Oct 19, 2014

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Week 25 Immigration Records in 52 We...

Week 25 Immigration Records in 52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in 2014

This blog challenge is to stimulate my own genealogy blogging efforts in 2014...

Oct 13, 2014

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Angling for Ancestors Seminar Report...

Angling for Ancestors Seminar Report Oct 2014

Angling for Ancestors was a two day seminar organised by the Gold Coast...

Oct 6, 2014

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Week 24 Post Office Directories in 5...

Week 24 Post Office Directories in 52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in 2014

52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in 2014 This blog challenge is to stimulate...

Sep 26, 2014

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Week 23 Electoral Rolls in 52 Weeks ...

Week 23 Electoral Rolls in 52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in 2014

  This blog challenge is to stimulate my own genealogy blogging efforts...

Sep 22, 2014

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One Lovely Blog Award Sep 2014

One Lovely Blog Award  Sep 2014

I am thrilled to have received a One Lovely Blog Award for SHHE Genie Rambles...

Sep 17, 2014

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52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in ...

52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in 2014 – Week 22 Family Letters and Correspondence

This blog challenge is to stimulate my own genealogy blogging efforts in 2014...

Sep 4, 2014

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National Family History Month Aug 20...

National Family History Month Aug 2014 Wrap Up

Well National Family History Month went quickly with lots of events and...

Aug 24, 2014

Posted | 3 Comments

My 31 Activities for Researchers in ...

My 31 Activities for Researchers in National Family History Month – Nos 16-31

I designed this challenge to help others think about what they might do...

Aug 16, 2014

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My 31 Activities for Researchers in ...

My 31 Activities for Researchers in NFHM 2014 – Nos 1-15

I designed this challenge to help others think about what they might do...

Aug 12, 2014

Posted | 2 Comments

National Family History Month 2014 G...

National Family History Month 2014 Geneameme

This geneameme is the inspiration of Pauleen who writes the blog Family...

Aug 5, 2014

Posted | 5 Comments

Report on Launch of National Family ...

Report on Launch of National Family History Month August 2014

National Family History Month was launched at the National Archives of...

Jul 14, 2014

Posted | 1 Comment

Report on Australian Historical Asso...

Well I spent last week attending the Australian Historical Association (AHA)...

Jul 6, 2014

Posted | 2 Comments

52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in ...

This blog challenge is to stimulate my own genealogy blogging efforts in 2014...

Jun 27, 2014

Posted | 0 Comments

Update on National Family History Mo...

National Family History Month is is an initiative of AFFHO, the Australasian...

Jun 25, 2014

Posted | 3 Comments

52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in ...

This blog challenge is to stimulate my own genealogy blogging efforts in 2014...

Jun 18, 2014

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52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in ...

This blog challenge is to stimulate my own genealogy blogging efforts in 2014...

Jun 10, 2014

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52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in ...

This blog challenge is to stimulate my own genealogy blogging efforts in 2014...

Jun 4, 2014

Posted | 3 Comments

52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in ...

This blog challenge is to stimulate my own genealogy blogging efforts in 2014...

May 29, 2014

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Report on GSQ annual genealogy semin...

This is an annual event hosted by the Genealogical Society of Queensland...

May 17, 2014

Posted | 1 Comment

52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in ...

This blog challenge is to stimulate my own genealogy blogging efforts in 2014...

May 6, 2014

Posted | 4 Comments

52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in ...

This blog challenge is to stimulate my own genealogy blogging efforts in 2014...

Apr 24, 2014

Posted | 1 Comment

52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in ...

This blog challenge is to stimulate my own genealogy blogging efforts in 2014...

Apr 23, 2014

Posted | 6 Comments

Trans Tasman ANZAC Day Blog Challeng...

Each year Kintalk (Auckland Libraries) issues their Trans Tasman ANZAC Day...

Apr 18, 2014

Posted | 2 Comments

52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in ...

This blog challenge is to stimulate my own genealogy blogging efforts in 2014...

Apr 9, 2014

Posted | 0 Comments

52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in ...

