Friday, February 15, 2019


Edwin Stockqueler (1829-1900) - Public DomaiAn Australian Gold Diggings, oil on canvas

Cootamundra shearing shed     Cootamundra wheat silos    Sydney Daily Photo - The Emerald City

NT Library secures some of the first photographs ever taken of the NT        ABC news

Clare Genealogy: Births/Baptisms, Marriages, Deaths - Donated material new additions


Outback Family History

FamilySearch Blog

Atlas Obscura

Family History Daily

Did You Know?

IrishGenealogyNews: Irish and British records coming soon to Ancestry  Claire Santry

Legacy News: Six Feet Under Down UnderFREE Down Under webinar by Jill Ball now online for limited time

Always Interesting


The Legal Genealogist

One little change    Judy makes so much sense, as always…it should be opt in, not opt out and all should have been contacted.

The Irish Story

Applegate Genealogy Jamie Gates

Treasure Chest of Memories   Laura Hedgecock

Michael in Ireland

The Gentle Author




FamilyHistory4u: A Beedle a Bellman and a Bard.

Meet the neighbours at Cosy Cottage Garden Cafe   Dreams and Adventures at Cosy Cottage

Earl Grey’s Irish Famine Orphans (65) | trevo's Irish famine orphans : Something different, podcast, do listen.


Theresa Smith

New Release Book Review: The Orchardist’s Daughter by Karen Viggers

#2019StellaPrize Longlist

Farewell Rosamunde Pilcher

Better Reading

and from my blogs...

As They Were

Additions To IGP Archives - January 2019, Antrim, Cavan, Clare, Donegal, Mayo, Wicklow, 

That Moment in Time

closing famine museum, Bronze age skeletons, Celtic chariot, Rembrandt's secret signature, NY BDMs, Did YOU Know?, home complete with graveyard, 1943 Scottish weddings, Cliffs of Moher tower to undergo restoration,  Irish love stories, human statue,  war dog home from combat, wild monkeys, FREE recording, FREE webinars, Earliest Parish Register in Ireland from 400 years ago, origins of “Slaughterhouse Five”, greenhouse on Mt. Everest..  and a whole heap more…Feel free to share

Headlines of Old

Circumnavigating Australia's Colonial History - Trove Tuesday 12th FEB 2019 Pt. 17, ship building, coal mining, bustling, seafood, convict history, Newcastle, troops, tourism via trains, lost and found, Macquarie Pier, century old church, trams in Newcastle?, interesting claim, stranded ship, and more surprises..
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  1. Thanks for including me again! I especially enjoyed the articles about the British Newspaper Archive and about the fat-tailed sheep!

  2. You're welcome...The Fat-tailed sheep intrigued me also... I'd not heard of them, but they sure are interesting.
    Thanks for your comments.


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