CABOOLTURE FAMILY HISTORY RESEARCH GROUP INC.
Phone No - 5428 2018
eMail - firstname.lastname@example.org
Welcome to our new Members –
Katie Bartholomeusz & Ann Vaughan, Leonie Maltman & John Richards, Carmen Abersold, Sandy & David Green
DATES TO REMEMBER
Saturday, 26th February at - David Penberthy will be giving a talk on the British Military. Come along and listen to David. He is a very entertaining speaker and knows his subject well. All welcome.
26th March at - Stephanie Ryan from the Qld State Library will be guest speaker. She will give a talk about Shipping into
Meeting is at
OFFICE BEARERS 2004 – 2005
Although it doesn’t seem like it, we are well into 2005. The Christmas period was quiet by consistent, and it was pleasing to see members using the rooms over the holidays.
We have been able to purchase many new items for research, thanks to the Monthly raffles. It is very gratifying to see the response we are getting from these raffles……THANK YOU!!!!
We will be starting off the
year, with a very interesting speaker – David Penberthy
talking on British Military history.
David is a man with a vast knowledge of researching, especially the
We are waiting on the outcome of an asbestos check done before Christmas, so that Council can let us know about the alterations to the bathroom.
The duplicate holdings we have on micro fiche are to be listed and you will be able to borrow them to do research at home.
The details of how, when and where, will be released as soon as we have these listings available for your perusal.
You will be pleased to know that Stephanie Ryan from the State Library will be coming back to talk to us shortly. The date will be advertised.
LIBRARY DUTY ROSTER
Doug – Every Saturday & Wednesday morning
David – Every Monday afternoon
Janet – Every Monday morning & 2nd Saturday morning
Elaine – Every Wednesday afternoon
Jane - 3rd & 5th Saturday morning
Pat V. – 2nd Wednesday morning
Coral – 2nd Wednesday afternoon
Trevor – 4th Wednesday afternoon
Gloria – 1st Saturday morning & 4th Monday morning
We are in need of more members to volunteer for ‘duty’. It is not a hard job, it is just a case of being there to assist new members and visitors. Ideally we would like to have two duty persons per session. At the moment, most days, we have just one person ‘on duty’.
FUND RAISING IS ESSENTIAL TO ENABLE NEW RESOURCES TO BE PURCHASED FOR THE BENEFIT OF ALL MEMBERS. PLEASE CONTINUE TO GIVE US YOUR SUPPORT IN 2005.
There is a Raffle every month – Tickets are always $1.00 each. All proceeds from these raffles are used to buy resources. The money does not go into a building fund or general revenue, it is used strictly for purchasing resources….ask at the office for tickets. Thank you to everyone who has supported these raffles.
The JANUARY RAFFLE drawn at the February meeting.
1st prize is a set of three farmyard canisters and 2nd prize is an oval vegie baking dish. (both donated by Lyn Carey)
The FEBRUARY RAFFLE will be for a footstool, made by Jack Piper…there is also a 2nd prize of a serving dish.
Tickets go on sale for this raffle as soon as the January raffle has been drawn.
We have produced a number of these booklets, as a fund raiser, to help you ‘keep track of your families’ while doing your family tree research……Available from the Office.
We are intending to run an Easter Raffle. Tickets will be $1.00 each.
1st prize will be an Easter Hamper.
Donations of lollies, chocolates, drinks, nibblies, chips, etc (consumable items only) would be greatly appreciated.
There are still a few calendars left for sale, if anyone is interested.
More stories are always required for our magazine, “Hindsight”. .....all stories are welcome. You can leave them at the office or email them to me at email@example.com Elaine (Editor)
Don’t forget, next time you visit the Club rooms, to collect your copy of our magazine “Hindsight”. Our magazine is printed March (next edition due out soon), June, September and December. If you would like your copy of the magazine mailed to you, cost is $5.00 per year, payable when you renew your membership.
