Friday, August 31, 2018




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


Family Search Blog Your Italian Heritage  

September Meeting - Cork in Barbados - Jim Murphy

Paddington Cemetery | Brisbane City Council

Principal drives tiny outback school's success in more ways than one - ABC News 

Inspiring Genealogy Blogs – July & August 2018  Lonetester

The irksome headlong Brexit rush for Irish passports 

#OTD in 1913 – Also known as “The Great Dublin Lockout”, the Dublin Transport Strike, led by Jim Larkin and James Connolly, begins.       Stair na hÉireann

St Matthews Anglican Cemetery - Windsor

People | Hawkesbury People and Places

Cemeteries of the Hawkesbury
I Love Bello Shire    Carl Foster - In Loving Memory PART 2

Bellingen Celtic Ceilidh Dance Sessions

Annual General Meeting 1.30pm Sat 1st  afternoon tea included, guest speaker Tess Golding-Clark

How to become a roots sleuth  Irish Echo

Did You Know?

RootsTech London 2019 Conference Announced

*Applications Open for the Oral History Victoria 2018 Awards

*Sloinne/Surname   thanks to Linda Keohane

September Meeting - Cork in Barbados - Jim Murphy

*The Queensland Archives’ Bigamy Files: What Does it say on Marriage, Family and Society?
Dr. Mélanie Méthot explores how the Queensland courts dealt with bigamous marriage at the turn of the twentieth century  4 September 2018, 10.00am Queensland State Archives, 435 Compton Road, Runcorn

* Unlock the Past News forthcoming event.. Brisbane

*  Announcing South Australia's... Discover family and local history seminars

Always Interesting

The Churchyard of Dunblane Cathedral  HistorianRuby

Civil War Veteran Joins Vigilance Committee  Jamie Gates

Using Postcards for History: Suffragettes  HistorianRuby

Credgington & Bradbury | The Dusty Box

To My Friend LuLu  Claudia

The National Wallace Monument, Stirling  HistorianRuby

Atlas Obscura

Bat-Loving Naturalists Translating the Night             Geelong Bollards      Homespun Museum

Athens' Agia Dynami  The Risograph's New Life        Mansion Turned Museum

Bold Buildings        Delicious Food Quilts    Dungan Mosque       Mafalda Monument

Roller Rink Stickers   Adiyogi Shiva Statue     Pacific Bonsai Museum

Stealing From Libraries           Zofia Rydet's Poland        RMS Olympic Restaurant

Abandoned UFO Boat           Vortex Garden       Decoding Shells

Pep's Maison     Great Auk Sculpture         Vietnam's 'Hands of God'

Anglo-Celtic Connections

Spanish Flu Pandemic Exhibit in London

Finding your Isle of Wight Roots

Should DNA Data be in government archives?

Sunday Sundries

John Mitchell Cram; CWGC Beechwood

New Ottawa Archives Exhibit

OPL Computer Sessions

CWGC Appeal for Relatives

Honoured to be in Great Company

UK Pub History and London

Find My Past

Ireland, Dublin Metropolitan Police Prisoners Books 1905-1908 and 1911-1918

Ireland, Dublin Metropolitan Police General Register 1837-1925

Wiltshire Registers & Records

Westmorland Registers & Records

Nebraska, Omaha Births 1874-1887

The National Archives

>Aliens' registration cards 1918-1957 (MEPO 35)

>Naturalisation case papers 1801-1870 (HO 1)

> Incoming UK passenger records, 1878-1960 (BT 26) from Ancestry

Outgoing UK passenger records, 1890-1960 (BT 27) from FindMyPast

Family History Daily

In 1752, 11 Calendar Days Were Lost Forever: Here’s What Happened

Why You Need to Quit Attaching Records to Your Family Tree, and What to Do Instead

Searching for Lost Family: These Heartbreaking Ads by Former Slaves Are a Vital Genealogy Resource


"Singing in the Rain" star Gene Kelly and his proud Irish roots remembered on his birthday 

