Aug 16, 2014

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My 31 Activities for Researchers in ...

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Aug 12, 2014

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National Family History Month 2014 G...

This geneameme is the inspiration of Pauleen who writes the blog Family...

Aug 5, 2014

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Report on Launch of National Family ...

National Family History Month was launched at the National Archives of...

Jul 14, 2014

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Report on Australian Historical Asso...

Well I spent last week attending the Australian Historical Association (AHA)...

Jul 6, 2014

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52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in ...

This blog challenge is to stimulate my own genealogy blogging efforts in 2014...

Jun 27, 2014

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Update on National Family History Mo...

National Family History Month is is an initiative of AFFHO, the Australasian...

Jun 25, 2014

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52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in ...

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Jun 18, 2014

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52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in ...

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Jun 10, 2014

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52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in ...

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Jun 4, 2014

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52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in ...

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May 29, 2014

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Report on GSQ annual genealogy semin...

This is an annual event hosted by the Genealogical Society of Queensland...

May 17, 2014

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52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in ...

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May 6, 2014

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52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in ...

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Apr 23, 2014

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Trans Tasman ANZAC Day Blog Challeng...

Each year Kintalk (Auckland Libraries) issues their Trans Tasman ANZAC Day...

Apr 18, 2014

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52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in ...

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Apr 9, 2014

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52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in ...

This blog challenge is to stimulate my own genealogy blogging efforts in 2014...

Apr 4, 2014

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National Family History Month August...

Last year I was the national voluntary coordinator of National Family History...

Mar 25, 2014

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52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in ...

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Mar 17, 2014

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52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in ...

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Mar 10, 2014

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52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in ...

This blog challenge is to stimulate my own genealogy blogging efforts in 2014...

Mar 3, 2014

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52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in ...

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Feb 26, 2014

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52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in ...

This blog challenge is to stimulate my own genealogy blogging efforts in 2014...

Feb 24, 2014

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The Future of Genealogy (as seen fro...

On the recent Unlock the Past genealogy cruise, Thomas MacEntee chaired a...

Feb 21, 2014

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Review of 4th Unlock the Past Geneal...

The cruise left from Sydney then on to Melbourne, then Adelaide, then Hobart...

Feb 19, 2014

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52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in ...

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Feb 3, 2014

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52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in ...

This blog challenge is to stimulate my own genealogy blogging efforts in 2014...

Jan 28, 2014

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52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in ...

This blog challenge is to stimulate my own genealogy blogging efforts in 2014...

Jan 21, 2014

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52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in ...

This blog challenge is to stimulate my own genealogy blogging efforts in 2014...

Jan 20, 2014

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Australia Day Challenge 2014: C̵...

One of my favourite bloggers, Cassmob, has issued an Australia Day Challenge...

Jan 14, 2014

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52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in ...

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Jan 7, 2014

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52 Weeks of Genealogical Records in ...

This blog challenge is to stimulate my own genealogy blogging efforts in 2014...

Jan 1, 2014

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Accentuate the Positive Geneameme 20...

Well known geneablogger Geniaus has again invited the genealogy blogging...

Dec 23, 2013

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Genealogy Aspirations 2014

This year has gone incredibly fast! It has been busy with settling into our...

Oct 22, 2013

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Australian Society of Archivists con...

The ASA‘s conference was held in Canberra on 15-18 October 2013 and it...

Oct 2, 2013

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Using the State Library of Victoria ...

Back in September I was asked to do a guest blog for Family Matters, the...

Sep 24, 2013

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NSW & ACT Conference Sessions C...

This is part of a series of blogs following my attendance at the NSW &...

Sep 23, 2013

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NSW & ACT Family History Fair C...

The NSW & ACT Association of Family History Societies holds an annual...

Aug 31, 2013

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The Bloggers’ Geneameme for NF...

For National Family History Month, Geniaus compiled another one of her...

Aug 29, 2013

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31 Activities for Societies during N...

For National Family History Month I compiled a list of 31 activities for...

Aug 28, 2013

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31 Activities for NFHM (researchers)...

For National Family History Month 2013 I created a list of 31 activities for...

Aug 20, 2013

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31 Activities For Societies During N...

My 31 Activities For Societies During National Family History Month August...

