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FamilyHistoryWA

Until the current pandemic restrictions are lifted all events for FamilyHistoryWA will be conducted ONLINE. Instructions on how to join an online meeting are here https://tinyurl.com/ya3s4on4
FHWA is the largest society of its type in Western Australia. We have been incorporated, under the name Western Australian Genealogical Society Inc, to assist members in researching the family history in Western Australia, as well as all corners of the world.

Current Events

Past Events

  • Between Thursday 28 May 2020 and Thursday 11 June 2020
    DNA Focus Group. Small group session to discuss and provide assistance with any DNA related queries, including testing and using websites. Numbers are limited to 8 people.
    Online
  • Between Friday 29 May 2020 and Friday 26 June 2020
    Breaking down Brickwalls is currently run online. The sessions are run weekly and aim to assist members unlock questions when researching their ancestors. The sessions are geared at specific regional areas or topics and change weekly. Please check Trybookings for your area of interest
    Online
  • This online session will be presented by Ian Simon. It is for new members, those intending to join, or those wanting a refresher. Ian will explain about which resources are available on our website, in our Research Centre and how to research your family history during these difficult times of Covid-19. On Tues evening 14th April you'll receive an email containing a Google Meet invitation code. Please click on the link to join the session. Book via Trybookings, link is avail on FHWA website
    Online
  • Between Monday 1 June 2020 and Monday 29 June 2020
    Let's spend some time to get to know you, our fellow historians better. Boil the kettle, make a cuppa and join us Online. Share with us your story and family history. Engage in conversation, learn and enjoy being with fellow members in a virtual environment. Please book via Trybookings, the link is available on the FHWA website Feel free to join the meeting up to 30 minutes ahead of time if you are concerned about using this technology.
    Online
  • Between Tuesday 2 June 2020 and Sunday 5 July 2020
    This session will run through the tools and techniques available to make AncestryDNA a major element of your family history research.
    Online
  • A group of family historians who go beyond names and dates to flesh out the stories behind the ancestors. We share our expertise and help each other to write our stories and our family history. We have optional writing assignments between meetings. Meetings include presentations and discussions to aid our writing plus in small groups we positively critique our submitted stories.
    Online Video Conference
  • Our online meetings will continue for the time being, and will almost certainly continue in some form even after all restrictions have been lifted.
    ONLINE
  • Wednesday 10 June 2020
    Learn how DNA Painter’s What are the odds? (WATO) tool uses shared matches in a known tree to help guide you to where an unknown tester might fit in. The webinar will take place at 13:00 WAST / 15:00 AEST/QLD
    Online
  • This Introductory course will provide you with all of the information to get you started with your Family History. Learn how to access birth, death and marriage records and to finding relevant records. Instructions also include how to record your findings along with some useful websites to further your research.
    Online
  • Between Saturday 13 June 2020 and Saturday 13 February 2021
    The regular monthly meeting of the FamilyHistoryWA Technology Special Interest Group.
    FHWA Unit 4 Meeting Room
  • The North of England Special Interest Group of FamilyHistoryWA convene four group meetings per year (March, June, September and December) and four research sessions per year (February, May, August and November).
    Online
  • Between Sunday 14 June 2020 and Saturday 21 November 2020
    The primary aim of the group is to enhance the knowledge of members and other interested parties in the research of all things military, in particular from a genealogy or family history perspective.
    Online
  • Monday 15 June 2020
    This presentation is targeted at researchers who want to learn more about the available on-line sources for getting information about their WA Ancestors and Relatives and how to get maximum benefit from these sources. It will also cover other key WA source material available at FHWA to help you link up the fragments of your extended family into a solid coherent tree. Neil Bradley, the presenter, has been researching his Family Tree for more than 20 years.
    Online
  • Tuesday 16 June 2020
    Ian will take you on a tour of the FamilySearch website. He will demonstrate how to use the Catalogue to find an enormous amount of indexed images to further your research. He will also show you how to locate and view online records, plus how to use the Wiki to learn where to find record collections
    Online
  • Wednesday 17 June 2020
    This informative session has been designed to assist anyone who is considering taking a DNA test to assist then with their family history research.
    Online
  • When you go looking for your family history, it is easy to become buried under a mountain of records. But a simple method of naming both hard copy and digital files will help you to keep everything under control. Whether you are just starting your search, or you have been doing this for years, there's something to be learned in this informative session.
    Online
  • Thursday 18 June 2020
    Thinking about the future and how to preserve the family history research that you have worked so hard to bring together?
    Online
  • Between Saturday 20 June 2020 and Saturday 5 December 2020
    The regular quarterly meeting of the London, South of England and Wales Special Interest Group of FamilyHistoryWA will be online
    Online via Google Meet/Hangouts
  • The regular meeting of users of Legacy Family Tree software. This will a online meeting via google meet so please book on Trybooking.com so an email link will be sent to you to enable you to join our meeting.
    Online
  • Tuesday 23 June 2020
    Explore the resources on the Ancestry.com website. Go Beyond the General Search. David Haimes will share hints and tips to help you use this wonderful database NB: this is not an ancestryDNA workshop.
    Online
  • Between Wednesday 24 June 2020 and Wednesday 25 November 2020
    This is a BEGINNERS workshop and is in addition to the normal monthly meetings. We will be covering - how to enter data into FTM from the very basics - name, dates, places - how to add a profile photo - how to add media - how to add a source - how to add parents - how to add children Normal workshop pricing will apply to tickets for this session.
    ONLINE
  • Thursday 25 June 2020
    Learn about the tools and techniques provided by MyHeritage to use DNA to explore your family history.
    Online
  • Sunday 28 June 2020
    WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY, INC Notice is hereby given of the 41st Annual General Meeting to be held at 2pm on Sunday 28th June 2020 online. The business of the meeting will be conducted online in accordance with the Society Rules to accept the annual reports and financial statements year ended 31st March 2020 and election of the 2020-2021 Committee. Due to COVID-19 restrictions the 2020 Annual General Meeting will be held by video-conference.
    Online
  • The Scottish Special Interest Group of FamilyHistoryWA hold meetings once a quarter on a Sunday afternoon and monthly research sessions on a Friday.
    Online
  • The quarterly meeting of the Convict Special Interest Group of FamilyHistoryWA.
    Online
  • Saturday 18 July 2020
    Join historian Sandy Hayward to find out how DNA has been used in historical mysteries surrounding Richard the Third, identifying Fromelles Soldiers from WW1 and even solving a few mysteries in our own families. No lab coat required!
    Online
  • Between Sunday 19 July 2020 and Sunday 17 January 2021
    The Irish Special Interest Group meetings are going online for the time being.
    Online
  • TMG may have been discontinued by Wholly Genes Inc. but we are still using it and plan to for many years to come. Its power when combined with John Cardinal's Second Site is second to none in our opinion. So if you are a user do not despair - come along to learn how to get the best out of these programs with people who are active users! The May 2nd, 2020 Meeting will be held on-line using Google Meet
    Online
  • Between Sunday 23 August 2020 and Sunday 22 November 2020
    The South Australian Special Interest Group of FamilyHistoryWA meets once a quarter to assist people with South Australian ancestry to research their family history.
    Online
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