UK 1939 Register

The UK 1939 Register has been released by Find My Past to great fanfare.  Yarra Plenty Regional Library provides Find My Past library edition as a free genealogy e-resource for family history researchers on any PC in every library.  Access along with our other e-resources  via our website via Browse - Family History - e-resources…
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New titles for local history

The following titles have been added to the local history collections, check the record for location and if a circulating copy is available: Hands Held, Tears Dried, Dignity Restored: the history of the Banyule Housing Support Group 1973-2015 Celebrating 150 Years Fairy Hills The Story of Gulf Station, Yarra Glen Ravenswood Kangaroo Ground Dreaming…
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Ivanhoe Harriers talk

The next meeting of the Heidelberg Historical Society will be Ivanhoe Harriers: from St James Church to Willindra Park by Andrew Edney.  This athletic club has a 100 year history with members representing Australia at the Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, World Championships and other international events. Join the Historical Society for this free event:  Thursday 8…
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Book Review: Lists of Note

Lists of Note (also available as Lists of Note)  follows on the footsteps of Letters of Note compiled by Shaun Usher.  This is a delightful book to dip in and out of for an interesting treat. Many of the lists would be of interest to family history researchers and include: George Washington’s slaves Reasons for admission …
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