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Michelle Watson
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Attended University of Newcastle, Australia
Lives in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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I would prefer the parents and children to retain the darker background colour as it makes it easier to see them on the screen. With all this sort of colour coding/highlighting being removed, it makes it hard to pick out different sections of the page. They all blend together. You have taken away the visual clues to the structure of the page and information.
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So the Carrington Albums came to work and I managed to get a few shots. Lots of names and groups shown. Might be of interest if you have family in the following areas: #Albury #Grafton #Yass #Liverpool #Newcastle #Maitland #RoundHill #Tenterfield #MountVictoria  
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I've decided to re-make my Black Arched Brim Elizabethan hat. The first one turned out too small, so I am going to make another one. For... Citrus Pinwheel Complete. Well, I'm back. Carrying on the long tradition of shitty stuff happening near Christmas, I found out a few days before said ...
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I thought I'd repost this link as I've added quite a few new books since it was first posted. A page lists books which provide biographies of the service men and women who served in World War One, organised around their Australian home towns and suburbs.

#WW1 #FWW #Australia  
This page will attempt to list the growing number of books which provide biographies of the service men and women who served in World War One, organised around their home towns and suburbs. It won't be looking at the various ...
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+Alona Tester Not just me, lots of people sending me info to include. And the help is much appreciated.
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In November last year I noticed that the Ordnance Survey for Northern Ireland website had been relocated to www.nidirect.gov.uk/osni, but that the historic OS maps were no longer available there (see http://britishgenes.blogs...
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Great example of a conservation Limp Vellum Binding.
The Conservation team at State Library Victoria is responsible for the careful handling of material that is held in the Library's collection, from rare books and papers to precious artworks and objects. The team makes sure that all historic material is safe and protected, be it on display, ...
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Dive in and see the story of Victoria's history brought to life in almost 200,000 (and growing) amazing historical images.
All images in this search pool are out of copyright or available to be used.
A few images of people but lots of buildings and places that might be of interest to the family historian!!
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Just thought I'd let people know that I've started a new blog. It's for the book I'm writing. It will be a sort of record of my research process, updates on sources, any tips or tricks that might be of use.
Stockton, NSW - WW1 Service People and Community
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Help!

To all my fellow genis out there who are involved with either a family history or local history society, how do you deal with original BDM certficates?

We have several "family history" folders, based as the name would suggest around specific families. However, due to the inter-related nature of many of the older families in the areas, there is alot of cross over between these groups.

As I've been attempting to put these records in some sort of order, I've come across a somewhat scary number of original birth certificates.

My question: Should I leave them in these family based folders (where they might be missed by someone who isn't aware of the relevant connections) or should I pull all these BDM certs out and put them all in one folder?

Thoughts??
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+Judy Webster's advice is excellent.
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Great for +Society for One-Place Studies ?? Especially for this years focus on migration?
A new database revealing data of immigration in medieval England, held in the records at The National Archives, has been launched online. England’s Immigrants 1330-1550 is the result of a major Arts and Humanities Research Council funded research project by the University of York in collaboration with the Humanities Research Institute (University of Sheffield) and …
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  • University of Newcastle, Australia
    Classics and History, 1989 - 1994
    Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Diploma of Educations
  • University of Dundee
    Family and Local History, 2010 - 2011
    Postgraduate Certificate in Family and Local History
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Local Historian and Genealogist in Training
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Need to email me?: laren.oz@gmail.com

Hi, my name is Michelle and I've always been interested in history. This has expressed itself in the practice and study history of  historical embroidery. My main focus is on pre-16th Century embroidery and needlework. More recently I have returned to my study of family and local history.
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Education Administrator
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Committee servicing, report preparation and writing and integration of technology into teaching and administration
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  • University of Newcastle
    Education Administrator, present
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