings

FREE but Booking required - limited to 20 peopleresearcher_w.jpg

For more information and registration go to courses




Orientation

 Wednesday 19 at 10:00am - 12:00pm Orientation Session for Members & those interested in joining WAGS

For more information: Orientation Info

IMAGES OF WAR: the real story of World War II.

images
of war.jpgMonthly 52 parts in individual plastic sleeves complete with supplementary
items, which also contain a large coloured folding campaign map, a
reproduction newspaper of the day.

Images of War is a major series consisting of 52 parts organised into
four volumes published by Marshall Cavendish and edited by John Pimlott,
then Deputy Head of War Studies at RMA Sandhurst.
Profusely illustrated in colour and monochrome throughout, the set comes
with 2 x binders plus two additional items:
 
Images of War 1939-1945: The real story of World War II. The war at
Christmas throughout the war, throughout the world

The War Years Issue 1 - 1939 - the day war broke out. Companion series
to Images of War

Complete sets are very scarce and all items are in as new condition.

FOR SALE. All proceeds to WAGS Library. If interested, please contact Librarian and make an offer

_______________

Regards,

Robert Atkins

E: WAGS eNews editor

If you have an item of WAGS related activity for eNews please send it to the Editor by the 20th of the month prior.

 

 



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Issue 20: November 2014

 

The Centenary of World War I

What Were They Doing?

cent-wwi.jpg

 What were your ancestors doing as World War One started? Send your
stories of up to 500 words (just under or a bit over will be fine)
describing what your parents, grand-parents or great grand-parents were
doing at this critical time in world history.

Where were they living, working etc, were they married, how many
children etc. Please send photographs (in jpg format) if you have some.
To the editor: Western Ancestor.

 
 

early_bird_.pngWAGS 2014 Raffle early bird winner

Congratulations to Mrs Peta Borsboom of Thornlie winning the early bird
raffle draw with a prize of $300.

WAGS 2014 Raffle REMINDERmp900403704[1].jpg
Members please return all raffle butts & monies including unsold books by 10 November 2014 to comply with permit conditions.

WAGS at LDS Expo at Rockingham

 Saturday, 01 November
13:00pm

The Rockingham Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is hosting a
Family History Expo on Saturday 8 November, at the LDS Library, 38
Casserley Road, Rockingham, from 1.00 pm to 4.30 pm.

WAGS at Bayswater Senior Citizens Open Day

 Saturday, 08 November
10:00am

Bayswater's Senior Citizens Centre is celebrating its 50th Anniversary
on Saturday 1 November 2014 from 10am-3pm.

Genie Chatter Monday 1o November

A lunchtime discussion 12:00 noon to 1:30pmgenie-chatter_oct14.jpg
Unit 4 WAGS 48 May St Bayswater

Topic: Poor Houses

Royal WA Historical Society - History in the City Program

 Join us at 2pm at the Citiplace Community Centre,  on the Perth Railway
Concourse, donation $5.00 entry with afternoon tea.  All welcome.

Wednesday 5 November: Malcolm Traill speaking on The Great Southern
Railway: Tracks, Trials and Tribulations.

Wednesday 3 December: David Hawkes will speak on Surviving on Air

WAGS Volunteers Christmas Morning Tea

 Tuesday, 25 Novembercup-of-tea.jpg
10:00am - 12:00pm

The President will be hosting a mornig tea to thank volunteers for all
their valuable work supporting WAGS and its objectives.

 




Special Interest Groups

SIGs meet at Unit 4, WAGS 48 May Street Bayswater, unless otherwise stated

Saturday 01 at 11:00am The Master Genealogist Group
Topic:  Why you should not abandon TMG & the benefits of publishing with Second Site.

Sunday 02 at 2:00pm European Group

Saturday 08 at 11:00am Computer Group
discover_who.jpg

Tuesday 11 at 1:30pm Legacy User Group
Topic - "Hands on Workshop" (in pairs or small groups)

Saturday 15 at 10:30am Victorian Group
Topic: Lee-Ann Atkinson will show how a Tasmanian ‘brickwall’ was solved in Victoria. There will also be an opportunity for members interested in the Eastern States of Australia to share their research problems and
successes.

Sunday 16 at 9:30am Swan River Pioneers Christmas Breakfast
venue: Swan Yacht Club

Sunday 16 at 2:00pm Scottish Group
Topic: Problem solving

Saturday 22 at 10:30am India & South East Asia Group
Topic: Policing The Raj: The Police in British-India 1861 - 1947 by Peter Moore

Sunday 23 at 2:00pm South Australian Group

House Groups

A number of House Groups (discussion and sharing sessions) meet at venues around the Metropolitan Area. To find out more about them and one near you go to the WAGS web page via this link

 

house group.jpg

 

Perth Royal Showprs_2014.jpg

   
A very big thank you to all the volunteers who helped put this year's display together and the volunteers who gave up their time to attend the display during Royal Show week.

Liana Fitzpatrick President

Family History Society of Rockingham & Dist.

Monthly Meeting Saturday 1 at 2pm
Topic: Richard Offen, of Heritage Perth, will talk about the History of the Swan River.

For more information go to FHSRD

Education Activities

Wednesday 5 at 10:00am Getting started with your family history

Learn how to build your family tree & record your findings

FREE but Booking required - limited to 20 peopleresearcher_w.jpg

For more information and registration go to courses




Orientation

 Wednesday 19 at 10:00am - 12:00pm Orientation Session for Members & those interested in joining WAGS

For more information: Orientation Info

IMAGES OF WAR: the real story of World War II.

images
of war.jpgMonthly 52 parts in individual plastic sleeves complete with supplementary
items, which also contain a large coloured folding campaign map, a
reproduction newspaper of the day.

Images of War is a major series consisting of 52 parts organised into
four volumes published by Marshall Cavendish and edited by John Pimlott,
then Deputy Head of War Studies at RMA Sandhurst.
Profusely illustrated in colour and monochrome throughout, the set comes
with 2 x binders plus two additional items:
 
Images of War 1939-1945: The real story of World War II. The war at
Christmas throughout the war, throughout the world

The War Years Issue 1 - 1939 - the day war broke out. Companion series
to Images of War

Complete sets are very scarce and all items are in as new condition.River

_______________

Regards,

Robert Atkins

E: WAGS eNews editor

If you have an item of WAGS related activity for eNews please send it to the Editor by the 20th of the month prior.

 

 

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