Free Events for National Family History Month

This August 2020 Caloundra Family History Research Inc will be celebrating National Family History Month. Even COVID-19, social distancing and restricted meeting sizes will not stop us finding ways to sharing our resources, research skills and enthusiasm for family history at this time. We have planned two presentations using Zoom meetings where you can join Read More …

Discover Caloundra History Part 3 – William Landsborough

In this post, we find out about William Landsborough. This is the third in our series from Caloundra local history research by a fellow member, Ruth L Carmichael. Knowing the local history for a location helps your understanding of your ancestors’ possible circumstances. From Ruth’s research, this early settlers timeline for Caloundra shows some of Read More …

Discover Caloundra History Part 2 – Caloundra Timeline

Caloundra Early Settlers Timeline This is the second in our series from Caloundra local history research by a fellow member, Ruth L Carmichael. Knowing the local history for a location helps your understanding of your ancestors’ possible circumstances. From Ruth’s research, this early settlers timeline for Caloundra shows some of the regions key events. 1860s Read More …

Discover Caloundra History Part 1

Discover Caloundra history from the mountain to the sea As family historians, we are often interested in local history too. Who were the early settlers? Where did that street name come from? What events in local history changed my ancestors’ lives? These are just some of the question we might ask. Fellow member, Ruth L Read More …