Jan 28, 2016

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Herbert William White – Australia Day 2016 T...

Herbert William White – Australia Day 2016 Tribute

For Australia Day this year I am writing about my great grandfather Herbert William White, born in the parish of Farley in Wiltshire, England in 1864. He was the son of Robert White and Emma nee Titt and had nine siblings. Herbert immigrated to Townsville, Queensland in 1883 and as far as we know, no one else fromĀ his family came out to Australia. We know from a surviving letter...

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Jan 19, 2016

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Brisbane River Pilot James Carnegie – Trove ...

Brisbane River Pilot James Carnegie – Trove Tuesday blog

Trove Tuesday blogging has been happening for years but I have never participated in the challenge before. So in 2016 I thought it was time I did at least one Trove Tuesday post a month. Hopefully more but at least this is a start. Today I finished up a talk that I am giving on the Unlock the PastĀ 10th genealogy cruise next month and James Carnegie, my great grandfather, is one of...

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Dec 30, 2015

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Final post for 52 Weeks of Genealogi...

Final post for 52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in 2015

This personal genealogy blog challenge is to stimulate my own genealogy...

Nov 15, 2015

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Week 43 Geographical Place Names in ...

Week 43 Geographical Place Names in 52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in 2015

This personal genealogy blog challenge is to stimulate my own genealogy...

Nov 14, 2015

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A Baltic Genealogy Adventure with Un...

A Baltic Genealogy Adventure with Unlock the Past

This report on my Baltic genealogy cruise with Unlock the Past in July 2015...

Nov 12, 2015

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Travelling the Burnett – a sce...

Travelling the Burnett – a scenic family history, heritage & gourmet adventure

A week’s holiday (and I actually did no work, blogging, writing or...

Oct 25, 2015

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Week 42 Gaol and Prison Records in 5...

Week 42 Gaol and Prison Records in 52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in 2015

This personal genealogy blog challenge is to stimulate my own genealogy...

Oct 16, 2015

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Week 41 Convict Records in 52 Weeks ...

Week 41 Convict Records in 52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in 2015

This personal genealogy blog challenge is to stimulate my own genealogy...

Oct 6, 2015

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Week 40 Company Records in 52 Weeks ...

Week 40 Company Records in 52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in 2015

This personal genealogy blog challenge is to stimulate my own genealogy...

Oct 5, 2015

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Review of History Queensland confere...

Review of History Queensland conference 3-4 Oct 2015

Why is it that genealogy conferences always seem to go so quickly? Must be...