Jan 11, 2018

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Discovering Worcestershire Archives

Discovering Worcestershire Archives

I was unexpectedly asked to review this new eguide Explore History Landscapes Family published by Worcestershire County Council. It is 73 pages on researching at the Worcester Archive and Archaeology Service and available to download for £6.  The Archive offers fee based services including digitisation (no more waiting for photocopies in the mail), a research service and an...

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Jan 2, 2018

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Accentuate the Positive Geneameme 2017

Accentuate the Positive Geneameme 2017

For the 6th consecutive year Jill Ball is asking bloggers to contribute to this  challenge. As a regular participant it is an interesting exercise as I usually find that I have done more than I think during the year. Anyone can take part  by responding to the following statements/questions in a blog post. Write as much or as little as you want or answer just a few questions. Once...

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Dec 19, 2017

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Trove Tuesday – The Queensland...

Trove Tuesday – The Queenslander Cot Fund

The Queenslander Cot Fund was set up by the newspaper The Queenslander to...

Nov 11, 2017

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Remembrance Day 2017 & the Kenn...

Remembrance Day 2017 & the Kennedy Regiment, Queensland

Amazingly it is six years since I first wrote about my grandfather Henry...

Oct 7, 2017

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Report on Your Family Story: Telling...

Report on Your Family Story: Telling, Recording & Preserving conference, Orange NSW, Sep 2017

Each year the NSW & ACT Association of Family History Organisations holds...

Sep 9, 2017

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Archives, Skeletons & DNA: Nati...

Archives, Skeletons & DNA: National Family History Month 2017 Closes in Townsville, QLD

In previous years the end of National Family History Month and the giveaway...

Aug 26, 2017

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The Ancestral Places Geneameme

The Ancestral Places Geneameme

I am participating in Alona Tester’s family history blogging challenge...

Aug 16, 2017

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Report on Unlock the Past PNG milita...

Report on Unlock the Past PNG military & genealogy cruise

There were 4 at sea days and these had sessions running from 9am to 5pm most...

Jul 11, 2017

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Masonic Archives for Family History

Masonic Archives for Family History

As a young child I was aware that my aunt’s husband was a Mason...

Jun 27, 2017

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Trove Tuesday – Did the family...

Trove Tuesday – Did the family ever contact back home?

One of the questions I have always asked myself was – did my immigrant...