Friday, April 28, 2017

FRIDAY FOSSICKING 28TH APRIL, 2017







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Walter Withers

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Queensland State Archives

 A Dynamic Map of Native Police Movements, on 19 May 2017 at QSA at Runcorn from 10.30 am to 11.30 am. Our guest speaker, Harry Gentle Resource Centre Visiting Fellow, Dr Jonathan Richards, will discuss his digital mapping project based on pre-separation records of the Native Police held at QSA.

Places are limited so please book through Eventbrite to reserve your place.





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Discover ancestors at genealogy series    The Friends of the Canton Public Library series on family history and ancestry will continue with talks on Irish immigrants fighting for the Union Army in the Civil War, getting started with Jewish genealogy, and the history of Ellis Island. 

Ireland's hidden culinary treasures... Bite into Cork  southern peninsulas


Nearly Two Million New Ancestry Records Are Now Online Allowing People To Check If They Have A Criminal In Their Family Tree



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Indigenous Digger Honoured-  Outback Family History



Bougainville 1945 … Pastlinks (so well presented..)

A family ANZAC: Pte Hugh Moran (Part I)   Cassmob (an inspiring story in two parts)


April A-Z Challenge – Q for Jane Quinn | Tracking Down The Family       Jennifer Jones




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U is for Unibic biscuit tin  Anne Young  ( do read some fof the others in this challenge, they are great)

I did it  Geniaus  (wow, what a collection...)

Udders and unders Carmel Galvin  (I'm loving her titles)

“Dead” Soldier Returns Lonetester




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Friday, April 21, 2017

FRIDAY FOSSICKING 21ST APRIL, 2017






FRIDAY FOSSICKING







Walter Withers

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How to identify Irish places – John Grenham – Irish Roots




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  • April 19 2017: Added 382 sets of gravestone transcripts from historicgraves.com (e.g Limerick, now close to complete).
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  • April 1 2017: Added county civil parish map links to townland listing.
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Irish Central...

Hero Irish firefighter carried unconscious runner to Boston Marathon finish line 

Where does the name Ireland come from? 

How Australia, New Zealand and US visa changes will effect the Irish 


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General Interest..



1000 Irish Genealogy Books on hand, displayed in our research library

Medieval medical books could hold the recipe for new antibiotics

War Memorial buys WWII heroes' headstones once bound for scrap heap

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Wirreandah Wandering: Big Sister, Little Brother Jo Featherston

Licence Plate Number 21-419                     Memorabilia House

Welcome back to... Cassmob

The Reddans from Gortnaglogh: Part I                  

Voices From The Graveyard – St Peters Cooks River History Group

An Early Post Office  Jenny Coates

How do I Know? socialbridge






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Anne's family history  Anne Young

socialbridge Jean Turbridy




Irish in the American Civil War      Damian Shiels