Friday, January 14, 2022

FRIDAY FOSSICKING 14th Jan 2022

 

Panning by S.T. Gill


I hope you all had a great Festive Season..let's hope that this year is kinder to us all.. Welcome back.

* GENERAL INTEREST


AMONG THE TOMBS  Windsor & Richmond Gazette 26 Sep 1930. Interesting Reading

Queenslander House | House Histories | Queensland

13 Sep 1934 - "DIFFICULT" BEQUESTS - Trove Thanks to Noelene Harris
DESPATCH  newsletter of Public Record Office Victoria incl. 


The 2021 issue of Provenance is now online


Seven new research articles available. full list of records, here.


Local History Grants Program ext. to Feb 7th apply now & lots more..



COVID-19 measures at Queensland State Archives. 

 

Reading Room closed to the public from 10 – 21 January 2022


You can still access all our online services:
The ScriBbler    Stella Budrikis. Always interesting..

TROVE additions to newspapers plus coming soon...

Irish genealogical association's new president is long-term Who Do You Think You Are? advisor 


IrishGenealogyNews: Irish genealogy, history and heritage events, January 2022 Claire Santry



The latest articles at Tinteán Magazine...


A Tale of Two Malahides   Keneally, A Man for the Ages


Paul Strzelecki, Hero in Australia and Ireland


Sunburnt Irish A-Z and more....


The Treaty Debates: December 14 1921- January 7 1922   The Irish Story


Outback Family History


Employees on Tramways – 1908 to 1960   


Gus Thorn – pioneer profile           The Heat Wave – a verse


Atlas Obscura


New Year, New Places    'Svampen'  Sweden  Pirate Women


The Unclaimed Baggage Center podcast  Abandoned Fairy Village


Rescue Within a Rescue    Eduard Bohlen Shipwreck   Nambia    


Snake Rock Connecticut        Japan’s ‘Ghost Houses’  


Hidden Beach Mexico   17th-Century Dating Practices


Long-Lived Memorial Flowers    The Gates of Hell Turkmenistan         


A Bananas Quest  Cheapside Plane Tree The World’s Youngest Desert


The Woman Preserving Baltimore’s Black History Rait Castle


25 Places Reborn Through Graffiti  Kaliningrad Oblast


The Original McDonald’s French Fry   A Fairy Tale Ghost Town


Fishy Bunkers The Old Gibson Guitar Factory


JSTOR Daily


50 Years Later: The Evolution of Prison Policy   


Eight Women Astronomers You Should Know 


“Where There's Drink, There's Danger”   How the Maya Kept Time


A Weed is But an Unloved Flower 


Anglo-Celtic Connections


The Ontario Ancestors  (OGS) Virtual Conference to be held June 24- 26, 2022

Annual Update to Scotland's BMD Records   Sunday Sundries



Always Interesting

Please note - as there are so many great posts written by so many great bloggers, I will only be posting one per author per week. Do wander through others written by these authors as they are well worth reading/following.


Shauna Hicks History Enterprises

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Week 1 Foundations - Thomas Price - 


Black Raven Genealogy (Dara McGivern)

2021 in Review – Accentuate the Positive


Stair na hÉireann (History of Ireland)

#OTD in 1929 – Brian Friel, playwright and author of Dancing at Lughnasa, is born near Omagh, Co Tyrone.


GeniAus

Accentuate the Positive Geneameme 2021 - Responses


allenrizzi

Another Year read all the way through 


The Legal Genealogist 

Loving the bad boys…


Humoring the Goddess

Have You Started Being Creative Yet This Year?


The Gentle Author

Margaret Rope’s East End Saints


Genea-Musings

Saturday Night Genealogy Fun - Your Ancestor Score for 2022


Anne's Family History

Portmore Lodge, Cheltenham


The Frugal Family Historian

Help for Using the 1921 Census


Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

The Children and Grandchildren of Caroline Blumenfeld Hoxter: Leaving Germany


* IRISH CENTRAL


Ancestors in Cork? New online records lets you find their graves 


Heroic Irish father drowns after saving sons in Australia


More Irish family records become available online for free


The Irish who dug the tunnels for New York’s subway system


Search for Sir Ernest Shackleton's Endurance to begin next month


Irish-American woman reveals how Irish pub owner saved father's life


Watch: Celtic Woman's incredible rendition of "Wild Mountain Thyme"


