History, Genealogy and Heritage Events

Unlock The Past will be at

NSW & ACT State Conference - Sep 2017 
Deniliquin expo -  Oct 2017
Victorian expo - Oct 2017
2018 Congress - Mar 2018
2018 UTP cruise - Alaska - Sep 2018


 

Victoria

Victoria

Torquay Museum Without Walls

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Research Costs
  • Free
Open Hours
  • Open all hours
Approximate Membership
  • 110
Membership Cost
  • Free
Magazine/Journal
  • History Matters published quarterly, digital copy free to members, printed copy $10

Torquay Museum Without Walls, a digital history group, was formed in 2015 to provide a unique and meaningful record of Torquay history which is accessible anywhere in the world. We offer a dynamic and constantly-evolving information centre through the digital world. Our history collection is not defined by a physical space.

Projects

Intergenerational interviews in partnership with Surf Coast Shire and Surf Coast Secondary College. Documenting 25 year history of Spring Creek Community House, Centenary of Torquay Golf Club.

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Legacy Tree Genealogists, Inc.

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Research Costs
  • Starting at $350 USD

Founded in 2004, Legacy Tree Genealogists enjoys the highest client ratings in the world. We are a professional genealogy research company that serves clients worldwide. We are based near the world's largest family history library, with easy access to millions of records, and we also work with hundreds of onsite researchers around the globe. Visit us at https://legacytree.com or read client reviews at https://www.facebook.com/legacytree/reviews

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Family History Victoria

Family History Victoria offers research services to those interested in finding out about their family's past in Victoria and preserving their family history.

Some of the services we offer include:

Printing Your Past

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Founded
  • 2012

Printing Your Past offers bookshop quality books tailored to your stories, iamges and information.  With a choice of designs and a range of presentations there is a book to your suit your needs.  Here is the opportunity to tell the story of your family's heritage and to create an heirloom that will be admired and cherished for years to come.

Please contact Leanne to discuss the publishing of your book.

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Anne Young's Research Service

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  • PO Box 122W Ballarat West. Vic. 3350
  • Website

Fitzroy History Society

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We Paint Your Portrait

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Open Hours
  • 24 hours 7 days...contact us online

Old photos of your ancestors may continue to fade or be damaged and lost. We can turn them into magnificent hand painted oil on canvas paintings. We have produced many wonderful results. Simply send us the photo of your ancestor either by email...or by maill. We will scan the picture you send and return it...or we will use the emailed image to create a colour, painted portrait in the size yoiu nominate...frame it and send it to you...wherever you are around Australia ...or around the world. You can see examples of our work on our website.

 

Interests

All family Tree individuals and groups ...enthusiasts...researches...museums...Historical societies

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Gisborne Genealogical Group

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Library Charges
  • Members - Free. Visitors - Gold Coin Donation.
Open Hours
  • Visitors are welcome to use the genealogical reference resources in the Family History Room whenever the Gisborne Library is open. Refer to the Goldfield Library Corporation website for the opening hours of the Gisborne Library. Gisborne Genealogical Group volunteers are available to assist members and visitors on Thursday afternoons from 2.00pm to 5.00pm from February to November inclusive. The Gisborne Genealogical Group does not undertake research for people. Our aim is to foster interest in family history research and to continue to build our collection of resources.
Approximate Membership
  • 60
Membership Cost
  • Refer to our website (www.ggg.org.au) for current membership fee.
Newsletter
  • Genie-Allergy. Quarterly.

The Gisborne Genealogical Group brings together people from across the Macedon Ranges with a shared interest in family history research.

The Group holds monthly informative talks and maintains a collection of family history resources in the Gisborne Library.

Our Family History Library is a reference library that contains a growing collection of over 800 books, thousands of fiche, data CDs and DVDs, journals and maps.

Wonthaggi Historical Society

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Open Hours
  • At the Old Railway Station Museum, Murray St, Wonthaggi Every Saturday 10am to 2pm Market Days 10am to 2pm
Approximate Membership
  • 80
Membership Cost
  • $25 per annum
Founded
  • 1958

The Wonthaggi and District Historical Society had its beginning in the late 1950's when a number of interested citizens saw the need to preserve Wonthaggi's history. A public meeting was held and the historical society was formed. Over the ensuing years the collection of artifacts has grown, as has its collection of photographs and documents. The society has copies of most local newspapers, some dating back to 1910; audio tapes of many and varied speakers with their rich tapestry of experiences and observations.

Prahran Mechanics' Institute Victorian History Library

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Research Costs
  • Complimentary basic reference service to members.
Open Hours
  • Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri: 9.30am-4.30pm Thu 9.30am-7.00pm
Approximate Membership
  • 550
Membership Cost
  • $15 (1 year), $50 (5 years), $100 (life, over 60s only)
Newsletter
  • PMI Victorian History Library Newsletter (quarterly) + Recent Additions supplement (monthly)

Established in 1854, the Prahran Mechanics’ Institute is a community owned and run library specialising in the history of Victoria, Australia. It is the only collection of its kind available for loan to the general public.

With more than 30,000 books for loan and a professional information service for our members, we provide a central resource for research into the history of Victoria. Interlibrary loans are extended to libraries throughout Australia.

Interests

The PMI is the home of special collections of: Mechanics’ Institutes of Victoria, Cinema & Theatre Historical Society, and the Australian Railway Historical Society (Vic.)

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