Organising your research

A continuation of my Happy New Year post – organising my family history research

While I had been at my sister’s, I had started a preliminary attempt at an index of my preliminary research by renaming files before adding them to the index. Before I continue, I'll go through my previous attempts at organizing my family history research.  I first started researching my family history at the end of… Continue reading A continuation of my Happy New Year post – organising my family history research

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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