Don’t forget to check out the Pedigree Resource Files (on CD) when next you visit. These CDs are produced by the LDS and have a wealth of information on them (they are slow to search because of the number of names on each CD so be patient). Don just found 17 pages of information on his family, complete with stories and dates, etc.
On Australia Day, my husband, Phil, & I went to
The Samford museum is located in Station St, and open Sunday's between & Admission - Adults $3.00 Children 50c.
For more information see the notice board at CFHRG
Riverina Cemeteries – CD
Early Australian Electoral Rolls Vol.1 – NSW 1903, Tas. 1903 & W.A. 1901 – CD
Courier mail – Death & Funeral notices
Greenwood Cemetery, Durham Co.
Cooloola Shire Cemeteries (near Gympie) - donated by Joanne Beeston
Tiaro Shire Cemeteries (south of Maryborough) - donated by Joanne Beeston
McKinlay Shire Cemeteries (near Cloncurry) - donated by Joanne Beeston
Alphabetical listing of Victorian Cemeteries in various shires
Caboolture King St. Cemetery by Caboolture Shire Council
Australian Obituaries 1943 to 1961 A to Z
Australian Obituaries 1945 to 1960 A to Z Index to book
Australian Obituaries 1945 to 1960 A to Z book
NSW cemeteries – Collection of various small cemeteries – donated by Jack Piper
NSW cemeteries – Yass, Glenmore, Tumbulgum – donated by Jack Piper
NSW cemeteries – Binalong, Bowning, Bookham– donated by Jack Piper
Vic. Cemeteries – Argyle Station, Aspley, Balmoral– donated by Jack Piper
Vic. Cemeteries – Beamoris, Benyeo, Boren Boren– donated by Jack Piper
Vic. Cemeteries – Framlington, Casterton– donated by Jack Piper
Vic. Cemeteries – Cobden, Coleraine, Dunkeld (old) – donated by Jack Piper
Vic. Cemeteries – Dimboola, Drik Drik, Edenhope, Ellerslie– donated by Jack Piper
Vic. Cemeteries – Horsham general– donated by Jack Piper
Vic. Cemeteries – Glen Wills, Gnadenthal, Goroke– donated by Jack Piper
Vic. Cemeteries – Keilor, Kilnoorat,
Caboolture F.H.R.G.Inc. – index Journals, Hindsight & Newsletters
(1986-1995 and 1996-2004)
Add to your genealogy the fun, easy way - have grand children!
By Joanne Beeston (Librarian)
In Champagne Country – stories and photographs of people and events in and around Roma, Queensland, written and edited by Rod Strachan and Joan Scott, was published by The Roma State School Parents and Citizen’s Association for Roma Railway Centenary and the Centenary of the Bungil Shire Council, 1880-1980.
It is a book packed full of photographs and information on the areas and the pioneer families. It has approx. 162 pages with a detailed index, and a listing of organizations of the area. A great book for reading, especially if you have relatives that lived in the area.
Can be found in the
VISIT BY eBOOKS
This information afternoon was very well attended. With everyone very impressed by the concept of a book on a CD. Information at the Office, for anyone who is interested in making a eBook of their family tree.
Joanne has almost finished with the rearrangement of the library (making it user friendly) and has not been able to find the following books – most of these books were donated.
Hall Family Memories 1995
Migrant Ships of
Westwood, History of
The Tobeck Family – 120 years in N.Z.
Searching overseas by S. Federsen
Using the State Library, Vic.
In the Shade of the Bunya’s – History of Maidenwell
If you discover an interesting genealogy website while you are surfing the net, please email the web address to me for inclusion in an upcoming newsletter….thank you, Elaine (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The email addresses given below have not been checked to see if they are still available….I do not have the time to check them all.
For people that have nothing to do on a Sunday
Afternoon - a list of
humorous Epitaphs to read.
This is an international site for all surnames
There are now over 14,765 news items from all over
Weird place names, changed, misspellings their is a
site with listings of over 27000 names and places
Old occupation names
Here is a wonderful site for
World War One Draft Cards of the Rich and Famous