This blog challenge is to stimulate my own genealogy blogging efforts in 2014...

Apr 4, 2014

Posted | 0 Comments

National Family History Month August...

Last year I was the national voluntary coordinator of National Family History...

Mar 25, 2014

Posted | 2 Comments

52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in ...

This blog challenge is to stimulate my own genealogy blogging efforts in 2014...

Mar 17, 2014

Posted | 0 Comments

52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in ...

This blog challenge is to stimulate my own genealogy blogging efforts in 2014...

Mar 10, 2014

Posted | 4 Comments

52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in ...

This blog challenge is to stimulate my own genealogy blogging efforts in 2014...

Mar 3, 2014

Posted | 1 Comment

52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in ...

This blog challenge is to stimulate my own genealogy blogging efforts in 2014...

Feb 26, 2014

Posted | 0 Comments

52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in ...

This blog challenge is to stimulate my own genealogy blogging efforts in 2014...

Feb 24, 2014

Posted | 8 Comments

The Future of Genealogy (as seen fro...

On the recent Unlock the Past genealogy cruise, Thomas MacEntee chaired a...

Feb 21, 2014

Posted | 2 Comments

Review of 4th Unlock the Past Geneal...

The cruise left from Sydney then on to Melbourne, then Adelaide, then Hobart...

Feb 19, 2014

Posted | 2 Comments

52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in ...

This blog challenge is to stimulate my own genealogy blogging efforts in 2014...

Feb 3, 2014

Posted | 2 Comments

52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in ...

This blog challenge is to stimulate my own genealogy blogging efforts in 2014...

Jan 28, 2014

Posted | 5 Comments

52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in ...

This blog challenge is to stimulate my own genealogy blogging efforts in 2014...

Jan 21, 2014

Posted | 3 Comments

52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in ...

This blog challenge is to stimulate my own genealogy blogging efforts in 2014...

Jan 20, 2014

Posted | 4 Comments

Australia Day Challenge 2014: C̵...

One of my favourite bloggers, Cassmob, has issued an Australia Day Challenge...

Jan 14, 2014

Posted | 11 Comments

52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in ...

This blog challenge is to stimulate my own genealogy blogging efforts in 2014...

Jan 7, 2014

Posted | 11 Comments

52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in ...

This blog challenge is to stimulate my own genealogy blogging efforts in 2014...

Jan 1, 2014

Posted | 1 Comment

Accentuate the Positive Geneameme 20...

Well known geneablogger Geniaus has again invited the genealogy blogging...

Dec 23, 2013

Posted | 5 Comments

Genealogy Aspirations 2014

This year has gone incredibly fast! It has been busy with settling into our...

Oct 22, 2013

Posted | 0 Comments

Australian Society of Archivists con...

The ASA‘s conference was held in Canberra on 15-18 October 2013 and it...

Oct 2, 2013

Posted | 1 Comment

Using the State Library of Victoria ...

Back in September I was asked to do a guest blog for Family Matters, the...

Sep 24, 2013

Posted | 1 Comment

NSW & ACT Conference Sessions C...

This is part of a series of blogs following my attendance at the NSW &...

Sep 23, 2013

Posted | 3 Comments

NSW & ACT Family History Fair C...

The NSW & ACT Association of Family History Societies holds an annual...

Aug 31, 2013

Posted | 1 Comment

The Bloggers’ Geneameme for NF...

For National Family History Month, Geniaus compiled another one of her...

Aug 29, 2013

Posted | 1 Comment

31 Activities for Societies during N...

For National Family History Month I compiled a list of 31 activities for...

Aug 28, 2013

Posted | 1 Comment

31 Activities for NFHM (researchers)...

For National Family History Month 2013 I created a list of 31 activities for...

Aug 20, 2013

Posted | 0 Comments

31 Activities For Societies During N...

My 31 Activities For Societies During National Family History Month August...

Aug 15, 2013

Posted | 2 Comments

31 Activities for NFHM (researchers)...

My 31 Activities For Researchers During National Family History Month August...

Aug 7, 2013

Posted | 0 Comments

Family History Feast Melbourne Aug 2...

