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Australian Electoral rolls

The question is often raised: which of the 3 paid subscription sites is the best value for money: FindMyPast, Ancestry or MyHeritage? In my personal experience, I haven’t come across a record collection at MyHeritage that isn’t available on either FindMyPast or Ancestry, or for free elsewhere on the internet. I have 10,000 odd people… Continue reading Australian Electoral rolls

Surname Saturday

Surname Saturday – Laver (Lavor)

The first ancestor in my tree with this surname was Caroline Elizabeth Florence Laver.  Caroline was my ex-husband’s great grandmother: 13. Caroline Elizabeth Florence Laver (1872-1934) Known as Florence, she was born 30 December 1872 in Inkerman Street, St Kilda in the Colony of Victoria. Florence married Thomas Casey on 20 August 1890 at Highbury… Continue reading Surname Saturday – Laver (Lavor)

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

Friday Finds 26 May 2017

Each Friday, I share the new and updated collections from Ancestry, FindMyPast and 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 U.S. Federal Census - 1880 Schedules of Defective, Dependent, and Delinquent Classes 24/05/2017… Continue reading Friday Finds 26 May 2017

Trove Tuesday

Trove Tuesday – Louisa Mulder (nee House)

This week I am featuring articles for my ex-husband’s 2x great grandmother, Louisa Mulder, nee House. Last week I featured articles for her husband, Thomas Mulder, who owned the Duke of York hotel in Humffray street.  This first article gives some more information about Thomas and Louisa.   The next article I found was for… Continue reading Trove Tuesday – Louisa Mulder (nee House)

Microsoft Access · Organising your research

Getting organised with Microsoft Access – an update

Back in February I wrote the post Getting Organised with Microsoft Access, where I shared how I set up a database to keep track of the documents I had, and to see what records I still needed to find, as I wanted to download as many records as I could before my subscription to Ancestry… Continue reading Getting organised with Microsoft Access – an update

Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – The Homes I’ve Lived In

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)  Read Linda Stufflebean's blog post, "Homes In Which I've Lived" on her Empty Branches on the Family Tree blog.   2)  This week, please list the… Continue reading Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – The Homes I’ve Lived In

Surname Saturday

Surname Saturday – Kipp (Valentin Kipp)

Last week, I wrote about my ex-husband’s ancestor, Maria Barbara Kipp, and that I found a christening record for her, which showed her parents were Valentin Kipp and Susanna. This week, I am sharing the research I have done for Valentin. I did a search for Valentin Kipp on FamilySearch, and the first record that… Continue reading Surname Saturday – Kipp (Valentin Kipp)

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

Friday Finds 19 May 2017

Each Friday, I share the new and updated collections from Ancestry, FindMyPast and 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 Minnesota Birth Index, 1935-1995 17/05/2017 Wiltshire, England, Church of England Births and Baptisms,… Continue reading Friday Finds 19 May 2017