Branch Meetings

Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month, February to November inclusive, from 7.00 p.m., in the Meeting Room on the 1st Floor of the Invercargill Public Library, 50 Dee Street (central city), Invercargill.   Speakers/topics are arranged, and research facilities and assistance are available when the Resources Room is open (see Branch Resources window).  For non-Branch members there is a $3 door charge.  Visitors are always welcome.

warning Evening meetings starting time 7pm [because the Library doors close at 7pm.]


(This is provisional, as it is subject to the availability of some speakers.)
TBC = to be confirmed.

All Wednesday meetings commence at 7.00pm.
2019 :      
February Wednesday 20 February 2019 programme. PapersPast revisited. [Wendy Shaw.]
  Wednesday 27 February Guest Speaker (Public Meeting): Scottish Highlands Research. [Graeme Mackenzie.]  See Events page.
March Sunday 17 March St John's Cemetery Tour. 2pm. [Mary Stuart.]
  Wednesday 20 March Cemetery Month. Notable people from the cemetery tour. [Convenor.]
April Wednesday 17 April Military theme: TBA. [Committee].
May Wednesday 15 May Branch AGM. A fresh look at DNA for genealogists. [Roger Washbourn].
June Wednesday 19 June Obtaining BDM certificates - NZ & overseas. [Roger Washbourn.]
July Wednesday 17 July Bluff Indexing Oddities. [Yvonne Service].
August Mon-Fri 5-9 August Family History Week.  Lunch-hour seminars. [Convenor, members and library staff.]
  Friday 9 August Southland Branch's 50th Anniversary Dinner - Ascot Hotel.  (Evening).  [Speaker TBC.]
  Wednesday 21 August A research visit to Salt Lake City.  [Speaker TBC.]
September Wednesday 18 September Industrial Schools and Childrens Homes. [Mary Stuart and Wendy Shaw].
October Wednesday 16 October FamilySearch - a great free website. [Roger Washbourn].
November Wednesday 20 November Programme for next year. Heirlooms Show and Tell. [Members].

The branch's annual general meeting is held in May of each year. The papers from the AGMs can be accessed in the Newsletters and Archives page.

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Updated 28/02/2019.