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The Flip Side of Genealogy – “This Is Me Challenge” workshop

The flip side of genealogy is that we will change roles one day from being a descendant to an ancestor.

GFHS members come join with Jenny MacKay for the:

“This Is Me Challenge” workshop

This practical workshop will be jam-packed with fun, simple, creative and clever ideas to show you how to start recording/preserving your memories and living history.

You are the only one who knows your story…… come along and learn some new ideas to tell it your way!!

When: Saturday 8th November commencing at 9.30a.m

Where: The Exhibition Room, The Residency, 321 Marine Tce

Please bring along a notepad/paper, pens, your ipad/tablet or laptop and a friend if you wish 🙂

This is me challenge workshop



October 31, 2014 at 10:50 pm Leave a comment

The Marsh Family Dynasty

Next Oral History Morning: The Marsh Family Dynasty, Wednesday 19 November, 10.00amThe story of the Marsh Family Dynasty will be told through a multi-media presentation of photos, video, commentary and taped recordings at the Geraldton Regional Library. The first Geraldton Marsh was Daniel Marsh who was transported to Western Australia on the Hougoumont, the last convict ship to arrive in Fremantle. Remarkably, Daniel Marsh went on to become one of early Geraldton’s most successful businessmen.

Members of the Marsh family will be present at the morning, including the centenarian, “Pom” Marsh.

RSVP: (08) 9956 6659 or

Marsh Family


October 29, 2014 at 4:33 pm Leave a comment

“The Search for HMAS Sydney” – A talk by Commodore Bob Trotter


HMAS Sydney Invite


“The Search for HMAS Sydney – An Australian Story” at the Spalding Park Golf Club on Tuesday 18th November.

Doors open  from 6.30 pm for a 7.00 pm start.

RSVP is essential to Bob Symington by 11th November

Email: or phone 99230531

This presentation is being hosted  by the Geraldton Voluntary Tour Guides and sponsored by Geraldton Rotary Club, Midwest Auto Group and Spalding Park Golf Club.

October 23, 2014 at 4:19 pm Leave a comment

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