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Accentuate the Positive Geneameme 2021

Accentuate the Positive Geneameme 2021

Here is my contribution to the annual Accentuate the Positive Geneameme Jill Ball (aka Geniaus) invites you to take part in Accentuate the Positive by responding to the following statements/questions, several of which are new, in a blog post. Write as much or as...
Lest We Forget – Remembrance Day & Frederick Trevaskis

Lest We Forget – Remembrance Day & Frederick Trevaskis

Six years ago, on 8 November 2014 I blogged about Frederick Trevaskis and how he died on the battlefield in Belgium on 13 October 1917. Each ANZAC and Remembrance Day I like to do a tribute to one of my military ancestors. Frederick Trevaskis was a distant cousin (my...
Trove Tuesday – Body Discovered, Unknown Identity

Trove Tuesday – Body Discovered, Unknown Identity

My great great grandfather James Henry Trevaskis is one of my last remaining brickwalls – he was last known to be working for the Municipality of Clermont and Copperfield in 1868. His wife Elizabeth remarried George Guy as a widow in 1873, still in Copperfield....
Women’s History Month – My Four Great Grandmothers

Women’s History Month – My Four Great Grandmothers

As March is Women’s History Month, I am focusing on my four great grandmother’s (although there is now some doubt about one of them, but that is a story for a later date). There was a lot of social media activity around International Women’s Day on 8...