Having left Victoria last year I didn’t really expect to go to another...

Aug 2, 2013

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National Family History Month Launch...

Yesterday was the launch of National Family History Month 2013 and as the...

Jul 1, 2013

Posted | 3 Comments

Looking at the Irish & Immigrat...

I’m back home after attending the Genealogical Society of...

Apr 24, 2013

Posted | 1 Comment

World War One & the brothers Fi...

As usual I am participating in Kintalk‘s (Auckland City Libraries)...

Feb 25, 2013

Posted | 2 Comments

Third Unlock the Past genealogy crui...

This will be an overview of the whole cruise as I’ve already given...

Jan 8, 2013

Posted | 2 Comments

Blog of the Year Award

I am honoured to have been nominated for Blog of the Year Award 2012 from...

Jan 1, 2013

Posted | 3 Comments

Accentuate the Positive 2012 Geneame...

Good geneafriend Geniaus has thrown down another geneameme challenge to get...

Dec 30, 2012

Posted | 10 Comments

Genealogy Aspirations 2013

Regular readers of this blog will know that each year I like to review the...

Dec 10, 2012

Posted | 3 Comments

Christmas Geneameme

I’m a fan of geneamemes and I couldn’t resist this timely...

Jul 28, 2012

Posted | 7 Comments

National Family History Week 2012 La...

Although National Family History Week is a national event in Australia, it is...

Jul 13, 2012

Posted | 0 Comments

Illuminating Blogger Award

Thanks to Geniaus I have received an Illuminating Blogger Award originally...

Jul 5, 2012

Posted | 0 Comments

Overview of Unlock the Past Queensla...

Regular readers will know that I reported on the Unlock the Past Queensland...

Apr 25, 2012

Posted | 4 Comments

Leslie Gordon Price – A Rat of...

Today is ANZAC Day and I foreshadowed back in February during the Bombing of...

Apr 6, 2012

Posted | 1 Comment

Overview of AFFHO 2012 heraldry ...

Regular readers will know that I like to do a daily blog of genealogy events...

Mar 14, 2012

Posted | 1 Comment

My Reader Geneameme in 2012 National...

My contribution is very late as I was away when Geniaus first threw down the...

Feb 29, 2012

Posted | 1 Comment

Darwin Family History Seminar

While up in Darwin for the War Comes to Australia tour, I also took part in...

Feb 29, 2012

Posted | 0 Comments

Battlefield Tours – War Comes ...

Well I am just back from my first ever battlefield tour and I’m hooked...

Jan 30, 2012

Posted | 2 Comments

My Bucket List Geneameme

I always like to try any challenge thrown out by Geniaus especially her...

Jan 25, 2012

Posted | 12 Comments

Wealth for Toil – Thomas Price

It’s Australia Day 2012 tomorrow and I am participating in Twigs of...

Jan 13, 2012

Posted | 5 Comments

Genealogy Aspirations Reviewed &...

Although it’s already two weeks into January, my holiday travels (see...

Dec 11, 2011

Posted | 6 Comments

Unlock the Past Scottish Irish Genea...

Regular readers will know that I flew to Auckland New Zealand on 18 November...

Dec 3, 2011

Posted | 0 Comments

Two Full On Genealogy At Sea Days

Those following my Diary of an Australian Genealogist blogs will know that I...

Nov 23, 2011

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Genealogy Cruising Day One at Sea

It was great to see so many people turn up for my talk At Sea Then and Now...

Nov 20, 2011

Posted | 0 Comments

Genealogy Cruising Again – Day...

I write another blog, Diary of an Australian Genealogist, and note my daily...

Nov 17, 2011

Posted | 2 Comments

Surname Saturday Meme: Names, Places...

As a regular reader of Geniaus‘ blogs, I often find myself (lately) doing...

Nov 14, 2011

Posted | 0 Comments

Pambula Genealogy Seminar

It’s a long drive (606 kilometres) from our place to Pambula, New South...

Nov 10, 2011

Posted | 3 Comments

Remembrance Day & My Two Grandf...

