52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #12 William John Reeves

I already had the death and marriage certificates for William. His death certificate showed he died 4 September 1888 at Narrigal in the District of Talbot and Amherst in the Colony of Victoria, and he was buried 7 September 1888 at the Majorca Cemetery[1]. His marriage certificate showed he married Mary Gill on 3 August… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #12 William John Reeves

Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – Where Your Ancestors were 100 years go

Each week on Randy Seaver’s Genea-musings blog he has a post for Saturday night Genealogy fun.  Because of the time difference, I have called my series Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun.  This week’s mission was 1)  Determine where your ancestral families were on 16 September 1917 - 100 years ago. 2)  List them, their family members, their birth years,… Continue reading Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – Where Your Ancestors were 100 years go

Ancestry.com.au, FamilySearch, FindMyPast, Friday Finds

Friday Finds 15 Sep 2017

Each Friday, I share the new and updated collections from Ancestry, FindMyPast, FamilySearch, as well as links to details about other new, and not so new, records and tools. The  following are the Recently added and updated collections at ancestry.com.au for the this week. UPDATED Montana, Death Index, 1907-2015 11/09/2017 Montana, Birth Index, 1870-1986 11/09/2017 UPDATED UK and Ireland,… Continue reading Friday Finds 15 Sep 2017

Ancestry.com.au, Censuses and Voter lists, FamilySearch, FindMyPast, My Heritage, United Kingdom

United Kingdom Census and Voter Lists

This week I am finishing my comparison of the census and voter lists on the 3 main subscription sites, FindMyPast, MyHeritage and Ancestry, with details about the collections for the United Kingdom. My Heritage Name of collection                      No of records 1911 England & Wales Census  36,329,792 1901 England & Wales Census 32,647,459 1891 England &… Continue reading United Kingdom Census and Voter Lists

Trove Tuesday

Trove Tuesday – Edwin Pirie Allardyce

This week, I am continuing to work my way alphabetically through the list of people in my tree who died before 1955 in Australia.  The articles I am sharing today are for Edwin Pirie Allardyce.  Edwin’s relationship to my ex-husband is: The first article I found was the marriage notice for his daughter Betty, MARRIAGES… Continue reading Trove Tuesday – Edwin Pirie Allardyce