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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

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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

Australia - Victoria · Births, deaths, marriages

Thursday Tips – Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, Victoria

This series of blogs highlights a resource I use in my family history research, or other tips on researching your family history. Since my ancestors came to Australia between 1840 and 1863, and all ended up in Victoria, my focus to begin with will be on resources here in Victoria. This series of blogs highlights… Continue reading Thursday Tips – Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, Victoria

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Friday Finds 30 Aug 2019

Each Friday, I share the new and updated collections from Ancestry, FindMyPast, FamilySearch, as well as links to details about other new, and not so new, records and tools. I’m running last with this post as I wasn’t feeling well yesterday. The following are the Recently added and updated collections at ancestry.com.au this week NEW New York, State Employment… Continue reading Friday Finds 30 Aug 2019