Aug 24, 2016

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Military Ancestors – Week 3 National Family ...

Military Ancestors – Week 3 National Family History Month 2016 blogging challenge

Alex Daw (aka FamilyTreeFrog) has set up a weekly blog challenge for National Family History Month 2016. I like blogging challenges as they usually get me writing about topics that I might not normally do. Week 3‘ s challenge is – Significant military battles are commemorated during the month of August such as Mouquet Farm in WWI and Milne Bay in WW2.  The Australian...

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Aug 20, 2016

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Working Forebears – Week 2 National Family H...

Working Forebears – Week 2 National Family History Month 2016 blogging challenge

Alex Daw (aka FamilyTreeFrog) has set up a weekly blog challenge for National Family History Month 2016. I like blogging challenges as they usually get me writing about topics that I might not normally do. In Week 2 blogger Anne Young reminds us that the Shearer’s Strike Monument was dedicated on 16 August 1891. This week’s challenge is about remembering your working forbears and...

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Aug 19, 2016

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Review of Auckland New Zealand Famil...

Review of Auckland New Zealand Family History Expo and Fair, 12-14 Aug 2016

It was a privilege to be part of this well organised and interesting three...

Aug 4, 2016

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Census Night: Week 1 National Family...

Census Night: Week 1 National Family History Month 2016 blogging challenge

Alex Daw (aka FamilyTreeFrog) has set up a weekly blog challenge for National...

Jul 31, 2016

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Launch of National Family History Mo...

Launch of National Family History Month 2016 & Making History Seminar in Perth

How quickly a year goes. I am currently in Perth for the start of National...

Jun 12, 2016

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Convict Queensland & Visiting Q...

Convict Queensland & Visiting Queensland State Archives

Well I have finally made my long awaited visit to Queensland State Archives...

May 6, 2016

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Mothers Day 2016

Mothers Day 2016

Mother’s Day and my son’s birthday are very close together, he...

Apr 25, 2016

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The Finn Brothers – 2016 Trans...

The Finn Brothers – 2016 Trans Tasman ANZAC Day Blog Challenge

Since 2011 the Central Auckland Research Centre has been issuing the Trans...

Apr 19, 2016

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John James Carnegie AIF puzzle solve...

John James Carnegie AIF puzzle solved? – Trove Tuesday blog

Today has been an incredibly exciting Trove Tuesday. I picked my Carnegie...

Apr 5, 2016

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Herbert William White Obituary ̵...

Herbert William White Obituary – Trove Tuesday Blog

My Australia Day tribute this year was to Herbert William White – read...