Cairns & District Family History Society Inc

Give us a cheesey grin :)

When you leave a comment on any blog page on the internet, wouldn’t you rather see your own choice of profile picture (avatar) than the default icon chosen by the website owner or their theme default?

Well, we’d certainly prefer to see your smiley/cheesy grin or your own unique choice of icon design in amongst our new blog comments. Continue reading

Did your Cairns relative die in Victoria?

Victoria Wills and Probates 1841 to 2009 can be searched online from the Public Records of Victoria website.  Wills from 1841 to 1925 have been digitised and can be viewed and download free of charge.  Copies of later wills can be ordered online.

PROV Index to Wills, Probate & Administration Records 1841-2009

One of the search criteria is residence. Continue reading

Past proves popular

The Cairns Sun – 23 July 2014

The Shadows of the Past night-time cemetery performances hosted by the Cairns & District Family History Society Inc has been completely booked out and a wonderful success again this year!  Actors volunteered their time, and the music was provided by the Cairns Brass Band. The performances were produced by community theatre director, Avril Duck. Continue reading