Monday, October 4, 2010

London Lives

A site worth visiting is London Lives 1690 to 1800 - crime, poverty and social policy in the metropolis.  This is a searchable edition of 240,000 manuscripts from 8 archives, searchable by name and date.  It also gives a thorough historical background on what life was life for eighteenth century Londoners - crime, poverty and illness ; apprenticeship, work, politics and money ; how people voted, lived and died.  Registration to the site allows access to advanced search facilities and personal workspace.  Go to

Saturday, October 2, 2010

Family History Seminar

Kyabram Regional Genealogical Society will be holding a Family History Seminar on Saturday 6th November at the Tongala Community Centre from 9.30am - 4.00pm.  Beryl O'Gorman and Jenny Carter from the Genealogical Society of Victoria will each present two sessions on various topics including Irish research.  The seminar will end with a Q&A session for help with your 'brick walls'.  Cost will be $30 with lunch, morning and afternoon tea provided.  For bookings contact Susan Hill on 0428 683 321.

The Kyabram Regional Genealogical Society is a new and growing group.  Enquiries and new members are welcome.