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From: Eileen Smith <>
Subject: Re: [nz] Research in Christchurch
Date: Mon, 08 Aug 2011 09:11:46 +1200
Thanks for letting us know Jan. Be good to do some research again
On 7/08/2011 11:37 p.m., Jan and Denis Slater wrote:
> As most readers will be aware many of the repositories genealogists use
> have been closed since the February earthquake.
> Christchurch Central Library, LDS Church on Fendalton Rd and the Canterbury
> Branch of NZ Society Genalogists are still closed. Archives Christchurch has
> limited access to some resources, the Documentary Research Centre at the
> Museum is closed.
> There is much available on line but sometimes we need to consult the
> Birth/Death microfiche to find where the event was registered, or the
> headstone transcription for extra details. The Parish Registers may have all
> the details we would find on a certificate. School Admission Registers are a
> great census substitute for tracking the movements of families.
> So NZSG CANTERBURY BRANCH
> Invites you to
> RESEARCH DAY
> SATURDAY 20th AUGUST 2011
> 10:00AM TO 4:00PM
> ST NINIAN'S CHURCH HALL
> 9 PURIRI STREET, RICCARTON
> A chance to search some of our library resources that are in storage:
> Parish registers, cemetery transcripts, School indexes, the CDs, NZ BDM
> microfiche and NZ cemetery microfiche.
> Experienced Researchers in Australian, European, and British Genealogy;
> how to use School Records; and Computer networks, will be available.
> Bring your lunch. Tea and coffee available
> Jan Slater
> NZSG Canterbury Branch
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