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Do you know the difference between transcribing, abstracting and extracting?

If not, this article will be able to help.

Julian to Gregorian Calendar

Finding conflicting or confusing dates in your research? This article may help… Julian to Gregorian Calendar

November 2019 – Digger Alternatives

On 26th November 2019 Val Horne facilitated the volunteers workshop “Digger Alternatives”

November 2019 – Hard Copy Filing

On 7th November 2019 Kay Hinnrichsen facilitated the “Hard Copy Filing” workshop

November 2019 – My Life Events

As David Smeeton was unable to make his presentation “In Search of Grandfather” on the 9th November 2019. Dr. Sheila Twine kindly stepped in as substitute Speaker and delivered a very interesting (and amusing) talk about some events in her life.

October, 2019 – Getting Started Workshop

On 15th October 2019 Lee-ann Atkinson facilitated the “Getting Started” workshop

U.K. General Register Office Online Indexes Births and Deaths

A step by Step procedure in how to use the U.K. GRO online facility U.K. General Register Office Online Indexes Births and Deaths

8 Reasons to Join a Family History Society

Posted by Web Operations on May 6, 2019 in Australia, New Zealand, Tips and Hints There are lots of family history societies around Australia and New Zealand and they play a key role in genealogy research. Membership fees are typically very reasonable, so here are some great reasons why it’s worth joining up. 1. They […]

Information on Twentieth-Century West Australians

Genealogists researching ancestors and relatives in Australia now have access to a much wider range of electoral rolls than were available until recently. And, with electoral rolls being the nearest thing we have to census information about individuals living in Australia, that’s important. The rolls provide name, address, occupation (up to 1983) and gender. You […]

Easier Access to More Resources

Not only has the Mandurah Family History Society launched its new, easy-to-use website, it has also upgraded access to information on the computers in our Research Rooms. These resources are in addition to the resources on our website. Mandurah Family History Society research computers now provide carefully-selected links to genealogical resources for Australia generally, the […]