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Today is Western District Families' 3rd Blogiversary.  Thank you to everyone who has dropped by over the past year.
That time of year has rolled around again...blogiversary time.  Yes, Western District Families is three today and it's party hat time. At first glance, my blogging year seemed uneventful.  With muc...
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My latest Trove Tuesday post, Charlie & Arthur describes how Trove newspapers helped to fill in the gaps of Charles Harman's life
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February Passing of the Pioneers has arrived just in the nick of time...
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An update on my latest research efforts for the Harman family history I'm writing and some other odds and ends.
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Leader Newspapers once ran a column called "Dear Cinderella". In 1914, 10 yo Nicholas Dix, from near Merino, wrote to Cinderella about his father's farms. Forty years later, Nicholas was Chief Petty Officer with the R.A.N. and a winner of a Meritorious Service Medal. Read his letter and those from other children in today's Trove Tuesday post.
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It had to happen, but I didn't want it to happen just yet...I missed a Trove Tuesday post.  But I've made up for it somewhat with some feedback from the granddaughters of one of my Trove Tuesday subjects and a thank you to the +National Library of Australia's Trove.
After 82 consecutive Trove Tuesday posts, I've missed one.  Yes, I just couldn't get a post prepared this week and I'm a bit sad that it has come to an end.  I really was hoping to get to 100 witho...
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Sorry Google Plusers, I forgot to share my Trove Tuesday post from last week and you will need it as this week's follows on...
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It's Passing of the Pioneers time and the obituaries this month include those of Francis Henty and Catherine Grady, a Irish Famine orphan.
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This week for Trove Tuesday we go to Halls Gap in the Grampians National Park.  Last Friday, Halls Gap faced the threat of a fire, within kilometres, raging in the  mountains to the north of the town.  Thankfully the town was safe, and now the task begins to get visitors back to this special place.
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Sharing stories of pioneering families from the Western District of Victoria
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Western District Families is for anyone with a family connection to the Western District of Victoria, Australia or those with an interest in the region's rich history.
History related news from the Western District will be posted including family reunions.
Share your Western District family, maybe you will find a relative...