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Alex Daw
Works at Moreton Bay Regional Council
Attended University of Canberra
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2015: Trans Tasman Anzac Day Blog Challenge
Portrait of Private Edward Hinde of Gilston, Queensland, pictured in France, circa 1916 [picture] / Photographer unknown.  Picture courtesy of Gold Coast Libraries Picture Gold Coast collection.  This image is free of copyright restrictions. Permission is n...
Portrait of Private Edward Hinde of Gilston, Queensland, pictured in France, circa 1916 [picture] / Photographer unknown.  Picture courtesy of Gold Coast Libraries Picture Gold Coast collection.  This image is free of copyrig...
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Thanks Helen - they always take so long to do don't they.  I feel I am so slow in composing them.
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The "When I Was Young' geneameme
Alex in Edinburgh The very genea-ial Alona Tester has come up with a new geneameme for us all. You might want to grab a cup of tea and a biscuit.  This seems to go on and on. I must be very old. Do you (or your parents) have any memorabilia from when you we...
Alex in Edinburgh The very genea-ial Alona Tester has come up with a new geneameme for us all. You might want to grab a cup of tea and a biscuit.  This seems to go on and on. I must be very old. Do you (or your parents) have ...
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Thank you Alona for coming up with a great meme!  It was good fun and, as always, I managed to do a bit more research at the same time.
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Canberra and Congress
I must say that it was very difficult to leave my accommodation every morning in Canberra.  I was just in love with University House.  It won the Sulman Award for Architectural Merit back in 1953.  I suspect it is heritage listed. The Queen size rooms are c...
I must say that it was very difficult to leave my accommodation every morning in Canberra.  I was just in love with University House.  It won the Sulman Award for Architectural Merit back in 1953.  I suspect it is heritage li...
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National Archives of Australia preparation and findings
RSL Museum Redcliffe It's been another busy week at work preparing for the WWI commemorations; working on digital presentations to go with physical display items.  This is a photo of one of the displays at the Redcliffe RSL Museum which is worth a visit. Yo...
RSL Museum Redcliffe It's been another busy week at work preparing for the WWI commemorations; working on digital presentations to go with physical display items.  This is a photo of one of the displays at the Redcliffe RSL M...
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Maybe you've all seen it but just in case not...New Irish records released from the Irish Genealogy Toolkit with thanks to John D Reid at Canada's Anglo Celtic Connections for the heads-up http://anglo-celtic-connections.blogspot.com.au/2015/03/new-irish-genealogy-records-2014.html
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Fantastic Site - maybe I can track down my Co Clare ancestors that never mention which townland !!
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My latest blog post which includes my research report.  I hope to see some of you in Canberra http://familytreefrog.blogspot.com.au/
A blog about genealogy and family history.
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Great - I hope we get to meet Robbie !
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Congress 2015 Canberra
Alex standing outside the bookshop at the National Library of Australia 2013 Well, first of all I must apologise for the lack of activity on this blog.  I have been consumed with finishing my Introduction to Family History course through UTAS and all things...
Alex standing outside the bookshop at the National Library of Australia 2013 Well, first of all I must apologise for the lack of activity on this blog.  I have been consumed with finishing my Introduction to Family History...
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14th Australasian Congress on Genealogy and Heraldry - Reflections and Wrap Up
Standing Figure by Ante Dabro at University House I promised to write a wrap-up post of my experience of Sunday's talks at the 14th Australasian Congress on Genealogy and Heraldry  in Canberra so here goes.. SUNDAY 29 MARCH Keynote Address: Meeting people a...
Standing Figure by Ante Dabro at University House I promised to write a wrap-up post of my experience of Sunday's talks at the 14th Australasian Congress on Genealogy and Heraldry in Canberra so here goes.. SUNDAY 29 MARC...
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Organisation, Archive catalogues and Citations are all connected. Here's how.
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great information, thank you for sharing
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Brown paper parcels
Tee hee!  I can almost smell the Congress now!  Networking cards have arrived from Vistaprint.   And whilst they didn't arrive in brown paper parcels, the links to my requested files arrived from the National Archives this week. They proved very interesting...
Tee hee!  I can almost smell the Congress now!  Networking cards have arrived from Vistaprint.   And whilst they didn't arrive in brown paper parcels, the links to my requested files arrived from the National Archives this ...
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Your cards are gorgeous! Mine arrived yesterday too. I'll swap one with you! 
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Resolution check
Bells at Port Arthur Aren't these nice bells?  What do you call a group of bells I wonder?  One website suggests a peal.  The bells are apropos of nothing.  I just think it is important to have pictures in blog posts to arouse interest.   Here's a photo of ...
Bells at Port Arthur Aren't these nice bells?  What do you call a group of bells I wonder?  One website suggests a peal.  The bells are apropos of nothing.  I just think it is important to have pictures in blog posts to ar...
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Education
  • University of Canberra
    Master of Information Studies, 2013
  • University of South Australia
    Graduate Diploma in Management (Arts)
  • University of Queensland
    Bachelor of Arts (Double Major Sociology)
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Librarian and Family Historian
Introduction
Currently working at the Moreton Bay Region Council Library service.

