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Military History Workshop - Postponed
People can learn how to trace their family military history at a special workshop being conducted at the Bland Shire library on Friday, April 4.
The workshop will be conducted by a military family history researcher who will outline the steps to get started and explore relevant websites that will allow people to commence their journey to discovering more about their family’s military history.
The world will mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War in August of this year.
The one hour workshop will be held at 10.30am and is free of charge. However, bookings are essential by contacting the library on 6979 0272.
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CWA Country of Study
The CWA Country of Study for 2014 is Botswana. Click on the flag for more detailed information as compiled by the Central Northern Regional library.
Ancestry Library Edition
Ancestry Library Edition provides the most genealogical information available on-line, with more than five billion names in more than 4000 collections. It offers a wide and diverse variety of unique content to help users trace their family lineage or help historian’s access historical records that have previously not been available online. It is continuously expanding with new content regularly being added.
Content highlights include: Australian census information, England and Wales Census Collection, 1851 – 1901 England and Wales Civil Registration Index, 1837 – present, convict registers and a wide range of New South Wales and Australian family history resources.
Please note that Ancestry can only be accessed from the library.
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