Friday, August 17, 2018

FRIDAY FOSSICKING 17th August 2018



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


Limerick Community Radio The History Show - November 8th, 2015 

The beautiful Icelandic tradition of giving books on Christmas Eve | TreeHugger

Tsundoku: The practice of buying more books than you can read | TreeHugger 

Free Irish genealogy websites. The 10 best free sites for Irish family history. Claire Santry

German police save man from baby squirrel terror - BBC News  Thanks, John C.

An austere and lofty bunch – John Grenham – Irish Roots

Love Your Bookshop Day  (that's any day of course): author Bram Presser ponders a lifelong obsession  

Delegation travel to the US to promote tourism        Donegal Democrat

Australian Medical Pioneers Index (AMPI) - Home  Thanks to Judy Webster

40 of my favourite genealogy indexes / sources - Judy Webster

Harvey Waroona Reporter time for a laugh

Northern Ireland crew captures snippets of the past        Eagle-Tribune

I Love Bello Shire   * Carl Foster  well known in Bellingen and surrounding areas

Photo Detective Podcast is Episode 18: Found Photos and My Unexpected Discovery

Italy Emigration: The Who, Why, and Where  Family Search blog

'The island laboratory'          Dictionary of Sydney

London City Directories: Learn more about your ancestors' neighbours, trades and business - Ancestry UK Blog Ancestry blog

Bookshop Makeover – Better Reading

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Exciting news for genealogy & DNA fans world-wide  cassmob

Once upon a shelf      Library Currants

The fate of parish registers! - GSQ Blog  Annalies Nutley

Cluster genealogy  Martin Roe Eidhammer

Introducing the Simple Payment Widget  Word Press blog

What Can I Learn about My Italian Last Name?  
Guest Blogger  Family Search

Suffrage Stories: Save Mrs Pankhurst’s Statue    HistorianRuby

Can you help Geniaus? Jill Ball asks ..

Who is Ralph?

Always interesting

Book Review: Irish Women and the Vote: Becoming Citizens  The Irish Story

@HistorianRuby: Social Media Links HistorianRuby

#OTD in 1796 – Kilmainham Gaol in Dublin receives its first prisoners.  Stair na hÉireann

The Papal Visit of 1979: Context and Legacy  The Irish Story

Titanic Survivor Lawrence Beesley: the Day of the Disaster  HistorianRuby

National Family History Month 2018 Review of Talks Attended | Shauna Hicks History Enterprises

The National Archives UK

August's First World War 100 newsletter

Discover our First World War 100 portal

National Archives Australia

Anglo-Celtic Connections

Find My Past

Airmen Died in the Great War, 1914-1919
Search all newspapers        Liverpool Echo             The Newcastle Journal

The Music Hall and Theatre Review  The Wicklow people        The Scottish Referee

Atlas Obscura

These Librarians Find Half-Forgotten Books

Miniatures Preserve Local Memories

Hawai‘i’s Native-Language Newspaper Archive

Witch Windows of Vermont

Bristol's Steepest Street

Schilthorn Piz Gloria

This Indian Hill Fort Has a Legendary History

The Walls of Itchan Kala

How Snails Are Farmed in America

Elkhorn, a Ghost Town in Montana

The Appeal of Gas Stations

Scotland's Modern Maze

Pacific Grove Butterfly House

Ovnipuerto, an Extraterrestrial Landing Pad

New and Gloriously Designed World Maps

Walden Pond Is Changing Fast

'The Happiest Place in Encino'

A Japanese Village Untouched by Time

Montana's Washoe Theater

Found: A WWII-Era Fighter Aircraft Under Ice

Family History Daily

Why Searching for Your Ancestors by Full Name Can Be the Worst Way to Find Them

How to Turn Your Research Into Beautiful (Free!) Family Tree Charts in Just a Few Clicks

Don’t Do Another Minute of Genealogy Research Until You Do This One Thing

Outback Family History

The Goldfields Pioneer – a verse

Everything you could need – Coolgardie adds

Waghorn’s United Stores:


