Dunedin Family History Group

Otago and Southland related research

Calendar

Apr
12
Wed
2017
DUNEDIN TOWN BELT @ St Peter's Church Hall
Apr 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

DUNEDIN TOWN BELT

It’s history and what the Town Belt was like when our early ancestors arrived.

Guest Speaker: Paul Pope

Society President, Dunedin Amenities Society. The Society, established in 1888, is New Zealand’s oldest environmental society.

May
10
Wed
2017
OUTRAM AND WEST TAIERI @ St Peter's Church Hall
May 10 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

OUTRAM AND WEST TAIERI

A talk on its history and what is available for genealogical research through the Taieri Historical Society.

Guest Speaker: Neil Gamble

Jun
14
Wed
2017
National Archives in England @ St Peter's Church Hall
Jun 14 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

14 June 2017

 

National Archives in England

What’s So Great About Their Website? http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/

Jul
12
Wed
2017
DUNEDIN BUSINESSES @ St Peter's Church Hall
Jul 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

DUNEDIN BUSINESSES

Their history in photographs Where they were located and what is there today

Aug
9
Wed
2017
UNIVERSITY OF OTAGO 1869-2019 – 150th Celebrations approaching @ St Peter's Church Hall
Aug 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

UNIVERSITY OF OTAGO 1869-2019

150th Celebrations approaching

The University of Otago was established in 1869 and started classes in 1871; its roll has grown from an initial 81 students to over 20,000 today. This talk will outline

some of the key events and changes through the university’s history, with a particular focus on what student life has involved through the years.

Guest speaker: Ali Clarke

 Since completing a PhD in history in 2003 Ali Clarke has worked part-time at the Hocken Collections and part-time as an historian.

She is currently writing a new history of the University of Otago to mark its 150th anniversary

Sep
13
Wed
2017
Potpourri of Genealogical Records @ St Peter's Church Hall
Sep 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Potpourri of Genealogical Records

A look at unusual or rare resources which are available for genealogist to research.

Guest speaker: Kaye Saunders

Oct
11
Wed
2017
CRAIGIEBURN @ St Peter's Church Hall
Oct 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

CRAIGIEBURN

Craigieburn is a Scottish Subsistence farm in Tanner Road, Dunedin, that was settled in 1860. The Dunedin Amentities Society hase been restoring the area and the project will be of interest to those with

Scottish heritage.

Guest Speaker: Paul Pope