Friday, November 2, 2018




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


Victoria adopts 'automatic assessment' organ donation system ABC news

Blue Mountains New South Wales

Garden of Remembrance Toowoomba | Toowoomba & Darling Downs Family History

Little Free Library creator Todd Bol dies | MPR News

Mysite | BURIALS & GRAVES  Thanks to Angela Gallagher

Genealogy Radio Show - Series 3: Episode 5:– Methodolog...  Mixcloud

Picnic for Peace this Remembrance Day  State Library Qld  (SLQ)  FREE Sun 11 Nov.

Black Diggers  SLQ  FREE

Nation's bells to ring out together to mark Armistice Centenary - GOV.UK

I Love Bello Shire Newsletter   Robin Hood is riding into Dorrigo  Local Wedding Stories  NSW

Dictionary of Sydney    The Sprite of the Creek

National Library of Australia 


Learn more about In Cook’s Wake    Learn more about Beauty Rich and Rare Joseph Banks

Read The Economist  You can read free online with NLA card. Don't have one? 
Register online  Australian citizens only.

Navigating Government Gazettes     Read about overseas internees in the current issue of Unbound

Find My Past

Northumberland and Durham Burials              Middlesex Baptisms 1543-1876

Scotland, Edinburgh & Lothian Birth and Baptism Index

Scotland, Edinburgh & Lothian Death and Burial Index       1939 Register Update 

Staffordshire, Dioceses Of Lichfield & Coventry Marriage Allegations and Bonds, 1636-1893

London & Middlesex Registers & Records

Waterford Poor Law Union Board Of Guardians Minute Books   

British Army, Honourable Artillery Company Browse

United States Directories & Almanacs

Newspapers            Wexford People         Poole & Dorset Herald        Heywood Advertiser

The Bioscope    Belfast Telegraph  Liverpool Echo  Croydon Chronicle and East Surrey Advertiser

Anglo-Celtic Connections

What's DNA worth to Ancestry?       Documentary Heritage Communities Program 2019-2020

It seemed it was going to go on forever          Sunday Sundries      Sinking of the SS Kerry Head

Blog Comments     TheGenealogist adds BT27 Outbound Passenger List records for the 1950s

Last Minute: Not Fade Away: Digitizing and Preserving Family Photographs

Pre-Confederation King’s and Queen’s Counsel appointments in Canada 

IGRS adds 14,000 names to its Early Birth, Marriage and Death Indexes

National Archives UK

> Census records 1841+  > Wills 1384-1858    > Wills of Royal Navy and Royal Marines personnel

Blogs: Computational archival science: automating the archive

Modelling archival data: an outsider’s perspective      The end of the Bruce Invasion of Ireland, 1318

Podcasts: Big Ideas Series: Entity disambiguation in digital cultural heritage

Big Ideas Series: The role of archives in addressing refugee crises

Family Search Blog

Indexing Event Messages     Six Steps to Hosting a Successful Indexing Event

Italian Genealogy Research—How to Find Italian Records

Italian Dual Citizenship: What You Need to Know

FamilySearch Recognizes and Honors the World War I Armistice Day Centennial

New Discovery Fan Chart: Explore Your Family Tree in Depth

Family History Daily

This Free Web Clipper Makes Adding New Records to Your Family Tree an Easy Task

This Old Newspaper Site Lets You Clip Directly to Your Ancestry Tree

Search 10 Million Free Newspaper Pages for Your Ancestors

This Information Will Make You Question Every Census Record You’ve Ever Collected

3 Quick FamilySearch Tricks to Help You Find Elusive Ancestors

Atlas Obscura

Marquee Magic  Witch Trials Epicenter   Vanishing History (Mediterranean sites)

Italian Ghost Mansion video  Heavenly Cuisine   Renaissance Military Fort

Explore Philadelphia’s Local Art Spaces    Lavender Labyrinth  Ancient Warrior Columns Mexico

Here Lies E. Coli        Mapping Made-Up Worlds           Restored Castle  Abergele, Wales

Let My People Crow Jews in medieval Germany      Tech Museum Switzerland

A Movie Scavenger Hunt in Chicago   Grave in Space   Tiny Hidden Houses    Hidden Burial Sites

Outback Family History

A Generous Man – Romeo Stefani  The Miners’ Hall – Boulder  G H Rainsford – pioneer profile

The Coolgardie Safe – a family story  The Dimers and the Greens – a picnic at Norseman

Burned in effigy – the McCann Hoax      Disgraceful conduct at Bonnievale :

The Sun – goldfields newspapers       The Freemasons Hotel – Coolgardie

Albert William Rodda – pioneer profile        All the little Children – Bulong cemetery

Did You Know?

* Introducing a brand new site  Crowe Family History  author/owner Phil Crowe, who has spent many years researching the Crowe family...  much of interest to many, not necessarily connected.

Introducing Activity  Word Press Blogs

The First Traffic Lights in Australia  Alona

Fresh start rename  Library Currants

The secret language of death certificates blog  Cassie Mercer

My Top Tips for Gaining Readers  HistorianRuby

MyHeritage to Livestream Conference … for FREE    Alona Tester

Inspiring Genealogy Blogs – September & October 2018   Alona Tester

Always Interesting  

all worth subscribing to..

