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Thursday 17 February

Genealogy Gems - Writing your Family History(Meetings, Lectures & Seminars)

Presented by Judy Smith

When: 1PM to 2PM

Where: Hetzel Lecture Theatre
 State Library of SA, Nth Tce

Writing your Family History

Presented by Judy Smith

Seats are strictly limited - Bookings are Essential: CLICK HERE

Thursday February 17, 1pm to 2pm

Gen Gems promo images new gg logoHave you ever considered writing your own family history book? In this presentation, Judy Smith, award winning family history writer, will explore how to get started with the basics, share ways to be more creative, make your book interesting, and also how to expand information when it appears there is little known about the subject matter. If you have ever considered writing your own family history or have just begun, this presentation will offer great insights, along with the opportunity to ask Judy how you too can become a successful family history writer.

Judy Smith

Judy Smith portrait cropped correctedJudy Smith is an accomplished family history writer and retired small business owner, local government Councillor and Alderman. She has won the Genealogy SA, TT Reed Family History Book Award twice; firstly in 1997 for “My Grandmother was a Mann’” and again in 2019 for “Furious Riding”.
She is also author of “Paddy Stole the Rope”, co-author of two other family history books; “Heritage Discovered” and “Devonshire Dumpling Down Under” (1986 TT Reed Family History Book Award Winner) and editor and publisher of “And The Lions Roared at Night”.
She now enjoys her retirement as an active volunteer for Genealogy SA, leading the Family History Writers special interest group, spending time with her extended family and continues to travel when she can.