West Gippsland Genealogical Society
March 13th 2014
GENEALOGICAL GEOGRAPHY: Essential to have geographical knowledge especially when researching in a country other than where you live. The different terms used to describe an area, the use of maps, county borders and duplication of place names need to be understood in the research.
WORKHOUSES: Their history, how they developed, when and how they were designed and built, why people entered the workhouse, the conditions in which the inmates lived, the records available include admission and discharge of inmates.
Times: 4.30 – 6.00 Genealogical Geography
Meal at own leisure, group booking at O&H Bistro please let us know if you intend to go to O&H
7.30 -9.00 Workhouses
Cost $5.00 per session