Friday, September 28, 2018




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


The Book of Durrow - The Library of Trinity College Dublin - Trinity College Dublin  Must See

Oliver O'Connell's Lecture to Clare Roots Society Mixcloud

William Orpen Weekend Video Highlights.   approx. 6 mins  Dominic Lee

District valuation maps and books | Oxfordshire County Council

The Genealogy Radio Show - episode 1  Mixcloud

How to research your family history - Evenings - ABC Radio

Dictionary of Sydney Redfern Park and Oval, one of Sydney's most important public spaces

Returning lost war medals requires patience and old-school detective work - ABC News

Memory loss: what makes people forget who they are? | Science | The Guardian

 Marshfield festival to celebrate Irish roots this weekend       The Patriot Ledger

The Keyboard of the President #5 – September 2018 – Family History Matters at GSV

Ireland in photos: 32 beautiful reasons to visit | CNN Travel

Weird, wacky and magnificent mailboxes of Nambucca | photos | The Bellingen Shire Courier Sun

Freddie Oversteegen: Trick girl used to execute Nazis

Stop Everything, Check out this Forgotten Library For Sale

After Seeing These 15 Maps You’ll Never Look At The World The Same

Scottish clan gets first chief in 337 years, after genealogist keeps promise to find the rightful heir

I Love Bello Shire! newsletter

Belfast Newsletter      within Ancestry  The Belfast Newsletter began publication in 1737 and is one of the oldest continually published, daily English-language newspapers:  It started with 2 four-page issues a week, eventually becoming a daily in 1855.

Ideal home  ABC news

Changes to burial act Tasmania  ABC news

This kayaker got slapped with an octopus by a seal  ABC news

Is this lone, roadside drummer boy the most considerate housemate ever?  ABC news

WA truckie's homegrown charity carrying $100,000 of hay across Nullarbor for drought-affected NSW farmers - ABC Rural

ThrowbackThursday: Ashton’s Circus the world’s greatest! c.1958  elthamhistory

Strawberry sundaes sell out in Brisbane, raising more than $50,000 for farmers - ABC News

Did You Know?

Win a FREE 4-day pass to RootsTech 2019! kindredpast

New Resources for Consultants  Family Search Blog

IrishGenealogyNews: Mapping Laois, from the 16th- to the 21st-century

Olive Tree Genealogy Blog: How to Archive Your Ancestors So They Don’t Get Lost   

Write Your Own Memories Before They are Forgotten!  The Family Curator

Seaman’s Protection Certificates – An Unusual Source  kindredpast

Devonshire Street Cemetery Reinterment Index | NSW State Archives  FREE


Islands: hidden histories from Queensland islands (State Library of Queensland)

Genealogy Event:

The Genealogy Event on October 13 in New York City

William Orpen Weekend:

Video of The Park Singers Choir with Pianist Fiachra Trench and Tenor Damien Top at the William Orpen Weekend WW1 Concert in The Talbot Hotel Stillorgan - 15th Sept. 2018. 


Families are leaving the ashes of their loved ones behind | The Bellingen Shire Courier Sun

Grave concerns for small town cemetery caught up in Anglican property sell-off - ABC News

How taxpayers could end up footing the bill for abandoned cemeteries - WCPO Cincinnati, OH

'Declining' cemeteries in Blaenau Gwent in need of repairs | South Wales Argus

The Oldest Cemetery in Every State | Reader's Digest  USA

Cemeteries and their grave stories | Goa News - Times of India

Burial plots: Public inquiry into new NSW rent-a-grave legislation | Herald Sun

Always Interesting

Tragedy struck this young family | Northern Star

‘The Silver Tassie’ by Sean O’Casey  Stair na hÉireann

The Mystery of Paul Metz, Part I       The Paul Metz Mystery, Part II        Amy

Conques / France   Deep In The Forest, France   The Crystal Palace, Madrid, Spain

Ceiling of Apollo Gallery at Louvre Museum in Paris, France  all by wunderlusttwins

In the News: Newly Discovered Suffragette Letter and Romanov Family Photographs Exhibited HistorianRuby

22 September 1761: the Coronation of George III  HistorianRuby

52 Ancestors #39 – On the Farm  Jenny MacKay

Wanted: Info on the Whereabouts of the Hawkins Wagon  Jamie Gates

Traditional Naming Pattern – Lloyd | Tracking Down The Family  Jennifer Jones

So Who Is He? Part IV – Diary of a Young Genealogist

Outback Family History

 Dressed to Impress:- Mt Malcom dress          Tribute to a bushman – a verse

The National Archives UK

Grand designs > Registered designs 1839-1991*      > Copyright records of the Stationers' Hall*

> Designs, advertising and photography in our image library  

Webinars  Photographs registered under the 1862 Copyright Act, Wed 10 Oct, 13:00
                Design in the archives: A hidden history, Wed 14 Nov, 13:00

                A short history of trademarks 1876-1939, Wed 12 Dec, 13:00

Anglo-Celtic Connections

England and Wales Baby Names 2017           Sydney Catchpole: CWGC Beechwood

Saskatchewan History Magazine Archive      National Heritage Digitization Strategy News

