Friday, April 19, 2019


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



Anglo-Celtic Connections

Atlas Obscura

Fermanagh Herald     Acton Gazette      Jewish Chronicle        Reading Evening Post

Staffordshire Sentinel   Staines & Ashford News


How a Spy Known as the ‘Limping Lady’ Helped the Allies Win WWII

14-Year-Old Boy Finds ‘Lost’ Medieval Gravestones in Scotland

Researcher Identifies the Last Living Survivor of the Transatlantic Slave Trade

Six of the Most Famous Mob Murders of All Time

Wreck of Unusual Ship Described by Herodotus Recovered From Nile Delta

During the Mexican-American War, Irish-Americans Fought for Mexico in the 'Saint Patrick's Battalion'

Recently Uncovered Thermopolium Reminds Us That Romans Loved Fast Food as Much as We Do

For Those Living Nearby, the Memory of the Three Mile Island Accident Has a Long Half-Life

Family Search Blog

Joe Price Talks about Census Tree Project—RootsTech 2019

Finnish Family History Research: Where to Start      Types of Finnish Records

Finding Your Finnish Ancestors


I Love Bello Shire  incl.    Aboriginal Roving Ranger at Dorrigo National Park

National Library of Australia  re Sydney Writers' festival

Queensland  incl. Daydream Island is better than ever...       best fresh seafood near/in Cairns

Did You Know?

Meet Waves in Time Speaker: Sharn White - TravelGenee

Meet the Speaker: Shannon Sutton  Family history across the seas

Waves in Time – Meet the Speakers Michelle Patient, The Patient Genie | Shauna Hicks History Enterprises

Meet the Speaker: Dr Anna Shnukal    Family history across the seas

Index to photographs (portraits): surnames A-K  plus more.. Judy Webster

IrishGenealogyNews: 8-week Introduction to Genealogy course at NLI, Dublin

Advice from Great Storytellers for Family Historians  Laura Hedgecock

Australian Geographic

The wonderful sea bunny has (almost) equally wonderful friends

The wonderfully diverse world of spider silk

Join us for a walk on the wild side

Scientists race to record rare species from QLD rainforests 

Lake Eyre flooding inspires first yacht club regatta in three years

What’s it like being a chef in Antarctica? Meet Jordan Smith

Always Interesting

Humouring the Goddess

Faerie Paths — Buttercups 

The Gentle Author

In Old Bow   Neville Turner Of Elder Street     Tony Bock At Watney Market 

The Mysterious Stone Heads At Greenwich      The Riflemen Of Bow

Hot Cross Buns At St Bartholomew The Great       

Applegate Genealogy

My Common Ancestor with General Nathanael Greene         Adair, What a Name!


Seavers in the News -- George W. Seaver Files for Divorce in 1924

Genealogy News Bytes - 12 April 2019

Added and Updated Record Collections at - Week of 7 to 13 April 2019

It's Genea-Musings 13th Anniversary Today!      Monday Genea-Pourri - 15 April 2019

Genealogy News Bytes - 16 April 2019 

Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

Lena Goldsmith Basch, Final Chapters: Frank and Hinda  

Milton Goldsmith’s Family Album, Part IX: The Missing Babies   

Final Chapter for Joel Basch and His Family: Tragedy and Generosity

The Legal Genealogist

2019 alphabet soup: I is for…        A place called home    Superkit Sunday   In Record Group 21

Weeping for Our Lady 

Earlier Years... In Days Gone By

K is for Ki Si Ming    a great series of which this is just one post

Family history across the seas

Jackson’s Airport         K is for Konedobu        Lufa Ramblings      Milne Bay Magic

New friends, old friends  Olgeta Samting       another great series

Stair na hÉireann

#OTD in Irish History – 15 April:


Sunrise, Derrymore, Northern Ireland        Charming streets of Kaysersberg, Alsace / France

Snow Covered Lake, Stevens Point, Wisconsin   


One Fine Day

Deep in the Heart of Textiles

Guest Post: A Weaver Shares Her Path


Famine awarded more control to Catholic Church in Ireland, says new documentary 

The horrific tale of a Mayo village's death during the Great Famine

LISTEN: The Derry Girls soundtrack is now on Spotify! 

