Nov 11, 2017

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Remembrance Day 2017 & the Kennedy Regiment, ...

Remembrance Day 2017 & the Kennedy Regiment, Queensland

Amazingly it is six years since I first wrote about my grandfather Henry Price and his army service with the Kennedy Regiment on board the Kanowna at the outbreak of World War One. Read that blog post here. Back then I struggled to find information about the Kanowna incident and what happened to those on board after the ship’s crew mutinied and demanded to go back to...

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Oct 7, 2017

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Report on Your Family Story: Telling, Recording &#...

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

Each year the NSW & ACT Association of Family History Organisations holds an annual conference and this year it was in Orange, NSW in September 2017. With the theme of Your Family Story: Telling, Recording & Preserving it was always going to be a conference to appeal to genealogy and family history enthusiasts. However, I think just about everyone was amazed to find that...

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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...

May 24, 2017

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Footsteps in Time family & loca...

Footsteps in Time family & local history conference review, May 2017

The second History Queensland family & local history conference was a...

May 16, 2017

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Trove Tuesday – Frederick John...

Trove Tuesday – Frederick John Finn, a sad victim of Murphy’s Creek

It’s Trove Tuesday again and I’m participating in the regular...

May 2, 2017

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Trove Tuesday – Why You Should...

Trove Tuesday – Why You Should Repeat Trove Searches

It’s Trove Tuesday again and I’m participating in the regular...