Whither the poor | The Legal Genealogist

Trove Tuesday – Body Discovered, Unknown Identity | Shauna Hicks History Enterprises

Call for Papers “Cornish Australian’s Who Changed the World Alona Tester

So Long, Madge Darby Of Wapping  Spitafields Life            the gentle author

The Children of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra  HistorianRuby

Urnes Stave Church in Norway historicalragbag

#OTD in 1809 – Opening of Nelson’s Pillar in the middle of O’Connell Street (formerly Sackville Street) in Dublin.  Stair na hÉireann  (Blog Awards Ireland Winner)

Sweet and gentle lily-of-the-valley  Pauline Connolly

The Colorado Coalfields War and Its Effect on the Mansbach Brothers  Amy

Desperately Seeking: Locating Lost Family in Newspaper Advertisements  kindredpast

Lyndie Wright, Puppeteer      Suresh Singh’s Spitalfields         the gentle author

“De Valera’s other Ireland?” The Irish Free State and Scottish nationalism, 1922-39  The Irish Story


How an Irish-born great-great-grandfather came to fight in the US Civil War 

This Irish park has been named the best in the world 

Think your ancestors came here legally and 'waited their turn'? Think again  

Rare poster advertising Titanic’s return voyage up for auction 

Irish mother says she was ‘classed as scum’ in Mother and Baby Home 

What are the top 100 Irish last names? 

How my novel came to be written in an Irish cancer ward 

Could these Irish names become extinct due to current trends? 

Ireland is officially one of the best travel experiences in the world 

The mystery of how a Canadian houseboat washed up on Ireland’s west coast  

Lonely Irish swan ‘hugs’ cars after its mate was killed 

Seeing the US "Through Irish Eyes:" Memoirs of an Irish journalist working in the American south 

Harriet the Irish singing donkey will brighten your day

Whiskey, tea, cheese and chocolate: All the best of Irish food and drink in a 17-meal tour  

WATCH: This live version of The Parting Glass will give you chills 

Two new Irish attractions named in Lonely Planet’s ‘Best Of’ for 2019 

Irish American hero led life-saving efforts at Pittsburgh synagogue 

11 amazing treasures found using metal detectors in Ireland 

Irish brothers reunite in New York after 59 years apart 


52 Ancestors #42 – Conflict  Jenny MacKay

We Need To Sound Down    Sunday Evening Art Gallery — Charles Joseph Hullmandel    Claudia

CLOGS AND CLIPPERS: Did William Whybrew have a son after all?

Heritage Walk: Along the Diamond Creek – 3 November, 2018  elthamhistory

Susannah Dalbiac’s Almanack  the gentle author

‘God’s Battle’: O’Duffy’s Irish Brigade in the Spanish Civil War  The Irish Story

Haimowitz photo comparison questions       nwpaintedlady

Storytelling: Painting a main character  Susan

Grandpa’s a Ghost!              On Trains & Tolstoy         Jamie Gates

Pittsburgh  Amy

History of Pumpkin Carving and Samhain (Halloween)     Stair na hÉireann

The Foxes Are Cooking Their Coffee  Liv

family tapestry: #52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks. Week 44, Prompt: ‘Frightening'   Isabel Flynn

Making friends (the chicken method)   clarejk2014  A fun diversion

Book reviews

Theresa Smith

New Release Book Review: Genealogy by Mae Wood

New Release Book Review: The Witches of St Petersburg by Imogen Edwards-Jones

Book Review: The Beguiled by Thomas Cullinan

New Release Book Review: Every Breath by Nicholas Sparks

New Release Book Review: The Football Whisperer by Mel A Rowe

New Release Book Review: Ghost Wall by Sarah Moss

Page by Page Bookclub Titles for November/December

New Release Book Review: The Invitation by Belinda Alexandra

New Release Book Review: Evening in Paradise by Lucia Berlin

New Release Book Review: The Turn of Midnight by Minette Walters

New Release Book Review: The Kinship of Secrets by Eugenia Kim

Better Reading

I Invited Her In by Adele Parks

The Uncollected Plays of Shaun Micallef

Kathleen O'Connor of Paris by Amanda Curtin

Podcast: Second Chances with Tricia Stringer

Podcast: An Author and His Passion with Steve Hawke

and from my blogs...

That Moment in Time

Navajo Code Talkers, Memorial Tiles, Dorset baptisms & Burials, vampire discovered, Armistice of Salonica, FREEBIES, Kilkenny Festivals, Midwifery records Victoria,  not your mother, rotting Catholic registers, Chicago May,
ghost & exploding pint, terror in Wexford, new British Red Cross online database - historic artefacts, tales of the crypt, abandoned Galway castle, Victoria Cross Archive, Christie’s Cafe, lists of Irish townlands, reusing cemetery plots,  death certificate errors, and a lot more..
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That Moment in Time

Trove Tuesday

Announcements (Births, Deaths Marriages, Plus others… 1899) Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia, Queensland, 

Headlines of Old

Circumnavigating Australia's Colonial History - Trove Tuesday 23rd Oct 2018 Pt. 12b, Moreton Bay Penal Settlement,  Convict Barracks, Commissariat Store, wonderful insight - colonial Brisbane through the eyes of “Old Tom”, First Houses of Parliament-Queen Street, Brisbane Heritage Trail, early map of Brisbane.. what was where, from convicts to television..Old Windmill,

Headlines of Old

A new page on Headlines of Old  …. Brisbane Past and Present

This will be added to regularly..

As They Were


Kilrush & District Historical Society, Brian Comerford, Brendan Bracken and Winston Churchill - the Kilrush connection, Churchill's son?,

Irish Graves

Additions to Waverley, NSW Metro, thanks to Timothy Ciscel

Additional story to Patrick Logan, Bulong ,Western Australia, thanks to Outback Family History’s Moya Sharp

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