The ancient stone circles and dolmens scattered across Ireland 


Donegal bar turns brilliant "COVID fine jar" into a charity fundraiser


1 million Irish infected with Covid since start of pandemic


The legendary Danny Moloney, philanthropist and founder of Liffey Van Lines, passes


Three Dublin pubs where you're sure to find authentic Irish trad music



* INTERESTING BLOGS


Ragbag on road- Maldon Historical Ragbag


An echo of Hitchcock’s ‘The Birds’!     Pauline Connolly 


More searching tips, RootsTech 2022 & Other News: My Week in Genealogy 1-7 January 2022    Diary of an Australian Genealogist


Following the Trail of An Old Ax-head TextileRanger


A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Cutting Cable Humoring the Goddess

Good friend to Australia died penniless Samantha Anne Elley


Family update 2022    In Days Gone By



Reviews

Theresa Smith


The Week That Was…


Book Review: Scary Monsters by Michelle de Kretser


Book Review: The Furies by Mandy Beaumont


The Week That Was…


Book Review: The Maid by Nita Prose



Better Reading


Book of the Week: Murder Most Fancy Kellie McCourt


The Last Beekeeper by Siya Turabi


Clouds on the Horizon by Penelope Janu


Podcast: Morris Gleitzman on Ending His Popular Once Series


Podcast: Fleur McDonald on Writing Rural Fiction


Books for Lazy Days at the Beach


Books to Get Swept Up In


Books that Tell Amazing True Stories


Books Full of Drama and Intrigue


The Long Weekend by Fiona Palmer


Beautiful Little Fools by Jillian Cantor


Since We Last Met by Bronwyn Sell


Podcast: Charlotte Wood on What Art and Artists Teach Us



and from my blogs..


AS THEY WERE


LAST IGP Archives UPDATE FOR 2021...... Jan 1 2022, Donegal, Dublin, Fermanagh, Meath, Monaghan…Please share, the title is the link.. 

Many thanks to all who volunteer to create this invaluable source of records… free to all..

https://astheywere.blogspot.com/2022/01/last-igp-archives-update-for-2021-jan-1.html


That Moment in Time


FRIDAY FOSSICKING 7th Jan 2022, something new, suggested pages, want your story told?.. You can be a guest blogger..

FF returns in full on Jan 14th… subscribe free.. 😄

Feel free to share, the title is the link…

https://thatmomentintime-crissouli.blogspot.com/2022/01/friday-fossicking-7th-jan-2022.html



Headlines of Old


TROVE TUESDAY 11th Jan 2022... MEMORIES   some more popular posts ... Trove Tuesday returns in full on 18th Jan 2022.. If you wish to subscribe you can do so via the Subscribe image in the side column.

Feel free to share, the title is the link..

https://headlinesofold.blogspot.com/2022/01/trove-tuesday-11th-jan-2022-memories.html



Keep safe and well.
This will pass.


Friday, January 7, 2022

FRIDAY FOSSICKING 7th Jan 2022

 

panning by S. T. Gill

Introducing you to the new image for 2022

Have you visited the following pages?

BURIAL CUSTOMS AROUND THE WORLD

CEMETERY - COMMENTS & QUANDARIES

COME INTO MY WORLD


The latter is available for guest writers.. do you have a story to tell?

I'd love to hear from you. You can contact me via comments .. as they all moderated, I am the only one who sees them till/if I publish them, so your details won't be shown to anyone else.

Friday Fossicking returns on Friday 14th...

a bumper issue...


Friday, December 31, 2021

FRIDAY FOSSICKING 31st Dec 2021

 


Edwin Stockqueler (1829-1900) - Public DomaiAn Australian Gold Diggings, oil on canvas


A few of the most popular weekly posts...

FRIDAY FOSSICKING 5th OCT 2018


https://thatmomentintime-crissouli.blogspot.com/2018/10/friday-fossicking-5th-oct-2018.html


FRIDAY FOSSICKING 12th Oct 2018


https://thatmomentintime-crissouli.blogspot.com/2018/10/friday-fossicking-12th-oct-2018.html


FRIDAY FOSSICKING 19th Oct 2018


https://thatmomentintime-crissouli.blogspot.com/2018/10/friday-fossicking-19th-oct-2018.html


FRIDAY FOSSICKING 22nd Oct 2021


https://thatmomentintime-crissouli.blogspot.com/2021/10/friday-fossicking-22nd-oct-2021.html


Have you wandered through some of the other pages in this blog? To do so, just click on the titles..


