Dunedin Family History Group

Otago and Southland related research

2019 Newsletters


January Newsletter
  • A nightmare for Genealogists of the future
  • Top UK baby names for 2018
  • The definition of Scholars
  • Could you be related to me
  • Useful Websites
  • The Shoe Box
  • Summer weather in Dunedin
  • Factor or factoid
  • What was happening 100 years ago in New Zealand
  DFHG 2019 January newsletter
February Newsletter
  • Happy Valentines Day – 4th February
  • A Family Secret – Jim Jamieson
  • Don’t forget the importance of middle Christian names’
  • History of St Mary’s Anglican Church Stirling NZ
  • Why I call myself a New Zealander
  • Help with Waitati Ancestors
  • John Dawson
  • There simply is no Justice
DFHG 2019 February newsletter
March Newsletter
  • Kaitangata Coalmine 140 years ago
  • Bells Return
  • If a jobs worth doing
  • Allanton Cemetery
  • Lodges in Otago
  • Websites from our February Meeting

DFHG 2019 March newsletter

April Newsletter

  • 1919 Liquor Referendum
  • A Tribute to our Secretary, Kaye Saunders
  • Wedding Photographs for the Future
  • Anzac Day Tribute
  • Death through Scalds
  • The Hayes Family
  • Lodges in Otago
  • Illegitimacy, Adoption and Divorce

DFHG 2019 April newsletter

May Newsletter

  • Programme for 2019
  • Location and history of some Otago and Southland Areas
  • Basic mistakes in Genealogical Research
  • The need to leave your house to research
  • Simple mistakes using birth indexes
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Where would you go in 1900 to make money
  • Lodge members in Otago –  names starting with C

DFHG 2019 May newsletter

June Newsletter

  • Common gravestone icons and symbols
  • Can you help -Panama Hotel
  • Famous events which happen in June
  • April Meeting – 170 years of Dunedin Businesses
  • Lodge members in Otago -“D”-
  • Things we never knew happened in our family

DFHG 2019 June newsletter (1)

July Newsletter

  • Interesting grave at Waitati
  • Irish Genealogy Records Update
  • Q & A
  • MacAndrew Bay cemetery
  • Do you have Irish ancestors who went to Canada in the 1800s
  • Kensington Oval
  • Interesting grave at Northern Cemetery
  • Lodges of Otago
  • Who is feeling the cold?

DFHG 2019 July newsletter

August Newsletter

September 1752

Most popular boys and girls names

New Group publication

St Patricks School, Lawrence

Alfred Charles Hanlon

Can you help?

Mans mission to recognise lost graves complete

Lodges in Otago

An amazing coincidence

DFHG 2019 August newsletter

September Newsletter

  • 141 years ago
  • Interesting death notice
  • First cremation
  • Scottish High Court Records
  • Irish Trade Directory
  • Irish BMD indexes
  • New group publication
  • Most common surnames in NZ
  • How I started my genealogy before the internet
  • Lodges in Otago

DFHG 2019 September newsletter

October Newsletter

  • Report from the September Meeting
  • Researching the history of your house
  • Marrying your biological relative
  • Mayors of Dunedin
  • The first Anglican Bishop of Dunedin
  • Lodges in Otago
  • Complicated family trees

DFHG 2019 October newsletter

November Newsletter

  • Visiting a family grave
  • Interesting grave in new Port Chalmers Cemetery
  • Hector Mackinnon’s claim to fame
  • Talk about coincidence
  • Lodges in Otago Terminology in old newspapers
  • Marguerite Mirabaud shipwreck

DFHG 2019 November newsletter

December Newsletter

  • It’s time to retire
  • Some queries received this year
  • Why did so many of our ancestors marry on Christmas Day
  • Notes from November Meeting
  • Is this a ghostly tale?
  • Lodges in Otago
  • Follow up on November Newsletter

DFHG 2019 December newsletter