Friday, November 9, 2018




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


Thousands of new Irish family records added to research database 

Woman gifts entire fortune to five Irish charities in her will 

The top Irish mobster movies 

Making the dead feel welcome - All Souls’ Day in Ireland 

Struck by lightning bolt, he somehow survived and decided to fight back 

Number of British people applying for Irish passports makes big jump 

DNA testing solves two missing person mysteries in Ireland 

40 percent of Irish would take their partner's surname after marriage 

Michael Collins’ Jewish Fenian - the indispensable Michael Noyk 

The best beaches of the Dingle Peninsula (PHOTOS) 

TradFest, joyful celebration of Irish music, takes over Dublin January 2019 

Guy Fawkes was killed trying to restore a Catholic to British throne on this day in 1605 

Viral video shows why there’s nothing in the world like an Irish wake 

Dublin “bushman” scares the pants off locals 

U2 feared it was the end of the band the night Bono lost his voice 

This Election week, channel the Irish suffragette who followed Churchill around ringing a bell 

Six-year-old Irish dancer wows American TV show with his amazing steps

What you should know about applying for Irish citizenship

When Beatlemania arrived to Dublin 55 years ago today

Exploring the remote island paradise in the west of Ireland 

Celtic apple crumble with Irish whiskey cream sauce 

Warming fresh pumpkin soup recipe 

How to make homemade Irish cream


The lady lived once, but was buried twice - BBC News

The Genealogy Radio Show Episode 6 Series 3 – Lorna Mol...

Friday finds: Data backup        Martin Roe Eidhammer

Fading headstone covers a mysterious story | Northern Star

Second hand shop find of photo unearths great history  ABC

A rose by any other name  ABC

Braidwood rejuvenated  ABC

The ScriBbleR newsletter     well worth reading   Stella Budrikis

When the war was over  Ancestry blog

More maps than you can shake a stick at – John Grenham – Irish Roots

[Dictionary of Sydney] A day at the races 

Cairns Family History  newsletter        full of news, events and dates to remember

National Library Australia

Internees from Overseas | National Library of Australia

Chinese Australians in Print | National Library of Australia

The Artist of the River | National Library of Australia

Melbourne's marvellous tramways | National Library of Australia

Completing our wartime history | National Library of Australia

Australian War Memorial

Remembrance Day National Ceremony

Watch the Remembrance Day Ceremony Live

1918: the end of “the war to end war” Centenary Symposium   16 Nov.

New National Register of War Memorials connects Australian across the nation

Places of Pride       Victoria Cross          After the war    Flickr page 

emotion poppy

State Library Queensland

picnic on Maiwar Green       Love to all, Connie   Palm Island and Our People

2018 Queensland Literary Award winners  Talking Ideas   Searching the Colonial Secretary's records

FREE  1000 Hands of the Guru: Saving Bhutan's Sacred Arts 29 Nov. 6-8pm Book now »

Did you know?

Double Numbers    Congratulations! Geniaus

Australian Joint Copying Project | National Library of Australia

Treasuring Trove: Why Australia’s digital heritage platform is so special | Pursuit by The University of Melbourne

How to use Google sites for Family History   Carmel's Corner    (Library Currants)

Always Interesting

Hotel Henry’s Haunts      Coroner Gritton Summoned By Death            Jamie Gates

Genealogy Do-Over - November 2018  Australian Genealogy Journeys

Not many photos  Geniaus

Emma Clarke, Born 1875: Britain’s First Black Female Footballer   HistorianRuby

Puzzle Pieces of the Haimowitz Family are Falling Into Place  nwpaintedlady

The Langer Brothers: Lives Devoted to Photography  Amy

A Walk Among Storied Tombstones: The Irish Americans of Cambridge American Cemetery, England  Damian Shiels

Books: Hiding the past – The Forensic Genealogist volume 1.  Martin Roe Eidhammer

#OTD in 1932 – Birth of internationally celebrated Irish folk musician, artist, poet and storyteller, Tommy Makem, in Co Armagh.  Stair na hÉireann

52 Ancestors #46 – Random Fact  Jenny MacKay

Dying to Vote: How the 1864 Presidential Election Cost an Irishman His Life  Damian Shiels

I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free. Claudia

Rodney Holt, Designer & Set Builder  the gentle author

Find My Past

O'Hart's Irish Pedigrees         Ireland 1931 Trade Directory    Scotland Monumental Inscriptions

Britain, Gestapo Invasion Arrest List 1940    Ireland, Gravestone Records

Family Search Blog

New Records on FamilySearch from October 2018

Anglo-Celtic Connections

Your Genealogy Today: Nov/Dec 2018      MyHeritage Presentations Streamed from Oslo

Remembrance Survey  Backup Nag     Is Ancestry running out of steam?

