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Jill Ball
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Are "Look Ups" a copyright violation?
DearREADERS, At the risk of channeling Yoda: Lambasted for questioning the advisability of free "look ups" at paid genealogy sites, she was . Certain "genealogists" had asked for lookups among those who had paid for subscriptions to FindMyPast and Ancestry....
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One reader recently discovered that this blog is not about Australian food.
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This month I am participating in the A-Z Blogging Challenge where I will endeavour to post on this blog each day. It’s my first attempt at the challenge, I hope that I have the stamina to com…
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One son is mentioned in another article I found.
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This month I am participating in the A-Z Blogging Challenge where I will endeavour to post on this blog each day. It’s my first attempt at the challenge, I hope that I have the stamina to com…
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I found six Gladys in my database, all named in the southern United States. it's not popular here anymore, just like Thelma, Bertha, Ethel, etc.
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SGT. CHARLES CURRY. Sergeant Charles Curry, late 14th Battalion, is officially reported killed in action in France on October 21. He was one of three sons of Mr Dennis Curry, of 190 Ballarat road, …
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Education
  • University of Technology, Sydney
    B. A. (Lib Sci)
  • University of New England
    Grad. Dip. Ed.
  • University of New South Wales
    M. Ed.
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Ancient Australian Ancestor Hunter formerly Geek Librarian Teacher and IT Guy
Introduction
I am an ancient Australian ancestor hunter who was formerly a librarian, teacher and IT specialist. Fascinated by Web2.0 applications I spend every spare moment chasing ancestors and connecting with other genealogists. 


I am a member of several Societies in Australia, England and Internationally.
Bragging rights
Official Blogger at Rootstech in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014. Official Blogger at AFFHO12.
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Blogs, Hangsout, Presents and Writes on Family History Topics
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Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
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Sydney NSW
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Finding ancestors in the 'wrong' year in records
worldwidegenealogy.blogspot.com

If you're fortunate (or dedicated) enough to trace any ancestors back to before the 1750s, and they were from Britain or its colonies, you m

DearMYRTLE's Genealogy Blog: Are "Look Ups" a copyright violation?
blog.dearmyrtle.com

DearREADERS, At the risk of channeling Yoda: Lambasted for questioning the advisability of free "look ups" at paid genealogy sites, she was.

Launching Family Friday
researchbylily.blogspot.com

FAMILY FRIDAY! With the April A- Z Challenge nearly over, (all posts written and scheduled), I can concentrate on more interesting things. F

Y is for You. AtoZ Challenge 2016
familytreeblossoms.blogspot.com

Have you written your story for your descendants? Wouldn't it have been nice to have your great grandfather's story written down for you. It

W is for George Wilkins writing from Western Australia
ayfamilyhistory.blogspot.com

Greg's grandfather Cecil Young (1898-1975) had a small collection of postcards that he had collected when young. He passed it on to Greg's f

A-Z Challenge 2016: U is for Uxor
genwestuk.blogspot.com

The further back in time you go (in parish records, that is), the less and less they seem to think of women. Children are baptised as the so

100th ANZAC Dawn Service
pecarandfenton.blogspot.com

25th April 2016 marks the 100th Anniversary of the ANZAC Dawn Service which remembers all the Australian and New Zealand service men and wom

Meet the Neighbors
www.amydorene.com

People in town often ask about me. I update them with my latest location news: I've moved out of the big house and into an apartment. Someti

10971 Sapper Roy Francis Highett
jennyalogy.blogspot.com

Sapper R.F. Highett Roy Francis Highett was the 2nd son of Francis James Highett and Deborah Maria Griffiths and was my 1st cousin, three ti

U is for Up the creek
familytreeblossoms.blogspot.com

In Aussie speech "up the creek without a paddle" means you have no hope of doing whatever you planned. (1) For me up the creek means going t

Let Me Tell You
www.amydorene.com

Let me tell you about my Friday. I went over to the house and discovered a gas leak outside by the pool. I decided to call the gas company f

The Bravest Thing God Ever Made …
pastlinks.blogspot.com

My tribute to Anzac Day this year comes about as a result of a little book I came across recently when looking through a box of old books: T

T is for Throupe sisters
familytreeblossoms.blogspot.com

Mary Ann Throup was my great, great grandmother and she left her home in Yorkshire after she married John Holmes. However this post is not a

Distant Cousins, Blogging Success & Other News - Genealogy Notes 13 ...
diaryofanaustraliangenealogist.blogspot.com

A super busy week which is why this is a little late. Mum has not been well again and there have been lots of trips up and down the highway

S is for Stump AtoZ Challenge 2016
familytreeblossoms.blogspot.com

Most Australians will talk about "beyond the black stump" as being as far away as possible. In Boulia they have to be different as they have

P is For Pribyl
treetrackn.blogspot.com

P is for Josef Pribyl (1839-1911) Josef Pribyl is another brick wall of mine. His daughter Marie married John Benert #3. He's not a brick wa

Past Life Styles Before the Internet
worldwidegenealogy.blogspot.com

Last month, I was in a slump and missed my post. I was moving back to the house my husband and I built when we were young. We had such high

A-Z Challenge - Wildflowers 'P'
bobscotney.blogspot.com

My theme this year is wild flowers. Most of us will be aware of the flowers that grow in our gardens but what surprises me is how few wild f

Knock, knock
www.amydorene.com

I don't want to alarm anyone, but I may be back. You see, I've been busy. Almost too busy to write here, but at the same time too stressed a