Apr 21, 2015

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ANZAC Day Tribute to Alexander Thomas Davis

ANZAC Day Tribute to Alexander Thomas Davis

As usual I am participating in Kintalk‘s Trans Tasman ANZAC Day blog challenge. This year my tribute is to Alexander Thomas Davis my first cousin three times removed who saw service in World War One and died of wounds shortly after arriving back home. Alexander was the son of Charles Brandon Davis and Clara Stanley Carnegie and was born in 1892 at Toorbul, on Pumicestone...

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Apr 20, 2015

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Forensic Genealogy with Colleen Fitzpatrick in Bri...

Forensic Genealogy with Colleen Fitzpatrick in Brisbane

On Saturday I attended the Colleen Fitzpatrick seminar co-hosted by the Queensland Family History Society and the Genealogical Society of Queensland in Brisbane. Colleen gave three talks and there was a morning tea break. The venue was St Joseph’s College, there was lots of parking available and it was central to most areas of Brisbane. What I also liked was that there was a...

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Apr 14, 2015

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Genealogy Society Seminars – W...

Genealogy Society Seminars – Why You Should Have Them

At the weekend I traveled to Maryborough (QLD) to give three presentations to...

Apr 6, 2015

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Week 36 Hospital Records in 52 Weeks...

Week 36 Hospital Records in 52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in 2015

This personal genealogy blog challenge is to stimulate my own genealogy...

Apr 2, 2015

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AFFHO Congress 2015 Social Events &#...

AFFHO Congress 2015 Social Events & Sponsors/Exhibitors Report

This is the third and final report on AFFHO Congress 2015. Post One on the...

Apr 1, 2015

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AFFHO Congress 2015 Days Three and F...

AFFHO Congress 2015 Days Three and Four Report

This is the second part of a three post report on AFFHO Congress 2015 held in...

Mar 31, 2015

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AFFHO Congress 2015 Days One and Two...

AFFHO Congress 2015 Days One and Two Report

This is the first of three posts on the 14th Australasian Congress on...

Mar 22, 2015

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Week 35 Sporting Records in 52 Weeks...

Week 35 Sporting Records in 52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in 2015

This personal genealogy blog challenge is to stimulate my own genealogy...

Mar 17, 2015

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Review of Jayne Shrimpton’s Fa...

Review of Jayne Shrimpton’s Fashion in the 1940s

Jayne Shrimpton is probably best known in the genealogy research world for...

Mar 15, 2015

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AFFHO Congress Thoughts – The ...

AFFHO Congress Thoughts – The First Congress 1977

With the AFFHO (Australasian Federation of Family History Organisations)...