52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #38 Favourite place – Tarnagulla

Amy Johnson Crow introduced the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks challenge on her No Story Too Small blog in 2014. This year she continued the challenge, but also added a weekly theme.  This week, the theme is Favorite Place: What has been your favorite place to research? Which ancestor came from there? Probably my favourite place to research… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #38 Favourite place – Tarnagulla

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors (2014) #30 Henry Sharp

Last week, my ancestor was Jane Elizabeth Oldroyd, and this week my ancestor is her husband Henry Sharp.  Last week, I gave details about Jane and Henry’s marriage, their entries on the 1851 and 1861 Censuses, and their immigration to Australia in 1863. I had stated last week that my early information on Jane had… Continue reading 52 Ancestors (2014) #30 Henry Sharp

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors (2014) #29 Jane Elizabeth Oldroyd

Last week, my ancestor was Mark Oldroyd.   This week, my ancestor is his daughter Jane Elizabeth Oldroyd, my gg grandmother. The first information I had about Jane was from the book “Tarnagulla & District: The Way It Was” by Edna & Ken Arnold.  This book stated that Jane was born 5 April 1828 and died… Continue reading 52 Ancestors (2014) #29 Jane Elizabeth Oldroyd