2017 Events

 

January 2017
There is no meeting in January.

Sat 4th February, 2017
Subject : Every picture tells a Story: My favourite photo
Coordinator:  Leonie Oliver.
Contact Leonie re your contribution
Players Theatre @ 2pm

Sat 4th March 2017
Subject: Online Research for Queensland  and Other Queensland Research Repositories.
Speaker:  Helen Smith
Players Theatre @ 2pm.

Sat 8th April, 2017 – Please note that this is the 2nd Saturday in April
Subject: Tom Skeyhill – WW1 Poet and Entrepreneur
Speaker: Gordon King.
Players Theatre @ 2pm.

Sat 6th May 2017
Subject:  The Parish Chest
Speaker: Robyn Hilan
Players Theatre @ 2pm.

Sat 3rd June 2017
Subject: Dead, Buried and Cremated- Cemeteries
Speaker: Leonie Oliver
Players theatre @ 2pm

Sat 1st July 2017
Subject: Early Germans in Moreton Bay  and
Church Records in Australia
Speaker: Eric Koppitke
Players Theatre @ 2pm

Sat 22nd July, 2017
Christmas in July luncheon
at Summerland House Farm Alstonville
Set meal – 2 courses plus tea/coffee and bread roll
Cost $35 pp. Contact Gwen Clark 66287797 for bookings
11.30am for 12 noon.

Sat 5th August 2017
Subject: Annual General Meeting & Election of Officers 
followed by a presentation by member Frank Harvey
of the Ballina Digital Photo Archive
Players Theatre @ 2pm. 

Sat 2nd September, 2017
Subject: My Family’s Part in the Colonisation
of Northern Australia
Speaker: RTFHS member Leigh Wilson

 Plus Giant Spring Plant Sale at this meeting.
All plants $1.00

Players theatre @ 2pm.

Saturday 7th October, 2017
Subject: A Moment of Fame in the Family
Speakers: RTFHS members
Players Theatre @ 2pm.

Saturday 4th November, 2017
Subject: The Big 4 – comparisons of 4 subscription sites:
Ancestry, Familysearch, FindmyPast, MyHeritage.
Speaker: Podcast by Sunny Morton from RootsTech 2017
Players Theatre @ 2pm.

Saturday 2nd December, 2017
Xmas Party at Summerland House Farm Alstonville
Set meal – 2 courses plus tea/coffee and bread roll
Cost $35 pp. Contact Gwen Clark 66287797 for bookings
11.30am for 12 noon.