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Benefits of membership

Membership is available upon application. (Membership costs). Please note that is takes 3-5 working days for membership to be processed.

    • Access to our comprehensive collection of family history indexes, books, CDs and other material
    • Online access to enhanced library catalogue and databases [more than 4.5 million records]
    • Other GSV @ Home access includes webcasts of many of our GSV Talks; Guided Research; and free quick lookups [eResearch]
    • Four issues per year of our award-winning journal Ancestor
    • Free publication in Ancestor of your surname query (one per year)
    • Free GSV talks and computer classes
    • Substantial discounts on seminars, lectures, tutorials and educational programs
    • Discount on many bookshop items (10%)
    • Reduced prices for our extensive range of family history services
    • Free research - up to two hours per year for members resident beyond 100 kms
    • Free participation in Special Interest Groups and Discussion Circles
    • If you are unable to visit our library use our research service, member price of only $30.00 per hour (non-members $50.00 per hour)
    • Reciprocal rights with other major societies (conditions apply)
    • Save $86.00 on a findmypast annual World subscription


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Upcoming Events

Tue 05 Jul 16 @ 01.30PM- 02.30PM
The National Archives (UK) online
Wed 06 Jul 16 @ 10.30AM- 12.00PM
Starting Family History
Wed 06 Jul 16 @ 12.30PM- 01.30PM
GSV Writers Circle
Thu 07 Jul 16 @ 01.30PM- 02.30PM
FamilySearch™ online
Fri 08 Jul 16 @ 12.30PM- 02.00PM
South West England Research & Discussion Circle
Sat 09 Jul 16 @ 10.30AM- 11.30AM
Genealogy into History- how can you turn a well-researched genealogy into a readable family history? - Professor Graeme Davison
Tue 12 Jul 16 @ 12.30PM- 01.30PM
Durham, Northumberland & Cumberland Discussion Circle
Tue 12 Jul 16 @ 01.30PM- 02.30PM
Australian BDM indexes via Digger ™ and online
Wed 13 Jul 16 @ 10.30AM- 12.00PM
DNA Discussion Circle
Thu 14 Jul 16 @ 12.00PM- 01.00PM
Preservation of photographs, books and paper-based items - Debra Parry
Thu 14 Jul 16 @ 01.30PM- 02.30PM
GSV library catalogue & databases - tips
Sat 16 Jul 16 @ 10.30AM- 12.30PM
Orientation Morning - Introduction to the Society and Research Basics
Tue 19 Jul 16 @ 01.30PM- 02.30PM
Ancestry™ online
Wed 20 Jul 16 @ 01.30PM- 02.30PM
National Archives for Scotland, Ireland & Wales online
Thu 21 Jul 16 @ 12.00PM- 01.00PM
Preservation of photographs, books and paper-based items - Debra Parry