Apr 25, 2016

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The Finn Brothers – 2016 Trans Tasman ANZAC ...

The Finn Brothers – 2016 Trans Tasman ANZAC Day Blog Challenge

Since 2011 the Central Auckland Research Centre has been issuing the Trans Tasman ANZAC Day Blog Challenge. Each year I take part and focus on one of my military ancestors. This year I am revisiting a family that I first wrote about for ANZAC Day 2013. Read the original post here. Why repeat a challenge on the same family? Back in 2013 I had no photographs of either Robert Finn,...

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Apr 19, 2016

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John James Carnegie AIF puzzle solved? – Tro...

John James Carnegie AIF puzzle solved? – Trove Tuesday blog

Today has been an incredibly exciting Trove Tuesday. I picked my Carnegie family and in particular my great uncle John James Carnegie because I only had scant details on this family. I knew he died as I have a funeral notice but sadly no date and it is too recent for Trove. The funeral notice mentions that he was a Rat of Tobruk but I have never been able to find his army dossier....

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Apr 5, 2016

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Herbert William White Obituary ̵...

Herbert William White Obituary – Trove Tuesday Blog

My Australia Day tribute this year was to Herbert William White – read...

Mar 28, 2016

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Women’s History Month – ...

Women’s History Month – My Four Great Grandmothers

As March is Women’s History Month, I am focusing on my four great...

Mar 17, 2016

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St Patrick’s Day – My Ir...

St Patrick’s Day – My Irish Finn Family from County Wicklow, Ireland

St Patrick’s Day and my thoughts turn to my Irish great great...

Mar 11, 2016

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Review of 10th Unlock the Past Genea...

Review of 10th Unlock the Past Genealogy Cruise to New Zealand and Southern Australia

This is an overview report of Unlock the Past’s 10th Genealogy Cruise....

Mar 9, 2016

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Genealogy Cruising Days 13 -19 with ...

Genealogy Cruising Days 13 -19 with Unlock the Past around New Zealand and Southern Australia

This is the third post of a series of blog posts on the 10th Unlock the Past...

Mar 8, 2016

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World War One and The Finn Brothers ...

World War One and The Finn Brothers  – Trove Tuesday Blog

I have previously written about my three Finn great great uncles who fought...

Mar 7, 2016

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Genealogy Cruising Days 7-12 with Un...

Genealogy Cruising Days 7-12 with Unlock the Past around New Zealand and Southern Australia

This is a continuing series of blog posts on the 10th Unlock the Past cruise...

Feb 26, 2016

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Genealogy Cruising Days 1-6 with Unl...

Genealogy Cruising Days 1-6 with Unlock the Past around New Zealand and Southern Australia

This is the 10th Unlock the Past genealogy cruise and I am excited to be on...