Dunedin Family History Group

Otago and Southland related research

2017 Newsletters

January Newsletter  

  • Road to Nowhere – bridge over Cumberland Street
  • Can You Help?
  • Roslyn Woollen Mills
  • Mornington Presbyterian Church
  • More Rolls of Honour for Palmerston, East Otago
  • How can 2 elderly ladies just disappear from all records?

2017 January newsletter

February Newsletter

  • When to back-up your computer file
  • Simple tip for searching on the internet
  • St Bathans School Ruins
  • Interesting grave at Anderson’s Bay Cemetery
  • Baldwin Street, Dunedin
  • Chingford Stables Dunedin
  • Useful Websites
  • The Dunedin Cremation Society
  • Guide to starting your searching
  • Mystery of Remains found near Dunedin
  • December Meeting
  • 1881 Census Oddities

DFHG 2017 February 2017

March Newsletter

  • Follow up of our February newsletter – Cyril Joll
  • Waipori
  • The Church of Mystery
  • New Zealand’s First Registered Woman Doctor
  • Bell Hill
  • Home wanted for New Zealand Paintings
  • Can you help column?
  • What is Dropbox?

DFHG 2017 March newsletter

April Newsletter

  • New Additions to Paperspast
  • Can you help?
  • Shipwreck at Akatore Beach
  • Methodist Church records
  • Report of 21 February meeting – scanning
  • Report of our March meeting – stain glass windows
  • Image of the month – Moray Place
  • Latest genealogy news in Australia
  • Have you considered writing up the history of your house?

 DFHG 2017 April Newsletter

May Newsletter

  • John Theodore Glau
  • What is a legal name?
  • Oamaru Cemetery records
  • What is a Lychgate?
  • Roll of Honour – Ancient Order of Foresters – Court Pride of Dunedin
  • Report of our April meeting
  • Roll of Honour – Dunedin Fire Brigade
  • A Topsy in Your tree

DFHG 2017 May newsletter

June Newsletter

  • Interesting grave in Dunedin – Edward Hume
  • Can You Help? – Descendants sought
  • Victims of the sinking of the “London”
  • Place names in Canterbury, Otago and Southland originating from ships or seamen’s names
  • Birth, Death and Marriage fee charges
  • School at Burkes !!!!!
  • Otago and Southland Local authorities cemetery information
  • Paperspast – problems using it
  • The Otago Daily Times newspaper index 1861-1862
  • The grave of Ellen (Nellie) Dempster.

 DFHG 2017 June newsletter

July Newsletter

  • I think I found them by Sarah Milne
  • Can You Help?
  • Waipounamu School Roll of Honour
  • Otago Daily Times death notices January to December 1863
  • Sad death Notices.

DFHG July 2017 newsletter

August Newsletter

  • 50 years since decimal currency
  • Stones versus Wises
  • John Stone
  • Henry Wise
  • History of Directories
  • Directories at the Hocken Library
  • Trade and Street Directories in the United Kingdom
  • Southern Cemetery Slip
  • Can you Help?
  • Adoptions advertised in the newspaper
  • Otago Daily Times Death notices 1864 A-L

DFHG 2017 August newsletter

September Newsletter

  • Blackstone Hill Cemetery – publication for sale
  • Pukerua verses Pukerau
  • August meeting report – 150th anniversary of Otago University
  • World War One War Memorials
  • Did Captain Cook have descendants?
  • Lady Day
  • Patronymics in Scotland
  • Otago Daily Times death index January to December 1864 M-Z
  • Mackie Reunion
  • Haynes Building
  • Private James Templeton

DFHG 2017 September newsletter