Aug 15, 2013

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31 Activities for NFHM (researchers)...

My 31 Activities For Researchers During National Family History Month August...

Aug 7, 2013

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Family History Feast Melbourne Aug 2...

Having left Victoria last year I didn’t really expect to go to another...

Aug 2, 2013

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National Family History Month Launch...

Yesterday was the launch of National Family History Month 2013 and as the...

Jul 1, 2013

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Looking at the Irish & Immigrat...

I’m back home after attending the Genealogical Society of...

Apr 24, 2013

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World War One & the brothers Fi...

As usual I am participating in Kintalk‘s (Auckland City Libraries)...

Feb 25, 2013

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Third Unlock the Past genealogy crui...

This will be an overview of the whole cruise as I’ve already given...

Jan 8, 2013

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Blog of the Year Award

I am honoured to have been nominated for Blog of the Year Award 2012 from...

Jan 1, 2013

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Accentuate the Positive 2012 Geneame...

Good geneafriend Geniaus has thrown down another geneameme challenge to get...

Dec 30, 2012

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Genealogy Aspirations 2013

Regular readers of this blog will know that each year I like to review the...

Dec 10, 2012

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Christmas Geneameme

I’m a fan of geneamemes and I couldn’t resist this timely...

Jul 28, 2012

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National Family History Week 2012 La...

Although National Family History Week is a national event in Australia, it is...

Jul 13, 2012

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Illuminating Blogger Award

Thanks to Geniaus I have received an Illuminating Blogger Award originally...

Jul 5, 2012

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Overview of Unlock the Past Queensla...

Regular readers will know that I reported on the Unlock the Past Queensland...

Apr 25, 2012

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Leslie Gordon Price – A Rat of...

Today is ANZAC Day and I foreshadowed back in February during the Bombing of...

Apr 6, 2012

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Overview of AFFHO 2012 heraldry ...

Regular readers will know that I like to do a daily blog of genealogy events...

Mar 14, 2012

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My Reader Geneameme in 2012 National...

My contribution is very late as I was away when Geniaus first threw down the...

Feb 29, 2012

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Darwin Family History Seminar

While up in Darwin for the War Comes to Australia tour, I also took part in...

Feb 29, 2012

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Battlefield Tours – War Comes ...

Well I am just back from my first ever battlefield tour and I’m hooked...

Jan 30, 2012

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My Bucket List Geneameme

I always like to try any challenge thrown out by Geniaus especially her...

Jan 25, 2012

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Wealth for Toil – Thomas Price

It’s Australia Day 2012 tomorrow and I am participating in Twigs of...

Jan 13, 2012

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Genealogy Aspirations Reviewed &...

Although it’s already two weeks into January, my holiday travels (see...

Dec 11, 2011

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Unlock the Past Scottish Irish Genea...

Regular readers will know that I flew to Auckland New Zealand on 18 November...

Dec 3, 2011

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Two Full On Genealogy At Sea Days

Those following my Diary of an Australian Genealogist blogs will know that I...

Nov 23, 2011

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Genealogy Cruising Day One at Sea

It was great to see so many people turn up for my talk At Sea Then and Now...

Nov 20, 2011

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Genealogy Cruising Again – Day...

I write another blog, Diary of an Australian Genealogist, and note my daily...

Nov 17, 2011

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Surname Saturday Meme: Names, Places...

As a regular reader of Geniaus‘ blogs, I often find myself (lately) doing...

Nov 14, 2011

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Pambula Genealogy Seminar

It’s a long drive (606 kilometres) from our place to Pambula, New South...

Nov 10, 2011

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Remembrance Day & My Two Grandf...

Each ANZAC Day I like to blog about one of my military ancestors, and this...

Oct 29, 2011

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52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy &...

I’m participating in the weekly Geneabloggers theme of 52 Weeks of Personal...

Oct 27, 2011

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Beyond the Internet Geneameme

Pauleen from the Family history across the seas blog has created a Geneameme...

Oct 21, 2011

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Writing Family History Again

Back on 24 August 2011 I wrote a Writing Family History blog and since then I...

Oct 15, 2011

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My Ancestors’ Geneameme

Geniaus is one of my favourite Australian bloggers and I can easily follow...

Oct 5, 2011

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Ongoing Value of Genealogy Conferenc...

