Nov 8, 2014

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Frederick Trevaskis – Remembrance Day Tribut...

Frederick Trevaskis – Remembrance Day Tribute

Each ANZAC and Remembrance Day I like to do a tribute to one of my military ancestors. Frederick Trevaskis was a distant cousin (my great grandmother Dorcas Trevaskis was his aunt) and in the centenary year of World War One it is fitting to dedicate this blog to him. Frederick Trevaskis was the son of William and Louisa Trevaskis and was born in Charters Towers in 1891. He had...

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Nov 3, 2014

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Norfolk Island History & Genealogy Conference...

Norfolk Island History & Genealogy Conference 29-31 Oct 2014

This was an Unlock The Past event held on the historic and picturesque Norfolk Island, an Australian territory in the Pacific. Australians with convict ancestry may have had an ancestor or two who were sent to either the First Settlement 1788-1814 or the Second Settlement 1825-1856 – brief outline of history here. This conference was mostly about the history associated with...

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Nov 3, 2014

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Eastern Australia Unlock the Past cr...

Eastern Australia Unlock the Past cruise 23-26 Oct 2014 report

This was a different type of cruise to what I had been on previously. As a...

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...