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My Genealogy Do-over

A while ago, I wrote some posts about Getting organized with Microsoft Access, Getting Organised with Microsoft Access an Update, and Getting organized for my genealogy do-over.  Three months later, I haven’t made much progress. In my previous attempt, I had just been working with the image files, but I knew I had some information… Continue reading My Genealogy Do-over

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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

Organising your research

Preserving your memories: Digitizing your photos

I recently came across the post “Plan Ahead: Protect Your Genealogy from Disaster” on the Ancestry blog. In September 2011, I moved from suburban Melbourne to Numurkah, a country town in Northern Victoria.  While in Melbourne, I never considered the dangers of original documents being destroyed, but here in Numurkah, it’s been a different story.… Continue reading Preserving your memories: Digitizing your photos

Organising your research

Organising family history research

The following are some guides to organising your research. File Your Dear Myrtle Finally Get Organized How I Organise My Genealogy I have also set up the following posts that may help with organising your research Filing system for a computer Storing paper copies of records Copying file names to Excel There are also a… Continue reading Organising family history research