Dunedin Family History Group

Otago and Southland related research

2015 Newsletters

 

January Newsletter

  • Interesting Graves in the Northern Cemetery
  • December 2014 Meeting Report
  • Oamaru Cemeteries
    •  Pukeuri Cemetery
    • Richmond Cemetery
    • Hilderthorpe Cemetery
    • Kakanui Cemetery
    • Deborah Cemetery
    • Alma Cemetery
    • Totara Cemetery
    • Five Forks Cemetery
    • Kia Ora Cemetery
    • Windsor Cemetery
    • Weston Cemetery
    • Ardgowan Cemetery
    • Maheno Cemetery
    • Enfield Cemetery

 

DFHG january 2015 newsletter

 

February Newsletter

  • Bluff – its history
  • Stewart Island – its history
  • St Clair Esplanade
  • Key Points of Victorian London
  • St Clair Presbyterian Church
  • Working out Family relationships
  • Can You help?
  • Useful Australian Websites

DFHG Feb 2015 newsletter

 

March Newsletter

  • Report of our February meeting – Toitu Otago Settlers Museum
  • Print out digital photos or risk losing them
  • 10 most bizarre names ever given
  • Dunedin suburbs
  • Bluff War Memorial
  • Drummond War Memorial
  • Can you help?
  • A guide to understanding wills
  • Tuapeka West
  • Otago Harbour Board Roll of Honour
  • Omarama
  • Article – Better research is needed

DFHG March 2015 newsletter

April Newsletter

  • Report of our March meeting – Census worldwide
  • Upper Clutha Schools
  • Wanaka – its history, schools, war memorials
  • Tarras – its history
  • Hawea / Hawea Flat – its history
  • Hawea school pupils
  • Question and Answers

DFHG 2015 April newsletter

May Newsletter

  • Can you help?
  • The story of the Sideys of Corstorphine House
  • The Story of Mother’s Day
  • Lest We Forget – Albert Edwin Wilson
  • The Opoho Great War Roll of Honour
  • Report of our April meeting
  • Genealogical Dictionary
  • Tapanui and its war memorials
  • Waikoikoi and its war memorial
  • Interesting grave in the Andersons Bay Cemetery
  • Dunedin, Florida, United States of America
  • Moving images sent by wireless

DFHG 2015 May newsletter

 

June Newsletter

  • Southland icon turns 100
  • Lest we forget – Alexander Whiting
  • Common nicknames
  • Nightcaps – its history and war memorial
  • Old Macraes Cemetery
  • The frustration of researching names on your family tree
  • Lastest additions to Paperspast
  • Wendonside War Memorial
  • Now and Then
  • Websites of use to Genealogists
  • Otama War Memorial
  • Getting organised – Pedigree charts.
July Newsletter
  • A Genealogists Dream
  • 200 years since the Battle of Waterloo – how to find out who died
  • Mossburn
  • Part 2 – Getting our records organised
  • A Dunedin icon – Shacklocks
  • Guy Fyans Clive Bridgeman – his ancestry
  • History of Dunedin Floods and how to care for your records if they get damaged

DFHG July 2015 newsletter

August Newsletter

  • Report of our July meeting – Fact Sheets and GPS for recording genealogy
  • Waipori Reunion
  • Sad grave in the Old Oamaru Cemetery
  • Hannah Letheridge – 1st white woman born in New Zealand
  • Tuturau – its history and war memorial
  • Everyday things we take for granted
  • 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta
  • Grandma’s Washday
  • Paperspast – latest additions
  • Hillend and Stony Creek – its history and war memorial
  • Irish Catholic parish records now on-line
  • Soldiers Wills at Scotlandspeople
  • Quarry Hills – its history and war memorial
  • Finding New Zealand Records on familysearch
  • Can you help?

DFHG 2015 August newsletter

September Newsletter

  •  Report of August meeting – DCC Archives
  • Victorian phrases no longer in use
  • Greenfield, Southland – history and war memorial
  • A stroll in the Green Island Cemetery
    1939 English War Register
  • Do you know the people in these photographs?
  • Tuatapere, Southland – history and war memorial
  • 10 top Irish databases on-line
  • Can you help?
  • Frustrations of being a genealogists

DFHG 2015 Sept newsletter

October Newsletter

  • Where do I find birth, death and marriage information
  • What look-ups can our group do for you
  • Urban myths and legends
  • Thornbury – its history and war memorial
  • Holford Grave – Andersons Bay Cemetery
  • Owaka 150 years 1865-2015
  • Unclaimed letters 31.10.1865
  • Longbush – its history and war memorial
  • Arrowtown – Then and Now
  • First man to be hung in Dunedin
  • Dr John MacAdam
  • Barton Buildings
  • Lest we forget
  • DFHG October 2015 newsletter

November Newsletter

  • Report of our October meeting – researching in a Dunedin Cemetery
  • Problems using headstone transcripts
  • Tips for photographing a headstone
  • Many of our funeral customs have their historical basis in pagan rituals
  • Dating an old Dunedin film
  • Seaward Downs
  • St Columba’s Church, Wanaka
  • Irish Indexes on-line
  • Poolburn and Moa Creek
  • Alexander John Grant
  • Pears’ Soap
  • Albany Street School Roll of Honour
  • Arthurs Pass Chapel

DFHG November 2015 newsletter

December Newsletter

  • Scottish Naming Patterns
  • My Quaker names
  • Digging into our Poast – sextons at the Dunedin Southern Cemetery
  • Chinese Miners in Central Otago
  • Waikiwi War Memorial
  • Kennington School War Memorial
  • Can You Help?
  • Questions and Answers
  • New Publications for sale
  • Longest reigning Monarchs
  • The end of a local icon
  • The Macnaughten Contribution to New Zealand’s History 1860-1861
  • Interesting grave in the Andersons Bay Cemetery – Martinelli
  • Report of our November meeting – Undertakers Records.

DFHG 2015 December newsletter