Thursday, April 21, 2016

FRIDAY FOSSICKING APRIL 21, 2016





FRIDAY FOSSICKING







Walter Withers

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* SCOTLANDS PEOPLE

Zeppelin air raid on 
Valuation Rolls for 1930-31
Free talks April, June, July
 Family History Fair
South Ayrshire History and Family History Fair



* IRISH CENTRAL

Lost interviews reveal Kennedy clan secrets of matriarch Rose 
How an ancient Irish title died with the last Knight of Glin
Relative of Michael Collins reveals image of his funeral mass card (PHOTO)
Amazing discovery about woman in this iconic image from Great Hunger
World War II “Γ‰ire” neutrality sign restored to coast in Donegal 
George Washington’s greatest sniper was an Irish marksman Timothy Murphy 
During Easter Week 1916, more Irish died in France than in the Rising 
Irish school kids welcome Star Wars to Donegal with accordions and tin whistles (VIDEO)
Daughter of Irish immigrants survived the Titanic, Britannic and Olympic disasters 
Dead funny gravestones and farewells to remember
Never before seen photos of Lusitania tragedy that claimed 1,201 lives 
Could this be the oldest known video of Ireland?
Many Irish actually emigrated in order to fight in US civil war 
Travel back with these amazing shots of Ireland in the ‘70s and '80s (PHOTOS) 
Bravery of the Grey Nuns of Montreal during Great Famine honored 



* FIND MY PAST 

The Irish Rebellion in the British newspapers
7 unexpected newspaper discoveries you can make   
Travel & Migration  
Passenger Lists 
Armed Forces & Conflict  
Military records
Irish Petty Sessions
Queensland Births, 1829-1919
Queensland Marriages, 1829-1939
British Newspapers



* TROVE

Trove is more than newspapers...

Archived websites (1996 – now)
Diaries, letters, archives
Music, sound and video
Government Gazettes
 Journals, articles and data sets
Pictures, photos, objects
People and organisations
Books



*   JOHN GRENHAM

John Grenham has migrated his very helpful site to here  where you can read the full details and see where to go next.




* ABOUT.COM

Researching Your Revolutionary War Patriot Ancestor  
Loyalists, Royalists, and Tories in Your Family Tree?  
Top Sources for Researching British Military Ancestors  
10 Free Datasets for British Social History  




* GENERAL INTERESTS


Australian, Victoria coastal passenger lists, 1852-1924
Real Estate maps of QLD 1850s-1920s
House of convict turned publican unearthed in Sydney
The Librarian who saved Timbuktu's Cultural treasures from al Qaeda
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Operation War Diary
The centenary of the Military Medal
The Women’s Land Army in eight documents
My Tommy’s War: on the home front in Essex and Suffolk

Coffs Harbour District Family History...  28 May NSW
History Alive: A Journey Through Time 2016  11-12 Jun QLD
Introduction to Family History 26 Jun QLD
World War I Seminar-A Commemorative... 2 Jul QLD
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* INTERESTING BLOGS


Oh My, Miss Mary Prince.  Genealogically Speaking
http://librarycurrants.blogspot.com.au/2016/04/poses-and-pins-in-pocket.html  Library Currants
BURIAL CUSTOMS AROUND THE WORLD   Crissouli
A Perspective on Copyright Licenses -- Creative Commons and more James Tanner
P is for Prize Money (and Pensions)  Family Tree Frog
The Saxon boys from Euroa WW1 Ancestor Chasing
Frogs Hollow, Brisbane CBD Your Brisbane: Past and Present
Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2016 Shortlist Clare Library
 John Oxley Library Blogs







THANK YOU ALL.







7 comments:

  1. Crissouli,

    I want to let you know that your blog is listed in today's Fab Finds post at http://janasgenealogyandfamilyhistory.blogspot.com/2016/04/follow-friday-fab-finds-for-april-22.html

    Have a great weekend!

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    1. Thank you for including Friday Fossicking, Jana... Much appreciated.

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  2. Thank you for the mention Chris

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  3. You're very welcome, Carmel...

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  4. Dear Chris...thank you so much for including my post 😊

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  5. Nice Blog.
    Maybe we should follow each other.
    thehoneymoontrail.blogspot.com

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