Surf Coast Family History Group

Meetings for 2019

Held on the 2nd Thursday in every month at 10am at Anglesea's History House.
Highlighted dates indicate changes from normal.
Visitors very welcome. Please check back for any program changes.
No activities on Code Red or Extreme fire danger days for Central region.

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Date Program
We aim to have guest speakers on all topics requested.
Please send topics of interest or offers of presentations to Susan Clarke.
January Sorry - No meeting in January.
14 Feb Pam Jennings: Local History Meets Family History.
Wed 13 Mar 9:30am Combined outing with Historical Society to Inverleigh, visiting historic churches, school and other buildings, talk from a local historian, followed by lunch (own expense) at the historic Inverleigh Hotel (Built 1856).
Transport leaves History House at 9:30am sharp. Cost $15 + lunch.
Bookings: phone Jan on 0448 526 311.
4 Apr Cheryl Scott: Writing the book War Worn and Weary.
9 May Celebrating 20 years of SCFHG! Speakers will include some of the foundation members of the group.
13 Jun Alison Wong: Speaking on her book As the Earth Turns Silver, a historical novel based on family history.
Thu 18 Jul 11am Winter Feast combined with Historical Society. $10 Buffet Lunch. Bookings: phone Jan on 0448 526 311. Speaker: John Stewart: Alexander Webb - Pioneer artist.
Aug August is Family History Month. Website:
8 Aug A hands-on session on Family Search. In preparation for our Geelong Family History Centre visits later this month.
1, 6, 7 Aug Visits to Geelong Family History Centre (Mormons) at 20 Eagleview Crescent, Bell Post Hill, Geelong.   Map.
19 Sep 9:30am Visit to Deans Marsh, and film at Moriac Theatre: "Interrupted Melody", the story of Marjorie Lawrence. $15 + lunch at Moriac Hotel. Combined with Historical Society.
10 Oct Annual General Meeting. Pat Hughes & Jan Morris: Finding Henry Hall.
Tue 12 Nov
Not Thu 14th
John Parry Roberts: Where did I come from? Stories of my ancestors from Nefyn, Londonderry and Leeds.
12 Dec Christmas Breakup. Quiz. Kris Kringle. Please bring a plate to share.

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Updated 30-Nov-2019