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Speakers List & Subjects

The speakers below are available to speak on subjects of interest to member organisations.

Please contact the speakers directly. History Queensland is not involved in any arrangement/contacts that you make with speakers on the list. 

Speakers wishing to be included in the list please contact the secretary.

Disclaimer:  The list is not a recommendation for speakers but is a gathering of some known speakers who are willing to have their information shared on our website.
ContactSpeaker NameCategoryTitles
contactCOAKLEY, LouiseDNAAfter the Test: Exploring Your DNA Results
contactCOAKLEY, LouiseDNADifferent Paths: DNA Inheritance Patterns
contactCOAKLEY, LouiseDNADNA Beyond the Test: Tips, Tools, Transfers
contactCOAKLEY, LouiseDNADNA: Unmasking Mystery Matches
contactCOAKLEY, LouiseDNAEnrich your Society's Services with a DIG (DNA Interest Group)
contactCOAKLEY, LouiseDNAGetting Started with GEDmatch Genesis
contactCOAKLEY, LouiseDNARev up your Research with DNA: Why do a DNA test?
contactCOAKLEY, LouiseDNATarget Practice in DNA Trees: What Are The Odds (WATO)?
contactCOAKLEY, LouiseDNAThe DNA Left Behind: Extracting our deceased ancestors' DNA from envelopes, stamps, hair and other items
contactCOAKLEY, LouiseDNAThe Story of Fred, the Mystery Mann
contactCOAKLEY, LouiseDNAUsing DNA to identify biological family
contactDOWNES, CaraCommonwealth Government Archives National Archives of Australia's collection - 20th-century immigration
contactDOWNES, CaraCommonwealth Government Archives Military - WWI & WWII; Post Office & Mail Service History; Lighthouses, etc
contactHICKS, ShaunaFamily HistoryArchives You May Not Know But Should
contactHICKS, ShaunaFamily History ResearchAsylum Records: A Place to Look for Missing Ancestors
contactHICKS, ShaunaFamily HistoryBehind Bars: Convicts & Criminals
contactHICKS, ShaunaFamily History/WritingBlogging Your Family History
contactHICKS, ShaunaFamily History/ResearchDemolishing Brick Walls
contactHICKS, ShaunaFamily HistoryDiaries & Letters for Family History: Where to Find Them
contactHICKS, ShaunaEnglish/Family HistoryEnglish Genealogy Online Resources You May Not Know
contactHICKS, ShaunaFamily HistoryFamily History on the Cheap
contactHICKS, ShaunaFamily HistoryMake the Most of Google: Searching Tips & Tricks
contactHICKS, ShaunaFamily HistoryIrish Genealogy Online Resources You May Not Know
contactHICKS, ShaunaResearch/Family HistoryIt's Not All Online: Where Else to Look
contactHICKS, ShaunaFamily HistoryMake the Most of Archive for Family History: Australia and Overseas
contactHICKS, ShaunaFamily History/MilitaryMilitary Ancestors: Discover Their Stories
contactHICKS, ShaunaFamily History/ResearchMining Ancestors: How to Find Them
contactHICKS, ShaunaAustralia/Family HistoryOnline Newspapers for Family History: Australia & Overseas
contactHICKS, ShaunaFamily History/ResearchSchool Days: Education Records for Family History
contactHICKS, ShaunaScottish/Family HistoryScottish Genealogy Online Resources You May Not Know
contactHICKS, ShaunaFamily HistorySporting Ancestors: Every Family Has Them
contactHICKS, ShaunaImmigration/Family HistoryWhat Was The Voyage Like?
contactHICKS, ShaunaFamily HistoryWhat's in a Middle Name?
contactHICKS, ShaunaFamily HistoryWhere Do I Start: for beginners or those who need a refresher
contactJEFFREY, CaylieSocialUnder the Lino: A Collaborative Community History Project like no other
contactKELLY, DanWritingHow to setup your book in Microsoft Word
contactKELLY, DanWritingWriting and Publishing Memoirs and Biographies
contactLERGESSNER, JamesHistory/Social HistoryAgeing, Feeling Invisible and Is 70 the new 50?
contactLERGESSNER, JamesHistory/Social HistoryArchibald Meston and Queensland's Race Relations after 1897
contactLERGESSNER, JamesHistory/Social HistoryBribie Island's unique history; Bungaree
contactLERGESSNER, JamesHistory/Social HistoryBribie the Convict Weaver
contactLERGESSNER, JamesHistory/Social HistoryCloudland Ballroom in Brisbane,1939-82
contactLERGESSNER, JamesHistory/Social HistoryDugongers of Early Queensland; Oysterers of Moreton Bay.
contactLERGESSNER, JamesHistory/Social HistoryIan Fairweather...Australia's greatest abstract artist in the 1960s
contactLERGESSNER, JamesHistory/Social HistorySignificant social events in Brisbane (Queensland ) since the 1950s to the present
contactLERGESSNER, JamesHistory/Social HistorySnippets from a Brisbane ( Queensland ) Baby Boomer's Diary
contactLERGESSNER, JamesHistory/Social HistoryThe First Fleet
contactLERGESSNER, JamesHistory/Social HistoryThe Kilcoy Massacre of 1842
contactLERGESSNER, JamesHistory/Social HistoryThe Pumicestone Passage Castaways, 1823-4
contactLERGESSNER, JamesHistory/Social HistoryThomas Welsby and Queensland's history
contactMACLEAN, Hilda, DrHistory/Social Historyarchival research methodology;
contactMACLEAN, Hilda, DrHistory/Social HistoryCemeteries (all types / eras / Australia / overseas);