FreeBMD September Update  FamilySearch updates England, Devon and Cornwall Marriages, 1660-1912

Heritage Ignite!          British Army Ancestry Research       Shannon Lectures 2018  

1926 Census: still in the dark         

Find My Past

Baltimore Roman Catholic Parish Registers

New York Roman Catholic Parish Baptisms

New York Roman Catholic Parish Marriages         Tavistock Gazette

Atlas Obscura

Medical Models  NY        Unfinished Power Plant China        Kasanka Bat Migration Zambia

Charley the Haunted Doll  Beverly, Massachusetts         Unusual Lighthouse  UK

Satan's Kingdom  Connecticut      Admiralty House Park  Bermuda     Creating Disneyland

Half-Finished Highway  Sth Africa        Broken Down Dam Park  Minnesota

Earhart's Last Message       South Africa's Rain Queen      Prized Oaxacan Chile

Roman Tomb in Zara       Pyramid of Ehécatl  Mexico        London's 'Ladies' Bridge'

Most Tattooed Couple  Kansas        Your Favorite Marquee USA   Wildlife in a Monastery Brazil

The Snickelways of York  England


Massive genetic study reveals Irish have more Viking and Norman DNA than previously thought 

Raise a glass to Robert Emmet, the Irish rebel leader executed on this day in 1803 

Cork council agree to demolish house where 21-year-old murdered his young brothers 

Discover how you can use your Irish heritage in an online memorial to you loved one  

Join Shilelagh Law and O’Malley Irish dancers live at the 37th annual Great Irish Fair 

One of the Kennedy siblings has put this amazing mansion on the market 

Intruder accosts Irish president after evading security 

FREE  Learn Irish for free: How to speak Irish for beginners

Autumnal Equinox 2018 and Ireland's other sacred Celtic holidays 

Living with Lyme Disease in Ireland – an upside-down world 

Nuns stopped mother and baby home survivor saying goodbye to dying mother 

Top picturesque historic villages in Ireland 

These are the top 10 non-Irish nationalities living in Ireland 

Tragic letters sent by Rosemary Kennedy to the young Irish woman who cared for her 

Horror as Irish Famine memorial desecrated in Providence, R.I. 

Ring of Kerry stone cottage is the ultimate Irish dream home 

Fall in love with Ireland: 9 autumn adventures you can't miss 

It’s official drinking whiskey will make you live longer 

Today, just 22 years ago, the last Magdalene institution closed its doors 


going home: Home is where the heart is - Flash Fiction  Kelli Shultz

Family Connections: #52Ancestors - Week 38 - Unusual sources  Vicki Court

Eulogy  Geniaus

My Reading Life: Spring Reading Challenge  Theresa Smith

Remembering Daddy Clay | The Legal Genealogist

“Surprised by Joy”   Liz Gauffreau

#AlmostFamous — General Lew Wallace   Bethany (Jensen) Maddox - Roots Stalker Genealogy

Book Reviews

Theresa Smith

Pre-Release Book Review: Becoming Mrs. Lewis by Patti Callahan

New Release Book Review: Frieda by Annabel Abbs

New Release Book Review: The Single Ladies of Jacaranda Retirement Village by Joanna Nell

Behind the Pen with Janet Lee

The Irish Story

Book Review: Bullets and Bombs Across the Border: Policing Ireland’s Frontier, Irish Security Policy 1969-1978

Better Reading

The Girl on the Page by John Purcell

Transcription by Kate Atkinson

The Helpline by Katherine Collette

Vodka & Apple Juice by Jay Martin


Podcast: Fantasy Legend with Raymond Feist   

Podcast: Calling All Goddesses with Holly Wainwright

Podcast: New Rising Star with Trent Dalton

Allen & Unwin:  excerpts

Tales from the Inner City        Shaun Tan

Imposters   Scott Westerfield

Catching Teller Crow  Ambling and Ezekiel Kwaymulla

and from my blogs....

That Moment in Time

FREE Trinity College Course, Irish dinosaurs, first aid - water damaged pics, planned assassination, Canadian Historical images, electoral registers UK, NY birth indexes online, history of Irish linen, McQuade monument Windsor NSW,  Coolgardie hotels, Jersey German Occupation prosecutions & identity cards, FREE Irish magazine, Australia’s grandest piano, Dublin Magdalene Laundry possible museum, hunger stones, fish in WWII bunkers, a knit map of the cosmos, cemetery wine, Hadrian’s reservoir… and, well, much, much more…
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Headlines of Old

Having a break from our travels this week… but where to next?
thousands of  Births, Deaths, Marriages..Random Selection...1859 - 1894 Trove Tuesday 25th Sep 2018, DATES, DETAILS & DATA,  family memories mistaken?, playing detective can lead you on a merry chase…

Irish Graves

Additions to 

* Update to Rookwood, Metro NSW  thanks to Brett Andrew Woods…

* new lead in to Rookwood Page

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