Ireland - Unlocking the Mystery
6 Aug 2011 9:00am - 3:30pm
- Queen Alexandra Conference Centre, 347 Old Cleveland Road, Coorparoo
- Cost: $50 GSQ members; $55 group bookings of 4 or more; $60 non GSQ members
All bookings include morning tea and lunch. Bookings and pre-payment are essential.
Dr Richard Reid From the First Fleet to the Rose of Tralee - The National Museumm of Australia's Irish in Australia exhibition Renowned Irish and military researcher Dr Reid has a PhD on the subject of Irish emigration to NSW between 1848-1870, and is the author of publications The Irish Australians and A decent set of girls: The Irish Famine Orphans of the Thomas Arbuthnot, 1849-1850"
Cora Num - Irish Research on the Internet
Dr Jennifer Harrison - Releasing Irish Convicts
Over 25% of those who came to New South Wales as convicts were of Irish origin. Discover how to identify the sources, both in Australia and Ireland, which might solve puzzles about their Hibernian backgrounds. The clues will confirm, confound, confuse, or connect. Whatever the outcome, every family historian needs at least one solid criminal to research.
Shauna Hicks - The Colonial Irish Loved a Beer or Two: Checking Out the Evidence Looking at records such as police reports, prison registers, newspapers and much more, using all Irish examples.
Pauline Williams - Irish Resources at GSQ