Education Courses are held at the Research Centre and dates, times and outlines are available at the Centre, in the Botany Bay Bulletin distributed at our monthly meetings and from the Publications link. You can register for a class at a monthly meeting, at the Research Centre in person, by phone (9523 8948), or by email

COSTS: Unless otherwise specified, the cost to attend a class or seminar is $10 for members and $15 for non-members. It is essential to register for a class, as class sizes are limited and resources are only provided for the numbers of persons registered. Money can be paid on the night of the class.

Interest Group meetings do not require booking and the fee is $3 for members and $5 for visitors. All meeting dates and times for 2014 can be found on the Interest Groups link and are also included in the Events Calendar.


Final of five sessions
Price: Members - $10, Price: Non-members - $15
Money can be paid on the night, but it is preferable to book and pay beforehand

1 July
7pm - 9pm

Session 5: More Overseas Research - more sources in Australia, introduction to FamilySearch, FindMyPast, Ancestry, Ireland, and briefly, Germany and Eastern Europe, New Zealand, USA and Canada

29 July
10am - 12 noon

Using Our Subscription Websites Effectively - Jean Campbell
BBFHS subscribes to Ancestry (World) FindMyPast (UK, Australasia and Ireland) British Newpaper Archives, The Genealogist, Internet History Resources and the Biographical Database of Australia. Are you aware of the millions of records on each site? How do the print-outs differ? How do you take out unwanted results? Find out at this session!


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