Hospice care makes incredible difference to families in rural Ireland 

Road tripping the Wild Atlantic Way on the Dingle Peninsula 

Seeking love, hundreds from China and Japan flock to Irish matchmaking festival 

Factcheck: Did this woman really survive the Titanic, Hindenburg, Pearl Harbor AND 9/11 

This Irish store is the fastest growing retailer in the US 

Can’t-miss stops on a food lover’s tour of Ireland 

Cork teen "looking forward to getting home to dogs" after live-saving skull cancer treatment in USA 

Gaelic Memories Photography captures the passion and beauty of Ireland 

Create the perfect memorial for your loved one by learning about their Irish roots 

Irishman cycles from Dublin to Mt. Olympus fundraising for cancer research 

Liam Neeson develops Tuam babies movie about harrowing discovery 

Death records for 796 children at Tuam home published in full 

Ghosts of the Irish Famine immigrants haunt Montreal's streets 

Irish Studio acquires British Heritage Travel 

Five years after his death, Seamus Heaney’s poems still speaks uniquely to us 

Grandmother who drank a Guinness a day dies at the age of 100 

When the Blasket Islanders were evacuated to mainland in 1953 

 How a special train journey helped me connect with my Irish ancestors 


Who was the “husmann”?   Martin Roe Eidhammer

#AppreciateYourCreativeFriendsWeek! Part 4 – ~Ray V~      and

 #AppreciateYourCreativeFriendsWeek #5 – Glorialana        Claudia

Revisiting the MacColls/McColls of Kenmore and Ontario  Cassmob

Remembering Zap (2002-2018)  Lonetester HQ

Family Tree Frog:  Kitty

The Morovians and Gracehill Academy         genielynau

Applegate Origins Part IV: Christina Applegate  Jamie Gates

CLOGS AND CLIPPERS: Inside St Luke's, Adelaide

Writing your own recipe to Thrive - Sizzling Towards 60 & Beyond

The Ghost of Francis Street | The Dusty Box

St Oswald's at Tunbridge - 'A Question of Faith' | Churches of Tasmania Duncan Grant

Book reviews..

Theresa Smith

Book Review: Corpselight – Verity Fassbinder Book 2 by Angela Slatter

Book Review: The Pearl Sister by Lucinda Riley

Sunday Spotlight with Melissa Fagan — Australian Women Writers Challenge Blog

New Release Book Review: Dressing the Dearloves by Kelly Doust

New Release Book Review: How to Be Perfect by Holly Wainwright

New Release Book Review: The Sunday Girl by Pip Drysdale

New Release Book Review: What Will Be Worn by Melissa Fagan

Better Reading

Book of the Week: The Ones You Trust by Caroline Overington

The Right Place by Carla Caruso

Dinner with the Dissidents by John Tesarsch

A Necessary Murder by M.J. Tjia

Just a Girl by Jackie French 

Podcast: Writing Through Grief with Hannah Richell

The Irish Story  Book Review: Migration and the Making of Ireland

and from my blogs...

That Moment in Time

tragic Irish railroad workers, no trace of grandparent's graves, Australia's horror, Google Docs + research, king + horse's ears, Archival records- Australian states & territories, fire insurance maps, Australian service records, Family Search preserving world records, John Grenham, demand for high rise crypts, answer to antibiotic resistance, parish chest-bastardy bonds, travel tips from astronauts,  and a whole lot more… 
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Irish Graves

Additions to
St. Bartholomew’s, Prospect thanks to Jill Finch of Friends of St. Bartholomew’s
Carr Villa, Launceston,   TASMANIA thanks to Janine Wilson

Gerringong, NEW SOUTH WALES REGIONAL… thanks to Brett Andrew Woods

Biographies Second Page

Headlines of Old

Circumnavigating  Australia's Colonial History - Trove Tuesday  28th August 2018 Pt. 9, outback Australia, Longreach, Stockman's Hall of Fame, founding of QANTAS, Cobb & Co, Hugh Sawrey, R.M. Williams, Longreach Powerhouse Museum, Outback Stockman’s Show, goat races, 17 buildings burnt, 

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