Jan 17, 2017

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Writing Up The Family History with Carol Baxter

Writing Up The Family History with Carol Baxter

When I attended the NSW & ACT Association of Family History Societies┬áconference in Camden in September 2016, I was able to catch up with Carol Baxter, the History Detective. Carol had just published the 3rd edition of her popular Writing Interesting Family Histories and a companion volume Writing and Publishing Gripping Family Histories. I’ve enjoyed many of...

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Jan 10, 2017

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Trove Tuesday – Transmission by Death Notice...

Trove Tuesday – Transmission by Death Notices

For my first Trove Tuesday post of 2017, I am highlighting the wonderful information that can be located in the seemingly boring Government Notices section of newspapers. Today’s topic is transmission by death notices and this is where property is directly transferred from the deceased to someone else, quite often a spouse, assuming there are no objections. Information...

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Jan 1, 2017

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

Sep 12, 2016

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Report on Camden Cowpastures and Bey...

Report on Camden Cowpastures and Beyond Genealogy Conference Sep 2016

Whenever possible I try to attend the annual NSW & ACT Family History...

Sep 3, 2016

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Family Places – Week 4 Nationa...

Family Places – Week 4 National Family History Month 2016 Blogging Challenge

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