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Family History Feast 2010

   

 

Vicki Nelson, Redmond Barry Librarian, State Library of Victoria, a speaker at Family History Feast 2009

Vicki Nelson, Redmond Barry Librarian, State Library of Victoria, a speaker at Family History Feast 2009

 

 Family History Feast is a day of free information sessions for family history researchers at the State Library.It includes the annual Victorian Association of Family History Organisations (VAFHO) Don Grant Lecture.

 In 2010 this is going to be given by Professor Geoffrey Blainey on 

       Victoria in the 19th Century   : everyday life and family history

The event also showcases how the major Victorian government agencies for genealogical research can assist those researching family history.

The event is truly collaborative and presented by the following organisations/institutions:

 • The State Library of Victoria

• The Victorian Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages

• The Public Record Office Victoria

• The National Archives of Australia (Victorian Office)

• The Victorian Association of Family History Organisations.

 Family History Feast forms part of National Family History Week 2010 and our seventh annual Feast will be held on Monday 2 August at the Library from 10am to 4pm. Watch the State Library of Victoria website (slv.vic.gov.au) for program details closer to the date!  If you would like a taste of previous Feasts listen to podcasts of the past three events available through the Library website.

 Bookings for the 2010 Feast will open on Tuesday 15 June 2010       

email:      reception@prov.vic.gov.au

phone:      9348 5600 or 1800 657 452 (tollfree)

Look forward to seeing you at this year’s Feast!

Anne

 

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