Hidden Histories - Jason Gunn
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We'll be posting information about what Jason found out each day about his family history on our Blog.
Day 1: First Things First - Getting Started
Day 2: The Bones Part 1 - New Zealand Civil Registration - Births, Deaths & Marriages
Day 3: The Bones Part 2 - Church Records - Baptisms, Marriages & Burials
Day 4: Extra, Extra, Read All About It - Researching in Newspapers
Day 5: All in a Day's Work - Tracing our Ancestors Occupations
Day 6: Death & Dying - What clues do they leave behind?
Day 7: Getting Here - Immigration Records
Day 8: Serving Our Country - How to Research your World War I Ancestor
Day 9: Beyond Our Shores - Researching Outside of New Zealand
Day 10: Sharing Our Stories
In the mean time why not have a look at how to Start Your Family History. There's forms that you can download and some helpful tips to get you started.
We're also involved in two of the Heritage Week events:
More details on these events are found on our Workshops and Presentations page or by clicking on the images above.
If you'd like to have a go yourself, Fiona's tutoring a one day "Hidden Histories, Starting Your Family History" course on Saturday 22 October at Risingholme Community Centre. You can find more details HERE.
If you'd like to find out more, but your not sure about tracing your family tree by yourself, then have a look at our Research Services
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