Friday, November 10, 2017




J. Miller MARSHALL (22 November 1858 - 12-Jun-1935)                                                                               
Dead in Minehead, England.  PUBLIC DOMAIN.


The Blaeu Map returns National Library of Australia

Capital Punishment in Australia Dr Barry York   National Library of Australia

Congratulations to our 2017 Community Heritage Grant recipients!      NLA

Book of the month   Dear Lindy: A Nation Responds to the Loss of Azaria by Alana Valentine    NLA

Trove highlight          NLA

On the blog: a stowaway story  NLA

Unbound: publishing Australian poetry      NLA

History of the men on the Delungra Roll Of Honour...

The two Australian finalists vying for the prestigious Hand & Lock Prize for Embroidery  ABC NEWS

The Prize 2017 - Hand & Lock  ABC NEWS

Visit Brisbane  After-dark fun, best lookouts, waterfalls, destination dining + free things to do with kids

Rush to solve under-the-lino mystery shows truth better than fiction

State Library Queensland   op class talks, young writers converge, book club banter and Murri Claus

Last days of Freedom Then, Freedom Now      State Library Qld

I Love Bello Shire  Bellingen District, NSW

Perth War Cemetery | Monument Australia

Farmers revive convict craft to restore historic hawthorn hedges - ABC News 

Soldiers, thieves, Māori warriors: the NZ convicts sent to Australia

Parramatta Girls abuse victims told by NSW Government to repay past compensation payments - ABC News

Vandals destroy gravestones at Auburn cemetery in 'malicious' act of desecration - ABC News 

Outback Family History

Michael Marijan ERCEG – family profile

In the Future – a verse

No Good at Sewing –

Maninga Marley – ghost town

Lina FURIA – people profile

The Picnic – tragedy in the great drought

Time Lapse – then and now

History and Wine Part 2: 19 Crimes  Lonetester

Who will you remember? Australian War Memorial

Hearts and minds: wartime propaganda    Australian War Memorial

Does genealogy make you a better person? – John Grenham – Irish Roots

An Irish Geordie in the American Civil War & Tyneside’s Memorial Day Remembrance Damian Shiels

The Poppy Lady | University of Georgia

Anglo-Celtic Connections

Two Ontario Databases New on Ancestry

 National Heritage Digitization Strategy: Digitizing newspapers

Passchendaele: Pvt Cecil Meadows and The Church Extension Association

Our Soldiers' Stories with Tim Cook and Jane Cooper

Free Access to Military Records

The True History of the Orient Express

How Winnie-the-Pooh Became a Household Name

Masterpiece of Greek Art Found in the Griffin Warrior Tomb

The Medical Practitioner Who Paved the Way for Women Doctors in America

Storm Ophelia Unearthed an Ancient Skeleton in Ireland

10 things you don't do in an Irish house

31 Links for Australian World War 1 Military History Research Alona Tester

Captured: Portraits of Crime 1870-1930, William Plummer - YouTube

Grave Secrets: Startling discovery of a cemetery’s resting remains

Salvos save war medals, search for rightful owner | Mandurah Mail

Leaves and buds in a family tree Southland Times, New Zealand

DNA detectives delve into Jacinda Ardern's family tree  New Zealand Herald


Free Family Tree Charts Maker Online -  Some interactive

Free Genealogy Charts and Forms

Irish Genealogy Tool Kit.. Claire Santry

Irish census records and substitutes  Claire Santry



Free Genealogy graphics

Free Antique Graphics for Your Genealogy & History Home Pages

Victorian Animated Gifs

The Old Design Shop

The British Library Puts 1,000,000 Images into the Public Domain 


How Choctaw Indians raised money for Irish Great Hunger relief 

What do Erin go Bragh and other Irish phrases mean? 

Remembering George Bernard Shaw with ten of his wittiest quotes 

There’s now an immersive Titanic production on a boat, organized by class  

Offaly farm of Mormon John Smith’s Irish bodyguard sells for $871k 

Where did the term Irish twins come from and is it offensive?

Is this the best Irish whiskey ad ever? 

Irish dancers rock Michael Jackson’s Thriller for Halloween 

New musical tells tragic story of Irish famine immigrants who died at Grosse Isle in Quebec 

The Emerald era - the Irish and the American pastime baseball 

Nine myths about the Irish busted 

Canada opens door for 10,700 work visas for Irish 

Guy Fawkes was killed trying to restore a Catholic to British throne 

What famous Irish sayings really mean 

Video of Irish waterfall used around the world to cure insomnia 

Ireland from outer space is truly an amazing jewel 

Forget Aran sweaters, check out pampooties - the original Aran Island shoe 

Ten facts you didn't know about Irish wolfhounds 

The most beautiful castles in Ireland 

Northern Lights turned the skies of Ireland green last night 

Kate Middleton can trace Irish lineage to High King Brian Boru 

Frightening Irish: Ghoulish figures from Ireland’s history 

Tuam babies doubter given platform at Notre Dame - orphan survivors furious 

In search of the perfect 'Danny Boy,' where art thou? 

Forecasters predicting coldest winter since Ireland's 2010 Big Freeze  

Famous Irish sportswomen who shine through history

How many treats have you made?

Celebrate National Sandwich Day with this steak with Guinness onion marmalade recipe 

Chocolate Guinness cookies with Bailey’s frosting recipe 

Guinness French onion soup recipe 

Delicious Baileys Irish cream cheesecake recipe 


Surrey Lay Subsidies 1524-1645

Surry Court cases 1391-1835

New York State Death Index Browse

New York City Marriage Announcements, 1833-1836

New York State Religious Records 1716-1914 Image Browse

The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record

Surry & South London Wills & Probate Index 1470-1856

Search Military Records 

Secrets in old military photos

A Complete Guide »    global military resources


Wirreandah Wandering: That old Scottish Tradition

Earl Grey’s Irish Famine Orphans (54): Skibbereen and beyond (cont.)

(55): Port Phillip stories | trevo's Irish famine orphans

Family Photos: Sydney Harbour Bridge Construction | Family Fractals

The Dedication Page  Emily's Quill Pen

and from my blogs...

That Moment in Time 

Additions:TROVE, Irish Graves NSW,Hampshire BDMS, Northern Lights Donegal, FREE - S.A.G.S newsletter - older issuesThe Local Historian -1921census Newfoundland; Pinjarra's ghost, Carmody's Hotel tragedy, When the Cat’s Away, circus train & an elephant named Alice, 

As They Were

IGP additional gravestones Oct. 2017,
Armagh, Cavan, Donegal, Dublin, Fermanagh, Galway, Leitrim, Limerick, Monagahan & Fermanagh, Roscommon, Sligo, Tyrone, Waterford, Westmeath, Wexford, Wicklow,

Irish Graves…

Irish Waverley Memorial.. additions Noelene Harris, Gregory Ross
Waverley Cemetery, Sydney..   more gravestone images, thanks to Noelene Harris, several Irish counties named

Confessions of a Bibliophile


Headlines of Old

Trove Tuesday 7th Nov. 2017- Convicts...Supplies, Lists of Absconders, Lists of Runaways apprehended, Gazettes, detailed descriptions, often ship of arrival, 

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