Dunedin Family History Group

Otago and Southland related research

2009 Newsletters

 

 

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Index to DFHG newsletters 2009

December Newsletter

•The life of a wealthy child in Victorian England
•Note from our November meeting – Dunedin Cemeteries, problems using headstone transcriptions and burial records on-line
•Can you help section
•The Dunstan Trail and The Serpentine
•Riverton and Surrounds
•Interesting memorials and graves to visit in South Canterbury.

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November Newsletter

Researching in Australia
What date were the censuses taken
•Privacy and Copyright Act and how they affect genealogists
•Tunnel Beach and a mystery to be solved
•Corstorphine House – its history
•mataura Island – its history, pupils at the school and its war memorial
•What was happening in the world in 1900
•The history ships to arrive in Otago, New Plymouth, Nelson, Lyttelton, Wellington and Auckland
•Universal abbreviations for placenames commonly used by genealogists

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October Newsletter

•Researching in Australia
•What date were the censuses taken
•Privacy and Copyright Act and how they affect genealogists
•Tunnel Beach and a mystery to be solved
•Corstorphine House – its history
•mataura Island – its history, pupils at the school and its war memorial
•What was happening in the world in 1900
•The history ships to arrive in Otago, New Plymouth, Nelson, Lyttelton, Wellington and Auckland
•Universale abbreviations for placenames commonly used by genealogists

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September Newsletter

•Internet site for Otago Cemetery Records
•Researching in Southland
•A new website – AMemoryTree.co.nz
•Lighthouses in Otago and Southland
•Last survivor of the wreck of the Surat
•Researching in Clyde – school, cemetery and war memorial records.
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August Newsletter

Contents
•Manorial Records
•Write up of July Group meeting
•Hyde – the cemetery, the school and the War Memorial
•Hyde Railway Disaster
•Albert Town School and Cemetery Reserve
•St John Branigan and the Otago Police Gazettes

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July Newsletter

Questions and Answers
•Cyclopedia of New Zealand
•Settlement Certificates
•Removing photographs from old albums
Researching in England
Cable Cars in Dunedin and San Francisco
Pukerau Southland. Cemetery, School records, War Memorial
Topics not discussed at Family Reunions, Illigitimacy, Adoption, Divorce, Bankruptcy, Criminals

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June Newsletter
•150th Anniversary of discovery of gold in Otago
•Researching women in the family tree
•From Colac Bay to Orepuli
• Southland school records
•Southland Victoria Cross recipients and soldiers from Southland killed in action
•Ryall Bush
•Presbyterian Church Archives moving
•Colonial CD books …

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May Newsletter
•Dunedin Family History Group website
• Dunedin Post Office
•150th Anniversary of discovery of gold in Otago
• Organising a family reunion
• Interesting websites
• Amy Maud Bock,
•Genealogical focus on Lowburn, Queensberry and Luggate, Nevis Valley Cemeteries

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April Newsletter
•News from New Zealand
• News from England
• Reunions
•Book of the Month
•A Sunday walk in the Southern Cemetery
•Hints for using the NZSG Burial Locator
•Researching British WWI Soldiers
•Firsts for NZ Women, in honour of Anzac Day and more …

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March Newsletter
•Winners of Essay Competition
•News from Dunedin
•News from England
•Resources in Dunedin
•February Group meeting report

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February Newsletter

•News from England
•When dead people aren’t dead
•Book reviews
•Drybread, Blackstone Hill, Kyeburn
•What is a Mercat Cross
•Fire disaster at Seacliff
•WW2 nominal Australian Roll … and much more…
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January Newsletter
•Robert Burns’ 250th Anniversary
•The Old Age pension act
•Divorces in New Zealand
•Opened graves will have 4 tiers of coffins
•Fire disaster at Seacliff
•Quarantine Island Cemetery
•What my Mother taught me.

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