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 …

COVID-19 Virus Update 17 March 2020

COVID-19 Virus Update: Here are extracts from the email from Valerie issued to members about the COVID-19 Virus in relation to Caloundra Family History business on the 17 March 2020. Good afternoon members Further to the decision to cancel the general meeting on Thursday 19 March, and in view of the rapidly developing situation, the Read More …

General Meeting Cancelled: Covid 19 Virus

Hello Members, As you know our next meeting is scheduled for Thursday (19 March) with our guest speaker Matthew Wengert on the topic “When Spanish Flu came to Queensland”. This topic is not only very topical but extremely interesting in view of the Covid 19 virus now spreading around the world. The situation with this Read More …

Freemasonry in Queensland with Ros Lauder

At the October 2019, General Meeting Ros Lauder talked about sources for Freemasonry in Queensland. It was of interest to people interested in local and family history. The following information is based on details supplied by Ros about her talk: Talk Synopsis: Freemasonry in Queensland Freemasonry came to Queensland with the first European explorers and Read More …

CFH Website Update Stage 1

Introduction to CFHRI Website Stage 1 Development Committee Fran Kitto, Cathy Meyer, Jennifer Strike Using Members Feedback / Comments /Competitive Analysis Selecting a Platform New Menu This is not the end Stages of development The Nitty Gritty Photo Gallery   Website Look and Feel       Have your say. Use this link to add Read More …