I am an avid reader, family historian and knitter, time permitting.

I volunteer in the QFHS Library at Gaythorne once or twice a month.
Bragging rights
One long-suffering husband, two fabulous children (now adults) and lots of gorgeous friends.
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Librarian
Employment
  • Moreton Bay Regional Council
    Operations Supervisor, 2011 - present
  • Arts Queensland
    Casual Project Officer 2011, 2011 - 2011
  • Australian Film Television and Radio School
    Manager Qld, 1989 - 2011
  • Australian Broadcasting Corporation
    Various, 1982 - 1989
  • Australian Bureau of Statistics
    Urban Collector, 2011 - 2011
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Sydney - Melbourne - Canberra - Edinburgh - Brisbane
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Goldilocks
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My son posted this to me on Facebook recently. I thought it was quite funny so am sharing. It's good to see he's interested in my activities

My Own "When I Was Young" Geneameme Responses | Lonetester HQ
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If you'd like to know a little about my childhood, have a read of my own response to the "When I Was Young" Geneameme ...

Love the Liberry: Nice try
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A customer apparently lost the DVD artwork for this movie and very kindly made us a replacement, including the barcode and everything! Poste

The Lineage Trap
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Back in May of 2014, I used the term “lineage trap” to refer to the distortion of historical research and its representation resulting from

My National Family History Month Activities for 2014 | Lonetester HQ
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National Family History Month has been and gone already. And throughout the month I recorded my own list of Family History Month activities.

Watch This Space
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Last week Alex Daw of Family Tree Frog invited bloggers to join her in a blog-tweaking weekend. Perfect Timing! My blogiversary is around th

Using Old Maps
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I have done a lot of work with maps and searches for maps. As a geologist, making and using maps were great part of my work. They were inval

Genealogy Notes 8-14 July 2014 A History Conference and other news
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Since the last Diary I have been in Brisbane attending the annual Australian Historical Association history conference. While mostly academi

15. [Veronica Fury] - Get A Freakin Life
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So, I’m sitting in our fav cafe and Andrew says to me about Veronica Fury, “Now Nic … more »

Twigs of Yore - Blog: Mapping family locations with Google Maps
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While planning my research trip to Melbourne, I noticed that Google Maps will allow you to import a list of addresses to plot. It's amazing

Rudd & Duncan Families - Gold Coast Pioneers
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Glenn Tozer, Rudd & Duncan, Mudgeeraba Pioneers

Write Me A Letter
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Letter To Grace I am calling for participants to write me a letter! I am a final year university arts student, and looking at how for my gen

Sepia Saturday 194 : Eureka
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This week's Sepia Saturday theme concerns sewing a flag and being from Ballarat I must talk about Eureka and it's flag. The pictures below w

British Government records released under new twenty year rule
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The British Government has commenced the release of files from twenty years ago to the National Archives, following the change from a thirty

Free Postage?
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New England, Newburyport Massachusetts, post office, Postcard, google earth, hurricane, 1938

Thing 1 : Twitter : 23mobilethings
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DISCOVER: What is Twitter? Twitter is a real-time information network sharing short messages called “tweets” that are just 140 characters lo

Winners of CAPIThetiCAL competition
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Western Australian landscape architecture firm Ecoscape has won $70,000 for its submission of a hypothetical Australian capital city as part

The 20 Most Beautiful Bookstores in the World - Flavorwire
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First Look: Helena Bonham Carter As Miss Havisham In ‘Great Expectations’
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Book arrived speedily and in perfect condition for a Christmas gift. Thanks.
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