Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – Ancestor born on 31 March

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 the mission was: 1)  Which of your ancestors were born on this day, 31 March 2018?  How can you find out?  Tell us… Continue reading Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – Ancestor born on 31 March

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #9 Where There’s A Will

In my Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun post this week, I mentioned that my 2x great grandmother, Euphemia Harley nee Dandie’s will showed she owned the property at 67 Hambleton Street South Melbourne.  I have therefore decided to do my post about Euphemia. The following is a transcription of Euphemia’s will.   Her will and probate files… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #9 Where There’s A Will

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #24 Henrietta Louisa Russell

Last week, I wrote about my great grandmother, Sarah Jane Sharp.  Working systematically through my ancestors, the next person would be my great grandfather, Alexander Alexander Harley, but I wrote about him in my post 52 Ancestors #3 Alexander Alexander Harley, so this week I am writing about my great grandmother, Henrietta Louisa Russell. Henrietta… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #24 Henrietta Louisa Russell

Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – How My Grandparents Met

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) Do you know how, when and where your parents met? 2)  Please tell the family story in your own blog post, in a… Continue reading Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – How My Grandparents Met

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #3 Alexander Alexander Harley

Alexander married Henrietta Louisa Russell on 25 August 1888.  They lived for the first few years in a house Alexander owned at 33 Hambleton Street, South Melbourne.  The new documents I found for Alexander include the South Melbourne Rate books. These show in 1889, Alexander Harley was the owner/occupier of 33 Hambleton Street South Melbourne. … Continue reading 52 Ancestors #3 Alexander Alexander Harley

Trove Tuesday

Trove Tuesday – Alexander Alexander Harley

For this week’s Trove Tuesday post, I am sharing articles I found for my great grandfather, Alexander Alexander Harley. The first article I found was Alexander’s death notice. The next two articles were the marriage notices for Alexander and my great grandmother, Henrietta Louisa Russell. There were many articles that mentioned A. A. Harley, Woolamai. … Continue reading Trove Tuesday – Alexander Alexander Harley

Trove Tuesday

Trove Tuesday – Robert Harley (1859-1935)

In the last couple of weeks, I have shared articles about the siblings of my great grandfather, Alexander Alexander Harley.  This week, I am sharing articles I have found for his brother, Robert Harley, who was a Police Superintendent.   Robert is mentioned in the following articles: Robert died 1 August 1935.      … Continue reading Trove Tuesday – Robert Harley (1859-1935)