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Trove Tuesday - A Madman
For today's Trove Tuesday, well, the title of the article says it all.  A Madman at Pennant Hills. (1890, November 15).  The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate (Parramatta, NSW : 1888 - 1950) , p. 8. Retrieved September 20, 2016, from http://nla.gov...
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August 31
August 31, 1905 My Great Uncle Adam Gow was buried. He was born on August 28, 1905 in Sydney to my Great Grandparents William Gow and Elizabeth Croal . Adam passed away on August 29, 1905. He lived for 24 hours. He is buried at Rookwood Cemetery, Sydney.  D...
August 31, 1905 My Great Uncle Adam Gow was buried. He was born on August 28, 1905 in Sydney to my Great Grandparents William Gow and Elizabeth Croal. Adam passed away on August 29, 1905. He lived for 24 hours. He is buried...
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I did that for my Grandparents, on Dads side.

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William Gow's Police Badges
Yesterday, I found police badges that belonged to my Great Grandfather William Gow (1868 - 1943). As you can imagine, I was quite excited by this unexpected discovery! I took a few snaps of them this morning to put in a blog post for y'all. Now, I am only a...
Yesterday, I found police badges that belonged to my Great Grandfather William Gow (1868 - 1943). As you can imagine, I was quite excited by this unexpected discovery! I took a few snaps of them this morning to put in a blog ...
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One Hundred.
I would like to tell you a few things about Eunice Hazel Dyer ... She was born the 3 rd of May, 1916 in Bowraville,
New South Wales, where her parents had a farm. Eunice in 1949 [Source: Personal Collection] She was the second child, and first daughter to J...
I would like to tell you a few things about Eunice Hazel Dyer... She was born the 3rd of May, 1916 in Bowraville, New South Wales, where her parents had a farm. Eunice in 1949 [Source: Personal Collection] She was the seco...
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National Sibling Day
Sunday was National Sibling Day. I have not posted a photo for the occasion yet...that is what this post is for! I have one sibling - a younger brother. He does not like it when I post photos of him on social media, so I shall be a good sister (for once?! H...
Sunday was National Sibling Day. I have not posted a photo for the occasion yet...that is what this post is for! I have one sibling - a younger brother. He does not like it when I post photos of him on social media, so I shal...
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The James Moran (Trove Tuesday)
Last week, I discovered my 4x Great Grandfather Angus Mackay's immigration record. He arrived in Port Jackson (Sydney), on the 11th of February, 1839. With him was his wife Christina, three children from his first marriage, and four children from his curren...
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Thompson's Corner
Whenever I'm in Sydney, one of the places I frequent is a little shopping village called Thompson's Corner. My Dad & Aunt often talk about walking up to Thompson's Corner and going to the bakery when they were kids. On my recent trip to Sydney in July, I st...
Whenever I'm in Sydney, one of the places I frequent is a little shopping village called Thompson's Corner. My Dad & Aunt often talk about walking up to Thompson's Corner and going to the bakery when they were kids. On my rec...
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Grandma's Wedding Scrapbook
My Mum returned from a month's holiday in Texas last week. She had a wonderful time visiting her family who she hadn't seen in a few years. There were two things I requested she bring back - Texas Trash , and stuff from Bath & Body Works (please open a stor...
My Mum returned from a month's holiday in Texas last week. She had a wonderful time visiting her family who she hadn't seen in a few years. There were two things I requested she bring back - Texas Trash, and stuff from Bath &...
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The Importance of Cemeteries
One of my successful Trove finds the other day was the transcription of my 4x Great Uncle's father-in-law's headstone. But his was not the only one - over 20 headstones in Wingham Cemetery (formerly known as Bungay Cemetery) had been transcribed and publish...
One of my successful Trove finds the other day was the transcription of my 4x Great Uncle's father-in-law's headstone. But his was not the only one - over 20 headstones in Wingham Cemetery (formerly known as Bungay Cemetery) ...
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Thanks +Caitlin Gow​ i am going to Ballina & Grafton next weekend am cemetery strolling
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Oh My, Miss Mary Prince.
On Sunday, I was reviewing the information and sources I had
for Harriett Helena Gill (1869 – 1953), her husband John Charles Prince (1855 –
1930), and their children. This led me to a very interesting find, but first,
some background information for you.  ...
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#MyColorfulAncestry
My geneamate J Paul Hawthorne ( GeneaSpy ), did a little thing last week that went viral on social media in the geneaworld. He created a spreadsheet showing five generations of birth places, but what made it more interesting was that the birth places were c...
My geneamate J Paul Hawthorne (GeneaSpy), did a little thing last week that went viral on social media in the geneaworld. He created a spreadsheet showing five generations of birth places, but what made it more interesting wa...
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Golden Anniversary - Donald & Jane Mackay
On the 11th of June, 1851, my Great Great Great Grandparents Donald Mackay (1829 - 1912) and Jane Gilliban Walker (1834 - 1911) were married in the town of Dungog, New South Wales. The following article describes how they celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniv...
On the 11th of June, 1851, my Great Great Great Grandparents Donald Mackay (1829 - 1912) and Jane Gilliban Walker (1834 - 1911) were married in the town of Dungog, New South Wales. The following article describes how they cel...
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A little bit of Majick
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Over the years some of my ancestors have given me grief because of the varied spellings of their surnames in records. One such chap is my 2x

