11th August 2007
CABOOLTURE FAMILY HISTORY RESEARCH GROUP INC.
Phone - 5428 2018
Email - email@example.com
Welcome to our new Member – Sylvia Taylor
Next meeting is Saturday, 8th September 2007 at 1 pm
Saturday 25th August at 1 pm – Guest Speaker – Maisie Stratford – Talk on Palaeography for family historians. Tips on how to read old English handwriting. If you can, bring a fountain pen and any old documents with old writing that you may have.
NOTE: The club will be open during the Ekka, as per usual times.
Goodies – Slice and
Money and orders for this are to be in by today – 11th August.
Order forms are available from the office, if you want to make last minute purchases.
Well, here I am again after an absolutely wonderful holiday.
My thanks go to those individuals who so capably continued the operation of the club during my absence. I was going to thank the outgoing committee for their excellent performance over the past year and congratulate the incoming. However, as they are the same individuals, I offer my thanks and congratulations in advance for another great year.
It is with sadness that we advise of the death of one of our Club Members – Jim Jenner, passed away 31st July, aged 68 – our thoughts are with his family.
Our fundraising is once again in full swing with a “Slice and Lolly” drive under way. Please support your club in raising funds for new research aids. Though, by the time this report goes to air, the drive will be over.
We are considering applying for a grant from Jupiter’s Gaming Grants in order to purchase NZ BDM’s.
Happy researching, David
We are in need of more members to volunteer for ‘duty’. It is not hard – 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’. Thank you to everyone who has volunteered to help out with library duty on a regular basis or on a ‘needs be’ basis.
OPENING HOURS - PLEASE NOTE: The Club will be closed on Public Holidays due to lack of volunteers. (If in doubt, please phone to check if Club Room is open)
While we make every effort to keep the Club open at the rostered times, a shortage of volunteers means we are unable to provide emergency cover for rostered volunteers who are unable to attend on their rostered days, due to other commitments. Please understand if you arrive to find the Clubrooms closed because of a lack of a volunteer duty person.
Also be aware, that if the rostered duty persons are the only members in attendance, at approx. 1pm on Mondays and Saturdays, the Club will close early.
NOTE: THE CLUB WILL BE OPEN DURING THE EKKA WEEK AT THE USUAL TIMES
THE CLUB EMAIL ADDRESS IS firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you to everyone who
has submitted an article for the September issue of the Hindsight. This is your Club magazine! Take advantage of the fact that it is sent to
other Genealogy/Family History Clubs around
The monthly raffle will be drawn today at the meeting. Thank you to all who support this venture.
Over the months, there has been a great variety of different items as prizes for the raffles. These many and varied items, mainly, have been donated by Club members……so that ALL monies raised by the monthly raffles can be used to buy more resources to help you with your research. Resources (i.e. CDs, books and microfiche) can be quite expensive!
Coffee Mugs – these are $5 each and come in three colours – blue, green and brown.
Recipe Book (Members Favourite Recipes) is available again in limited numbers if anyone wants a copy…..$5.00 each
Scribblers – NOW available 75c each
Laminating – This can be done at the office – Cost is $1 an A4 sheet.
Websites for you to try –
Society of Genealogists,
Convicts buried at Brighton General cemetery, N.S.W.
Click on “Notices”, then take your choice…births, deaths, marriages, etc.
NEW ADDITIONS TO THE LIBRARY.
First Fleeters – known descendants (donated by J. Piper)
Tench, Watkin 1758-1833 – Settlement at Port Jackson (donated by J. Piper)
Voyage of Gov. Phillip –
Ihle, John Charles – Family History (donated by J. Crowley)
NSW Police Gazette 1893 – Index (donated by J. Piper)
Second to None – 32nd Battalion A.I.F. 1915-1919 S.A. (ON LOAN ONLY from M. Jamison)
Starter Kit for Students for Local and Family History projects
New cemetery lists –
Courier Mail obituaries 2006 & 2007
N.S.W. cemeteries Vol. 9 (donated by J. Piper)