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Thursday 15 February

Family History Writers Group(Special Interest Group)

Topic: How Did you get your first names(s)?

When: 7:00pm

Where: Online via "ZOOM"

Write a small piece of around 300 words about the history of your personal name for discussion at the meeting; Hints to get you started: Are you named after anyone in particular? If so, who is that person, what do you know about them? Where do they fit in your family history? Did that name originally come from another family member? What is the first usage of that forename in your family? Are there cultural or other traditions in your family regarding naming patterns? What is the derivation of your name? Was it popular in the year your were born? Are there interesting or amusing family anecdotes about your name? Does writing about this give you an opportunity to expand your story telling when writing about your family history?

To attend this meeting via Zoom you will need a computer with a webcam and microphone, sufficient data allowance, some experience using Zoom is also advised. Please contact Group Convener or SAGHS for assistance.

To attend this meeting online via Zoom you will need to register prior to the meeting commencing via the following LINK

Alternatively contact the Group Convener to register attendance and receive zoom meeting details on [email protected]; or contact SAGHS office: Telephone (08) 8272 4222 or email [email protected]