AUS-VIC-GIPPSLAND mailing list

Victorian Towns and Localities
AUS-VIC-GIPPSLAND Mailing List

 

Description of the AUS-VIC-GIPPSLAND mailing list

This mailing list is a discussion area for anyone with a genealogical interest or an interest in family, local and regional history relating to the Gippsland area. For the purpose of this list, Gippsland is that area of the state of Victoria, Australia, east of Dandenong (an eastern suburb of Melbourne), north of the coast, south of the Great Dividing Range, through to the North South Wales border. The main towns include Warragul, Leongatha, Korumburra, Traralgon, Sale, Bairnsdale and Orbost. European occupation of this area generally began about 1835.

A support website for the AUS-VIC-GIPPSLAND mailing list exists at
   http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~surreal/AVG/
and in particular, pages about the towns in the Gippsland area can be found at
   http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~surreal/AVG/Resources/resources.html

Differences between subscribing in List or Digest mode (for Newbies)

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In List mode, every post sent to the mailing list is forwarded to you as an individual email.

In Digest mode, posts are grouped together into one email and sent to you approximately daily (depending on the number of posts).

List mode is recommended for those that want to see the latest posts as soon as they occur, and are planning to be reasonably heavily involved in posting to the list. List mode is also recommended for newbies.

Digest mode is recommended for the less active person who will post/reply only occasionally, or those who already receive too many emails per day.

How to subscribe

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To subscribe in Digest mode, click here to open an email ready to send (just hit the send button in your email program). If this doesn't work, manually send an email to AUS-VIC-GIPPSLAND-D-request@rootsweb.com, with the word 'subscribe' (without the quotes) in the body of the letter. No header is required and signatures should not be used.

 


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