Genealogists Benefit from Research Libraries           Armistice Babies            Sunday Sundries

Pre-famine Irish Newspapers Online         Shannon Lecture: Good Intentions, Bad Archaeology

Guy Fawkes Day   

Outback Family History

Ernest Giles – grave tales            The Globe Hotel – Coolgardie    A Grave Mystery- Patrick Logan

Goldfields Courier and Golden Age -newspapers   

Atlas Obscura

Written in Stone  (Gravestone Inscriptions)       Bone Bread           Arlington's Hidden History

Tortoise Tombstones            'Stone Babies'       Stunning Church  Palermo, Italy

Camera Collection      Welcome to Foamhenge replica     Octopus Garden   Pastry Coffins

Patchwork of Ruins  Lebanon    Looping Bridge    Unusual Soviet Books   Tombstones From Sears

Looking Sharp  (personal eating knives?)   Floating History Lesson  (coal burning steamboat)

Petrified Forest Mississippi   Chocolate Hands   Hidden Hollywood   Party for Time Travelers

Terracotta Warriors       Multicolored Bathing Huts France


So Long, Max Levitas  the gentle author

Stay interested and persevere – GSQ Blog  Meg Carney

The Endeavourers’ Reveal Day Four: Improv  TextileRanger

Norah Smyth, Suffragette Photographer  Carla Mitchell      Spitalfields Life

The Cannington “Ghost” | The Dusty Box  Jess

Blogs, 2019 Conferences & Other News - Genealogy Notes 16-31 Oct 2018 Shauna Hicks

The Story of Susannah Hukins Before Bernadette

The Oldest Baptist Church in the State  Lonetester

52 Ancestors: Military – The War Diary of an ‘Ordinary Young Woman’  Martin Roe Eidhammer

Trek Diary – September 2018 Catbells – 451m/1,481ft   clarejk2014

Dornfest Family Revisited   nwpaintedlady

A tale of six Irish sisters (the very condensed version) – GSQ Blog Cathie Sherwood

My Common Ancestor with the Wright Brothers  Jamie Gates

Final Chapter for Bert, Meyer, and Julius Mansbach and their Sister, Hannah Mansbach Dannenberg Amy

Publication in Aji Magazine!  Liz Gauffreau
Jennyalogy: A Fabulous Find on Trove 

ThrowbackThursday: It is with deep regret . . . , Old Eltham Road, Lower Plenty, May 3rd, 1941 elthamhistory


Theresa Smith

New Release Book Review: The King’s War by Mark Logue and Peter Conradi

Sunday Spotlight with Fleur McDonald — Australian Women Writers Challenge Blog

New Release Book Review: Where the River Runs by Fleur McDonald

New Release Book Review: Lillian’s Eden by Cheryl Adam

Better Reading 

The More Books The Better: how your home library is keeping you healthy – Better Reading

In Pieces by Sally Field

The New Girl by Ingrid Alexandra

The Labyrinth of the Spirits by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

Any Ordinary Day by Leigh Sales

Authors, great books and the stories behind them: Better Reading Podcast reviewed by Good Weekend

Podcast: Musician Turned Novelist with Holly Throsby

Listen to the Bolinda Audio for Trace and Australian Heist 

The Invitation by Belinda Alexandra    READ MORE

The Spite Game by Anna Snoekstra   READ MORE

Well Read Cookies by Lauren Chater


November Road      Lou Berney

The Life to Come      Michelle de Kretser

Bridge of Clay    Markus Zusak (author of The Book Thief)

Any Ordinary Day   Leigh Sales

and from my blogs..

That Moment in Time

Friday Fossicking  2nd Nov 2018, Here lies E.coli, secret language death certificates, Colorado Coalfields War, singing donkey, Irish brothers parted 59 yrs, locate lost family - newspaper ads, De Valera’s other Ireland, Titanic’s return voyage poster auctioned, Witch trials Epicentre, mapping made up worlds, FREE web clipper, What you need to know re Italian dual citizenship, role of archives -refugee crisis, DNA’s worth to Ancestry, Robin Hood riding into Dorrigo, FREE picnic for Peace Remembrance Day State Library Qld, and a whole lot more…
New site… CROWE Family History.. with much to interest many, even if not connected…
Feel Free to share…

Headlines of Old

Certificates of Naturalisation  Pt. a, numerous names & addresses, record search, selection from 1923 and 1925, Trove Tuesday  6th November 2018, using SODA, to make it easier,

As They Were

Donegal, Fermanagh, Kilkenny, Limerick, Longford, Mayo, Meath, Monaghan & Fermanagh, Tipperary, ADDITIONS IGP  October 2018, 

Additions to Missing Friends

Clare Roots Society, next meeting CRS 15 Nov,  Double book launch 29 Nov, Ger Browne, Flan Hehir, Old Ground Hotel Ennis, 

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