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August 2017 National Family History Month

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August is National Family History Month! 2017 WAGS Open Da
This is a great time to start your family history or learn more about how to further your research. The Western Australian Genealogical Society (WAGS) has a feast of events during the month.

Family History Research Centre Open Day on Sunday 27 August (10am to 4pm).  Explore the vast resources of our IT records and book stock covering countries around the world. WAGS can provide assistance to people researching in most regions of the world. Don’t worry if you don’t know where to begin - WAGS volunteers are available to help. You will be amazed by the huge amount of worldwide information you can access here in Perth.

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  WAGS will have several free events throughout August at its Research Centre, Units 4-6, 48 May St in Bayswater

  • Getting Started with your Family History on Thursday 10 August (10am - 12pm)
  • Newspapers and how they can help with your research on Monday 14 August (12pm - 1:30pm)
  • Orientation or "Discover the resources available at WAGS" on Wednesday 16 August (10am - 12pm


Grow Your Family Tree

State Library, Francis St, Perth on Tuesday 8 August (9:30am - 4:45pm) and Wednesday 9 August (9-30am - 4pm).

Two days of free talks (12 sessions) Topics cover: Getting Started, DNA for Genealogists, Australian Research, Overseas Research, Maps and plans, Group settlement, National Archives, Q & A forum, Using the internet for your Research AND What's not on the web plus lots more. WAGS volunteers will be available to assist you with your research on the 3rd floor. (Sessions are free but you need to book).

For events Australia-wide and a chance to win some fabulous prizes visit www.familyhistorymonth.org.au

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Last Updated on Thursday, 24 August 2017 15:30

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