Friday, August 3, 2018




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


 FREE DOWNLOAD  Latest Edition - Irish Lives Remembered


Changes to the Geneagala Day Hornsby Shire Family History Group

Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – How Many Generations Did Your Parents or Grandparents Know? – Lois Willis – Genealogy and Family History

I Love Bello Shire  newsletter

A Local Hero: Michael Tofil Defends Liberty Ships  Jamie Gates

Today in Irish History, 31 July 1922 – Harry Boland is killed

Collops and fíbíns: The lost language of Ireland’s landscape  Thanks to "The Silver Voice" for sharing.

Immerse yourself in Craft across Northern Ireland this August      Craft Business

Lots to do in Brisbane

The A-Z in Brisbane            12 epic things to do at Mt Coot-tha

Guide to exploring Fish Lane

Road Trip through the Scenic Rim

Redcliffe KiteFest            Valley Fiesta

Bridge to Brisbane        BIGSOUND Festival


National Library of Australia

Explore behind the scenes and enjoy all the fun of the 50th birthday of the NLA!

August is National Family History Month  More family history info and here from Soc. Aust. Gen.

All events | National Family History Month

50 favourites from TROVE

Unbound issue 7 Birds of a Feather

Did you know?

Catch a Genealogy Wave in Queensland  cassmob

Does it Make sense?

Outback Family History

Family History Daily

Atlas Obscura

Find My Past

Irish Independent                      Evening Herald (Dublin)

Anglo-Celtic Connection

Tracing my Irish roots led me to the big family I always dreamed of 

Where are the top destinations in Ireland for a weekend break?

Irish PhD student maps out incredible medieval economy of Ireland 

Irish-born revolutionary Mary Harris ‘Mother’ Jones was born on this day in 1837 

Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters’ cover of “Danny Boy” will bring a tear to your eye 

English professor discovers the long-hidden dark secrets of her Irish family 

Formerly conjoined Irish twins going to special US summer camp thanks to hero anonymous donor 

Learn secrets of Irish moonshine poitin, illegal for 150 years, at Galway distillery 

Miss your treat?

Traditional Irish recipe for butter shortbread cheesecake 

FOOD&WINE: Northern Irish spa scoops top restaurant award 

How to make traditional Irish potato cakes or "boxty"


Bansky              Claudia

Practicing My Sigh  Claudia

The Old Homestead  Bluestone Genealogy

7 Surprising Food Finds in Poland  Wholesome Cook

Gray Family History: a Brief Overview of the Mullins/Southwell Branch  HistorianRuby

The great Blue Mountains rock fall.  Pauline Connolly

What do a Carceral Archipelago, Bella Sombre tree, Moreton Bay convict and St Helena Island have in common? ‹ The St Helena Island Community

What do they think we are? - GSQ Blog         Bob McAllister

The Backrow Shooting Case 1872 cassmob

book reviews...

FOR ALL BIBLIOPHILES...  Book Lovers Day | Days Of The Year

Theresa Smith writes

Book A Day: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling

Book A Day: Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson  ( I loved both the book and the movie)

Book A Day: The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje (loved the movie and the book. I would suggest read the book first)

New Release Book Review: Find You in the Dark by Nathan Ripley

New Release Book Review: The Botanist’s Daughter by Kayte Nunn (looking forward to this one)

New Release Book Review: Hey Brother by Jarrah Dundler

Better Reading

Scrublands by Chris Hammer

Happy Never After by Jill Stark

The Botanist's Daughter by Kayte Nunn  (thought it would be interesting to compare with the above review)

Jane Doe and the Cradle of all Worlds by Jeremy Lachlan

Podcast: A Defiant Woman with Emma Harcourt 

and from my blogs...

That Moment in Time

"lovely county Clare", Canadian BMDs in Irish civil registration, tree stump gravestones, wild Irish love story, family heirlooms, murder of policeman, abandoned cemeteries saved, playing card tax, Dayton Celtic Fest, FREE family history magazines, '1956 Kombi ute rustoration’, underwater graveyard for Gold Coast?, miracle markings Co Down, Irish Blood moon, Cork harbour, real Black Irish, and a whole lot more..
Feel free to share..

Headlines of Old

convict escape, Mary Broad married William Bryant, echo of convict days,  Rose millions, Sir George Grey, TROVE...newspapers-people & organisations-pictures and objects, convict's fortune, chimney sweep, W.A., Tasmania, Qld, S.A., NSW, Newgate Prison, Albert House Brisbane, Dr. E.R. Sandford Jackson, Henry Cowper, adventures of woman convict (sic), 


Memories wrapped in love…

As They Were


Some additions...

CEMETERY INDEXES added to regularly. 


Dublin, Fermanagh, Laois, Mayo, Meath, Monagahan & Fermanagh, Tipperary, Tyrone,

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