Friday, February 28, 2020

FRIDAY FOSSICKING 28th February 2020

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


Heritage listed Princess Theatre Brisbane up for sale..  Brisbane Times

Talk on the 'Lane Ways & Bow Ways of Ennis' presented by  Larry Brennan, thanks to brother James Brennan. Clare Roots Society

The Irish News

Interesting addition to IGP archives, thanks to Christina Hunt ... another will for Clare (Robert Crowe). These were from the Archives in London.

Damaged Gravestones  Billion Graves


Did You Know?

Laura Hedgecock

Outback Family History

Find My Past

Surrey Baptisms          Surrey Marriages         Surrey Burials  

Search all newspapers 3 Canadian newspapers added



Anglo-Celtic Connections

Atlas Obscura

17 Jaw-Dropping Cliffhangers          Ancient Dwelling Arizona     Eroding Town  Italy

Eating on the Edge  Ethiopia    Mountain Chapel Italy     Chapel in the Rocks  Germany

Family Search Blog

Always Interesting


Deb's World

The Legal Genealogist

Mrs. Daffodil Digresses

The Gentle Author

The Irish Story


Humouring the Goddess

Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

Stair na hÉireann

Remembering the Past Australia



A Family Tapestry: What to do When That Brick Wall Really IS a Brick Wall  Jacqi Stevens

Future Uncertain       The Irish Aesthete

A masked ball  Anne Young


Theresa Smith

Allen & Unwin

Dear Parents  Gabbie Stroud       Read more

The Love That Remains Susan Francis  Read more

Ten Rogues  Peter Grose Read excerpt

A Country Nurse  Thea Hayes  Read more

Shark Arm  Phillip Roope & Kevin Meagher   Read more

and from my blogs...

That Moment in Time

Friday Fossicking 21 Feb 2020

killing off ancestors, family history pitfalls, new Irish resources, living history museums, railway coffee palace, Hippopota-mess, moon trees, horse-drawn dino bone, sea angels, diving in Philippines, African ghost ship lands in Co Cork, St. Michan’s crypts..Dublin, ever been to a Pin Party?, John F Kennedy’s nuclear bunker, neon cuckoo bee, Bath’s first Anglo Saxon building, the island that ‘eats’ itself, finding German WWII service records, Dunkirk: from archives to Hollywood, 200 year old dating tips…book reviews and lots more…
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Headlines of Old

Absconded Convicts 1832, Trove Tuesday 25th Feb 2020, informative details, male and female, also some who were later apprehended..
Examples of some of info. given…

BEDWELL James, No. 30-1896, Hercules (ship), 20, Bricklayer, Dublin, 5 feet 71/2, grey eyes, dark brown hair, dark ruddy freckled comp. woman, shamrock, and old Ireland on right arm, from No.6 Iron Gang.

CHAMPION or CAMPION Margaret, No. 31-472, Hooghley, 26, Kitchen Maid, Cork, 4 feet 10 3/4 in., blue eyes, brown hair, ruddy freckled comp. E.W.C.K. on upper part of right arm, M.M.W.C. on upper part left, slight diagonal scar over left side of mouth, from Mr. John Wood, Sydney.


Notable Days & Events.. a step back in time