Dunedin Family History Group

Otago and Southland related research

2010 Newsletters

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Index to 2010 Newsletters 

DFHG Index to 2010 newsletters

December Newsletter

Then and Now
• Mayors of Dunedin
• Mayors of Invercargill
• Questions and Answers
• Kiatangata Black Gold Heritige Museum Centre
• Find My Past – Electoral Rolls
• Website for NZ Photographers
• The Cargill Monument
• A Sunday walk in the Southern Cemetery
• My memories of Edievale – Cliff  Matthews
• Genealogy and the Nestles Milo tin
• Note from our November Meeting
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November Newsletter

•I remember aprons – do you?
•Oturehua update
•Latest news from Colonial CD books Questions and answers
Pupils at Heriot School
Report of our October meeting – should you join a Family History Society / Group or Genealogical Society?
•List of persons qualified to serve as jurors for the District of Otago for the year 1851
John Stone’s Directories
•Known executions to have taken place in Otago and Southland
•Interesting Wall in Moray Place
•Street Directories now available online for Northern Ireland
•Map of the Maniototo
•Ida Valley cemetery reopens
•New publicatons
•Programs for genealogy for the Macintosh computer
•Taylor Family Reunion
•Hart Family Reunion
•Sawyers Bay School 150th celebrations
•What happened to amputated body limbs
•Gold dredging on the Clutha River

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October Newsletter
•Researching Scottish History
•Terminology re English parish registers
•Websites for English, Scottish and Irish Ancestory
•Otago Provincial governemnt Gazettes
•Genealogical Computer Programs
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September Newsletter
•Gabriels Gully gold rush
•New Zealand Electoral rolls
•New newspapers added to paperspast
•Port Craig, Western Southlan
•Passenger lists to Bluff in the 1860s
•Big changes to Familysearch website.
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August Newsletter
•Owaka – school, cemetery, neighbouring towns, war memorials, soldiers
•Useful Irish websites
•Researching in Australia
•Education in Scotland
•Dating photographs from women’s dresses
New publications available from the New Zealand Society of Genealogists
•New publications available from Colonial CD books.

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July Newsletter
•England – 1946 Family Census
•Recommended websites from our June meeting
•Fortrose, Southland – list of pupils, Cemetery and War memorial
•Clues for reading and using Old English Records
•Gabriels Gully 150th update
•Holmglen details
•Evans Flat

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June Newsletter
•Locating WW1 Soldiers photographs
•Newspapers as a genealogical tool
•Georgetown, North Otago
•Another lonely grave at Purakanui
•The telephone in Dunedin
•Scottish terminology

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May Newsletter

•Kaka Point and Port Molyneux – the history, school, cemetery and war memorial
•More on “Dead Horse Pinch” and the Pigroot
•Motor vehicles registered with the Dunedin City Council – a list as at 1911
•Notes from our April meeting on Problem solving.

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April Newsletter
•Morrisons on the Pigroot
•More on the Pigroot
•Rock and Pillar
•List of Emigrant ships to Port Chalmers 1848-1851
•Otago Settlers Roll of Honour
•Researching in Dunedin

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March Newsletter
•Tricks to finding full dates on the Registrar General’s website
•More on the Pigroot
•McCormicks Creek Bridge, Dunback
•Westview Memorial Gardens, Oamaru
•New CDs from NZSG
•New CDs from Colonial books
•Tawhiti School
•Old Dunstan Road and the Styx Hotel
•Star Fountain in Dunedin
•Kauru Hill, North Otago
•Kuriheka, North Otago, Awakino Valley Cemetery
•Drybread Cemetery
•Concrete Viaduct and Water Race in Oamaru

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February Newsletter
•Clifden suspension bridge
•How to submit an entry for our 150th anniversary on the discovery of gold
•What is a parish register?
•South Otago Attractions – Old Sod Cottage, Garvan Estate, Benhar
•How vehicle registration started in New Zealand
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January Newsletter
•QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS – looking at locating places around Otago and Southland
•The Kingston Flyer
•Merton – cemetery, war memorial, marriages in the district
•Archiving photographs for the future
•Otago birth records from Otago Newspaper entries
•Write up of our December branch meeting.

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