Many thanks for your continued support over the last ten and a half years... You can see the list of all my blogs in the side column... You're welcome to follow...


Happy and Healthy New Year

to all..

Friday, December 17, 2021

FRIDAY FOSSICKING 17th Dec 2021

 

Edwin Stockqueler (1829-1900) - Public DomaiAn Australian Gold Diggings, oil on canvas

* GENERAL INTEREST

GSQ blog Christmas in the Workhouse Bev Murray


Newsletters
FAHS.. Federation of Australian Historical Societies incl.  

Why Do Indigenous Histories Matter        Local History at Fabrik, SA

Why History Matters to The Law   Heritage and Emotion in Heritage

Ireland Newsletter
  • Caílte MacRónáin - The Fastest Man in Ireland go
  • Ancient Christmas Traditions in Ireland go
  • 'The Purple Hills' by Shaun Ivory go
Eltham District Historical Society


National Library of Australia read here incl.





JSTOR Daily





Atlas Obscura


















Find My Past





ALWAYS INTERESTING

A Genealogist In The Archives


Finding Christmas in the Archives


The Gentle Author


Chapter 2. Horrid Murder     The Lantern Slides Of Old London


Walk Through Time With The Gentle Author


The Lives Of George Lansbury & Will Crooks


Readings At Midwinter    Chapter 3. The Burial Of The Victims


Humoring the Goddess


Faerie Paths — Roads  Sunday Evening Art Gallery — Fountain Pens


Overload on a Monday Morning 


Sunday Evening Art Gallery — Viktor Schramm



Dreams and Adventures at Cosy Cottage


NaNoWriMo Writing Challenge Update


allenrizzi


Thump, Thump!   Simplicity  Happy Birthday Son  Fly Away


When It Was Time To Say Goodbye It Could Always Be Worse

Genea-Musings


Added and Updated Ancestry.com Record Collections - Week of 4 to 10 December 2021


Saturday Night Genealogy Fun -- Your 2021 "Dear Genea-Santa" Letter


Best of the Genea-Blogs - Week of 5 to 11 December 2021


Genealogy Pot-Pourri - Week Ending 13 December 2021


Stair na hÉireann


Christmas in Ireland


The Irish Story


The Wiggan’s Patch Massacre, Pennsylvania, 1875


The Legal Genealogist


A gift for Keystone State researchers    Freedom’s first guarantee


In Days Gone By..


The lot of the spinster 


Brotmanblog: A Family Journey


The Family of Ernst Blumenfeld Escaped to America (And His Widow Married My Cousin from Jesberg)


Tales from the Graves


 Abused by husband, but a winner in court

Diary of an Australian Genealogist



* IRISH CENTRAL



* INTERESTING BLOGS


Reviews

Theresa Smith




Better Reading








Allen & Unwin



Red Tail Skies  Jim Eames

and from my blogs...


That Moment in Time


FRIDAY FOSSICKING Dec 10th 2021, 500 graves moved, library book returned 110 years late, Greek Australians image, a night in an Irish castle, Women's Land Army, Kent burials, predatory worms, 

Moose milk, the deadliest lake, excavating Hawaiian history, ghost forest, chop suey history, Paul Bunyan’s gravesite, great reviews, police admin. files, more Irish famine orphans stories, Ireland’s ancient druids, great blogs, convict clippings, and a whole lot more..


https://thatmomentintime-crissouli.blogspot.com/2021/12/friday-fossicking-dec-10th-2021.html


Headlines of Old


ABSCONDED CONVICTS  Trove Tuesday 14th Dec 2021,   great descriptions, occupations, details on ship of arrival, some give reasons for transportation, where absconded from, rewards offered…


https://headlinesofold.blogspot.com/2021/12/absconded-convicts-trove-tuesday-14th.html

 

Image courtesy of clipart-library


Friday Fossicking is taking a few weeks break.

It will return on 14th January 2022..

In the meantime, you can still follow via this site, with the most popular editions, each week.

Though I won't be posting in individual groups,

subscribers will still receive weekly posts.

Thank you all for your support and comments.

Wishing you all a safe, peaceful and happy festive season.