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General and Other Meetings in 2017

All welcome!

Tuesday 17 January - 12:30pm
Branch Library Opens

Thursday 19 January - 10:00am
BRANCH COMMITTEE MEETING

(If needed!)
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Thursday 26 January - 2:00pm
LIBRARY COMMITTEE MEETING
(If needed!)

Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Wednesday 8 February - 7:30pm
FAMILY HISTORY COMPUTER GROUP

Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Thursday 16 February - 10:00am
BRANCH COMMITTEE MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Thursday 16 February - 1:30pm
DNA GROUP MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Saturday 18 February - 10:30am
TFHS, Inc., EXECUTIVE MEETING
at ROSS

Tuesday 21 February - 7:30pm
GENERAL MEETING
Guest Speaker: Roger McNeice
Topic:
“The February 1967 Bushfires”
February 2017 is the 50th anniversary of the devastating Hobart Bushfires. Tasmanian historian and author Roger McNeice will provide details about the bushfires that ravaged Southern Tasmania on 7 February 1967 and present stories of heartache and survival he has researched for his latest book.

Venue: The Sunday School, St Johns Park, New Town

Thursday 23 February - 2:00pm
LIBRARY COMMITTEE MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Wednesday 8 March - 7:30pm
FAMILY HISTORY COMPUTER GROUP
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Thursday 16 March - 10:00am
BRANCH COMMITTEE MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Thursday 16 March - 1:30pm
DNA GROUP MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Tuesday 21 March - 7:30pm
GENERAL MEETING
Guest Speaker: Brian Rieusset
Topic:
“Treasure trove in 28 boxes”
Hobart historical researcher, Brian Rieusset with a special interest in colonial and post colonial policing and, gaols and penitentiaries in Tasmania will present details of a recently-discovered treasure trove of documents found in the Tasmanian Archives and Heritage Office. His study and indexing of the previously unknown documents could provide further fascinating discoveries, understanding and knowledge of many of our ancestors who died without a will in the early years of the colony and beyond.
Venue: The Sunday School, St Johns Park, New Town

Thursday 23 March - 2:00pm
LIBRARY COMMITTEE MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Wednesday 12 April - 7:30pm
FAMILY HISTORY COMPUTER GROUP
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Tuesday 18 April - 7:30pm
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Election of Officers and Committee.
Nominations open 1st March, close 31st March.
Nomination forms may be obtained from the Secretary.
Guest Speaker: Lois Green
Topic:
“Oak Lodge, Richmond – the history of the house and gardens”

Lois Green is a Campania resident and a member of the Coal River Historical Society. She brings together her interest in early Tasmanian history and buildings as well as her interest in gardening to present a talk on the history of Richmond’s Oak Lodge and its garden.
Venue: The Sunday School, St Johns Park, New Town

Thursday 20 April - 10:00am
BRANCH COMMITTEE MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Thursday 20 April - 1:30pm
DNA GROUP MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Thursday 27 April - 2:00pm
LIBRARY COMMITTEE MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Wednesday 10 May - 7:30pm
FAMILY HISTORY COMPUTER GROUP
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Tuesday 16 May - 7:30pm
GENERAL MEETING
Guest Speaker: Joel van Sanden
Topic:
"Claremont House"
The present owner of Claremont House, Joel van Sanden, will present information about the history of the house, its previous uses, previous owners and personalities and its current use.
Venue: The Sunday School, St Johns Park, New Town

Thursday 18 May - 10:00am
BRANCH COMMITTEE MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Thursday 18 May - 1:30pm
DNA GROUP MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Saturday 20 May - 10:30am
TFHS, Inc., EXECUTIVE MEETING
at ROSS

Thursday 25 May - 2:00pm
LIBRARY COMMITTEE MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Wednesday 14 June - 7:30pm
FAMILY HISTORY COMPUTER GROUP
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Thursday 15 June - 10:00am
BRANCH COMMITTEE MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Thursday 15 June - 1:30am
DNA GROUP MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Saturday 17 June
* TFHS, Inc., ANNUAL CONFERENCE, including AGM *
MEMBERS and VISITORS WELCOME!
At Penguin
See Journal for details.

