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Unlock the Past Cruises

Judy Russell and Paul Blake downunder - Perth

PerthA full day seminar with leading Unlock the Past cruise presenters, Judy Russell (US) and Paul Blake (UK)
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  • four main presentations
  • supporting shorter presentations by local and sponsoring partners
  • an exhibition by event partners
  • special offers and hundreds of dollars worth of prizes

WHEN: Thursday 3 March 2016, 10am - 3.45pmSLWA

WHERE:   State Library of WA, 25 Francis Street, Perth Cultural Centre, Perth


  • Pre-booked - by Sat 27 Feb 2016, 12 noon
    $39.50 - full day
    $29.50 - morning only 10am to 2pm
    $29.50 - afternoon only 12.30pm to 3.45pm
    note a reduced rate is available to WA Genealogical Society members who pre-book. A discount code for this rate was given with seminar publicity in the December 2015 society journal
  • on the day - if not booked out
    - $50 - full day
    - $35 
    - half day

book Click the button at the left to book online now

ONLINE BOOKING is only available if paying by Visa or Mastercard or for societies wanting to take bookings for members - see other booking/payment options below

  • individuals
    • online bookings - Visa or Mastercard only
    • phone or mail - cheque, Visa, Mastercard
    • phone or mail - EFT
       - Account Name: Gould Genealogy
       - BSB: 015-621
       - Account Number: 1980 23389
  • Societies taking bookings for members - ask for special code 



10.00amregistration, exhibition, sales
10.25amwelcome and seminar introduction
10.30amNo vitals, No problem! Building a family through circumstantial evidence - Judy Russell
11.15ambreak and exhibition
11.45amDNA and the golden rule: the law and ethics of genetic genealogy - Judy Russell
12.30pmseminar sponsor presentation - to be advised
12.45pmlunch break and exhibition
1.40pmprize draw 
1.45pmlocal partner promo
2.00pmProtestant nonconformity in England and Wales - Paul Blake
2.45pmbreak and exhibition
3.00pmLondon genealogy: or the metropolitan nightmare - Paul Blake

  • Genealogy ebooks
  • Gould Genealogy & History 
  • Unlock the Past publications
  • Unlock the Past Cruises 
  • Western Australian Genealogical Society
Some practical matters

  • Access
  • Parking is available on site
  • Food is not included in the seminar cost. Options are
    - Aroma Cafe - which offers light refreshments (limited capacity to serve large numbers)
    - other cafes are available in the courtyard are outside or nearby
    - bring your own - to eat in the courtyard

Further information