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The University of New England

Who are the Genealogists of Australia?

As part of a Masters thesis at the University of New England examining the nature and growth of family history in Australia, a survey is to be launched later this year to learn about Australian genealogists / family historians. The survey asks questions about:

After more than 3,000 family historians have participated, the survey has now closed.

Over the coming weeks the data will be analysed prior to being reported upon as part of my Master's thesis. The intent is to submit the work at the end of 2010. Once the thesis has been submitted, elements of the research will be included as part of this website for general information.

My thanks to everyone who took the time to complete the survey - your contribution has been essential to the success of the project. I especially extend my thanks to the many individuals and organisations who so generously provided the vehicles to promote the survey and to encourage participation, I am greatly in your debt.


Leon Alekna - November 30th 2009

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