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Meet the team

Vicki Dawson General Manager

Role

As General Manager of findmypast.com.au my role is to lead the Australian team to ensure delivery of a great collection of unique records and ensure your experience discovering your family history using findmypast.com.au is rewarding and enjoyable.

Family History

I’m lucky enough to come from a family that has a deep understanding of the importance of knowing your heritage, with many keepsakes and photos that have been passed down. My maternal side reveals a long line of steel workers from Sheffield, UK who moved from Norfolk to Sheffield during the industrial revolution. At one stage there were three generations of the family working in the same steel works in Sheffield. My paternal side were Scottish immigrants who came to Australia in the 1850s and come from a long line of farmers.

Melissa Davison Product Executive

Role

My role is to provide the highest standard of customer support and ensure our customers receive assistance and answers to their queries in a timely manner. I’m here to help you, and thoroughly enjoy my role!

Family History

Working for findmypast.com.au has certainly inspired me to find out more about my family history. Through contacting family members I have discovered my maternal ancestors originated from the Isle of Skye, Scotland and helped Bonnie Prince Charlie escape the Government troops after the Battle of Culloden! On my paternal side we are currently searching for information on our convict ancestor by the name of Jack Black.