Dunedin Family History Group

Otago and Southland related research

2012 Newsletters


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December Newsletter

•Crust and Crust, Manse Street, Dunedin
•James Patrick Heenan, Boer War Trooper buried in the Northern Cemetery
•Using transcripts and indexes
•Tips for taking great cemetery photographs
•New Zealand Victoria Cross Recipients
•Useful resources on the Internet
•Websites demonstrated at our November meeting
•Papakaio, North Otago – its cemetery and War Memorial
•Willow Park, Papakaio
•Interesting grave in the North Cemetery
•Blast from the Past – Gold seeking in the Kawarau River •Waipiata War Memorial and local history
•Genealogists – night before Christmas

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2 November Newsletter
William Cargill
•Roxburgh – cemetery, schools, churches, war memorials
Books for sale
Useful websites for beginners
Tributes website
Can you help column
Lets get back to basics
•Index of burials and headstones to East and West Otago

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3   October Newsletter

•Barcodes on headstones
•Glenledi and Akatore
•Bell Hill, Dunedin
•Why Record names from War Memorials?
•Searching Army records
•Church records in Otago and Southland
•Blast from the Past
•North East Valley War Memorial
•Write up of the September meeting – Film Heritage Trust
•Interesting Grave in the Northern Cemetery
•Selling your wife

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4  September Newsletter

•Life in the Workhouse and understanding Poor Law (writeup of our August group meeting)
Cemetery, school, War Memorial and local history
DVDs and publications for sale
•Seacliff War Memorial
Blast from the Past
Scottish Father publication launch.

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5   August Newsletter
•Family History Month
•Macandrew Bay
•James Macandrew
•Passenger list for the Titan
•Airlie Bank Cemetry
•Questions and Answers
•Deep Stream Hotel
•Dunedin Electrol Roll 1862
•Updated list of Newspapers on Papers Past Website
•Memories of Kaikoria Valley
•Blast from the past
•Kelso War Memorial
•Otago Mounted Rifles
•Otago Southland Research Directory

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6   July Newsletter
•New Research Guides For Sale
•Organising Your Genealogy Research
•17th Chief of the MacDonells of Glengarry
•Dunstan Gold 150th
•Otago Boys High School War Memorial M-Z
•Roslyn Presbyterian Church
•Professor John Shand
•Wilfred Victor Knight
•Report of June meeting – Dunedin Suburbs
•Blast From The Past – opening of the Balclutha Bridge.

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7   June Newsletter

•Publications for sale
•Southland Times Death Index 2001-2011
•Otago Boys High School War Memorial
Cornwall Scouting Award
Blast from the past
What can we do with genealogical data?
Finding children in England who died as infants
•Cornish Research
•Central Otago Cemeteries
•Scotlandpeoples website
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May Newsletter
• Otago Peninsula Fallen Soldiers War Memorial
Kensington School
Kensington Suburb
•School closures in Dunedin since 1974
•New publications for sale
•Mataura Falls Paper Mill photograph
•1940 United States Census
•New Zealand land claims to 1843
•Valuation Rolls in Scotland to 1915
•Register of New Zealand Presbyterian births
•Freeholders of New Zealand 1882
Oldest Cottage still standing in Queenstown
Can you help section ?
•Using time-lines to augment your family history
•James Marshall obituary
New memorial in Wanaka Cemetery
•School Reunions
Progress of East Otago Cemetery photographs
Scottish Mother contributions
Websites mentioned at our April meeting

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April Newsletter
•East Otago Headstones
•New Welsh records on findmypast.co.uk
•Genealogy in Christchurch
•The Otago Provincial Memorial
•Information kiosks in South Otago
•Identifying 1863 photograph
•Identifying ex soldiers in Anzac Day Parade
•100th anniversary of titanic sinking website
•The construction of London Bridge
•Dunstan Gold 150th celebrations
•Pioneers, Settlers and Families of Te Puke
•Galloway School reunion
•Freemasons in Dunstan
•Can you help column
•Index to “Pasture, Coal Seam and Settlement” Nightcaps and District 1880-1980
West Taieri Cemetery gates permanently closed
•More newspapers on Paperspast
•St Leonards War Memorial
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March Newsletter

•Write up of our February meeting –
School, cemetery and War Memorial Genealogical information
Cairns in Otago and Southland
Questions and answer section
•Can You help?
•History of Limehills index
•Launch on new Minnie Dean book
•Family History Expo

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February Newsletter
•Definition of gravestones, memorials, obelisks etc
•Dougherty’s Cairn, Fruitlands
•Sir John McKenzie’s Memorial Cairn
•Port Chalmers
•Port Chalmers School
•Port Chalmers Cemeteries
•Port Chalmers War Memorials
•Questions and Answers
•Internet News
•Genealogy Items for sale.

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January Newsletter
•What was happening 100 years ago
•Goldfields 150 – Cambrian St Bathans and District
West Harbour War memorial, Ravensbourne
•Moeraki’s Founders celebrated 175 years on
•Interesting Websites
•Can you help”
•Texas drought exposing graves previously under water
•Caversham Gasworks
•Dunedin Orphan’s Club
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