WATCH: Three generations of Irish dancers show what family’s all about 

Irish ranks in the top three ancestries in 31 US states 

The pagan origins of King of the goat’s Puck Fair 

Donegal named coolest place in the world by National Geographic  

WATCH: Giant’s Causeway secret doorway caught on camera 

Choctaw Native American leads Tipperary famine walk, compares to “Trail of Tears”  

Family of little boy killed in Omagh bombing discover recording of his voice 20 years later 

Priest set to be Ireland's next saint was born on this day in 1852 

Beautiful poem for the departed adapted by Irish monks 

Irish woman with horrific brain injury responds to mother singing "Ireland’s Call" 

Visit “The Irish Jewelry Exhibition” at Weir & Sons this August in Dublin City Center 

 Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge is an adrenaline junkie's dream destination 

Three Irish cities named among friendliest in the world in Condé Nast survey 

Historic jail where the Molly Maguires were hanged is for sale  

What you need to know about Omey Island, Connemara's best-kept secret 

American tourist ties thief to pole in Dublin after mugging attempt 

WATCH: 93 year old Eugene O’Sullivan is Ireland’s oldest wool packer 

FOOD&WINE: New hidden outdoor terraces In Dublin 

Celebrate National S'mores Day with a grown-up s'more pie recipe using Guinness 

FOOD&WINE Champagne reader's dinner at the Shelbourne 

Traditional Irish meal named among Lonely Planet's world's top eating experiences 


 Old Roberts Schoolhouse        Applegate Origins Part I: Thomas Applegate        Jamie Gates

 The Youngest Among Us  kindredpast

 Before Bernadette: The Story of Adolphus Hukins

 Footsteps to the Past What's In A Name? Roseann Creagh

In the News: Elizabethan Ring Found and Henry VIII Portrait Dated Using Dendrochronology      HistorianRuby

St Clement's at Derby - 'Floods and Fairs' | Churches of Tasmania  Duncan Grant

Kindergarten for the whole country!  Pauline Connolly

Writing Memoir – Process | Tracking Down The Family  Jennifer Jones

An Exemplary Widowhood   genielynau

Burke’s family records can be wrong | Anne's Family History

An Unforgettable Fire ‹ The Irish Aesthete

Jana's Genealogy and Family History Blog: The Third Photo From the Vintage Key Chain Photo Viewers - Crecenciana and the Snarling Dog

book reviews

Theresa Smith

New Release Book Review: Whitsunday Dawn by Annie Seaton

Behind the Pen with Meaghan Wilson Anastasios

Behind the Pen with Carla Caruso

Book Review: Vigil – Verity Fassbinder Book 1 by Angela Slatter

Better Reading

Providence by Caroline Kepnes

Trace by Rachael Brown 

The Psychology of Time Travel by Kate Mascarenhas

The Concubine's Child by Carol Jones

High Five To The Boys 

Amazing Australian Women by Pamela Freeman 


Believe Me         JP Delaney              The Other Wife   Michael Robotham

Providence  Caroline Kepnes               The Barefoot Surgeon Ali Gripper

and from my blogs...

That Moment in Time

St.John's Parramatta burials, Gold Post Boxes, Qld Police Gazettes, Stolen headstones rehomed, Scandinavian cemeteries, old Sydney shops, NFHM, Irish Tet offensive, Chamber of Mines-Coolgardie, 1939 register update, 30million images Canada, Cape Tribulation, The Skirl of Pipes, Files of the Canadian Expeditionary Force, 7 Wonders of Australia… please vote, Drop in Genealogy Clinic, world’s first underwater farm, listening to Mars, coral reef cemetery, fancy a home in Italy for just one Euro?
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 Headlines of Old

mangrove boardwalk, glass bottomed boats, rainforests, Circumnavigating Australia's Colonial History - Trove Tuesday 14th Aug 2018, Cairns Qld, industries include tourism, mining, farming, fishing, Capt. James Cook, Lieutenant Philip Parker King, Capt. Owen Stanley, call for separation, Kuranda, Daintree, Atherton Tableland, sky rail, and more…
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