Family History Matters 
 The blog of the GSV 

Welcome to the GSV Blog

We acknowledge the traditional owners of the land on which the Genealogical Society of Victoria currently stands, the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation, their Elders past and present, and those young people destined to become leaders.

At this Blog - Family History Matters - you can find news and reports of the activities of the Genealogical Society of Victoria (GSV) and articles of interest about family history and genealogy. 

Members can keep in touch and visitors can discover what the GSV offers.

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GSV’s very popular Zoom course ‘DNA for Family Historians’ is starting again on Monday 25 March 2024.  Sessions are presented by Alan Rhodes, a long-time… Read more
A quick blog to tell you about one of my favourite GSV services. And it’s all free (to members). We have a happy team of skilled and willing research… Read more
We have new dates and opening hours on Saturdays.  Our open Saturdays in 2024 will generally be the 2nd Saturday of the month except for March and June… Read more
Have you been thinking about testing your DNA to help find that elusive ancestor, but still have questions about whether DNA testing could help? Testing can… Read more
Bookings now open for the General Public Click here to register The Genealogical Society of Victoria (GSV) and Family History Connections (FHC) are proud to… Read more
The new year has arrived and we have a number of Zoom events to start the year. All events are open to all GSV Members. Login to the member’s Section, follow… Read more
At this Blog - Family History Matters - you can find news and reports of the activities of the Genealogical Society of Victoria (GSV) and articles of… Read more

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