contactMACLEAN, Hilda, DrHistory/Social HistoryChinese in colonial Australia (mortality, funerals, cemeteries, market gardens);
contactMACLEAN, Hilda, DrHistory/Social HistoryChinese-Indigenous families in the Gulf of Carpentaria;
contactMACLEAN, Hilda, DrHistory/Social HistoryDeath, burial and mourning practices (Victorian era onwards Australia/overseas esp. UK)
contactMACLEAN, Hilda, DrHistory/Social HistoryIndigenous family history;
contactMACLEAN, Hilda, DrHistory/Social HistoryMilitary Commemoration (War cemeteries / memorials, ANZAC Day, Canon DJ Garland);
contactMACLEAN, Hilda, DrHistory/Social HistoryMortality patterns;
contactMACLEAN, Hilda, DrHistory/Social Historywide array of family / local history workshops;
contactMERKLEY, SharynSocial HistoryThe Great Fires of Brisbane 1864 - How they shaped the city and its people
contactMERKLEY, SharynWritingWriting Family History
contactMONSOUR, Dr AnneImmigration/LebaneseHistory of Lebanese immigration to Australia/Queensland
contactMONSOUR, Dr AnneSocial HistoryThe impact of White Australia Policy and migration settlement policies
contactMONSOUR, Dr AnneWomen/LebaneseThe role of Lebanese women
contactMONSOUR, Dr AnneMilitary/LebaneseAustralian Lebanese and the First World War
contactMONSOUR, Dr AnneSocial HistoryHawking and shopkeeping as occupations for outsiders
contactMONSOUR, Dr AnneCommunity HistoryUndertaking community history projects including oral histories and exhibitions; family history
contactMONSOUR, Dr AnneSocial History/LebaneseThe role of religion for Lebanese in Australia
contactMONSOUR, Dr AnneSocial HistoryRace, religion, identity and belonging
contactMOORE, SusanPsychologyThe Psychology of Family History
contactMOORE, SusanPsychologyWhat makes family historians tick?
contactMORGAN, GeoffResearchFamily history using educational records
contactMORGAN, GeoffResearchGenealogical Assumptions: Ensuring their validity
contactNUTLEY, AnnaliesAustralia - ConvictsA Convict In The Family - Finding Their Story & Recording Their Legacy
contactNUTLEY, AnnaliesScotlandA Jamie Fraser In Your Family - Tracing Your Scottish Ancestors
contactNUTLEY, AnnaliesCornishA Poldark In Your Family - Tracing Your Cornish Ancestors
contactNUTLEY, AnnaliesSocial HistoryFinding the Story of Your Ancestors - Bringing a Name to Life
contactNUTLEY, AnnaliesEnglandParish Registers in England - Where to Find Them and What They Can Reveal
contactNUTLEY, AnnaliesResearchTragedy & Triumph - The Surprises We Find During Research
contactRICHARDSON, DuncanHistory/Social HistoryBeyond Distinguished Gentlemen: Forgotten Voices from Brisbane's mid 19th Century
contactRICHARDSON, DuncanHistory/Social HistoryCivilising Brisbane - 3 Women who brought the arts, learning and health care to a fledgling city
contactRICHARDSON, DuncanHistory/Social HistoryYear of Disaster - Brisbane 1864
contactRYAN, KaySocial HistoryDeath Duties
contactRYAN, KaySocial HistoryLegal history
contactRYAN, KayResearchLocal and family history research
contactRYAN, KaySocial HistoryWills and Estates
contactSHERWOOD, CathieResearchInterpreting old handwriting
contactSHERWOOD, CathieResearchBreaking through brick walls
contactSHERWOOD, CathieSocial HistoryBritish India records
contactSHERWOOD, CathieWebsitesCreating family history web sites using WordPress
contactSHERWOOD, CathieResearchGetting the most out of FamilySearch
contactSHERWOOD, CathiePreservationIdentification, restoration and preservation of old photographs
contactSHERWOOD, CathieResearchIrish research especially the Quakers
contactSHERWOOD, CathieResearchPlanning your family history research
contactSWAIN, AnnAustralianAustralian Joint Copying Project
contactSWAIN, AnnDNADNA and ancient migration
contactSWAIN, AnnQueenslandQueensland Early Pioneers Indexes 1824-1859: 30 years on
contactSWAIN, AnnResearchQueensland Family History Society - how it can help
contactSWAIN, AnnScotlandThe mobile Scot
contactSWAIN, AnnBiographicalBiographical Database of Australia
contactSWAIN, AnnBritain; WillsBritish wills and family history research
contactSWAIN, AnnDNADNA testing and genealogy: the basics
contactSWAIN, AnnResearchEducation records and family history
contactSWAIN, AnnQueenslandLife in pre-separation Queensland
contactSWAIN, AnnScottishMaking the most of Scotland's People
contactSWAIN, AnnQueensland; ColonialQueensland pre-separation immigrant settlement
contactSWAIN, AnnScotlandResearching Scottish ancestors
contactSWAIN, AnnScottish; ConvictsScottish convicts
contactSWAIN, AnnScottishScottish wills and sasines
contactSWAIN, AnnDNAWhat do my DNA test results means?
contactWILLIAMS, PaulineResearchBritish ancestors in history: putting their lives in context
contactWILLIAMS, PaulineResearchFact or fiction: weighing the evidence
contactWILLIAMS, PaulineResearchOccupations: how our ancestors earned their daily bread
contactWILLIAMS, PaulineResearchResearching your family in England and Wales
contactWILLIAMS, PaulineResearchTracing your female ancestors
contactWILLIAMS, PaulineWritingWriting a family history
Louise Coakley

