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 …

Shauna Hicks “Why can’t I find it?…..”

The presenter at our February 2022 monthly general meeting was Shauna Hicks. Shauna has kindly provided a handout on her website for this talk. A jam-packed talk with strategies to help to find what you are looking for and reasons as to why you might not be successful in your searches. With great examples across Read More …

Free Events for National Family History Month

UPDATE: these events are now finished. 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 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 …