Each ANZAC Day I like to blog about one of my military ancestors, and this...

Oct 29, 2011

Posted | 1 Comment

52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy &...

I’m participating in the weekly Geneabloggers theme of 52 Weeks of Personal...

Oct 27, 2011

Posted | 3 Comments

Beyond the Internet Geneameme

Pauleen from the Family history across the seas blog has created a Geneameme...

Oct 21, 2011

Posted | 2 Comments

Writing Family History Again

Back on 24 August 2011 I wrote a Writing Family History blog and since then I...

Oct 15, 2011

Posted | 1 Comment

My Ancestors’ Geneameme

Geniaus is one of my favourite Australian bloggers and I can easily follow...

Oct 5, 2011

Posted | 5 Comments

Ongoing Value of Genealogy Conferenc...

In my ‘spare’ time, I have been compiling a list of all the...

Oct 1, 2011

Posted | 1 Comment

52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy &...

I’m participating in the weekly blogging theme 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy...

Sep 18, 2011

Posted | 7 Comments

Old Research, New Resources, Fresh E...

I started researching my family history in August 1977, just over 34 years...

Sep 17, 2011

Posted | 0 Comments

52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy &...

I’m participating in the weekly blogging theme 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy...

Sep 15, 2011

Posted | 3 Comments

The Tech Savvy Genealogists’ M...

Another Geniaus challenge – interestingly it captures all of the issues...

Sep 7, 2011

Posted | 1 Comment

My 99 Things Genealogy Meme – ...

My 99 Things Genealogy Meme – Australian This genealogy challenge was issued...

Sep 4, 2011

Posted | 3 Comments

Review Unlock the Past History &...

Well it was a busy two days at the last for 2011 Unlock the Past (UTP)...

Aug 24, 2011

Posted | 3 Comments

Writing Family History

Back in May I was both a speaker and an attendee at the Unlock the Past...

Aug 2, 2011

Posted | 0 Comments

Family History Feast 2011 review

This year’s Family History Feast was better than ever for a number of...

Jul 24, 2011

Posted | 1 Comment

SA & Victorian Border Genealogy...

Well I have arrived back home after attending the Unlock the Past SA &...

Jul 15, 2011

Posted | 1 Comment

52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy &...

I’m participating in the weekly blogging theme 52 Weeks of Personal...

Jul 8, 2011

Posted | 0 Comments

52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy &...

Participating in the weekly blogging theme 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy...

Jul 1, 2011

Posted | 1 Comment

52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy &...

Due to all my travelling around over the last month or so, I have missed a...

Jun 20, 2011

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The 2011 Shoalhaven Family, Local an...

Given that we live in Melbourne, readers may be wondering why we would drive...

Jun 5, 2011

Posted | 2 Comments

NSW History & Genealogy Expo, C...

Day 2 of the Unlock the Past Northern NSW history and genealogy at Coffs...

Jun 4, 2011

Posted | 3 Comments

NSW History & Genealogy Expo, C...

The doors opened at 9.00am on 3 June for the first day of the Unlock the Past...

May 17, 2011

Posted | 2 Comments

Researching & Writing History

I attended the Unlock the Past Researching & Writing History Seminar in...

May 9, 2011

Posted | 5 Comments

Local Studies Centres in Australia &...

This week I attended the Sense of Place local studies conference in Sydney....

Apr 18, 2011

Posted | 3 Comments

3rd Australasian Scottish Genealogy ...

At the weekend I attended the 3rd Australasian Scottish Genealogy Conference...

Apr 18, 2011

Posted | 2 Comments

Charles Douglas Spencer – Mili...

Charles Douglas Spencer This ANZAC day I want to commemorate Charles Douglas...

Apr 15, 2011

Posted | 4 Comments

52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy &...

I’m participating in the 52 weeks of personal genealogy and history...

Apr 2, 2011

Posted | 1 Comment

Unlock The Past’s Brisbane sem...

It was a bit strange turning up for an afternoon of genealogy talks only a...

Mar 28, 2011

Posted | 16 Comments

Genealogy Cruising – Why I Am ...