Louise Coakley

DNA
Cairns base (webinars available)

Cara Downes

Cara Downes

Commonwealth Government Archives - Brisbane based

Shauna Hicks

Shauna Hicks

Family History & Military
Speakers Fee: petrol & accommodation reimbursed if travel is involved (negotiable)
Caylie Jeffrey

Caylie Jeffrey

Social History - Brisbane based

Dan Kelly

Dan Kelly

Writing & Publishing - Boolarong  Press

James Lergessner

James Lergessner

Family & Social History

Hilda Maclean

Hilda Maclean Dr.

Family & Social History
Member of the Professional Historians Association - Qld. Available on weekends, has her own equipment.
Sharon Merkley

Sharyn Merkley

Social History
Brisbane based

Ann Monsour Dr.

Lebanese; Immigration - Women - Military

Susan Moore

Susan Moore

Qld Colonial, Britain's Wills, Psychology

Melbourne based - but visits the Sunshine Coast last week of July & the first week of August
Geoff Morgan

Geoff Morgan

Research
QFHS member

Annalies Nutley

Annalies Nutley

Cornish & England Research - Australia - Convicts
Brisbane based

Duncan Richardson

Duncan Richardson

History & Social History

Kay Ryan

Kay Ryan

Social History

Cathy Sherwood

Cathie Sherwood

Research

Ann Swain

Ann Swain

Australian
Brisbane based

Pauline Williams

Pauline Williams

Research
Brisbane based

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TBA

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