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Shauna Hicks
Works at Shauna Hicks History Enterprises
Attended University of Queensland
Lives in Bribie Island, Queensland
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Latest in Diary of an Australian Genealogist - a busy week, a mega event coming up in August, a free book and other news
Transmission by Death notices are good for discovering freehold land ownership With visitors in the house it's not that easy to spend time quietly on the laptop pleasing oneself. I managed to write a Trove Tuesday blog post b...
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My latest blog post Writing Up the Family History with Carol Baxter http://www.shaunahicks.com.au/writing-up-the-family-history-with-carol-baxter/#genealogy #familyhistory
When I attended the NSW & ACT Association of Family History Societies conference in Camden in September 2016, I was able to catch up with Carol Baxter, the History Detective. Carol had just published the 3rd edition of her popular Writing Interesting Family Histories and a companion volume Writing ...
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Latest in Diary of an Australian Genealogist - news for those who have mining ancestors, a conference coming up and discoveries in the archives - just another busy week
A great week with lots happening and exciting news on some new projects. For many years I have been a fan of the Outback Family History website which is dedicated to Western Australian goldfields. Quite a few of my Queensland...
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For my first Trove Tuesday post of 2017, I am highlighting the wonderful information that can be located in the seemingly boring Government Notices section of newspapers. Today's topic is transmission by death notices and this is where property is directly transferred from the deceased to someone else, ...
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Genealogy Good Habits, Geneamemes & New Records - Genealogy Notes 1-7 Jan 2017
Well the first week of 2017 went by in a flash. Last week I mentioned the nephew with the interest in family history, well he emailed and a spent a bit of time organising information to send him along with an ancestors chart and descendants report. It is so...
Well the first week of 2017 went by in a flash. Last week I mentioned the nephew with the interest in family history, well he emailed and a spent a bit of time organising information to send him along with an ancestors chart ...
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Latest in Diary of an Australian Genealogist - farewell to 2016, a very good year for genealogy and welcome to 2017, another great year coming up
2016 is drawing to a close and this is the last Diary post for the year. As usual I have been doing some reflecting on genealogy related events in 2016 and also reviewing what is coming up in 2017. Read 2016 Genealogy Reflect...
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Writing family history, genealogy events & other news - Genealogy Notes 15-21 Jan 2017
Transmission by Death notices are good for discovering freehold land ownership With visitors in the house it's not that easy to spend time quietly on the laptop pleasing oneself. I managed to write a Trove Tuesday blog post but was then persuaded to go swim...
Transmission by Death notices are good for discovering freehold land ownership With visitors in the house it's not that easy to spend time quietly on the laptop pleasing oneself. I managed to write a Trove Tuesday blog post b...
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A new look for the Genealogical Society of Queensland
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Mining Ancestors, Archives and Conferences - Genealogy Notes 8-14 Jan 2017
A great week with lots happening and exciting news on some new projects. For many years I have been a fan of the Outback Family History website which is dedicated to Western Australian goldfields. Quite a few of my Queensland miners also went to the WA gold...
A great week with lots happening and exciting news on some new projects. For many years I have been a fan of the Outback Family History website which is dedicated to Western Australian goldfields. Quite a few of my Queensland...
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Latest in Diary of an Australian Genealogist - some great new records to start the year and reflecting back with a geneameme
Well the first week of 2017 went by in a flash. Last week I mentioned the nephew with the interest in family history, well he emailed and a spent a bit of time organising information to send him along with an ancestors chart ...
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My contribution to the Accentuate the Positive geneameme 2016 http://www.shaunahicks.com.au/accentuate-the-positive-geneameme-2016/#genealogy #familyhistory
Each year Geniaus (Jill Ball) invites people to take part in this activity by responding to the following statements/questions in a blog post. Write as much or as little as you want or answer just a few questions. I always like to participate as it gives me a chance to reflect back on all my ...
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Getting Ready for Genealogy in 2017: Genealogy Notes 22-31 Dec 2016
2016 is drawing to a close and this is the last Diary post for the year. As usual I have been doing some reflecting on genealogy related events in 2016 and also reviewing what is coming up in 2017. Read 2016 Genealogy Reflections and 2017 Genealogy Expectat...
2016 is drawing to a close and this is the last Diary post for the year. As usual I have been doing some reflecting on genealogy related events in 2016 and also reviewing what is coming up in 2017. Read 2016 Genealogy Reflect...
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Avid genealogist, traveller, writer
Introduction
Retired archivist and librarian now indulging my time with family history research, writing and travelling. My website is www.shaunahicks.com.au
Education
  • University of Queensland
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Griffith University (QLD)
  • Mount St Michael's College Brisbane
Basic Information
Gender
Female
Work
Occupation
Researcher, writer, archivist, family historian
Employment
  • Shauna Hicks History Enterprises
    Researcher, writer, archivist, family historian, present
  • Public Record Office Victoria
  • National Archives of Australia
  • Queensland State Archives
  • State Library of Queensland
Places
Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Currently
Bribie Island, Queensland
Previously
Brisbane, Queensland - Canberra, ACT - Melbourne, Victoria