Below is my original post – I have now discovered Day 6 and Overview...

Mar 17, 2011

Posted | 4 Comments

Researching Irish Ancestors

Last year for St Patrick’s Day I wrote a blog Letters Home – My...

Mar 9, 2011

Posted | 0 Comments

52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy &...

I’m participating in the 52 weeks of personal genealogy and...

Mar 4, 2011

Posted | 4 Comments

52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy &...

I’m participating in the 52 weeks of personal genealogy and...

Feb 27, 2011

Posted | 0 Comments

Scottish Genealogy & Serendipit...

I believe that serendipity happens a lot in genealogy and one of the things...

Feb 26, 2011

Posted | 9 Comments

52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy &...

I’m participating in the 52 weeks of personal genealogy and...

Feb 20, 2011

Posted | 4 Comments

52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy &...

I’m participating in the 52 weeks of personal genealogy and...

Feb 11, 2011

Posted | 1 Comment

52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy &...

I’m participating in the 52 weeks of personal genealogy and...

Feb 11, 2011

Posted | 1 Comment

GenealogyWise Update

I am a member of GenealogyWise and also a member of the Australian...

Feb 11, 2011

Posted | 2 Comments

52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy &...

I’m participating in the 52 weeks of personal genealogy and...

Feb 3, 2011

Posted | 0 Comments

Those Places Thursday – Discov...

This is my contribution to the blogging theme Those Places Thursday and I...

Feb 2, 2011

Posted | 4 Comments

Waitangi Day – A New Zealand C...

This is my contribution to the Waitangi Day Blog Challenge – Your...

Jan 28, 2011

Posted | 2 Comments

52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy &...

I’m participating in the 52 weeks of personal genealogy and history...

Jan 25, 2011

Posted | 6 Comments

My Ancestor Approved Award

I am honoured and delighted to have been nominated for the Ancestor Approved...

Jan 25, 2011

Posted | 4 Comments

Australia Day 2011 My Earliest Docum...

This is my contribution to the Australia Day blogging theme suggested by...

Jan 24, 2011

Posted | 2 Comments

Online Genealogy Courses

Last year while on the Unlock the Past history and genealogy roadshow I met...

Jan 19, 2011

Posted | 0 Comments

52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy &...

This week’s topic is one that I do have clear memories of. As a...

Jan 12, 2011

Posted | 2 Comments

52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy &...

Like Week 1 in this series 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History, I am...

Jan 10, 2011

Posted | 0 Comments

My 2011 Genealogy Aspirations

It has taken me a little while to finally decide on what I want to focus on...

Jan 3, 2011

Posted | 1 Comment

52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy &...

Well I have just signed up for another 52 weeks of improving my genealogy...

Dec 31, 2010

Posted | 1 Comment

My 2010 Genealogy Aspirations Review

On 28 December 2009 I posted my New Year Genie Aspirations for 2010 and on 9...

Dec 22, 2010

Posted | 1 Comment

Reading For Genealogy – Archiv...

This is a continuation of my last blog What Are You Reading For Genealogy?...

Dec 8, 2010

Posted | 1 Comment

What Are You Reading For Genealogy?

On the recent Unlock The Past history and genealogy roadshow, I gave a...

Dec 3, 2010

Posted | 5 Comments

Australia and New Zealand History &#...

Well it is now  a week since I returned home after the 20 day trip around...

Nov 24, 2010

Posted | 4 Comments

Australia and New Zealand History an...

Well the final roadshow from Unlock The Past took place today at the...

Nov 23, 2010

Posted | 4 Comments

Australia and New Zealand History &#...

I seem to have a sixth sense when travelling as I woke up 15 minutes before...

Nov 22, 2010

Posted | 1 Comment

Australia and New Zealand History &#...

After the final sessions of the Unlock the Past roadshow in Australia,...

Nov 20, 2010

Posted | 2 Comments

Australia & New Zealand History...

Well the Australian section of the  Unlock The Past history and genealogy...

Nov 19, 2010

Posted | 4 Comments

Australia History and Genealogy Road...

