Friday, July 12, 2019


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


Irish as...  Irish Times

Missing wallet found and returned after 75 years |

Off the grid but still plugged in: The extraordinary life of Margaret Gallagher  Irish Times

'The Holy Grail Of Music Venues': Iconic Adelaide Live Music Venue At Risk Of Demolition |

Dame Vera Lynn is still smiling at 102 as she waves to fans in a rare appearance | Daily Mail Online

How a country town's steam trams were on the right track in the early 1900s  ABC News

ABC News: Mary Poppins author's birthplace converted to museum


Crew List Index Project  CLIPS   U.K. 

Positive Ageing Announcement  Jennifer Jones  Congratulations!

DNA, NFHM & Other News - Genealogy Notes 1-30 Jun 2019
    Diary of an Australian Genealogist 

Scottish Research
    hornsbysfhg   Presented by Kerry Farmer

New Articles from Remembering the Past Australia.. courtesy Lorraine Newland


Personal letters from pioneering Bundaberg aviator Bert Hinkler are now available online, thanks to recent copyright law changes.  Read more

Free pass to Expo 88 history: Sir Llew Edwards Watch now

Did you go to Wilston State School?    Read more

'Kidnapped and coaxed': A window into our slave trade, NITV  Read now

Anglo-Celtic Connections

Podcast: Ottawa Synagogue History    Westboro Beach Genealogy Meetup

Herefordshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1583-1898 now on FamilySearch


The Diaries Left Behind by Confederate Soldiers Reveal the True Role of Enslaved Labor at Gettysburg

Two Tour Guides—One Israeli, One Palestinian—Offer a New Way to See the Holy Land

Historian’s New Novel Raises Controversial Theory: Henry VIII Divorced Anne of Cleves Because She’d Already Given Birth

This Long-Ignored Document, Written by George Washington, Lays Bare the Legal Power of Genealogy

Found: An ‘Undisturbed’ Roman Ship Near Cyprus

The Cuyahoga River Caught Fire at Least a Dozen Times, but No One Cared Until 1969

Scotland's Tiny Artificial Islands Date to the Stone Age

Drought Reveals Ancient Palace in Iraqi Reservoir

A Lost Work by Langston Hughes Examines the Harsh Life on the Chain Gang

Find My Past


Family History Daily

Outback Family History


Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

Henry Goldsmith, The Final Chapter: Walter, Florence, and Helen     

Hannah Goldsmith Benedict, 1848-1900: Litigation and Fires Beleaguer The Family

the gentle author

John Claridge’s Soho Faces    At The Italian Parade In Clerkenwell     The Facades Of Spitalfields

Piotr Frac, Stained Glass Artist   So Long, Leon Kossoff       The Inescapable Melancholy Of Phone Boxes

Tessa Hunkin At London Zoo 

Dreams and Adventures at Cosy Cottage

The Cuckoo Way    Cuckoo Way: Chesterfield Canal Day 1     


Genealogy News Bytes - 5 July 2019  Best of the Genea-Blogs - 30 June to 6 July 2019

Seavers in the News -- Mrs. R.A. Seaver Dies in New York in 1913 

Monday Genea-Pourri - 8 July 2019        Genealogy News Bytes - 9 July 2019

Added and Updated Record Collections at - Week of 30 June to 6 July 2019

The Frugal Family Historian

Where in the world did my ancestors live?!

The Legal Genealogist

July 4, 2019     Originality counts     Finding Margaret’s mother, part 5    Wayback it!

The Dusty Box

The South Cornwall Ghost

Looking Forward, Looking Back

The earliest Eaton

Stair na hÉireann

#OTD in Irish History – 8 July:

Applegate Genealogy

A Picnic for Two Hundred   

GSQ Blog
A fascinating family history diversion – finding Cicely Beven  Lyn Irvine

Earl Grey’s Irish Famine orphans (2): 

Organization of the scheme | trevo's Irish famine orphans


Malcolm Cemetery - the legion of the lost ~ Outback Family History

AncestorChasing: Bible of Mary BIRD nee KELLAM  Kerryn Taylor

Merrill’s Barn Dance  Jamie Gates

8007        nwpaintedlady

The Moura Café and a Family History Puzzle    Judith Salecich

A Trip to Vermont: Connecting to the P.E.O. Sisterhood    Liz Gauffreau

GLENDA MARY heartwarming story    Rosann Creagh

Keeping On Point When You Blog  Claudia


Theresa Smith

The Week That Was…

#BookBingo – Round 14

Six Degrees of Separation: From Where the Wild Things Are to The Light Between Oceans…

Book Review: The Last List of Miss Judith Kratt by Andrea Bobotis

Book Review: The Binding by Bridget Collins

Book Review: Claire Malone Changes the World by Nadia L. King; Illustrated by Alisa Knatko

Book Review: You’ll Never See Me Again by Lesley Pearse

Better Reading

Book of the Week: The Guardian of Lies by Kate Furnivall

The Rip by Mark Brandi

Good Girl, Bad Girl by Michael Robotham

Blood River by Tony Cavanaugh 

Australian Crime Story event: Crime Writing Legends in Conversation

Podcast: Tom Keneally discusses his life, and incredible writing career

Podcast: Tess Woods juggles two physiotherapy clinics with writing

Penguin Books

The Yield  Tara June Winch      READ AN EXTRACT

Bowraville  Dan Box  LEARN MORE

Fake  Stephanie Wood  READ MORE

You'll Never See Me Again  Lesley Pearse

The Need      Helen Phillips

The Roadhouse  Kerry McGinnis

Allen & Unwin

Six Minutes Petronella McGovern   Read an excerpt

Fortune  Lenny Bartulin  Read an excerpt

The Bride Test Helen Hoang  Read an excerpt

The Ten Loves of Mr Nishino  Hiromi Kawakami  Read more

and from my blogs...

That Moment in Time

Donegal Workhouses, Kalgoorlie Hospital records, gone & forgotten, Silk Road, The Old Fairy Bridge, 30 thousand gravestone photos, ancient Roman shipwreck, new records on Family Search, Australian dinosaur, WIN your way to DNA Downunder, Inspiring Genie Blogs - Alona Tester, Scotland Highland Poor Law, Watch: Treaty of Versailles Centenary, Gap of Dunloe, WATCH:Nevada’s Ghost Town, garlic smuggling, 137 years to get building permit, want to mail a coconut?, scent from the past, WATCH : JFK’s 1963 Irish visit, traffic jam on Achill Island, Oriental Bank robbery, 9 Day Queen, many more Irish graves added, lots to read and watch and learn…   Feel free to share..

new entries.. Australia and International

As They Were

Cavan, Cork, Donegal, Dublin, Tipperary, IGP ARCHIVES JUNE 2019 UPDATE, with thanks to all who volunteer with Ireland Genealogy Projects - Archives

Irish Graves

Rookwood Cemetery, Metro, NSW
With thanks to Noelene Harris

New South Wales Regional J-Z
With thanks to Michelle Nichols

Headlines of Old

Trove Tuesday  9th July 2019........ Unclaimed Letters, Missing Connections, strange addresses, contacting loved ones incl. convicts, lots of names and occupations,

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