Friday, February 22, 2019


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

The Silk Book Goes on Exhibit - The Fine Books Blog

NSW Capital Convictions Database  Any of your ancestors here?

Cemetery Masterlist – National Trust

FREE  eBooks | National Library of Australia     (Historical, classic, biographies, etc.)

Cafe by the clocktower   Country windmill   The Emerald City

What's New - Judy Webster's genealogy Web site

Just for fun... Creme Filled Sponge Cakes, Better than Twinkies

With the Time You Have Left Here   John Pavolitz

[Dictionary of Sydney] Ah-chew! (Sniffle, Sniffle) - the pneumonic influenza pandemic of 1919

1960s-70s home movies of Queensland – Walton Roy Sinclair collection | John Oxley Library see online

The rising up of Plantation Voices | Australian South Sea Islander

Family history news, 18 Feb 2019

Irish genealogy workshop slated in Pittsburgh     Tribune-Review

Historical audio tours launch at Picton's Pioneer Cemetery | Wollondilly Advertiser

Newsletters.. why not subscribe to those you are interested in?

National Library of Australia 

The ScriBbleR Stella Budrikis  always interesting

I Love Bello Shire

Outback Family History

Family Search Blog

State Library Qld

Queensland State Archives

FREE download The race against mould

Atlas Obscura

Faked Death    Street Faces curious   Imaginary Garden tourists search

Anglo-Celtic Connections

The PhotoDetective Podcast: Wedding Tips & RootsTech Tips  Maureen Taylor

Quick tips: Repeat your searches  Martin Roe Eidhammer

Commercial researchers gain FTDNA access  The Legal Genealogist      Judy G. Russell

Mushrooming laws  The Legal Genealogist

Ancestry® Announces 94 New and Updated Communities For People of African American and Afro-Caribbean Descent

Reprise: remembering the internees  The Legal Genealogist

Applications Open for South Australian Anzac Day Commemoration Grants 2019-2020  Alona Tester

Always Interesting

ScrapHappy February 2019  TextileRanger

the gentle author

The Pellicci Museum



New Zealand's government is the latest country to announce plans for a digital sales tax on Internet multinationals such as Amazon, Google, Facebook, Apple and Microsoft. New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said her cabinet agreed to a discussion document being released stating, "the country’s current tax system was “not fair in the way it treats individual taxpayers, and how it treats multinationals.”

Other countries including, Austria, France, UK, Spain and more have also  started to focus on a digital tax as the European Union has not been able to agree to a unified policy.

The New Zealand proposal is for a 2-3 percent tax on revenue overseas companies make in their country. It is estimated that it would bring is between $20.6 million USD-$55 million USD.

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Putting Herself in the Picture  TextileRanger             beautiful detail

Go for the Blankets     10334         Liv

Spring Flowers At Bow Cemetery  the gentle author

A Page from the Genealogical Birthday Book: Catherine’s Story « The History Interpreter - Janet Few

DNA Institutes in Salt Lake City – GSQ Blog    Helen Smith

The Gym  allenrizzi

Changing Styles Claudia

Saturday's Snapshots: Beechworth    Australian Roots and Spreading Branches

James Bailey 1808 – 1866 | The Keeper of Stories

My surprising Danish ancestors chasingskeletons

Wattle Dell | our family stories  a new blog from Valda Low

Theresa Smith

The Squatters  Barry Stone

The Book of Knowing  Gwendoline Smith

An Unexplained Death  Mikita Brottman

The Library Book  Susan Orlean

Historical Ratbag

Norwegian Genealogy and then some

Books: Something Beautiful Happened

and from my blogs...

That Moment in Time 

born without consent, devastating floods/fires/drought, Scottish newspaper death reports, fat tailed sheep, supernatural sculpture, Ireland's invisible income,  thousands of ‘new’ records, NZ electoral rolls, greatest Irish love letters, Chinese bagels, WWII casualty lists, additions to Clare Library BDMs, Bonsai owners want thieves to water plants, autistic children caring for animals, earliest photos of Northern Territory, convicts - early colonisers of Australia, NZ convicts sent to Australia, Tipperary Genealogy, wonderful blogs  and much more…
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As They Were

new records for County Offaly (King's Co) and County Laois (Queen's Co),

Clare Roots Society Meeting 21 Feb 2019, Bodyke Evictions, John S. Kelly, next meeting 21st Mar 2019,Interpreting names in the Limerick House of Industry in the 18th Century, Dr. David Fleming

Cemetery Masterlist – National Trust

Irish Graves


NSW Metro

With thanks to Nola Wilkinson

Parramatta North
with thanks to Rose Lee

Eastern Suburbs Memorial Park
St.Thomas’, Enfield
South Head, Vaucluse
Field of Mars, Ryde

With thanks to Noelene Harris

Rookwood, NSW
With thanks to Nola Wilkinson and Rose Lee

New South Wales Regional A-I

Bolong, St. John’s Anglican
With thanks to Brett Miller
Armidale with thanks to Rose Lee

NSW Regional J-Z

With thanks to Brett Andrew Woods

With thanks to Madeline Wright

Tambaroora Catholic
With thanks to Nola Wilkinson

With thanks to Gail Christopher


Additions to Waverley with thanks to Noelene Harris

Headlines of Old

TROVE TUESDAY 19TH FEB 2019... Collection Of Convict Captures, notorious prisoners, the clever, the foolish and the desperate, across a number of states…
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