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General and Other Meetings in 2015

All welcome!

Tuesday 20 January - 12:30pm
Branch Library Opens

Thursday 22 January - 10:00am
BRANCH COMMITTEE MEETING

Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Thursday 22 January - 2:00pm
LIBRARY COMMITTEE MEETING

Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Wednesday 11 February - 7:30pm
FAMILY HISTORY COMPUTER GROUP

Venue: Branch Library, Bellerive

Tuesday 17 February - 7:30pm
GENERAL MEETING
Guest Speaker: Russ Ames
Topic:
The Tasmanian Police Museum.
Venue: The Sunday School, St Johns Park, New Town


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

Saturday 21 February - 10:30am
TFHS, Inc., EXECUTIVE MEETING
at ROSS

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

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

Tuesday 17 March - 7:30pm
GENERAL MEETING
Guest Speaker: Maree Ring
Topic:
Our grandfather's war diary
Venue: The Sunday School, St Johns Park, New Town

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

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

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

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

Tuesday 21 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: Ros Escott
Topic: DNA testing and family history research
Ros will talk a little about the science, but mostly about what's involved, the different ways to use your results, and some personal stories of discovery by her family and friends.
Venue: The Sunday School, St Johns Park, New Town

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

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

Saturday 16 May - 10:30am
TFHS, Inc., EXECUTIVE MEETING
at ROSS

Tuesday 19 May - 7:30pm
GENERAL MEETING
Guest Speaker: Peter O'Hern
Topic:
The impact of WW1 on small communities
The conscription debate during the First World War as reported by the Zeehan and Dundas Herald.
Venue: The Sunday School, St Johns Park, New Town

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

Tuesday 26 May - 7:30pm
N.B.********> SPECIAL GENERAL MEETING <********N.B.
Guest Speaker: Richard Merry (from South Australia)
Topic:
The use of DNA in Family History Research, DNA projects
and something about GOONS

Richard was born in Launceston and moved to Adelaide in 1969. He is a member of the Oxfordshire FHS, Genealogy SA (SAGHS) and the Guild of One-Name Studies [GOONS]. In Adelaide he is the convenor of the Gen SA DNA in Family History Special Interest Group and Co-convenor of the Computer User's Group. He established the Oxfordshire and the South Australian Geographic DNA Studies. His DNA has been extensively 'done over' by several companies. Word has got out about the DNA interest group and he gets queries from all over the Australia and invitations to speak locally and interstate. For GOONS he is the Regional Representative for the Australia-South Region.
Venue: The Sunday School, St Johns Park, New Town

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

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

Tuesday 16 June - 7:30pm
GENERAL MEETING
Guest Speaker: Roger McNeice
Topic: Colonial Coinage
Venue: The Sunday School, St Johns Park, New Town

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

Saturday 20, Sunday 21 June
* TFHS, Inc., ANNUAL CONFERENCE, including AGM *
MEMBERS and VISITORS WELCOME!
At Swansea
See Journal for details.

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

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

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

Tuesday 21 July - 7:30pm
GENERAL MEETING
Guest Speaker: Warick Oakham
Topic: Lauderdale Risdon Road, New Town:
Its history and heritage values
Venue: The Sunday School, St Johns Park, New Town

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

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

Saturday 15 August - 10:30am
TFHS, Inc., EXECUTIVE MEETING
at ROSS

Tuesday 18 August - 7:30pm
GENERAL MEETING
Guest Speaker: Robert Tanner
Topic: The Architect and the Plasterer
Finding a 1908 architect’s plan for cottages starts an interesting line of research leading to the building of one of Hobart’s well known public buildings.
Venue: The Sunday School, St Johns Park, New Town

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

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

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

Tuesday 15 September - 7:30pm
GENERAL MEETING
Guest Speaker: T.B.A.
Topic: T.B.A.
Venue: The Sunday School, St Johns Park, New Town

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

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

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

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

Tuesday 20 October - 7:30pm
GENERAL MEETING
Guest Speaker: T.B.A.
Topic: T.B.A
.
Venue: "The Sunday School", St Johns Park, New Town

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

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

Tuesday 17 November - 7:30pm
GENERAL MEETING
Guest Speaker: T.B.A.
Topic: T.B.A.

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

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

Saturday 21 November - 10:30am
TFHS, Inc., EXECUTIVE MEETING
at ROSS

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

Wednesday 9 December - 7:30pm
FAMILY HISTORY COMPUTER GROUP
Venue: TBA

Saturday 12 December
BRANCH LIBRARY CLOSES
(Reopens 19 January 2016)

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

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