Friday, March 9, 2018




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


Australia’s Exploring Family & Local History Seminars

Humans of New York  Geniaus

Healing the extended family – John Grenham – Irish Roots

The role of public libraries changing to meet digital world's requirements - ABC News

ANU librarians begin urgent salvage job after precious books, documents damaged in Canberra flood - ABC News

To Be Continued | National Library of Australia  (treasures to be found)

Burlington Irish Heritage Festival to kick off  Burlington Free Press

“The road for the cattle – the land for the People” The Castlefergus Cattle Drive and the death of IRA Volunteer John Ryan  The Irish Story

Photography Focus: A Rare Image of Thomas Francis Meagher and the Men of Bull Run Damian Shiels

Cranbourne Cemetery: plaques stolen from graves | Leader

#OTD in 1898 – Birth of soldier and film producer, Emmet Dalton (he also died on 4 March 1978).  Stair na hÉireann

Would you burn the Mona Lisa if it was sent? Our horror bureaucratic bungle        Sydney Morning Herald

The Valuation Office: post-Griffith’s records – John Grenham – Irish Root

Time to give dead a voice | The Western Weekender

National Library of Australia

The Sydney Morning Herald  need your NLA crd to access, but a great resource for family historians...

National Library Fellowship   National Library fellows gain in-depth access to Library collections and staff expertise, financial assistance, and uninterrupted time for research in a respected and supportive scholarly environment. Apply for a 2019 National Library Fellowship before applications close on 30 April 2018.

Voices of the Stolen Generation  ABC radio

Atlas Obscura

Mission: Find Tiny Owls                Retro Timepiece                    

Recipes Revealed                           Munch's Grave

Using Knot Forensics to Find Criminals                                           

Rethinking Islands                             Viral Avian                

Photography Paper                     Elevated Worship

Sculptured Rocks                       Landlocked Tower

Art From a Gulag            Black Tudors           Monumental Church

Intriguing Instruments   Bathing in Soup    Unexpected Longing

Legnabrocky Trail                  General Laundry

Old Maps Online

Dictionary of Sydney  'International Women's Day 2018'

Anglo Celtic Connections

YouTube: Irish DNA Atlas    Forthcoming Family History Books

Wiggins and Wiggins' Storm Anniversary

Which DNA Company?            Important additions to MyHeritage

Bethnal Green Disaster  

What's on, special events, stories from I Love Bello Shire

Just Announced! Readers & Writers Festival

Hamden store conserves Irish culture         Post-Chronicle 

Visit Brisbane

Three-day art adventure in Brisbane                   

30 things to do this autumn in Brisbane

Where to spot wild animals in Brisbane

16 short and scenic walks around Brisbane 

21 things to blow your mind at the Science Fest

Festival 2018 Brisbane  FREE 

Irish Famine Project


Irish dancing brothers are the very best thing on the internet 

The charming oasis of Ardmore, County Waterford 

The Beast of the East has hit but Ireland is still cracking jokes  

Can Irish dance be an Olympic sport? A World Championship adjudicator has their say 

Who were the top Irish American Oscar winners of all time? 

Magical new version of Irish classic Trasna na dTonnta 

19-year-old Cork man's message in a bottle from the Titanic 

How a move to Texas from Missouri led to finding my Irish family 

The ancient Irish holy wells of Saint Patrick 

Irishman opens only Irish pub in Nicaraguan city, age 61!  

Best Irish movies of all time we feel more than deserved an Oscar 

Traditional Irish songs sure to get your feet tapping 

Landmark Irish Hunger Memorial in New York is finally open again after major repairs 

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day across the globe 

Major DNA study shows Irish have higher rates of MS, cystic fibrosis, celiac disease 

Lady Bird Saoirse Ronan loses out on Oscar to Three Billboard’s Frances McDormand 

86-year-old great-granny goes sledging in Storm Emma and Ireland goes wild 

Sweet moment Irish garda helped stranded bride get to her wedding during snowy Storm Emma 

Weird and wonderful facts about St. Patrick and March 17 

Lincoln and the Irish, the untold story revealed for the first time 

IrishCentral presents NYC showcase on Irish food and drink  

The unknown Irish story of New York’s Seneca Village 

National Geographic’s top picks for St. Patrick’s Day around the world 

Uh Oh: Ireland warned about NEW incoming storm "Pest from the West"

The Spanish Armada, Ireland and the Black Irish explained 

The prolific bard of Erin, Thomas Moore 

oh, what treats...

