Dunedin Family History Group

Otago and Southland related research

2011 Newsletters

© For research only. Do not reproduce the work or distribute copies of the work by sale, donation, rental, or lending;

Ownership is held by Heather Bray dfhg@xtra.co.nz


| January| February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December |

Index to 2011 Newsletters

DFHG Index to 2011 newsletters

December Newsletter
•2012 Diary Dates
•Can you help?
•Internet news
•Sawyers Bay
•My favourite ancestor – Robert Dawson
•Time-Line of English History
•Yuletide Customs of Old Scotland
•Nightcaps and District Centennial History
DFHG 2011 dec newsletter

Back to Top



November Newsletter

•Dunedin Tram / Bus Sheds War Memorial
•Index to “Stewart Island Explored”
•Questions and Answers
•Woodlands – Primary school, cemetery, war memorial
•Orphanages and Children’s Homes in Otago and Southland

DFHG 2011 Nov newsletter

Back to Top





October Newsletter

•Central Otago Headstone Indexes
•Southern Cemetery, Dunedin
•Facebook Page
Never assume someone is dead
West Taieri
•Lee Stream
West Taieri Cemetery
•Fulton Family
West Taieri War memorial
•Momona War memorial
•Lee Stream War memorial
•Woodside War memorial
•Outram War memorial
•Berwick War memorial
•Question and Answer section
•Can you help?
•Researching in the United States of America
•Publication for sale.
•Milburn and Milburn War memorial

DFHG 2011 oct newsletter

Back to Top




September Newsletter

•Can you help section
•Hillside Workshop War Memorial
•HMS Neptune
•Report of our August meeting
•Letter writing techniques
•Making contact via email
•Interviewing and recording relatives
•Video taping your interviews
•What questions to ask in an interview
•Useful Internet sites
•Abbreviations in genealogy
•Never assume – ten top tips
•Paperspast website
•The Family Bible.
DFHG 2011 sep newsletter

Back to Top




August Newsletter
•Kelso Temperance Hotel – information wanted
•Billy The Kid photograph
•The Highland Clearance
•Isla Bank, Southland
•Calcium Cemetery, Isla Bank
•New Zealand Veterans of the American Civil War 1861-1865
•Report of our July meeting – Problem solving night
•A relook at Copyright.
•Kumara Gold by Joan Bottle.

DFHG 2011 aug newsletter

Back to Top




July Newsletter
•The Coll Family
•Alexander McDonalds and Phoebe Carter – Wedding
•June Meeting notes – all about weddings
•It’s all in a name
•Mariners and ships in Australian waters
•All day seminar – Alexandra
•Kaikorai School War Memorial

DFHG 2011 jul newsletter

Back to Top




June Newsletter

  • •Notes from March group meeting
  • •Types of New Zealand School Records available for genealogists to research Gold and Celtic Seminar
  • •Current Schools in Otago
  • Dunedin School Roll of Honour
  • ◦Macandrew Intermediate School
  • ◦High Street School
  • ◦Mornington Primary School
  • ◦St. Clair Primary School
  • ◦Andersons Bay Primary School
  • ◦Caversham Primary School
  • •Te Anau
  • •Te Anau School
  • •Te Anau Cemetery
  • •Te Anau War Memorial
  • •Quinton Mackinnon
  • •Donald Sutherland
  • •Books published by James Gray

DFHG 2011 jun newsletter

Back to Top




May Newsletter
•Shaky Bridge, Alwxandra
•Notes from our April Meeting
•Quendon Maternity Service
•Questions and Answers
•Exciting news for Irish researchers
•Disasterous fire
•A brief history of Mother’s Day
DFHG 2011 May newsletter

Back to Top



April Newsletter

•Trinity Wesleyan Church now the Fortune Theatre
•New additions to group’s website
•Fall Soldiers monument
•New Zealand and South Seas Exhibitions
•Dunedin Fire Brigade 150th celebrations
•Hospital and Institutions in Dunedin
•Preserving our genealogy material for the future – report of our March meeting
•Order form for Pick and Shovel, Cradle and Pan.

DFHG 2011 April newsletter

Back to Top




March Newsletter

•Who was St Patrick
•What’s new in the world of genealogy – ancestry.com.au, 1911
Scottish census and findmypast.co.uk
The Potato Famine
The famine’s effect on emigration
Irish famine records
Blue Spur
•Recollections of a forty-eighter – to celebrate Otago’s Anniversary Day
Our Gold and Celtic Seminar
•Contents of our Gold mining book
Scottish Post Office Directories now on the Internet
•Stewart’s Pure confectionery, Dunedin
Digital photography for beginners
•Colonial Books – latest listings.

dfhg 2011 march newsletter 

Back to Top



February Newsletter
•Otago and Southland Drownings 1840-1887
•Becks Maniototo
•How I work out the causes of Death
•Is it really so difficult to research Ireland
dfhg 2011 feb newsletter

Back to Top



January Newsletter
•Programme for 2011
•Jubilee Dredge Roxburgh
•Known deaths in Southland 1841-1880
•Questions and answers
•Emigration on a plague ship

DFHG 2011 jan newsletter

Back to Top