In my ‘spare’ time, I have been compiling a list of all the...

Oct 1, 2011

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52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy &...

I’m participating in the weekly blogging theme 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy...

Sep 17, 2011

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52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy &...

I’m participating in the weekly blogging theme 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy...

Sep 15, 2011

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The Tech Savvy Genealogists’ M...

Another Geniaus challenge – interestingly it captures all of the issues...

Sep 7, 2011

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My 99 Things Genealogy Meme – ...

My 99 Things Genealogy Meme – Australian This genealogy challenge was issued...

Sep 4, 2011

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Review Unlock the Past History &...

Well it was a busy two days at the last for 2011 Unlock the Past (UTP)...

Aug 24, 2011

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Writing Family History

Back in May I was both a speaker and an attendee at the Unlock the Past...

Aug 2, 2011

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Family History Feast 2011 review

This year’s Family History Feast was better than ever for a number of...

Jul 24, 2011

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SA & Victorian Border Genealogy...

Well I have arrived back home after attending the Unlock the Past SA &...

Jul 15, 2011

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52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy &...

I’m participating in the weekly blogging theme 52 Weeks of Personal...

Jul 8, 2011

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52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy &...

Participating in the weekly blogging theme 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy...

Jul 1, 2011

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52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy &...

Due to all my travelling around over the last month or so, I have missed a...

Jun 20, 2011

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The 2011 Shoalhaven Family, Local an...

Given that we live in Melbourne, readers may be wondering why we would drive...

Jun 5, 2011

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NSW History & Genealogy Expo, C...

Day 2 of the Unlock the Past Northern NSW history and genealogy at Coffs...

Jun 4, 2011

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NSW History & Genealogy Expo, C...

The doors opened at 9.00am on 3 June for the first day of the Unlock the Past...

May 17, 2011

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Researching & Writing History

I attended the Unlock the Past Researching & Writing History Seminar in...

May 9, 2011

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Local Studies Centres in Australia &...

This week I attended the Sense of Place local studies conference in Sydney....

Apr 18, 2011

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3rd Australasian Scottish Genealogy ...

At the weekend I attended the 3rd Australasian Scottish Genealogy Conference...

Apr 18, 2011

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Charles Douglas Spencer – Mili...

Charles Douglas Spencer This ANZAC day I want to commemorate Charles Douglas...

Apr 15, 2011

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52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy &...

I’m participating in the 52 weeks of personal genealogy and history...

Apr 2, 2011

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Unlock The Past’s Brisbane sem...

It was a bit strange turning up for an afternoon of genealogy talks only a...

Mar 28, 2011

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Genealogy Cruising – Why I Am ...

Below is my original post – I have now discovered Day 6 and Overview...

Mar 17, 2011

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Researching Irish Ancestors

Last year for St Patrick’s Day I wrote a blog Letters Home – My...

Mar 9, 2011

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52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy &...

I’m participating in the 52 weeks of personal genealogy and...

Mar 4, 2011

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52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy &...

I’m participating in the 52 weeks of personal genealogy and...

Feb 27, 2011

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Scottish Genealogy & Serendipit...

I believe that serendipity happens a lot in genealogy and one of the things...

Feb 26, 2011

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52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy &...

I’m participating in the 52 weeks of personal genealogy and...

Feb 20, 2011

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52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy &...

I’m participating in the 52 weeks of personal genealogy and...

Feb 11, 2011

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52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy &...

I’m participating in the 52 weeks of personal genealogy and...

Feb 11, 2011

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GenealogyWise Update

I am a member of GenealogyWise and also a member of the Australian...

Feb 11, 2011

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52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy &...

I’m participating in the 52 weeks of personal genealogy and...

Feb 3, 2011

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Those Places Thursday – Discov...

This is my contribution to the blogging theme Those Places Thursday and I...

Feb 2, 2011

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Waitangi Day – A New Zealand C...

This is my contribution to the Waitangi Day Blog Challenge – Your...

Jan 25, 2011

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My Ancestor Approved Award

I am honoured and delighted to have been nominated for the Ancestor Approved...

Jan 25, 2011

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Australia Day 2011 My Earliest Docum...

This is my contribution to the Australia Day blogging theme suggested by...

