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GUEST SPEAKER CHARLES ZHANG

26 September 2015
Charles Zhang being thanked for his presentation by BDGS Vice-President Barb Harris. In 2009 Charles Zhang and his 17-yr-old son Oscar walked from Robe in South Australia to Ballarat, a distance of 438 km in 14 days. They followed the ro...

BDGS AGM 25 AUGUST 2015

26 September 2015
Annual General Meeting of BDGS 25 August 2015 Ballarat Library At the 24th Annual General Meeting of the Ballarat and District Genealogical Society, Professor Emeritus Reverend Robert Gribben took the chair for the installation of the fol...

PROFESSOR EMERITUS REVEREND ROBERT GRIBBEN

26 September 2015
Rev Robert Gribben The Varieties of Methodism In his address the Rev Robert Gribben treated the AGM audience to a learned explanation of the various forms of Methodism which emerged from the Anglican Church in the 17th and 18th centuries...

GRAEME REYNOLDS LIFE MEMBER 2015

26 September 2015
Graeme Reynolds being presented with his certificate by the Rev R Gribben After previous terms serving Ballarat and Victorian Genealogical Societies, Graeme has held the office of president for the past six years. In that time he has ove...

GOLD MINING IN BALLARAT AND THE IMPACT OF WW1

05 August 2015
Guest Speaker Dr Anne Beggs Sunter 28 July 2015 Our members very much appreciated such an interesting talk given by Dr Anne Beggs Sunter on the 28th July 2015. We were treated to an in-depth story of Ballarat’s gold, beginning with its exci...

BEST EVER AUDIO VISUAL PRESENTATION

13 July 2015
Photo - J Burrell BDGS members at the May 2015 meeting were treated to the sights and sounds of Ben Schueddekopf’s ANZAC visit to the Australian War Memorial in the French village of Villers Bretonneaux. As he placed 100th anniversary comme...

BALLARAT HERITAGE WEEKEND 2015

29 May 2015
BDGS Life Member Betty Slater speaking on Researching Your Family History BDGS members were based at the Society's headquarters in the Australiana Research Room of the Library for the weekend of Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th May 2015. Speakers...

BUNINYONG PETTY SESSIONS INDEX LAUNCH

02 May 2015
BDGS President Graeme Reynolds and to his left, Buninyong Historical Society Secretary, Anne Beggs-Sunter, conducting the launch of the Buninyong Petty Sessions Index in the Old Courthouse, Buninyong, Saturday 21st March 2015. Old Buninyong C...

NATIONAL ACCOLADE FOR JOAN HUNT

20 March 2015
Joan making her response. Far left is Professor Geoffrey Blainey AC FRHSV FFAHS, then Professor Don Garden FRHSV FFAHS who is President of the Federation of Australian Historical Societies and also President of the Royal Historical Society of Vi...

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