Feb 28, 2017

Posted | 0 Comments

Trove Tuesday – A Beautiful Bride and An Acc...

Trove Tuesday – A Beautiful Bride and An Accident

For today’s Trove Tuesday I went looking for my mother’s sisters. Mum was the youngest of 10 children and was only a small child aged under 10 when her four sisters married in the late 1930s. Mum had more in common with her nieces than her sisters. So could Trove provide information on Mum’s sisters. Thanks to the digitisation of the Brisbane Telegraph I was able...

Read More
Jan 24, 2017

Posted | 0 Comments

Trove Tuesday – Funeral Notices and Oddfello...

Trove Tuesday – Funeral Notices and Oddfellows

Most family historians look for funeral notices as they provide information on close relatives such as a person’s address, names of children and sometimes where they live if not local, married names of daughters, and sometimes even grandchildren’s names. Occasionally we might get other information such as military service, employment, membership of sporting groups and...

Read More
Jan 17, 2017

Posted | 0 Comments

Writing Up The Family History with C...

Writing Up The Family History with Carol Baxter

When I attended the NSW & ACT Association of Family History...

Jan 10, 2017

Posted | 2 Comments

Trove Tuesday – Transmission b...

Trove Tuesday – Transmission by Death Notices

For my first Trove Tuesday post of 2017, I am highlighting the wonderful...

Jan 1, 2017

Posted | 4 Comments

Accentuate the Positive Geneameme 20...

Accentuate the Positive Geneameme 2016

Each year Geniaus (Jill Ball) invites people to take part in this activity by...

Dec 30, 2016

Posted | 1 Comment

2016 Genealogy Reflections: 2017 Gen...

2016 Genealogy Reflections: 2017 Genealogy Expectations

Genealogy and technology just keeps on getting better and better. When I...

Oct 14, 2016

Posted | 0 Comments

Review of The Spyglass File: a genea...

Review of The Spyglass File: a genealogical crime mystery

This is the fourth book of the adventures of fictional forensic genealogist,...

Oct 12, 2016

Posted | 1 Comment

Report on Day Two of Unlock the Past...

Report on Day Two of Unlock the Past History & Genealogy Expo Adelaide 8 Oct 2016

Unlock the Past held a two day history and genealogy expo in Adelaide on 7-8...

Oct 11, 2016

Posted | 1 Comment

Report on Day One of Unlock the Past...

Report on Day One of Unlock the Past History  &  Genealogy Expo, Adelaide 7 Oct 2016

Unlock the Past held a two day history and genealogy expo in Adelaide and as...

Oct 1, 2016

Posted | 1 Comment

The Search for Henry Spencer

The Search for Henry Spencer

I first wrote this blog post on 7 Sep 2010 for another website and have now...