Surname Saturday

Surname Saturday – Harley

This week, the surname I am focusing on is Harley.  This was my paternal grandmother’s surname. My grandmother was Ivy May Harley.  She was born 6 September 1890 at South Melbourne in the Colony of Victoria (Australia).  She married my grandfather John Ernest Whimpey on 22 September 1914 at the Methodist Church in Kilcunda, Victoria,… Continue reading Surname Saturday – Harley

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Making the most of the Ancestry and FindMyPast free weekend

If you have ancestors/relatives in Australia, the range of databases Ancestry offers that aren’t available for free elsewhere is greater than that of FindMyPast. I decided to test this out by seeing what records were available on FindMyPast and on Ancestry for my maiden name: Whimpey. FindMyPast, in their Census, Land & Surveys section, only… Continue reading Making the most of the Ancestry and FindMyPast free weekend