Speaker: George Helon. As well as being a Life Member of the GSV, George is a Freeman of the City of London; an historian, lecturer, author and genealogist; an etymologist and ethnographer; a theologian; a social commentator and an author of numerous books and articles published in Australia, the USA, and in Poland.
George is on the Board of Trustees of the Polish Nobility Association Foundation (PNAF) based in the USA. His families were expelled at gun point from the Kresy Region of Poland by the Soviet KNVD and deported to Siberia on 10 February 1940.
George’s most notable works include First Names of the Polish Commonwealth: Origins & Meanings (with William F. Hoffman; 1998), Aboriginal Australia (short title; 1998), and The English-Gooreng Gooreng-English Dictionary (1994).
Currently living in Toowoomba, Queensland, George has almost 40 years’ experience in genealogy and family history
Duration 2 hours. Maximum 25 attendees. There will be a waiting list available.
$10 GSV members. $40 non-members. FHC, RHSV and CAV members should contact the GSV for a 25% discount.
Bookings are required and can be made online, by email, in person or by telephone (Mon-Fri 9.00am-4.00pm). Joint members please book in separately if both attending.
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