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All conference sessions at Norfolk Island RSL Club/Bistro, Taylors Road, Burnt Pine

NEW 20 Oct 2014 – A PDF version of this program may be downloaded – click here. This has minor changes from what was previously published on this page. It also includes speaker biographies, talk outlines and a list of those in our conference group. Printed copies will be supplied at the conference.


Tuesday, 28 October 2014

4.30pmWaeklam yorlye – enjoi Norf’k Ailen (informal get together at RSL club)
6.00pmoption to stay at the RSL Club for dinner

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

8.45amarrive & book sales
9.00amNorfolk Island history 1st settlement – Cathy Dunn
10.00amAncestors in church: using church publications – Shauna Hicks
10.50ambreak & book sales
11.30amNorfolk Island convict penal settlement 1825-1856 – Liz McCoy
1.30pmIt’s not all online: where else can I Look? – Shauna Hicks
2.30pmNorfolk Island cemetery visit (don’t forget to bring your camera)
4.30pmfree time
6.00pmoption to stay at the RSL Club for dinner

Thursday, 30 October 2014

8.45amarrive & book sales
9.00amDemolishing brick walls: tips & tricks – Shauna Hicks
10.00amHistory of land ownership 1st settlement 1788-1814 on Norfolk Island – Cathy Dunn
10.50ambreak & book sales
11.30amUnlock the Past cruises 2015-2016 – Alan Phillips
1.30pmNorfolk Island archives: what records are available? – Cathy Dunn
2.30pmMining ancestors: where to look – Shauna Hicks
3.20pmbreak & book sales
4.00pmResearch Help Zone – or free time
6.00pmoption to stay at the RSL Club for dinner

Friday, 31 October 2014

9.15amarrive & book sales
9.30amSix of one, half a dozen of the other – Cathy Dunn
10.30amOnline trends in family history – Shauna Hicks
11.10ambreak & book sales
1.30pmResearch Help Zone – or free time
2.30pmbreak & book sales
3.00pmWe say goodbye: the last three years – Cathy Dunn
4.00pmfree time and research help
6.00pmoption to stay at the RSL Club for dinner