Sep 9, 2017

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Archives, Skeletons & DNA: National Family Hi...

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 prize draw has piggy backed on existing events in south east Queensland. For the first time we had a dedicated event with the Family History Association of North Queensland based in Townsville. An all day seminar was organised for 2 September 2017 with two speakers Shauna Hicks (also voluntary coordinator...

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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 of an alphabetical ancestral placename geneameme. It has taken me a little while to get started as I have been busy as the voluntary coordinator of National Family History Month in Australia. But as August draws to an end, this is a fitting way to end my own family history activities during NFHM. By...

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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...

Apr 4, 2017

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Trove Tuesday – Why You Can...

Trove Tuesday – Why You Can’t Find Someone

For my Trove Tuesday post I went looking for the death of my great...

Feb 28, 2017

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Trove Tuesday – A Beautiful Br...

Trove Tuesday – A Beautiful Bride and An Accident

For today’s Trove Tuesday I went looking for my mother’s sisters....