Friday, September 20, 2019


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


[Dictionary of Sydney] Fifty years of Kaldor Art Projects 

Urunga Boardwalk Upgrade  Bellingen Courier Sun

Of Learning and Checklists  cassmob  FREE

The Photo Detective Podcast Archives | Maureen Taylor .... Listen FREE

Keystone statutes     Discovering fiction         The Legal Genealogist

Brazilian Surnames     RootsTech 2020–Registration Now Open!      Family Search Blog

Burial Register Search - City of London. Thanks to Alona Tester, Gould Genealogy    FREE

Irish Culture and Heritage Day to take place on 29 September in Stockbridge  The Edinburgh Reporter

First and Pioneer Families banquet set   The Columbus Dispatch

GeniAus: 10th Consecutive Year       Trove Tuesday - Lake Macquarie History

Anglo-Celtic Connections

British In Ceylon Parish Records               View Berkshire records

Records of the world       Explore your Russian roots      Explore our India Office Collection 

Outback Family History

Australian Geographic



State Library of Qld   incl.   "Meet me at the Paragon" From Fri 27 Sep | FREE

Conservation clinics  Tue 3 Oct | FREE
Do you have rare books, artwork on paper, family heirlooms, films or photographs that you’d like to preserve? Book a free 15 minute appointment with a conservator to get personalised advice.
Brisbane International Film Festival (BIFF) runs from 3 to 13 October with a number of films you can experience (some for FREE!) at State Library. <-   Click for more events

The National Archives UK  incl.   Club de Fromage  a slice of 80s nostalgia at our disco

 The ScriBbleR  Stella Budrikis   incl.  Nancy Wake,  and upcoming book, 

 The Burial Files a 9-part podcast series from the New South Wales Library. The series looks at the history of the 19th century cemetery discovered under Sydney's Central Railway Station, along with life in Sydney in that era.  FREE


Atlas Obscura

Family History Daily

A Schoenthal Update: More Photos from My Cousin Sally

Family Portraits: The Artists Behind the Portraits Discovered

The Frugal Family Historian
Free family history books  FREE

The Legal Genealogist
Not one in a million 

Historical Ratbag
Port Arthur

Stair na hÉireann
#OTD in Irish History – 16 September:

Luycho   I Forgot — Again   Sunday Evening Art Gallery — Matt Molloy  Painting Is Easy…Not

Liz Gauffreau
Digital Discoveries: Peace and other stories

Dreams and Adventures at Cosy Cottage
Two years on… My Second Blog Anniversary


Irish couple welcome "miracle" quadruplets in Dublin 

Forget "Darby O'Gill and the Little People!" This film has all the leprechauns and banshees you need 

Waterford Crystal’s Ogham collection - inspired by the ancient Irish alphabet 

West Cork island could become first private island bought via crowdfunding 

4,500-year-old boat among Viking artifacts hoard discovered in Galway 

Top ten famous people with Irish grandfathers 

Honoring the Irish poet and nationalist who died a British soldier on the Western Front 

Robert de Niro is on a desperate search to find his Irish roots 

The beauty and danger of Blarney Castle's Poison Garden 

Scientist who has found a cure for Crohn’s honored at Irish America Life Sciences awards 

Teeth reveal important clues into diet of famine Irish 

First NYPD cop to die in the line of duty was an Irish immigrant

Galway Aran Islands make history with medicine delivered by drone 

Daughter of murdered Irishman to publish series of books to help children grieve 

On this day: Irish Brigade suffers mass casualties at The Battle of Antietam 

What did the Vikings do for the Irish?

These are the best places you can visit on an Irish passport 

Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture program officially launched 

The best way to learn Irish online for free has returned      FREE

WATCH: Here’s how you can make homemade Guinness ice cream 


A Day on the Dunes  Dreams and Adventures at Cosy Cottage

Remembering The Sunlander: Gayndah Railway Complex Judith Salecich

Residents of Blue Mountains villages are fiercely loyal.  Pauline Connolly

HistorianRuby’s History Trips: What’s Happened This Year?  Historian Ruby

New Victorian resources, DNA reports & other news - Genealogy Notes 15 Aug - 15 Sep  Diary of an Australian Genealogist

Hazards of the Sea  cassmob


Theresa Smith

The Week That Was          #BookBingo – Round 19

Jolley Prize 2019 (Winner): ‘The Point-Blank Murder’ by Sonja Dechian

Book Review: Going Under by Sonia Henry

The Classics Eight: Macbeth by William Shakespeare

Book Review: The Truants by Kate Weinberg

Spring Break Reading Goals

Better Reading

Book of the Week: The Lying Room by Nicci French

Sleep by Catherine Cole

Lost in the Spanish Quarter by Heddi Goodrich

The Girl in the Painting by Tea Cooper 

Buckley's Chance by Garry Linnell

Podcast: Author of The Rip, Mark Brandi on Life, Law and Writing Crime 

Penguin Books

About a Girl  Rebekah Robertson

Audiobook Samples... The Handmaid’s Tale   Any Ordinary Day

Fixed It  Jane Gilmore       Money Spinners  Annelise Nielsen  

and from my blogs...

That Moment in Time

Friday Fossicking 13 Sept 2019, steam train Co Clare, Bristol Parish registers, medical tax evasion, ghost ponds, IGP additions, more Irish Graves, book reviews, family of foxes, Blarney Castle magical tree, Cats of Spitalfields, puzzle of the platypus, Brisbane Open House, copyright for genealogists, digital memorials, My Heritage…conference live streaming FREE, history of Sydney’s cemeteries and so much more…Feel free to share…

Irish Graves

DAVYHURST Cemetery, Western Australia
With thanks to Moya Sharp
Outback Family History

TOOWONG Brisbane

With thanks to Kym Hyson

Headlines of Old

TROVE TUESDAY 16th Sept 2019  COUNTRY CAPERS,Tiaro Qld, Maryborough Qld, Brennan & Geraghty (Irish migrants) , Station Hotel, Mary Poppins, a great escape…

As They Were



Cavan, Dublin, Kings/Offaly, Queens/Laois, Longford, Tipperary, Wexford, IGP ADDITIONS...  early SEPT. 2019,

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