Family history seminar to help ancestry seekers find their roots

Stories: Avid Warrnambool historian Ray Welsford will be sharing insights into researching, writing and publishing family histories at Saturday's seminar.

Stories: Avid Warrnambool historian Ray Welsford will be sharing insights into researching, writing and publishing family histories at Saturday's seminar.

FAMILY history enthusiasts will have the chance to learn how to trace their ancestry on Saturday.

The Warrnambool Family History Group are hosting their annual family history seminar.

Melbourne and local keen family historians will speak for an hour each on topics including understanding and tracing your family tree and how to publish information found.

Warrnambool historian Ray Welsford said it was important heritage was accurate. “Information is too available now and in a sense ancestry is now fashionable. People need to slow down and be thorough.”

The event is at Warrnambool’s Christ Church Centre from 9am until 4pm.

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