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Our Newsletters 1993 - 1995

Issue #64 February 1993
Photo – The Argyle Mine, Jericho
Member Profile – Edward Moir Tunn
1. The Bulletin. February 11, 1893. 2. Tickets-of-Leave. From: The bedside book of Colonial Doings
Kinship Chart for Descendants of a Common Progenitor
Patrick McDermott. From Police Gazette 19.7.1866 p.284
Household Words. A Weekly Journal conducted by Charles Dickens. Issue #37; Saturday, November 30, 1850
Group Projects Report
Mid Gippsland Region Books and Research Material
Mid-Gippsland Family History Society Inc. Programme for 1993
Issue #65 April 1993
Photo – Hill End and Willow Grove Men in Cairo
Member Profile – Winifred Anne Pawley
School Records [held by Mid Gippsland FHS]
Scottish/Irish Research in the USA and Canada. Contributed by Eddie Tunn
Household Words. A Weekly Journal conducted by Charles Dickens. Issue #37; Saturday, November 30, 1850
Photo – Moe men in Victoria Military Rifles c1900
Mid Gippsland Region Books and Research Material
T.A.M.I.O.T. by Kathy Atkins
The Strange Case of the Missing Burials by Eddie Tunn
Issue #66 June 1993
Photo - Harriet (nee King) and George Anstey of Scarne Station near Rosedale, with their children
Member Profile – Florence Butcher
Local Interest. From “The Pivot Tree” January 1991
Instructions to officers in the British Possessions Abroad. “Wages and Effects of Deceased Merchant Seamen”. From Police Gazette; 30 August, 1870, p.207
Census of Population Records in England and Wales. From Circular published by OPCS (Office of Population Censuses and Surveys), General Register Office, London
Victorian Mounted Rifles Moe Detachment, ‘D’ Company. Submitted by Gay Rogers
Victorian Mounted Rifles Records
1. Outrage in Sale Cemetery, Thirty Five Pounds Reward. From Police Gazette, August 1870, p. 200. 2. Burglaries. The Times, Tuesday, February 6, 1888
Do you know? Overseas Stamps
Gippsland Newspapers (And Where to Find Them). Gippsland Heritage Journal Issue #12
Family History. Courses being run by C.A.E. between now and September
Issue #67 August 1993
Photo – Calignee State School in about 1894
That was the year that was… President’s Message – Mavis Lynch
Registrar General’s Department. By Leonie Robinson
1. ‘A Queer Advertisement’. Gippsland Mercury 1877. 2. John McColl. From Cuthill’s History of Traralgon
Mid Gippsland Region Books and Research Material
The Gippsland Mailman. Contributed by J.G. Rogers
Caroline Esther Rimes (nee Abbott). By Beryl Galloway
Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies Inc. Family History Open Day 1993
Original Verse written by Caroline Esther Rimes
Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies Inc. Family History Open Day 1993. [Cont’d]
Registrar General’s Department (cont)
News Flashes – Cemetery Records Available Soon
Loy Yang School: List of Children attending on 27 April 1894
In Search of Information on Pringle/Cooper
Seminar - September 4th 1993, Moe City Chambers
Issue #68 October 1993
Photo – Watching the World Go By – John Caddaye, J.B. Jones, John Flewin, Sam Cooper, Joe Buckley, outside Twomey’s Hairdressing Saloon. C. 1920
Member’s Profile – Gweneth Curnick (nee Jackson)
Quiz – contributed by Jean McNally
‘Thank-You’ [Wolfe Becker donation of mountboard] Jean McNally Librarian
The Gippsland Mailman (cont from Aug newsletter) Contributed by J.G. Rogers
Advertising and Answers to Quiz on Page 5
Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, Scale of Fees
Excerpt from ‘Women of the Valley’; New Books; Excerpt from “Book of Epitaphs” by Raymond Lamont Brown
Invitation to the Society’s 13th Anniversary – Sunday December 12th 1993
Issue #69 December 1993
Photo – Robert James Watson & Family who lived in Firmans Lane until 1886
Member’s Profile – Claire Wood
The Gippsland Mailman (continued from the Oct. Newsletter) contributed by J.G. Rogers
From the Library – Library Rules
[Information and Excerpts of interest]
Seminar Report. Contributed by J.G. Rogers
Tripping Around the Tracks. A new feature from other Society newsletters, compiled by Jean McNally
A word about Copyright Contributed by Claire Wood
Business Notices. W.T. Sprod, Wholesale and Retail Grocer, Wine and Spirit Merchant. Sale, Monday, November 11, 1878
Issue #70 February 1994
Photo – 13th Anniversary Celebrations of the Mid-Gippsland Family History Society
Member Profile – Leonie Robinson
The Gippsland Mailman (continued from the Dec. newsletter). Contributed by J.G. Rogers
Tripping around the Tracks – Jean McNally and Eddie Tunn
AIGS Seminar – Ethnic Immigration – 1852-1900; The Italian History Society production ‘Tracing Your Ancestors – For Victorians’
13th Anniversary Celebrations / Christmas Breakup 1994 – Photo and thanks
News Flashes – Cemeteries
What’s on
Issue #71 April 1994
Photo – Some Yinnar residents, 1908. Tom Bolger, Watty Firmin, Joe Sonicone, Wally Bolger, J. Purcell. Seated: Arthur Williams, Lavinia, Seymour Williams
Members Profile – Glad Macreadie
