Mount Lofty Districts Historical Society presents……
Genealogy in June
Join us at the Stirling Coventry Library Community Room Mt. Barker Rd, Stirling
Merilyn Pedrick will speak on
Genetics and Genealogy: the New Frontier
Thursday 11 June 2015 at 10 a.m.
Merilyn Pedrick is a genealogist of long standing and an active contributor to on-line forums.
Her talk will look at how new developments in genetics, now accessible to the public at a relatively small cost, are reshaping the practice of genealogy by putting people in touch with previously unknown relatives across the world or across the street.
Dr. Rod Davies will speak on
Researching the Davies Family History
Thursday 18 June 2015 at 10 a.m.
Formerly a research scientist in Plant Biotechnology at Waite Institute, Rod Davies’ interest in family history was sparked by his father and has continued apace since his retirement. Rod’s talk will outline the family’s Cornish and Welsh roots and the brick walls he has run into along the way
Barbara Brummitt will speak on
The Honour Roll at the Church of the Epiphany, Crafers
Thursday 25 June 2015 at 10 a.m.
The names of 57 who served in the Great War 1914-1918 are recorded on the church’s splendid honour roll. All had some connection with the Anglican parish. Barbara Brummitt and others are piecing together the connections between people, parish and community, a fascinating exercise with many twists.
The duration of each session is 1.5 hours
Places are limited to 30 persons so book early.
Gold coin donation on entry
Bookings essential to Tony Stimson at either 83391397