August is Family History Month and Evans Head Living Museum will be presenting an “Introduction To Family History Course”.
Come along to our information session on August 3rd at 1.30pm and sign up for the 4 week course beginning August 10th.
Each session will be for 2 hours commencing at 1.30pm.
Tea and coffee will be provided in the break.
Cost is $5 per session.
Limited numbers – please email firstname.lastname@example.org to register your interest
Topics will include:
- How and where to start researching
- Using pedigree charts and family group sheets
- Organizing your paper research & documents
- Using genealogy software and online resources
- Recording sources and verifying research
- Searching Convict records
- How DNA testing can help your research and much more
The museum can also offer technological resources for scanning family photos, printing charts & images and helping with book production.
The course will be presented by Diane Smith who has extensive research skills both with her own Family History and that of others. In 2017 Diane graduated from the University of Tasmania (UTAS) with a Diploma of Family History being in the 2nd group ever to graduate from this newly established course.
In 2018 after receiving her DNA results, she embarked on a journey of discovering how DNA could enhance her own family history research. This led to starting a DNA Special Interest Group and being selected as an ambassador for the 2019 DNA Down Under Tour held by Unlock the Past.
Diane has a simple clear approach in helping you understand how to research your Family History. Come along and you just might discover some interesting and previously unknown history about your ancestors.