Jan 24, 2011

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Online Genealogy Courses

Last year while on the Unlock the Past history and genealogy roadshow I met...

Jan 19, 2011

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52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy &...

This week’s topic is one that I do have clear memories of. As a...

Jan 12, 2011

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52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy &...

Like Week 1 in this series 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History, I am...

Jan 10, 2011

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My 2011 Genealogy Aspirations

It has taken me a little while to finally decide on what I want to focus on...

Jan 3, 2011

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52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy &...

Well I have just signed up for another 52 weeks of improving my genealogy...

Dec 31, 2010

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My 2010 Genealogy Aspirations Review

On 28 December 2009 I posted my New Year Genie Aspirations for 2010 and on 9...

Dec 22, 2010

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Reading For Genealogy – Archiv...

This is a continuation of my last blog What Are You Reading For Genealogy?...

Dec 8, 2010

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What Are You Reading For Genealogy?

On the recent Unlock The Past history and genealogy roadshow, I gave a...

Dec 3, 2010

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Australia and New Zealand History &#...

Well it is now  a week since I returned home after the 20 day trip around...

Nov 24, 2010

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Australia and New Zealand History an...

Well the final roadshow from Unlock The Past took place today at the...

Nov 23, 2010

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Australia and New Zealand History &#...

I seem to have a sixth sense when travelling as I woke up 15 minutes before...

Nov 22, 2010

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Australia and New Zealand History &#...

After the final sessions of the Unlock the Past roadshow in Australia,...

Nov 20, 2010

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Australia & New Zealand History...

Well the Australian section of the  Unlock The Past history and genealogy...

Nov 19, 2010

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Australia History and Genealogy Road...

Today the Roadshow was in Sydney and not quite the same without Unlock The...

Nov 18, 2010

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Australia History and Genealogy Road...

Today’s Unlock The Past Roadshow was in Brisbane so it was really good...

Nov 16, 2010

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Australia History and Genealogy Road...

Day 5 of the Unlock The Past history and genealogy Roadshow saw a big turn...

Nov 13, 2010

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Australia History and Genealogy Road...

Well Day 4 of the Roadshow is over and I am now wondering if I will make it...

Nov 12, 2010

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Australia History and Genealogy Road...

Day three of the History and Genealogy Roadshow in Australia was in Melbourne...

Nov 11, 2010

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Australia & New Zealand Genealo...

Yesterday was Day 2 of the Unlock The Past history and genealogy roadshow in...

Nov 9, 2010

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Australia & New Zealand Genealo...

Well the first day of the Roadshow from my perspective was a great success...

Nov 2, 2010

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Using Twitter For Genealogy Brickwal...

Yesterday I had a spare 30 minutes while dinner was cooking so I thought I...

Oct 5, 2010

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Family Gatherings

On 30 September 2010 I attended a morning tea to celebrate the 100th birthday...

Sep 20, 2010

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Report on Bomaderry ACT/NSW Genealog...

It was a beautiful weekend in Shoalhaven with blue skies and warm weather....

Sep 16, 2010

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Education Records for Genealogy

While working at Queensland State Archives back in the 1980s, I became a fan...

Aug 30, 2010

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Discovering Maritime Museums for Gen...

In my last blog I wrote about Discovering Immigration Museums for Genealogy....

Aug 17, 2010

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Discovering Immigration Museums For ...

When we want to find out about our ancestors immigration details we usually...

Aug 9, 2010

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Turbo Charging My Irish Genealogy

To celebrate the end of another great National Family History Week, I...

Aug 3, 2010

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Genealogy Booming in Australasia

Over the last few weeks I have had the pleasure of attending the inaugural...

Jul 23, 2010

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Can You Do Genealogy Without Technol...

Can you do genealogy without using technology today is a question that I have...

Jul 9, 2010

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Mid Year Review of Genealogy Resolut...

On 28 December 2009 I wrote my Genealogy Resolutions for 2010. Now that we...

Jun 24, 2010

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Using Twitter for Genealogy

I give a lot of talks to genealogy and family history groups and I always ask...

Jun 2, 2010

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Finding Families in Cemeteries

I am still participating in the 52 Weeks To Better Genealogy program and...

May 18, 2010

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Advertising Your Genealogy Research ...

