Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Society of Australian Genealogists - August events

Thursday 14 August (8.00pm - 9.00pm AEST) - Webinar - Evernote
Evernote keeps and makes sense of all your research. Order your notes, audio, video and more and sync it with all your devices. Learn the ins and outs of this invaluabvle tool from Cyndi Ingle (of Cyndi's List fame). Bookings essential and limited to SAG members only. Price $10.00.
  • Saturday 16 August (10.30am - 12.30pm) - Manorial Records - Jeremy Palmer
    Manorial records are an often untapped source for ancestry in England and Wales, yet they can offer a surprising amount of information about our ancestors. The seminar will discuss the history of the manorial system, local manorial officials, records that were generated by the manor and how these can be accessed and utilised by family historians. Bookings Essential. $20 ($30 non-members).
  • Saturday 16 August (1.30pm - 3.30pm) - TMG Software Group - Adding Ships
    Gail Bryant will explain the reasons for using ‘non-people’ in TMG and demonstrate how to do so. Then, a Q&A session will be held for all user levels: beginners, intermediate and advanced. Bookings essential. $8 ($12 non-members).
  • Thursday 21 August (9.00am - 10.00am) - Orientation Tour
    Held in the Library at 2/379 Kent Street from 9.00am-10.00am. Members only. Bookings essential. Join us for a tour of the SAG library - learn about its layout and the services offered. The Library opens at 10am so you can stay on and do research. Free.
  • Saturday 23 August (10.30am - 12.30pm) - English Research Group - Blacksmiths
    Blacksmiths were vital to communities in towns and cities as well as industry. This talk will cover the life and skills of the Blacksmith and where records may be found. Presenter - Pauline Kettle. Bookings essential. $8 ($12 non-members).
  • Wednesday 27 August (8.00pm - 9.00pm AEST) - Webinar - The Dictionary of Sydney
    Presenter: Dr Lisa Murray. Dr Murray will take us through The Dictionary of Sydney website, highlighting new areas of content that will aid in your understanding of the wider context in which your ancestors lived and worked, from pre-history right up to today. Bookings essential and limited to SAG members only. Price $10.00.
  • Saturday 30 August (10.30am - 12.30pm) - Your Mining Ancestors
    If you have mining as an occupation in your family tree, you will benefit from this seminar on how to tackle general mining research. Margaret will also focus on the health issues connected with mining. Bookings essential. $20 ($30 non-members).