The Gippsland Mailman. Contributed by J.G. Rogers. (Continued from the February Newsletter)
Certificate Prices
New Resources in FHS Library
Advertisement; The Danish Australian Society, Maffra, Saturday 21st May
Issue #72 June 1994
Photo - Traralgon State School Mothers’ Club, 1928. From Cuthill’s History of Traralgon
Members Profile – Michelle Freeman
List of Petitioners from Flynn’s Creek objecting to the possible removal of their school to Loy Yang or lower Flynn Creek in 1883
The Gippsland Mailman. Contributed by J.G. Rogers. (Continued from the April Newsletter)
Oxfordshire Family History Society Search Service; Legal Deposit
Tripping around the Tracks – Compiled by Jean McNally
Programme for the rest of 1994
Issue #73 August 1994
Photo – J.G. Rogers. Signboard, Allambee Cemetery. From Lonely Graves of the Central Goldfields and Greater Gippsland
That was the year that was… President’s Report
Book Launching – Lonely Graves of the Central Gippsland Goldfields and Greater Gippsland
Librarian’s Report
What’s On
Free Publicity for Family History Enquiries; Marine Births of Victorian Microfiche
New Books in the Library; New Microfiche
Advertisements; LDS Library at Moe
Promotion of Mid Gippsland Family History Society Inc. Seminar, Saturday September 10th 1994
Issue #74 Oct 1994
Photo – Mrs Robert Farmer and her retinue when she was crowned Queen of Traralgon at the Queen Carnival held in 1933 in aid of the Gippsland Hospital at Sale. - Broom; Jessie O’Mara; Marj Conchie; Gladys Farmer; Mrs R. Farmer; Heather McIntosh and Muriel Welch
Member Profile – Dorothy Ann Needham (nee Taylor)
Seminar Report
Cemetery/Register Transcription Report (Eddie Tunn)
School Records Officer Report 1993-1994. W. Anne Pawley, School Records Officer
Australia’s Immigration Wall of Honour
GSV Family History Talks November
How many? You were preceded into this world by: …………; Coming Mid-Gippsland Events
Issue #75 Dec 1994
Photo – Tablet from Postman’s Park, London
Member’s Profile – Mary George
New Books in the Library
New Microfiche in the Library
Postman’s Park. Submitted by Florence Butcher
Royal Irish Constabulary Index; Report – Beginner’s Day Saturday 5th Nov 1994
Irish Genealogical Conference Promotion
Mathews Family Reunion, Garfield Public Hall – 12 March 1995. Submitted by Don Macreadie
Wine & Cheese Night – Report
Issue #76 Feb 1995
Photo – Horse and Brougham at Gooding’s – 1908. From ‘Settlers and Selectors: Tangil Hills to Tanjil South: A centenary history of Tanjil South’ by Joan Hasthorpe and J.G. Rogers
My Profile – Evadne Sweet (nee Clifton)
Cemetery Symbols (cont)
Synod Archives Information page
O’Brien Researchers!!! 1995 Seminar
Christmas Breakup
Programme for Early 1995
Issue #77 April 1995
Photo – Newspaper Advertisement – Grand Patriotic Concert, Morwell Mechanics Hall, Monday May 24, 1915, Empire Night
Members Profile – Rosemary Wigg
Scottish Records – Births, Deaths and Marriage; Other Advertisements
Central Plans Office, Melbourne
Adoption & Wardship (extract from Public Records Office, guide to records, Issue #7)
Union Clearance Books; Winners of the Easter Raffle; Scottish Records
Plans to reopen Cassilis Cemetery. Condensed from an article in the ‘Bairnsdale Advertiser’ May 13 1994
Seminar Promotion
Issue #78 June 1995
Photo – Morwell State School Choir (Commercial Road) winners of a State Choral Competition 1934-35
Member’s Profile – Elaine Johnston
Promotion for Book ‘Coming South, Victorian Archives of Immigration 1839-1923; A Guide’ published by Public Record Office Victoria
Smith Family Reunion by Glad Macreadie
Victorian Cemetery Research presentation by Jo Ferguson. Submitted by Anne Pawley& Rosemary Wagg
Roll of Honour from S.E.C. Magazine 12th Dec. 1945
Annual General Meeting; Seminar – Saturday September 9th
Issue #79 August 1995
Photo – Roll of Honour – from front cover SEC Magazine 12th December 1945
President’s Report – Dawn Cowley
Secretary’s Report – Mavis Lynch
Gippsland Pioneers Issue #1 – Obituary: Death of Mr John Quigley. From Morwell Advertiser 29-5-1908
Victorian Cemetery Research (cont from last issue)
SEC Roll of Honour
The French Revolutionary Calendar
Front Cover (Page 1) Photographs explained
Promotion – Mid Gippsland Family History Society Inc. – Seminar – Saturday September 9th, 1995
Issue #80 October 1995
Photo – Mid Gippsland Society members Florence Butcher and Eddie Tunn look through new book with Traralgon Cemetery Trust secretary Harold Bickerton – from the ‘Traralgon Journal’ 28 June 1995
Seminar Report
Reunions – John & Susan Hadley
Roll Call at the Peace (continuing list of SECV personnel who served with the armed forces in World War II from S.E.C. Magazine 12th Dec 1945)
Genealogical Perplexities
Information Required (various)
Society documents local cemetery history. From Traralgon Journal 28 June 1995
Promotion for Microfiche Sale of Gippsland Cemeteries Headstone Transcriptions
Issue #81 December 1995
Census Records
Wood Point Cemetery
The Army – Electricity Supply Department
Old Counties – England and Wales
Notes and Queries
Publications for Sale