Today the Roadshow was in Sydney and not quite the same without Unlock The...

Nov 18, 2010

Posted | 2 Comments

Australia History and Genealogy Road...

Today’s Unlock The Past Roadshow was in Brisbane so it was really good...

Nov 16, 2010

Posted | 2 Comments

Australia History and Genealogy Road...

Day 5 of the Unlock The Past history and genealogy Roadshow saw a big turn...

Nov 13, 2010

Posted | 0 Comments

Australia History and Genealogy Road...

Well Day 4 of the Roadshow is over and I am now wondering if I will make it...

Nov 12, 2010

Posted | 1 Comment

Australia History and Genealogy Road...

Day three of the History and Genealogy Roadshow in Australia was in Melbourne...

Nov 11, 2010

Posted | 0 Comments

Australia & New Zealand Genealo...

Yesterday was Day 2 of the Unlock The Past history and genealogy roadshow in...

Nov 9, 2010

Posted | 3 Comments

Australia & New Zealand Genealo...

Well the first day of the Roadshow from my perspective was a great success...

Nov 2, 2010

Posted | 2 Comments

Using Twitter For Genealogy Brickwal...

Yesterday I had a spare 30 minutes while dinner was cooking so I thought I...

Oct 5, 2010

Posted | 1 Comment

Family Gatherings

On 30 September 2010 I attended a morning tea to celebrate the 100th birthday...

Sep 20, 2010

Posted | 2 Comments

Report on Bomaderry ACT/NSW Genealog...

It was a beautiful weekend in Shoalhaven with blue skies and warm weather....

Sep 16, 2010

Posted | 2 Comments

Education Records for Genealogy

While working at Queensland State Archives back in the 1980s, I became a fan...

Aug 30, 2010

Posted | 0 Comments

Discovering Maritime Museums for Gen...

In my last blog I wrote about Discovering Immigration Museums for Genealogy....

Aug 17, 2010

Posted | 1 Comment

Discovering Immigration Museums For ...

When we want to find out about our ancestors immigration details we usually...

Aug 9, 2010

Posted | 1 Comment

Turbo Charging My Irish Genealogy

To celebrate the end of another great National Family History Week, I...

Aug 3, 2010

Posted | 2 Comments

Genealogy Booming in Australasia

Over the last few weeks I have had the pleasure of attending the inaugural...

Jul 23, 2010

Posted | 8 Comments

Can You Do Genealogy Without Technol...

Can you do genealogy without using technology today is a question that I have...

Jul 9, 2010

Posted | 0 Comments

Mid Year Review of Genealogy Resolut...

On 28 December 2009 I wrote my Genealogy Resolutions for 2010. Now that we...

Jun 24, 2010

Posted | 3 Comments

Using Twitter for Genealogy

I give a lot of talks to genealogy and family history groups and I always ask...

Jun 2, 2010

Posted | 2 Comments

Finding Families in Cemeteries

I am still participating in the 52 Weeks To Better Genealogy program and...

May 18, 2010

Posted | 2 Comments

Advertising Your Genealogy Research ...

Back on 4 December 2009 I wrote a blog titled Serendipity or Advertising Your...

Apr 30, 2010

Posted | 2 Comments

Australian Genealogy Sources

The title of this blog is actually the title of a publication by Ralph Reid...

Apr 24, 2010

Posted | 15 Comments

Tasman Jarvis – An Original AN...

As tomorrow is ANZAC Day, my thoughts this week have been around those family...

Apr 16, 2010

Posted | 0 Comments

Finding Ancestors in Church Publicat...

Since December 2009 I have been writing a monthly article on Finding...

Apr 13, 2010

Posted | 1 Comment

Using Cyndi’s List for Austral...

This is another instalment of the 52 Weeks to Better Genealogy challenge....

Mar 29, 2010

Posted | 3 Comments

Mapping Your Ancestors

Weeks 7 and 8 of the 52 Weeks to Better Genealogy were all about online map...

Mar 20, 2010

Posted | 0 Comments

Why You Should Attend Genealogy Expo...

