Friday, September 14, 2018




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



My mother's wartime diaries - The Adelaide Review

Community begs doctor to return | Northern Star  Samantha Elley

Belfast & tracing Irish ancestors GSQ Blog  Genealogical Society of Queensland Cathie Sherwood

Definitely half-full – John Grenham – Irish Roots

The ScriBbleR  Stella Budrikis  Newsletter

Why are peppercorn trees always planted at schools? - Curious Central West - ABC News

Dictionary of Sydney      'Keith Kinnaird Mackellar' brother of Dorothea

ABC News: 'You can't find these in Kmart': NSW couple buys warship

ABC News: Want to charge your iPhone instantly? A world-first 'super battery' could make it possible

Did you know?

IrishGenealogyNews: Church of Ireland parish registers to be digitised  Claire Santry is coming to Hornsby Hornsby Shire Family History Group

N.B. Queensland State Archives will be closed Fri 5 Oct + Monday 8 October to upgrade their Reading Room

Brisbane Open House  full details here          Always a great event   New website
Volunteers wanted  Sign up here

Canberra's in bloom this spring... Floriade plus        

7 things you didn’t know about the National Film and Sound Archive

What’s coming up at GSV in the next two months – Family History Matters at GSV
(Genealogical Society of Victoria)

Try Simplenote, Our Fast and Easy-to-Use Notes App

Find My Past

Findmypast Adds Millions of UK Electoral Registers - Family Tree

Scotland, Edinburgh Temperance Pledges 1886-1908

Scotland, Berwickshire, Ladykirk Heads of Household 1811

Scotland, Edinburgh St Cuthbert's Census 1790

Scotland, Perthshire, Inhabitants of the Burgh of Perth 1766

Scotland, Shetland, Tingwall List of Inhabitants 1785

Additions to..

Irish Independent         Sligo Champion       Liverpool Echo

Anglo-Celtic Connections

Winnipeg Tribune Archive Online

Populations Past

Community Archives and Heritage Group

MyHeritage Partners with British Retailer WHSmith to Distribute DNA Kits

Input to LAC three-year plan

Always Interesting

James Box Artificial Limb Maker kindredpast    a great story

You’re all Welcome to Join HistorianRuby on a Trip to the Museum! historianruby

In the Parish Chest: Apprenticeship Records   kindredpast

Through Pain Comes Beauty  Claudia

Looking Back and Looking Forward: A Story for the New Year  Amy

Lovekyn Chapel  HistorianRuby

FamilySearch Blog

New Records on FamilySearch: August 2018

Nauvoo, Illinois: Walking in Your Ancestor’s Footsteps

Outback Family History

The McKerrow Brothers – grave tales

The Gallant Mrs Taylor –

The Denver City – Coolgardie hotels

A very pretty wedding at Bulong – family album

Family History Daily

Another Person’s Family Tree is Not a Valid Source

5 Fiction Book Series Family Historians Are Sure to Love

MyHeritage’s Free DNA Upload Can Help You Grow Your Tree: Here’s How

Atlas Obscura

Ancient Egyptian Recipes          Remembering a Museum      Modulor Rule

Burntcoat Head Park              Lycabettus Funicular  Greece         Hidden Gem of a Museum

Enormous Camera        Well of the Seven Heads           Pettah Floating Market

Steamboat Remnants            Pritchard Park Drum Circle   Kellogg's 'Travel Log'

Mice Manor     (dollhouse of sorts)     Caerleon Amphitheatre  Wales

The First War Submarine       Beard Coin Discovery  (Beard Tax)   Oreshek Fortress

Meet the ‘Radio Guy’    Technicolor Squirrels  (India)     Rock Garden Calhoun

Caludon Castle Ruins

Ireland Newsletter

'The Blood of the Nailer' by Michael Ryan     21 Funny Quotes About Ireland!

The National Archives UK

> Explore the digitised collection WWI *         > First World War research guides

> Search Royal Air Force Officers' service records, 1918-1919*

Corner of a foreign field (Loyalty & Dissent)   The Battle of Amiens: The beginning of the end

Exploring new ways of visualising The National Archives' First World War diaries


In Awe of a Master Designer and Stitcher  TextileRanger   incredible talent

Coastal Geologist, Good Friend  Jamie Gates

The Descendants of Levi Goldsmith, Part 2: The Families of Helen and Blanche  Amy

Black Raven Genealogy: Aunt Tessie, Uncle Jack and the Mafia  Dara    ...Haven't you felt the same?

The Archaeology of Mammies    vox hiberionacum  Just wonderful...

52 Ancestors #37 – Closest to Your Birthday – Adam Lymburner Lymburner [1824-1893] Jenny MacKay

‘Chatting to my Mother’ © Joe Canning 2018. All Rights Reserved. Stair na hÉireann

I’m Tired of Learning Something New Every Day    Claudia

‘Let’s Roll’: Flight 93, 11 September 2001 | A SILVER VOICE FROM IRELAND     worth rereading

Writing Memoir Update | Tracking Down The Family  Jennifer Jones

Nothing to fear but.... - Retirement Reflections  Kim

Book reviews

Theresa Smith

New Release Book Review: The Wolf Hour by Sarah Myles

New Release Book Review: One Day in December by Josie Silver

Book Review: Jewel Sea by Kim Kelly

New Release Book Review: The Clockmaker’s Daughter by Kate Morton

New Release Book Review: Letters to My Yesterday by Karyn Sepulveda

The Irish Story

Book Review: Everyday Violence in the Irish Civil War

and from my blogs...

That Moment in Time               7th Sept 2018

FREE Harvard Irish Course, woman feigned madness - exposed asylum abuse, Greek farmer stumbles upon ancient tomb, Troll Forest, Rhododendron tunnels, Bound for Alaska,  Norwegian Dictionary, learn how to use US census records, hidden histories Queensland islands, Boer War records, FREE family history workshop, Dorset memorial inscriptions, Montgomeryshire memorial inscriptions, Additions to Evening Herald (Dublin) and Liverpool Echo, Speakers wanted…Ontario Genealogical Soc. Webinar Series, Whimsical Maps, Irish Census Fragments & search forms now online, + + +
Feel free to share…


Headlines of Old

circumnavigating  Australia's Colonial history -Trove Tuesday 11th Sept. 2018 pt.10, Maryborough Qld, Walkers, heritage buildings, ships, trains, engineering, botanic gardens, Andrew Petrie, Brennan & Geraghty, Bungalow Theatre, floods, military, heritage registration, notable citizens, Evans Deakin, 

Irish Graves

Additions to
Graytown Cemetery, Victoria thanks to Kerry Fedden

Bulong Cemetery, Western Australia, thanks to Moya Sharp

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  1. Thank you for the shout-out.
    Lots of interesting link here. I look forward to reading more.
    Donna - Retirement Reflections

  2. Thanks, Donna..I hope you will return... thanks for your interesting blog.

  3. How do you do it? Read so much and spend the time linking?
    I love the Stitched Up 10th Anniversary! Beautiful story!

    1. I thought of you when I found is a beautiful story. That's close to my home town as well, so it had lots of appeal. How do I do it? If I stopped to think about it, I'd never do it...😇 Thanks for your comment.

  4. Thank you for your interest and support, Chris

    1. My pleasure, Dara.. I'm sure many will empathise with your search to name all.


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