Tuesday 20 June - 7:30pm
GENERAL MEETING
Guest Speaker: DNA Group members
Topic: "Sharing some experiences and discoveries using DNA for family history research"
A small group of the members of the Branch’s DNA Group will present details and anecdotes of how their family history research has been supplemented and enhanced by using DNA testing as a tool in their research.
Venue: The Sunday School, St Johns Park, New Town

Thursday 22 June - 2:00pm
LIBRARY COMMITTEE MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Wednesday 12 July - 7:30pm
FAMILY HISTORY COMPUTER GROUP
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Tuesday 18 July - 7:30pm
GENERAL MEETING
Guest Speaker: Alison Alexander
Topic:
"The Cascade Brewery and its founding de graves family"
Society Patron and prolific researcher and author Alison Alexander will talk about her recent project to research and document the history of Hobart’s Cascade Brewery and its founding de Graves family.

Venue: The Sunday School, St Johns Park, New Town

Thursday 20 July - 10:00am
BRANCH COMMITTEE MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Thursday 20 July - 1:30pm
DNA GROUP MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Thursday 27 July - 2:00pm
LIBRARY COMMITTEE MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Wednesday 9 August - 7:30pm
FAMILY HISTORY COMPUTER GROUP
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Tuesday 15 August - 7:30pm
GENERAL MEETING
Guest Speaker: TBA
Topic: TBA
Venue: The Sunday School, St Johns Park, New Town

Thursday 17 August - 10:00am
BRANCH COMMITTEE MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Thursday 17 August - 1:30pm
DNA GROUP MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Saturday 19 August - 10:30am
TFHS, Inc., EXECUTIVE MEETING
at ROSS

Thursday 24 August - 2:00pm
LIBRARY COMMITTEE MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Wednesday 13 September - 7:30pm
FAMILY HISTORY COMPUTER GROUP
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Tuesday 19 September - 7:30pm
GENERAL MEETING
Guest Speaker: TBA
Topic: TBA
Venue: The Sunday School, St Johns Park, New Town

Thursday 21 September - 10:00am
BRANCH COMMITTEE MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Thursday 21 September - 1:30pm
DNA GROUP MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Thursday 28 September - 2:00pm
LIBRARY COMMITTEE MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Wednesday 11 October - 7:30pm
FAMILY HISTORY COMPUTER GROUP
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Tuesday 17 October - 7:30pm
GENERAL MEETING
Guest Speaker: TBA
Topic:
TBA
Venue: The Sunday School, St Johns Park, New Town

Thursday 19 October - 10:00am
BRANCH COMMITTEE MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Thursday 19 October - 1:30am
DNA GROUP MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Thursday 26 October - 2:00pm
LIBRARY COMMITTEE MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Wednesday 8 November - 7:30pm
FAMILY HISTORY COMPUTER GROUP
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Thursday 16 November - 10:00am
BRANCH COMMITTEE MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Thursday 16 November - 1:30pm
DNA GROUP MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Saturday 18 November - 10:30am
TFHS, Inc., EXECUTIVE MEETING
at ROSS

Tuesday 21 November - 7:30pm
GENERAL MEETING
Guest Speaker: John Graham
Topic:
"The Ryerson Index" [TBC]
Venue: "The Sunday School", St Johns Park, New Town

Thursday 23 November - 2:00pm
LIBRARY COMMITTEE MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Wednesday 13 December - 7:30pm
FAMILY HISTORY COMPUTER GROUP
Venue: TBA

Thursday 21 December - 10:00am
BRANCH COMMITTEE MEETING
Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Saturday 19 December
BRANCH LIBRARY CLOSES
(Reopens 16 January 2018)

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