Whiskey distilling returning to Donegal for the first time in 177 years 

Calling Game of Thrones fans! How to travel Ireland and Westeros at the same time 

Where are you from? Find out using these Irish surname maps online      in case you missed this...

Real footage of Michael Collins and Queen Victoria included in new collection launched online 

Your trip to Ireland will be a steal with these iPhone travel apps! 

Celebrating the birthday of Seamus Heaney, author of Ireland's favorite poem 

From Game of Thrones to The Fall - the best shows filmed in Ireland 

‘The Humours of Bandon’ is an Irish dance show everyone can relate to 

How the Irish mourned Abraham Lincoln, shot down 154 years ago this week 

Why all Irish men’s beards are red 

Stunning Game of Thrones tapestry revealed in Northern Ireland 

Holy Week brings back Good Friday memories of the traditions in Ireland 

The Irishmen who fought in General Washington's army 

The last letter written on board the doomed Titanic 

Irish Titanic Officer Hugh Walter McElroy lost his life but was "larger than life" 

Why Easter is such an important holiday to the Irish 

Lads who Irish dance – Denver brothers viral videos smashing traditional stereotypes 

Was your family shanty or lace curtain Irish? It’s important 

In 1912, my Irish grandmother was booked to sail aboard The Titanic

In praise of the Paris firefighters who saved Notre Dame 

Stunning Game of Thrones stained glass windows unveiled for final season 

New Irish dance feature film 'Curls' is looking for support 

The 1916 Easter Rising - How Irish America and Ireland saw it very differently 

Chocolate Guinness brownie with stout butter frosting recipe


Desert Beauty  Little Wild Streak

Major Oak and the Legendary Sherwood Forest  clarejk2014

I’m Going For It  Claudia

A lesson learned GSQ Blog  Christine Meehan

Scraps to the Organizing Rescue!  Textile Ranger

The Story of John LittlejohnS      Before Bernadette

DNA Down Under, Books & Talks - Genealogy Notes 1-15 Apr 2019  Diary of an Australian Genealogist

‘Without Law or Justice’: Class conflict in the Irish border counties 1920-23.  The Irish Story


Theresa Smith

#BookBingo – Round 8

Bookish TV in Review: Sharp Objects

The Irish Story

Book Review: Markievicz: Prison Letters & Rebel Writings

Penguin Books

The Mister by E L James

The Sparkle Pages by Meg Bignell

Better Reading

Podcast: J.R Lonie      Author of  The Woman From Saint germain

Podcast: Todd Alexander  latest book Thirty Thousand Bottles of Wine and a Pig Called Helga.

Allen & Unwin

Diary of a Crap Housewife    Jessica Rowe      

Esther  Jessica North        Read excerpt

D-Day New Guinea  Phillip Bradley  Read excerpt

The Note Through the Wire   Doug Gold   Read excerpt

The Gulf Country  Richard J. Martin 

The Impossible Climb    Mark Synott  Read excerpt

Sydney's Writer Festival 2019   Great lineup

and from my blogs...

That Moment in Time

Aust. Boer War soldiers, Nepal's Forbidden Kingdom, Modern Brisbane 1940 film, volunteers mark lonely graves, newsletters, Britain's Cold war, Ghost town residency, Biblical seal found, woven coffins, Stonehenge..tunnel beneath, 2019 International Year of Indigenous, boat cemetery, Kent BDMs, updated digital library Family search, family history 5 mins a day, Waves in Time… meet the speakers, London resources, Victoria’s pink lakes, Dublin 1922, secret tales of Irish boyhood, Derryveagh Evictions, book reviews, street libraries, numerous Irish graves added, bumper issue again….
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That Moment in Time…

New addition to JUST BECAUSE

New page…That Moment in Time




numerous new additions...many from WA, upcoming newspaper titles from Trove,

Irish Graves…


With thanks to Wayne Hammer

Waverley, NSW Metro
With thanks to Noelene Harris

As They Were...


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