Genealogy a la carte – Using Australian historical maps in your research

Benjamin Hollister
Dec 1, 2021
Free through December 7, 2021
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Tour of Maps
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National Archives
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State Library
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Hundred Maps
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About this webinar

There is an abundance of Australian maps available online that help depict your family’s places of importance – and even more available in libraries and archives around the country.

About the speaker

About the speaker

Ben Hollister has been a professional genealogist since 2007, and a historical researcher since 1997. He currently owns and operates History Helper, a historical research business focussing on German-Australian and Australian indigenous research,
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  1. BB
    Brian Boneham
    2 days ago

    Brilliant webinar with lots of thought provoking ideas for using maps more in my genealogical research.

  2. JF
    Jean Foster
    2 days ago

    Very good ideas to using maps in your research and showing how many different maps there are. Time well spent listening to this webinar.

  3. FU
    Fran Ussery
    2 days ago

    Learned much about how to use maps in research. Thanks!

  4. PD
    Patrícia Diane Godinez
    2 days ago

    “Maps are worth their weight in gold.” I liked the way many ideas were presented in how to use maps and to make them interesting to those who are not normally keen on family history. I will look at this webinar again.

  5. LM
    Louise Mollart
    2 days ago

    Really enjoyed the content and the clarity of the speaker.

  6. DM
    Diana McKenney
    2 days ago

    As I stated in the comments, this opened up new “avenues” of research

  7. AB
    Alison Brinson
    2 days ago

    Great tips for where to find maps. Particularly liked the journey planning map sites.

  8. WO
    Wendy OKEEFE
    2 days ago

    Interesting. Put a new focus on existing resources.


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