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Alex Daw
Works at Moreton Bay Regional Council
Attended University of Canberra
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What's on - Family and Local History events 3-9 July
Congress 2015 in Canberra earlier this year It's school holidays and what better time to introduce budding historians to the wonders of history and museums?  Commissariat Store Museum - Tuesday to Friday 10:00am-4pm Adult $6/Children $3 - Family $12 The Com...
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What's On ? - Friday 26th June - Thursday 2 July
Lawnton Cemetery Tour 2015 Here's what's happening around Brisbane local and family history wise over the next week.... Friday 26 June - 9:30-11:30am - Toowong Library Toowong and District Historical Society's guest speaker will be Lisa Jones of the Queensl...
Lawnton Cemetery Tour 2015 Here's what's happening around Brisbane local and family history wise over the next week.... Friday 26 June - 9:30-11:30am - Toowong Library Toowong and District Historical Society's guest speak...
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Alan Burnett of Sepia Saturday says: Our prompt this week couldn't be more self-explanatory if you were to type it out in capital letters. If you have any old pictures that relates to the theme image, just post your posts on or around Saturday 20th June 201...
Alan Burnett of Sepia Saturday says: Our prompt this week couldn't be more self-explanatory if you were to type it out in capital letters. If you have any old pictures that relates to the theme image, just post your posts ...
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Sepia Saturday 283 : 13 June 2015
Alan from Sepia Saturday says: Our Sepia Saturday theme image this week shows a group of construction workers celebrating the completion of a railway tunnel on the Irish rail network. It might prompt you to dig into your own photographic archives and come u...
Alan from Sepia Saturday says: Our Sepia Saturday theme image this week shows a group of construction workers celebrating the completion of a railway tunnel on the Irish rail network. It might prompt you to dig into your o...
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Lunacy? The perils of family history and conjecture
Today's post is really about pure conjecture and pondering and I'd be grateful for any observations on my perusing and conclusions. Yesterday, as a result of meandering about the web and visiting many genea-blogs and genea-videos - in particular What's New ...
Today's post is really about pure conjecture and pondering and I'd be grateful for any observations on my perusing and conclusions. Yesterday, as a result of meandering about the web and visiting many genea-blogs and genea-...
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I'm on duty today at QFHS .  It's very quiet.  Just one happy, but possibly over-serviced member, with three volunteers to look after him - all of us working away at our family history. Honestly if you want to come to the library when it's quiet, Sunday aft...
I'm on duty today at QFHS.  It's very quiet.  Just one happy, but possibly over-serviced member, with three volunteers to look after him - all of us working away at our family history. Honestly if you want to come to the libr...
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Thanks Alona...I was a bit surprised myself I confess.
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Sepia Saturday 285 : 27 June 2015
The Floral Clock, Hove PT3194 Alan from Sepia Saturday says: The hotel in our theme image is never around the corner (or always around the corner) depending on how you look at things. It is an old postcard of the Chittenden Hotel in Columbus Ohio and put me...
The Floral Clock, Hove PT3194 Alan from Sepia Saturday says: The hotel in our theme image is never around the corner (or always around the corner) depending on how you look at things. It is an old postcard of the Chitte...
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Image taken from page 9 of 'Charpentier's Illustrated Guide to Southsea, the Dockyard, Isle of Wight, etc' dated 1892 courtesy of British Library on Flickr - No known copyright restrictions Now, I just have to let those of you who read my blog here , that I...
Image taken from page 9 of 'Charpentier's Illustrated Guide to Southsea, the Dockyard, Isle of Wight, etc' dated 1892 courtesy of British Library on Flickr - No known copyright restrictions Now, I just have to let those of yo...
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What's On? - Saturday 20 - Friday 26 June
What's on offer this coming week in south-east Queensland family and local history wise? Saturday 20 June - 9:30am - 11:45pm - Genealogical Society of Queensland GSQ  leads the pack with  Did my ancestors wear pink dresses for afternoon tea? - Using newspap...
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What's On - Saturday 13 - Friday 19 June
Bird Feeding Hour at The Polish Place Mount Tamborine What's on offer this coming week in south-east Queensland family and local history wise? Saturday 13 June - 9.00am - 12:30pm - Qld Baptists' Conference Centre QFHS leads the pack with their Ireland to Au...
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Sepia Saturday 282: 6 June 2015
Alan Burnett of Sepia Saturday says: You might need to give a good deal of thought this week to the theme image before making your move and posting your post .....The man in the photograph is a famous musician, so you can put the games away and get the conc...
Alan Burnett of Sepia Saturday says: You might need to give a good deal of thought this week to the theme image before making your move and posting your post .....The man in the photograph is a famous musician, so you can ...
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Sepia Saturday 281: 30 May 2015
Alan from Sepia Saturday says: our theme image for Sepia Saturday 281 (is) a 1972 archive photograph from the Flickr Collection of the Cloyne and District Historical Society of Canada. In may put you in mind of baking, kitchens, or pies. Oh I do like a kitc...
Alan from Sepia Saturday says: our theme image for Sepia Saturday 281 (is) a 1972 archive photograph from the Flickr Collection of the Cloyne and District Historical Society of Canada. In may put you in mind of baking, kit...
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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.
Work
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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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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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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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Book arrived speedily and in perfect condition for a Christmas gift. Thanks.
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