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 MACKAY FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY IS 35 YEARS OLD

To celebrate the 35th Anniversary of the Society, we are holding an Open Day on Saturday 16 April from 9:00am to 1:00pm at our Library at 17b Keith Hamilton Street, Mackay. There will be experienced volunteers on duty to help with FREE research for all.There will also be a Lucky Door Prize with a free DNA test or 1 year of free membership of the Association to give away.

Morning tea with a cake to be cut will be at 10:30am. Everyone welcome.

RSVP TO PHONE 4952 2762

Below is a link to a copy of the Minutes of our inaugural meeting.

Minutes of Inaugural Meeting

Minutes of Inaugural Meeting

 

DO YOU WANT TO FIND OUT ABOUT USING DNA AS AN AID TO YOUR GENEALOGY RESEARCH?

The Association, in conjunction with Mackay Regional Council will be hosting two Webinars to be presented by genealogist Louise Coakley who created and administers the Facebook Groups: Using DNA for Genealogy – Australia & NZ and DNA for Genealogy – UK.

Louise will explain the difference between the various tests and the different companies conducting the tests. She will be available for questions after her talk. Times and venues are:

  • Tuesday 19 April 2016 2:00pm – 4:00pm – Gordon White Library, Mackay
  • Thursday 21 April 2016 6:00pm – 8:00pm – City Library, Mackay

Cost is a gold coin donation. Please reserve your place by phoning 4952 2762 or Donna at Mackay Regional Council.