Friday, July 31, 2015

NEW ADDITIONS TO DIGITISED NEWSPAPERS ON TROVE





TROVE ADDITIONS

The National Library of Australia is pleased to announce that the following newspapers, digitised by the National Library through the Australian Newspaper Plan program, have been recently added to Digitised newspapers and more on Trove. Many of these newspapers are currently being added to Trove and further issues will become available shortly.
New South Wales
- Blue Mountains Daily (Katoomba, NSW : 1939)
- The Blue Mountains Times (Katoomba, NSW : 1931 - 1937)
- Daily Examiner (Grafton, NSW : 1915 - 1954)
- The Enterprise (Katoomba, NSW : 1913)
- Katoomba Times (NSW : 1889 - 1894)
- Manilla Express (NSW : 1899 - 1954)
- The Record of the Blue Mountains (Katoomba, NSW : 1924)
Queensland
- Bowen Independent (Qld. : 1911 - 1954)
- Pittsworth Sentinel (Qld. : 1919 - 1954)
South Australia
- Adelaide Chronicle and South Australian Advertiser (SA : 1839 - 1840)
- Adelaide Chronicle and South Australian Literary Record (SA : 1840 - 1842)
- Evening Journal (Adelaide, SA : 1869 - 1912)
- Port Adelaide News (SA : 1878 - 1883)
- Port Adelaide News and Commercial and Shipping Gazette (SA : 1878)
- Port Adelaide News and Lefevre's Peninsula Advertiser (SA : 1883 - 1897)
- Port Augusta Dispatch (SA : 1877 - 1880)
- Port Augusta Dispatch and Flinders' Advertiser (SA : 1880 - 1884)
- Port Augusta Dispatch (SA : 1884)
- The Port Augusta Dispatch, Newcastle and Flinders Chronicle (SA : 1885 - 1916)
- The Port Pirie Standard and Barrier Advertiser (SA : 1889 - 1898)
- South Australian Gazette and Colonial Register (Adelaide, SA : 1845 - 1847)
- South Australian Gazette and Mining Journal (Adelaide, SA : 1847 - 1852)
- Times (Victor Harbor, SA : 1987 - 1999)
- Whyalla News (SA : 1940 - 1954)
Victoria
- Church of England Messenger (Melbourne, Vic. : 1905)
- Hamilton Spectator and Grange District Advertiser (South Melbourne, Vic. : 1860 - 1870)
Links:
National Library of Australia: http://www.nla.gov.au/
Digitised newspapers and more on Trove: http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper
Australian Newspaper Plan Program: http://www.nla.gov.au/australian-newspaper-plan

FRIDAY FOSSICKING 31st JULY, 2015

FRIDAY FOSSICKING










Walter Withers


http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Public_domain



There are a plethora of items for you this week... is that the sound of the beginning of 

National Family History Month ...

 starting tomorrow? Look through the main page for all manner of items...







* New season of Who Do You Think You Are?

* The Society of Australian Genealogists is waiving their Joining Fee for the month of August..
Subs will run through till 30 Jun 2016 all members benefits included.. application here

Victorian Index to Wills, Probate and Administration Records 1841-2009

Queensland indexes to wills 1857-1940

*  NSW deceased estates and related records  
   # now this is something you might not know about the above... 

 Use the State Records Archives Investigator 
to search for Probate Packets by entering a surname  and the word 'death'.

Tasmanian Wills and letters of administration 1824-1989

* Ancestry Ireland Civil Registration Marriages Index 1845-1958  # Indexes only


* FIND MY PAST

* 50% discount offer on World Subscription expires Friday 31st at 11.59pm.


* Britain, School and University Register Books 1264-1930


* Treble Almanack and Dublin Directory  plus many more...see list via link 


*  PERiodical Source Index  what is that? Follow the link...


* Melbourne Directory 1854-1893 another link that leads to many more...


* July Irish Newspapers Roundup


Browsable parish registers from Norfolk, England


British Army schoolchildren and schoolmasters, 1803-1932

Over 92,000 new Irish newspaper articles  

ALSO...

* Best sites for free online newspapers  thanks to The Ancestor Hunt


* "Waterbury Irish" coming soon  click for full details...


* Freebooksy Features offering free books...



Do check in a second time, as there could be more updates over the next couple of days...

Friday, July 24, 2015

Friday, July 17, 2015

FRIDAY FOSSICKING JULY 17, 2015


FRIDAY FOSSICKING









Walter Withers


http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Public_domain



* FIND MY PAST

Limerick Children’s Court is one of many featured in the Irish Petty Sessions Court registers 1828-1912 (just add the filter “Limerick City Children” next to where it says “browse court” on the search form). The Petty Sessions handled the bulk of lesser legal cases, and were presided over by unpaid Justices of the Peace, who often had no legal training. Justice was summary and swift, and regularly saw controversial outcomes. Every record includes a transcript plus an image of the original entry. The detail included in the records varies, but may include your ancestor’s name and address, the date they were in court, and whether they were a witness, complainant, or defendant. The image may contain extra information, such as details of the offence, verdict and sentence.

* JUST FOR INTEREST ... a sad story.. sunken graveyards...
http://thepostmortempost.com/2015/07/13/the-underwater-graveyards-of-tryweryn-valley-wales/

*  GENEAMUSINGS... RANDY SEAVER
 A few new or added to records via Ancestry, including...
Victoria, Australia, Deserter, Discharged, and Prisoner Crew Lists, 1852-1925;    indexed database with record images, ADDED 7/7/2015

 For the rest click on Randy's name above..

* REMINDER... Merchant Navy Crew Lists


* THE CRIMINAL GANGS OF 19TH CENTURY BRITAIN


*  AN INTERESTING STORY..

