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Carole Riley
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Genealogist, writer and speaker in Sydney, Australia; author of 'Social Media for Family Historians'.
Genealogist, writer and speaker in Sydney, Australia; author of 'Social Media for Family Historians'.

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Sculpture by the Sea, Tamarama Beach to Bondi
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01/11/2016
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Beechworth, Victoria, a gold rush town that has grown and prospered. (Effects courtesy of Google)
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Useful comparison of the ethnicity results from the big three DNA testing companies.

Thanks +Debbie Kennett

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Today (3 July 2016) marks 100 years since the death in France of Otha Bassett of Condobolin. Otha wrote to his brother two weeks before he died and his letter was published by the local newspaper.

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Name indexes are now available online for free from NSW Land and Property Information (LPI). The indexes available are: Grants Index 1792-1862 Torrens Title Purchasers Index 1863-1971 Old System Vendors Index 1825-1986 Old System Purchasers Index 1 July…

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Had a great time at #VividSydney last night.
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6/9/16
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Vivid Sydney from Circular Quay Station last night.
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This post was originally published on 22 December 2008 on my Genealogy in NSW Blog site. I had since created a new blog – Fiji Genealogy –  with much more information about Fiji research, but that site is broken and I haven’t worked out how to fix it. I…

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Some knowledge of the gold rushes in the nineteenth century can help us understand aspects of our families’ history that we’d been missing. It is difficult for us now to imagine the enormous pull that a gold rush had on people, the chance that a fortune…
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