2022 Lorrie Barzdo Writers’ Award

Start writing your family history story A reminder to members to start writing their stories for the Lorrie Barzdo Writers’ Award. This annual event encourages members to write a story about a family member, an event or anything family history related. The award was started over 10 years ago when in 2010 Lorrie Barzdo donated Read More …

Renew your CFHRI membership

It is time to renew your membership.  Details on how to do this can be found on the Membership Renewal Page. Thanks to those that have renewed already! The rooms are now fully functional and open for research on Thursdays & Saturdays.  We would love you to join us for the interesting General Meeting talks Read More …

Members Beginner’s Course Booking Survey

Booking for Members Beginner’s Course Caloundra Family History Research Inc is offering a Beginner’s Course for members during  June and July.  There are two sessions which will be offered twice.  If you are interested in attending you only need to attend one of Session 1 and one of Session 2. If you do not wish Read More …

Caloundra History: Spot the difference between then and now?

The Bulcock Street Heritage Walk will be held on 21 May 2022, next Saturday, weather permitting. This is an opportunity to find out about the history of the Bulcock Street area. More details about the Bulcock Street Heritage Walk on 21 May. These heritage walks are supported by the Sunshine Coast Council. How much has Read More …

Book Review: The Book of Doors

June Blackburn, the current president, has read and reviewed another of the books at our library. These short book reviews help members discover books and other resources in our library. Library resources are available for members to take home to read or reference in the rooms. The Book of Doors by Anne Richards If you Read More …

RootsTech 2022 Conference Update

Caloundra Family History was proud to have member Shauna Hicks as an official RootsTech Influencer and Speaker for two sessions. “Mining Ancestors Down Under” explores tracing gold mining ancestors in Australia. It looks at archives, libraries and digitised newspapers and demonstrates the type of information that can be found on mining ancestors. Shauna’s other session Read More …