Back on 4 December 2009 I wrote a blog titled Serendipity or Advertising Your...

Apr 30, 2010

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Australian Genealogy Sources

The title of this blog is actually the title of a publication by Ralph Reid...

Apr 24, 2010

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Tasman Jarvis – An Original AN...

As tomorrow is ANZAC Day, my thoughts this week have been around those family...

Apr 16, 2010

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Finding Ancestors in Church Publicat...

Since December 2009 I have been writing a monthly article on Finding...

Apr 13, 2010

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Using Cyndi’s List for Austral...

This is another instalment of the 52 Weeks to Better Genealogy challenge....

Mar 29, 2010

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Mapping Your Ancestors

Weeks 7 and 8 of the 52 Weeks to Better Genealogy were all about online map...

Mar 20, 2010

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Why You Should Attend Genealogy Expo...

The past week has been very busy with three genealogy events and while I do...

Mar 16, 2010

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52 weeks to Better Genealogy –...

Challenge 6 in the 52 Weeks to Better Genealogy challenge is about using...

Mar 12, 2010

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Caring for your Family Records

My presentation on Caring for your Family Records at the Second National...

Mar 6, 2010

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Letters Home – My Irish Famili...

This week’s blog is my contribution to the Carnival of Irish Heritage...

Feb 28, 2010

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52 weeks to better genealogy –...

Amazing how quick the weeks go by when you are enrolled in the 52 weeks to...

Feb 21, 2010

Posted by | 3 Comments

Finding My Long Lost Jeffers Cousins...

I have written before about why it pays to advertise your family research...

Feb 13, 2010

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Why You Should Still Use Family Hist...

In the age of Google we sometimes think that everything is online but we...

Feb 5, 2010

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Genealogical Society of the Northern...

This week’s blog is coming from Darwin in the Northern Territory where...

Feb 1, 2010

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Your Family History – Recordin...

Last week’s blog was Recording Your Own Life, this week’s blog is...

Jan 23, 2010

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Recording Your Own Life

I have spent this week thinking about my own life. Why? I am enrolled in the...

Jan 15, 2010

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52 Weeks to Better Genealogy –...

I have accepted a challenge from Genea-Bloggers to participate in a 52 Weeks...

Jan 8, 2010

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Is My Family Already On The Internet...

Not too many years ago, most genealogists and family historians used to...

Dec 28, 2009

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New Year Genie Aspirations – I...

Maintain my health and fitness program so that I will have the energy and...

Dec 23, 2009

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50 Australian Websites For Family Hi...

Christmas Greetings! There are numerous ‘best of’ lists but rarely do they...

Dec 17, 2009

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No Time For Family History

Many years ago I bought a slim Federation of Family History Societies...

Dec 11, 2009

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Living Relatives – Don’t...

This week’s blog sees me back in Brisbane at my mother’s. Over...

Dec 4, 2009

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Serendipity or Advertising Your Ance...

I finished last week’s blog  by saying that Serendipity would guide...

Nov 29, 2009

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Online BDMs Demolish Brick Walls

My last two blogs have been about preparing for my talk on Convicts and...

Nov 19, 2009

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Using Police Gazettes

In some ways this is a continuation of last week’s entry in that it...

Nov 12, 2009

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Using Online Newspapers: the good an...

I have been working on a talk Convicts & Criminals for the Mulwala Family...

Nov 5, 2009

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Mining and Criminal Records in Queen...

In 1992 I successfully completed the Diploma in Historical Studies at the...

Nov 3, 2009

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Radio interview in Mount Gambier, So...

On Monday 2 Nov 2009 I was interviewed by Stan Thomson during his Mornings...

Oct 21, 2009

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Mining Ancestors

In an earlier blog, This Week in History, I mentioned how the Gympie gold...

Oct 13, 2009

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This Week In History

It is interesting to reflect on events that may have impacted on our...

Oct 8, 2009

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Why is there a crimp on Cornish past...

At the weekend I went to the Central Highlands Family History Expo in...

Sep 30, 2009

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Graeme Davison 2007 talk on podcast

Graeme Davison’s talk on speed relating and the internet revolution in...

Sep 29, 2009

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Family History Online

The August 2009 issue of History Australia has a fascinating article by...