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Friday Finds 17 Jan 2020

Each Friday, I have been sharing 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. I’m running late with my post this week, as I forgot about it yesterday. The following were the New and Updated collections at ancestry.com.au this week.… Continue reading Friday Finds 17 Jan 2020

Australia · Newspapers

Thursday’s Tips – Other newspapers for Australia

Last week, I wrote about Trove.  This week, I am going to write about the other sites with online newspapers. The main two others sites I use for newspapers in Australia are the Herald Sun Tributes and the Ryerson Index.  I also occasionally use Newspapers.com. Herald Sun Tributes Other newspapers have online archives, but they… Continue reading Thursday’s Tips – Other newspapers for Australia

Australia · Births, deaths, marriages · Censuses and Voter lists · Military · Parish Registers · Researching your family history · United Kingdom

My research checklist – an update

When I was researching my great grandparents, Joseph Whimpey and Sarah Jane Sharp, I found I needed to update my checklist. Sarah was born in 1853 in Wakefield, Yorkshire, England.  She came with her parents to Australia in 1863.  Also, one of Joseph and Sarah’s son had been killed in the First World War.  I… Continue reading My research checklist – an update

Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun — Accentuate the Positive Geneameme 2019

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)  Jill Ball reconstituted her "Accentuate the Positive Geneameme 2019" on 30 December 2019 and invited readers to participated.   2)  This week, let's contribute our answers… Continue reading Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun — Accentuate the Positive Geneameme 2019

Ancestry.com.au · FamilySearch · FindMyPast · Fold3

Friday Finds 10 January 2020

Each Friday, I have been sharing 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. There was only one New and Updated collections at ancestry.com.au this week. NEW U.S. WWII Hospital Admission Card Files, 1942-1954 06/01/2020 The following are the collections… Continue reading Friday Finds 10 January 2020