Dead Rabbit NYC Irish coffee recipe

Baileys Irish cream frozen soufflé recipe for St. Patrick’s Day

Strangely named Irish food for St. Patrick's Day you may not know 

Donal Skehan's roast lamb with rosemary and garlic recipe 

Green St. Patrick's Day cupcakes to make with the kids 


This is the longest list of Interesting Blogs I have posted, however, all deserved their place here, as so many others did... yet I had to stop somewhere, or you wouldn't be finished reading befoire next week! Put your feet up, settle back and enjoy!

AncestorChasing: 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks - Week 9 - Herbert Hulme's Will  Kerryn Taylor

Not a Snow Person  Liv

Where There's a Will...  Bluestone Genealogy

Strong Woman Bluestone Genealogy

The Story of Bridget Burke  Before Bernadette

Cousin Bait, Blogging, Talks & Other News - Genealogy Notes 19 -28 Feb 2018  Shauna Hicks

You’re A Writer, Huh?  Claudia

Sunday Evening Art Gallery — Ellie Davies  Claudia

Too busy to blog!  Geniaus

Back to sea level Geniaus

The Aramac Tramway  Qld State Archives

Three red suitcases - GSQ Blog Lyndall Maag

The Skeleton in My Closet - Charles Newman | Walking The Genes  Megan Walker

TROVE Tuesday – It Happened in Tamworth in 1908 – The Public Bath – The Keeper of Stories Julie Preston

Three Generations of Actors | mccollierheritage Lynda Collier

Good bye Mary Pool Scarlett | rustenivy  Danielle Lautrec

F/O Alvan Rodney Wecker (1919-1943) | Family Fractals  Ruth Standring  (very well set out, makes it easier to follow the story through several 'voices)

52 Ancestors #9 Where there’s a Will! | jenealogyscrapbook Jenny Mackay

Pennyweight Children’s Cemetery | Tracking Down The Family Jennifer Jones

52 Ancestors: Heirloom – Looking forward, looking back Ann-Maree Paynter  lovely story

Hannah Fish aged 5 died in 1879 ‹ Anne's Family History Anne Young  so very sad

Congress 2018: Coming ready or not  cassmob

Pieces of me: William Robert Nichols 1903-1958  Michelle Nichols

and from my blogs...

That Moment in Time

Hellenic Genealogy, Urunga lagoon redevelopment, 50 skeletons unboxed, History of St Mary's Denham Crt. NSW, FREE British & Irish Records, Depicting the enemy, Riot at Mountkennet Workhouse, Ardmore Co Waterford, Washington Legislature acts quickly,  76 years together-died hours apart, wild times16th Century Co Mayo, England’s mining disaster victims, Derbyshire BDMs, address search added to all UK censuses, pigeons catch the train home, convict marriages- yea or nay?, 55yrs with The Chieftains, disabled servicemen,  Glenart Castle -sunk 100 years ago, NBN - disaster or delight, Heritage walk-Eltham Cemetery Artworks, Singapore’s grand plan to expand underground… another BUMPER ISSUE..

TROVE upcoming titles for newspapers as of 6th March, 2018, 

As They Were

IGP additions Mar 2018, Cavan, Dublin, Fermanagh, Mayo, Meath, Monaghan, Monaghan & Fermanagh, Roscommon, Sligo, Tipperary, Westmeath, Wexford, 

Clare Roots Society, Broadford Parish, Co. Clare from 1800-1850
'Estate Houses of the area and the lives of ordinary people', Pat O'Brien, ESB -Shannon Scheme, Brian McMahon,

Clare Archaeological & Historical Society, Workhouses Co Clare, Cork Gen. Society, *Bridging the Past and Future*, Old Kilfarboy Society Miltown Malbay, Clancy's of the Miltown Land League, Séan Treacy, 

Headlines of Old

Convicts and Curiousities !  Trove Tuesday 6th March, 2018, Irish convicts, English convicts, Victoria, Western Australia, Tasmania, Queensland, convict tramway, born in Newgate, Cody, Buckley, Rose, conditional pardon, Geraghty, The Convict Barracks-Greenway, Military Convict Barracks - Qld, desperate character, Darmody, Harris, Wilson, runaway convicts,

Irish Graves

Additions to Rookwood, Sydney, Metro NSW, thanks to Noelene Harris

The Back Fence of Genealogy

"YOU WERE, SO WE ARE ..  "    INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY…© Crissouli March 8th  2018,

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  1. Thank you, Chris, so much for the callout and your kind words about my post


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