Friday, January 12, 2018




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


2018 is officially the year of the Irish language

Irishwoman Nellie Cashman remembered for rescuing 77 gold miners 

Ireland is any foodie's paradise - fall in love with Irish food 

Bride joins 25 Irish dancers in spectacular wedding dance 

Stunning photos of the New Year's Day supermoon over Ireland  

Dublin among the top 50 most visited cities in the world 

You know you're Irish if... 

Hilarious Riverdance church fundraiser is going viral 

"The Night Of The Big Wind" that killed 90 took place on this date in 1839 

58 children in Dublin pauper’s grave died of malnutrition, syphilis, and heart failure 

An Irish storyteller shares the secrets of her trade  

A full glossary of Irish slang terms has just been released  

Top Irish names for girls 

Is this perhaps the most perfect picture of Ireland ever taken? 

The ancient Irish alphabet Ogham explained 

How an ancient Irish title died with the last Knight of Glin 

What’s the average house price in Ireland right now? 

Historic Titanic pier at Cobh to be reconstructed 

Oscar Wilde poems you wish you’d always known  

Public applauds hilarious new British show about Catholic girls in Derry 

Scientists studying Irish Famine reveal women more likely to survive life-threatening situations 

Poor but unbowed, Sean O'Casey left priceless treasure 

of course, I didn't forget...

Country potato and cabbage soup recipe 

Mashed potatoes the perfect diet - the Irish had it right all along 


Family History Daily

6 ‘Secret’ Google Search Tricks for Genealogy That’ll Help You Find Your Ancestors

50 Free Genealogy Sites to Search Today

Paddy Kavanagh's Christmas | The Clare People

Cathy Swift's lecture to Kilrush & District Historical Soc...  Mixcloud audio

TradFest kicking off 2018 in style with stellar line-up 

A Cricket Dynasty - Gregory Cricketing Family - Cairns & District Family History Society Inc

Two families separated by one argument and 100 years   The Guardian

Share housing for skeletons: New plan to maximise Sydney's burial plots  Sydney Morning Herald

Family Surprises: Monica McInerney – Better Reading

Belfast genealogy conference delves into our DNA     Belfast Telegraph

‘Off to fight for the Republic.’ Countess Markievicz’s propaganda cartoons in the Irish Civil War  The Irish Story

I Love Bello Shire  summer delights...

Olive Tree Genealogy Blog: The Problem of Family Not Wanting Your Genealogy Research

Polaroid film, VHS tapes, cassettes: Why can you still buy this stuff?

Rekindling family history can trigger empathy for refugees, study shows | Community |

Molly Regan delves into family history as an 'Accidental Curator' | Chicago Sun-Times

Native American family tree sprouts a new branch -

Secrets of Britain's royal rulers hidden in 600 year old Canterbury Roll | 1 NEWS NOW | TVNZ

Queensland: the home of Australia's weirdest place names         *  I know it’s on a commercial page, but use Reader for the story without the rest. 

READER can be found in the URL bar, with vertical lines image on the far left. Click on that and you can read without the blurbs…

17 Things You Should Do to Every Blog Post Before + After You Hit Publish (Free Checklist!) - Melyssa Griffin


A Search for a Lost Hammer Led to the Largest Cache of Roman Treasure Ever Found in Britain

The Ghosts of My Lai

Genetics Rewrites the History of Early America—And, Maybe, the Field of Archaeology

The Top Ten Most Important Ancient Documents Lost to History

Features of macos

Book Review: Proclaiming a Republic: Ireland, 1916 and the National Collection,  The Irish Story

Visit  Brisbane... lots of great ideas.. scenic drives, enjoying the Bay, Mao's Last Dancer Exhibition and much more

Following Taneya's Tip  Organisation of Digital Images  Geniaus

Family devastated after grandmother's coffin swapped for cheaper box Central Qld

Anglo-Celtic Connections

Detailed Birmingham Street Maps ca 1887

Findmypast adds London area burials

Super UK Family Tree Magazine January Sale

BIFHSGO Conference 2018

Ontario Historical Land Registration Books Online

Deceased Online to add millions more burial and cremation records in 2018


Greater Manchester Burials

England, Greater Manchester Marriages 1570-1936

Britain, Histories & Reference Guides

Northamptonshire Memorial Inscriptions

Middlesex, Brompton Cemetery Records

England, Cheshire School Records, 1782-1950

British Army, British Red Cross Society Volunteers 1914-1918

Ireland Military Pensions and Medals 1916-1922


lots to read this week...

Diary of an Australian Genealogist: New Year, New Look & Lots of News - Genealogy Notes 27 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018

6 January 1912 – Australia’s First Plane Crash  Alona

Rhythm (or lack thereof)  Liv Hambrett

Make A Difference, Not a Resolution  Claudia

Crossed Paths  Shelley

What is History?  Susie Zada

52 Ancestors #1 Charles (Tom) Cripps: 1882-1958 |  jenealogyscrapbook

George Oliver Jackel  Jenny Coates

#52Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week One – Stella Morey  larzus

So I Was THIS CLOSE to Amal, Anna, Beyonce… TextileRanger

Barwon Blog: Gellibrand and Hesse

AncestorChasing: 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks - Week 2 : Favourite Photo     Kerryn Taylor

Annie Peace (52 Ancestors/Week 1) – Diary of a Young Genealogist

The vocation of music teachers  In Days Gone By

#52ancestors - Start  Derek's Den

Chasing Romeril_Brudus Ancestors  Sandra Reid  newish blog..

Family History Research | Discoveries and reflections  Kerry Farmer

and from my blogs...

That Moment in Time

BUMPER ISSUE .. it’s back…Friday Fossicking 5th January 2018, have you eaten a donkey's gudge, love in a little black diary, Ryerson Index, gumleaf letter, O'Briens wanted, 19thC editions C of Ire. gazettes, convict tattoos, News Flash Qld State Archives, time for fun, Victor Borge,  struggle with genetic genealogy?, century of armistice, reclaim the for genies, Great Hunger Christmas at workhouse, cost of 12 days of Christmas, browse back issues of MEMENTO (National Archives of Australia),and so much more…

I have included one or some of your blogs in INTERESTING BLOGS in FRIDAY FOSSICKING at 

Thank you, Chris

Headlines of Old

Did your relatives come to Australia and become naturalised? Perhaps they are mentioned in these lists….

Certificates Of Naturalisation - Various States - Trove Tuesday 9th Jan.2018 - Series 3, Commonwealth of Australia Gazette,

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