Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – What Was Your Childhood Home Like?

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) What was your childhood home like?  How big was it?  How many rooms did it have?  What facilities did you have? What furniture… Continue reading Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – What Was Your Childhood Home Like?

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

Friday Finds 11 Sep 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 were no New and Updated collections at ancestry.com.au this week The following are the collections featured this week on FindMyPast Massachusetts, Mayflower Passengers 1620 Global Immigrant… Continue reading Friday Finds 11 Sep 2020

Birmingham · Parish Registers

Thursday’s Tips – Birmingham Parish Registers

My 2x great grandmother, Maria Louisa Doyle, was born in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.  Her father was Irish, but her mother’s family came from Birmingham.  For this branch of the family, I use the following collections held on Ancestry.com, (as well as the census records, and the birth, death and marriage indexes): Birmingham, England, Church of… Continue reading Thursday’s Tips – Birmingham Parish Registers

Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – Time Capsule Fun

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) Go to the dMarie Time Capsule Website - http://dmarie.com/timecap/2) Select a date in your family history that you want to know about. You might… Continue reading Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – Time Capsule Fun

Ancestry.com.au · FamilySearch · FindMyPast · Fold3 · Friday Finds

Friday Finds 4 Sep 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.  The following are the New and Updated collections at ancestry.com.au this week UPDATED Global, Find A Grave Index for Burials at Sea and other Select Burial Locations,… Continue reading Friday Finds 4 Sep 2020

Parish Registers · West Yorkshire

Thursday’s Tips – West Yorkshire Parish Registers

I am currently researching my 3x great grandparents and their descendants, and I have two sets of 3xgreat grandparents from West Yorkshire – William Sharp and Sarah Crossley, and Mark Oldroyd and Elizabeth Sidebottom. William, Sarah, Mark and Elizabeth lived all their lives in Wakefield, and many of their descendants remained in West Yorkshire, so… Continue reading Thursday’s Tips – West Yorkshire Parish Registers

Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – Your “Other” Hobbies or Pastimes

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) What hobbies or pastimes other than "genealogy" do you have now, or had in the past as an adult?4) Write about it in a… Continue reading Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – Your “Other” Hobbies or Pastimes

Ancestry.com.au · FamilySearch · FindMyPast · Friday Finds · My Heritage · Newspapers.com

Friday Finds 28 Aug 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. The following are the New and Updated collections at ancestry.com.au this week UPDATED Pennsylvania, U.S., Deaths, 1852-1854 26/08/2020 UPDATED Pennsylvania, U.S., Births, 1852-1854 26/08/2020 UPDATED Stanislav, Ukraine… Continue reading Friday Finds 28 Aug 2020

Censuses and Voter lists · England · Wales

Thursday’s Tips – England and Wales census records

I haven’t written a tip for a while because I have busy researching the American branches of my family, and I have been searching in so many collections that I didn’t know which collection to focus on.  Now that I am back to researching the UK branches, I am going to write about the collections… Continue reading Thursday’s Tips – England and Wales census records