The past week has been very busy with three genealogy events and while I do...

Mar 16, 2010

Posted | 0 Comments

52 weeks to Better Genealogy –...

Challenge 6 in the 52 Weeks to Better Genealogy challenge is about using...

Mar 12, 2010

Posted | 0 Comments

Caring for your Family Records

My presentation on Caring for your Family Records at the Second National...

Mar 6, 2010

Posted | 23 Comments

Letters Home – My Irish Famili...

This week’s blog is my contribution to the Carnival of Irish Heritage...

Feb 28, 2010

Posted | 2 Comments

52 weeks to better genealogy –...

Amazing how quick the weeks go by when you are enrolled in the 52 weeks to...

Feb 21, 2010

Posted | 3 Comments

Finding My Long Lost Jeffers Cousins...

I have written before about why it pays to advertise your family research...

Feb 13, 2010

Posted | 1 Comment

Why You Should Still Use Family Hist...

In the age of Google we sometimes think that everything is online but we...

Feb 5, 2010

Posted | 0 Comments

Genealogical Society of the Northern...

This week’s blog is coming from Darwin in the Northern Territory where...

Feb 1, 2010

Posted | 0 Comments

Your Family History – Recordin...

Last week’s blog was Recording Your Own Life, this week’s blog is...

Jan 23, 2010

Posted | 0 Comments

Recording Your Own Life

I have spent this week thinking about my own life. Why? I am enrolled in the...

Jan 15, 2010

Posted | 1 Comment

52 Weeks to Better Genealogy –...

I have accepted a challenge from Genea-Bloggers to participate in a 52 Weeks...

Jan 8, 2010

Posted | 1 Comment

Is My Family Already On The Internet...

Not too many years ago, most genealogists and family historians used to...

Dec 28, 2009

Posted | 1 Comment

New Year Genie Aspirations – I...

Maintain my health and fitness program so that I will have the energy and...

Dec 23, 2009

Posted | 8 Comments

50 Australian Websites For Family Hi...

Christmas Greetings! There are numerous ‘best of’ lists but rarely do they...

Dec 17, 2009

Posted | 1 Comment

No Time For Family History

Many years ago I bought a slim Federation of Family History Societies...

Dec 11, 2009

Posted | 3 Comments

Living Relatives – Don’t...

This week’s blog sees me back in Brisbane at my mother’s. Over...

Dec 4, 2009

Posted | 1 Comment

Serendipity or Advertising Your Ance...

I finished last week’s blog  by saying that Serendipity would guide...

Nov 29, 2009

Posted | 0 Comments

Online BDMs Demolish Brick Walls

My last two blogs have been about preparing for my talk on Convicts and...

Nov 19, 2009

Posted | 2 Comments

Using Police Gazettes

In some ways this is a continuation of last week’s entry in that it...

Nov 12, 2009

Posted | 0 Comments

Using Online Newspapers: the good an...

I have been working on a talk Convicts & Criminals for the Mulwala Family...

Nov 5, 2009

Posted | 0 Comments

Mining and Criminal Records in Queen...

In 1992 I successfully completed the Diploma in Historical Studies at the...

Nov 3, 2009

Posted | 0 Comments

Radio interview in Mount Gambier, So...

On Monday 2 Nov 2009 I was interviewed by Stan Thomson during his Mornings...

Oct 21, 2009

Posted | 0 Comments

Mining Ancestors

In an earlier blog, This Week in History, I mentioned how the Gympie gold...

Oct 13, 2009

Posted | 0 Comments

This Week In History

It is interesting to reflect on events that may have impacted on our...

Oct 8, 2009

Posted | 0 Comments

Why is there a crimp on Cornish past...

At the weekend I went to the Central Highlands Family History Expo in...

Sep 30, 2009

Posted | 0 Comments

Graeme Davison 2007 talk on podcast

Graeme Davison’s talk on speed relating and the internet revolution in...

Sep 29, 2009

Posted | 0 Comments

Family History Online

The August 2009 issue of History Australia has a fascinating article by...