Friday, January 31, 2020


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


Griffis: Immigration issues explained   Danville Commercial News


What's new? John Grenham

I Love Bello  incl. For the Love of Music- Annie Phelan & BYO  Featured Events and What's On

Queensland State Archives  incl. Q-Album START EXPLORING

National Library Australia incl. Treasures Talk

Maureen Taylor  website  for podcasts plus

SAGS  Society of Australian Genealogists  subscribe here for newsletter, check their programs

Find My Past

Anglo-Celtic Connections

GRO adds twenty years of birth indexes     The Maturing of Genetic Genealogy

Deceased Online adds Two Black Country Cemeteries      Sunday Sundries  Lord Tweedsmuir

Terry Jones: Python, amateur historian  Last Call for Speakers: BIFHSGO Conference 2020

Seeking descendants of the 156 Irish “Primrose girls” who emigrated to Canada, in 1853

Vernon City Directory Project Update         Life expectancy in Canada

Famine Irish immigrants had a tough time in the US


How the Vietnam War Shaped U.S. Immigration Policy      Of Pears and Kings

Is Jane Austen the Antidote to Social Media Overload?

Family Search Blog

Visiting an Ancestral Home: A Life-Changing Experience

New Records on FamilySearch from January 2020  Black History Month: Facts about Black History

Australian Geographic

Feral cats take advantage of the bushfires   Koala detection dogs sniff out bushfire survivors

Incredible footage of the NSW dust storm   Win for endangered Lord Howe Island woodhens

Secrets and fires: saving our 'dinosaur' trees

Mal Leyland – Inspiring a generation to explore Australia

Atlas Obscura

Stinky Space Rocks     Clam-Diving Neanderthals    Defying Gravity  Hidden Cave Art

Carrots for Wallabies   Gateway to Europe    Redux Boutique and Gallery   Frog Rock

New Life in an Undrowned Town  The Great Artichoke Ban  Medieval Castle Ruins

A Leech’s Journey   Dead Sea Scrolls     30 Spectacular Spirals  Quinta da Regaleira

The Mountain Sphinx   Chesterfield Snail   The Big Well Kansas   Art of Glove-Making

A Return to Fukushima   The Lanchester Diploma    Crystalline Pools  Prehistoric Lake Bed

Enemies of the Heir, Beware  It’s Raining Iguanas ( cousins of drop bears?)   Breakup Beer

Platypuses on the Precipice  Kinema in the Woods    Ghost Palace Hotel  Tank Graveyard

The World War II Bomb Down the Street    Opulent Mansion  Saving the Chinese Deer

Secret Morse Code  Franklin Auto Museum 


Remembering Arthur Guinness, founder of the famous Dublin brewery, on the day of his death 

The NYC newspaper editor who spoke out against “No Irish Need Apply” 

Irish woman makes history as first female conductor at Oscars 

Oral history archive celebrates 50 years of the Irish language in Boston 

Tributes pour in for Seamus Mallon, former deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland 

Some Irish treasure discoveries that you didn’t know about 

Willie Clancy, piper and folklorist, dies on this day in 1973 

Irish film director Lenny Abrahamson picks his favorite Irish Film Institute movies 

The Irish soccer club in Scotland - the history of Celtic FC 

Irish tourist attraction of the week: The Céide Fields 

Irish bartender breaks Guinness world record for making Irish coffees  

2020 Irish America Hall of Fame inductees announced 

Moving origins of the giant Celtic cross shape in a Donegal forest 

Chicago cop tells of racism inflicted on Irish Famine women and children 

Celebrating Ireland’s little known mermaid saint on her feast day 

The World’s Biggest Potato is returning to the World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade 

On This Day: Irish writer William Butler Yeats dies in 1939 

The Celtic and Catholic traditions of St. Brigid and her cross 

Irish tourist attraction of the week: Trinity College in Dublin 

Hundreds attend funeral for Irish American veteran after relatives couldn't be located 


The Legal Genealogist

2020 alphabet soup: B is for…       The things you learn…

The Gentle Author

A Riverside Walk In the Eighties      Public Homes On Public Land

Mrs. Daffodil Digresses

The Ghost and the Spinster: 18th century

The Frugal Family Historian

Decipher those difficult documents

Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

Milton Goldsmith’s Album, Part XVII: The Contrasting Lives of His Sisters Rose and Estella

The Things You Can’t Learn from Genealogy Records Alone: Milton Goldsmith’s Family Album, Part XVIII

Humouring the Goddess

Make My Day         Beware of the Personals


Best of the Genea-Blogs - 19 to 25 January 2020    Monday Genea-Pourri - Week Ending 26 January 2020

Stair na hÉireann | History of Ireland

‘How Young Cormac Mac Airt was Recogised as King’


Storytelling: Use vintage greeting cards   The Malevolent Matriarch

A spa day for the hens  Dreams and Adventures at Cosy Cottage

Family history pitfalls (part 1)  Clogs and Clippers

Not Like Grandma’s Pantalettes: 1914   Mrs. Daffodil Digresses

The Story of Anne (Nancy) Littlejohns  Before Bernadette


Theresa Smith

I Should Have Read That Book Tag

The Week That Was…

Book Review: My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante

Book Review: The Story of a New Name by Elena Ferrante

Book Review: The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow

Behind the Pen with Melissa Ashley

The Irish Story

Book Review: Birth of the Border: The Impact of Partition in Ireland

Liz Gauffreau

"Telling Sonny": A Review

Better Reading

Book of the Week: The Other You by J.S. Monroe

The Fallout by Rebecca Thornton

The Daughter of Victory Lights by Kerri Turner

One Of Us Is Next by Karen McManus

The Gilded Cage by Camilla Lackberg

Podcast: Katherine Johnson PhD to Novel with Paris Savages

Podcast: Mary Moody on Life After the Loss of her Husband

and from my blogs...

That Moment in Time

Friday Fossicking 24 Jan 2020, Aust. Gravestone symbols, Kent BDMs, 200 more Chinese warriors unearthed, insect jewellery, Boulder Cemetery, Irish dancing at 89 years old, Light Keepers, Ancient Hunting Toys, Missing Grave, Concrete failure, Christmas in Outback Qld, a kind Irishman deserved better, IGP additions, deserting wives & families, and a whole lot more..
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Headlines of Old

Hard to Believe..Trove Tuesday 28th Jan 2020, George Hull, Governor Macquarie, Tasmania, Irish convicts, Governor Davey, strange events…incl. boy of 17 married a young 69 year old…
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