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

Wonderful Webinar
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It's spooky listening to a recording of oneself but this morning I took the plunge and listened to the webinar I presented on blogging for T

Judy sailed in ....
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....and blew us away. The small but enthusiastic audience that gathered at SAG for the Unlock the Past Event in Sydney yesterday were winner

Judy's Next Adventure
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Unavoidable circumstances at Rootstech 2015 got in the way of my planned interview with Judy G Russell, The Legal Genealogist. Judy, a very

"Grandpa doesn't really look like his dad"
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On the train home from work tonight I checked my email and was happy to see that the NAA had finally completed digitisation of the Naturalis

It really does snow in Salt Lake City
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I'm on my sixth visit to Salt Lake City, Utah, and my fifth for the Rootstech Conference. I have seen lots of snow on the mountains around S

Finding my Great Great Grandfather: Clyde Cole
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When I first started out doing genealogy, I started asking my grandparents what they knew about their grandparents. What were their names? W

Hiding my Age
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A prompt from Geneabloggers over the weekend reminded me that I had missed my blogiversary last week. I must be hiding my age well because,

Where have all the Bloggers gone?
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The number of blog posts that appear in my RSS feed each week has been slowly diminishing. Some of my geneablogging mates have disappeared f

In Time and Place Conference
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Last weekend (3 & 4th October) I attended the In Time and Place conference . It was ably organised by History Queensland, Genealogical Socie

Some leads coming my way?
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Back in National Family History Month I was the winner of not one but two prizes in the Prize Draw. I am most grateful to all of the sponsor

Give credit where credit is due.
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My presentation at the Hawkesbury Family History Group on Wednesday this week is titled "Do the right thing - minding your manners in the ge

Exciting News Released for Queensland Researchers!
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Most exciting news for Queensland researchers announced at the "In Time and Place" conference held this weekend. It was a wonderful conferen

Look Two Hands - Genealogy Notes 25 Sep - 2 Oct 2015
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This is my first blog post using two hands since early July. I now have the go ahead to use my right arm but it is a bit weak from no usage

Do the Right Thing
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I am excited to be returning to The Hawkesbury Family History Group Meeting on October 14 to present a new talk "Do the right Thing : mindin

Thursday Nights
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My life has changed so much in the past year. Case in point: Thursday nights. I used to spend them waiting for Dingus McCheaterson's phone c

Canada's Anglo-Celtic Connections: The Zombie Genealogist
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"I think there were six attendees, MAX, who could have been close to my age, including two presenters, two hosts of a display table and one

Pimping my Blog
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A couple of weeks ago Alex Daw challenged geneabloggers to Pimp their Blogs. I praised the idea, committed to some pimping and then got caug

Canada's Anglo-Celtic Connections: Australia/New Zealand Top Ten Genealo...
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Join me in congratulating the top ten genealogists as voted in the Rockstar Genealogist poll by those from Australia and New Zealand. 1. Jil