Sep 12, 2016

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Report on Camden Cowpastures and Beyond Genealogy ...

Report on Camden Cowpastures and Beyond Genealogy Conference Sep 2016

Whenever possible I try to attend the annual NSW & ACT Family History Organisations annual conference. This year it was in Camden New South Wales and I flew to Canberra and then hitched a lift with a long time geneafriend who was also going. So a long day of travel and we arrived towards the end of the Fair on the Friday afternoon. There were a range of speakers during the day...

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Sep 3, 2016

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Family Places – Week 4 National Family Histo...

Family Places – Week 4 National Family History Month 2016 Blogging Challenge

Alex Daw (aka FamilyTreeFrog) has set up a weekly blog challenge for National Family History Month 2016. I like blogging challenges as they usually get me writing about topics that I might not normally do. Week 4‘ s challenge is: Australian poet Dorothea Mackellar in her poem My Country talks of a “sunburnt country, a land of sweeping plains, of rugged mountain ranges,...

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Aug 24, 2016

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Military Ancestors – Week 3 Na...

Military Ancestors – Week 3 National Family History Month 2016 blogging challenge

Alex Daw (aka FamilyTreeFrog) has set up a weekly blog challenge for National...

Aug 20, 2016

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Working Forebears – Week 2 Nat...

Working Forebears – Week 2 National Family History Month 2016 blogging challenge

Alex Daw (aka FamilyTreeFrog) has set up a weekly blog challenge for National...

Aug 19, 2016

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Review of Auckland New Zealand Famil...

Review of Auckland New Zealand Family History Expo and Fair, 12-14 Aug 2016

It was a privilege to be part of this well organised and interesting three...

Aug 4, 2016

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Census Night: Week 1 National Family...

Census Night: Week 1 National Family History Month 2016 blogging challenge

Alex Daw (aka FamilyTreeFrog) has set up a weekly blog challenge for National...

Jul 31, 2016

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Launch of National Family History Mo...

Launch of National Family History Month 2016 & Making History Seminar in Perth

How quickly a year goes. I am currently in Perth for the start of National...

Jun 12, 2016

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Convict Queensland & Visiting Q...

Convict Queensland & Visiting Queensland State Archives

Well I have finally made my long awaited visit to Queensland State Archives...

May 6, 2016

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Mothers Day 2016

Mothers Day 2016

Mother’s Day and my son’s birthday are very close together, he...

Apr 25, 2016

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The Finn Brothers – 2016 Trans...

The Finn Brothers – 2016 Trans Tasman ANZAC Day Blog Challenge

Since 2011 the Central Auckland Research Centre has been issuing the Trans...