Transforming Archives: St George’s Chapel Archives, Windsor

* FIND MY PAST OFFER
To celebrate the release of millions of new crime records, July is dedicated to helping you discover the black sheep in your family. Join us for the special price of just €1 (usually €14.95) and get involved in our first ever Crime, Prisons and Punishment Month.
Get 1 month for €1


* FIND MY PAST EXTRAS


Friday, July 10, 2015

FRIDAY FOSSICKING July 10, 2015


FRIDAY FOSSICKING









Walter Withers


http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Public_domain




* CATHOLIC PARISH REGISTERS ARE ONLINE..

There are numerous posts about this... some of the best are as follows..

 Are You Going Green? 

Great suggestions by Cassmob

The Irish Times

Family Search  
one to remember if you can't get online

Ireland Genealogy Projects Archives 
you might be surprised what record transcriptions have been donated here..



* LOOKING FOR CHURCH OF IRELAND REGISTERS? 
 See here...


 Tuesday 30 June 2015 – we’re very pleased to announce the launch today of Crew Lists of the British Merchant Navy – 1915, a collaborative project between the National Maritime Museum and the National Archives highlighting the contribution of the Merchant Navy in the First World War.
For the first time ever, all the surviving crew lists of the British Merchant Navy from the year 1915 have been transcribed and the information made available to search online for free. These crew lists contain the details for around 39,000 voyages, including the names and personal details of over 750,000 seamen.  (Courtesy of The Genealogical Society of Qld)

* SCRAPBOOK COLLECTION ROYAL HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF VICTORIA
 Here (Courtesy of Liz Pidgeon)  Do have a look at all the other collections available..

Friday, July 3, 2015

FRIDAY FOSSICKING JULY 3, 2015


FRIDAY FOSSICKING









Walter Withers


http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Public_domain



* IGP... IRELAND GENEALOGY PROJECTS ARCHIVE...



Of special note this month is a new project we began a month ago. We
are transcribing ledgers for funerals from J.& C. Nichols, Ltd.
Dublin. Some of the deceased were sent to other counties, so this is a
great source for someone trying to find out where a relative or
ancestor was buried. Prior to the date we started with (late 1919),
the ledgers are at the National Archives of Ireland. We are very
pleased that IGP has been allowed to share these with researchers.
Because multiple locations are listed - we have this set of files
under the *Ireland* heading.

*IRELAND, Genealogy Archives - Cemeteries
Funerals By J. & C. Nichols, Ltd, Dublin 1919-23 (updated)
Funerals by Assorted Accounts, 1919-1928 (updated)

*IRELAND, Genealogy Archives - Newspaper
Tipperary Vindicator 2nd May 1865 - Obits Various Locations

ARMAGH, Genealogy Archives - Headstones
Tynan CoI Cemetery (partial)

DUBLIN, Genealogy Archives - Headstones
Deansgrange Cem. Headstones, North Section Part 7
Mt Jerome Cemetery Headstones - Part 105

LEITRIM, Genealogy Archives - Headstones
Carrick on Shannon, St. Mary's Graveyard (partial)
Drumshanbo New Cem. Headstones - Left & Right Sides
Drumshanbo, St. John's CoI (Addional Headstones)

LEITRIM, Genealogy Archives - Cemeteries
Diffreen (R.C.) Cemetery Extracts
Glencar Church of Ireland Cem. Extracts

LONGFORD, Genealogy Archives - Headstones
St. Munis, Forgney (CoI) Headstones (partial)

MEATH, Genealogy Archives - Headstones
St. Mary's Graveyard, Galtrim Parish

ROSCOMMON, Genealogy Archives - Headstones
Aghamore Cemetery
Caldragh Cem. Headstones
Drumlion Cemetery, Crohan, Part 1 & 2

SLIGO Genealogy Archives - Cemetery
Aughris Register Extracts
Ballinakill Cemetery Register Extracts
Ballygawley Register Extracts

TIPPERARY Genealogy Archives - Miscellaneous
Malicious Injury & other Claims 1847-1867

WESTMEATH, Genealogy Archives - Headstones
Church of St. Livinius, Killulagh (partial)

WICKLOW, Genealogy Archives - Headstones
Askanagap Graveyard Headstones (additional)

WICKLOW Genealogy Archives - Church Records
Newcastle Baptisms (C.of I.) 1711-1851 - Asst. Names

Enjoy!
Christina
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* FIND MY PAST

Over 625,000 records of convicts on prison hulks, 1824-1854 (HO 8)

Prison calendars from Newgate in London, 1782-1853 (HO 77)

Home Office criminal entry books, 1782-1871 (HO 13)

Over 140,000 additional Metropolitan Police habitual criminal records (MEPO 6)


* AS THEY WERE

YOU MIGHT LIKE TO WATCH THE VIDEO... from Ennis, Co Clare...
ST MICHAEL'S VILLAS BOOK LAUNCH... BE PART OF THE LAUNCH : VIDEO


* LOCATING LONDON'S PAST
www.locatinglondon.org/index.html


* AN INTRODUCTION TO NSW PAST RAIL RECORDS (check for early QLD also)
Finding State Rail Authority records


* REMINDER... JUST 5 DAYS TILL IRELAND'S CATHOLIC CHURCH REGISTERS GO ONLINE
Genealogists-delight---Irelands-Catholic-Church-Records-go-online.html


* DICK EASTMAN'S POST... WELL WORTH READING, 
especially the last paragraph.. a reminder to all..

why-was-the-information-removed-from-online 

Monday, June 29, 2015

FOURTH BLOGIVERSARY



FOURTH BLOGIVERSARY

30TH JUNE, 2015

THANKS FOR READING...
and sharing many Moments In Time...





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