Friday, May 22, 2020


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


New South Wales

Sinking of the Centaur | Guardian News | Nambucca Heads, NSW

Australian War Memorial

Newsletter    incl.  Explore #MuseumAtHome       Wartime magazine Read now

Griffis: Genealogist featured in new TV series Dick Eastman Danville Commercial News

Top 100 Irish surnames & last names (family names ranked)  Ireland Before You Die

John Grenham Trust none of them, use them all new RootsIreland Church Register transcripts

Celebrate Paniyiri At Home With This Sweet Baklava Recipe ... First time in 43 years Paniyiri has had to be cancelled.

Find My Past

Durham Home Guard was more of a ‘Lad’s Army’ than a ‘Dad’s Army’. Nearly a third of its volunteers were 18 or younger.   Discover their records

Eat like your ancestors    Wartime ration recipes   Finding Home Front relatives

FMP Community.. Unlock the past via photos  Highland flings     Secret romances

Atlas Obscura

National Library Australia 

Newsletter incl.  Getting Started at the NLA well worth a read... and if you love to read for 

FREE..  Learn more with EBSCO eBooks.  Need a Library card? (National Library Aust.)

The National Archives UK 

FREE talk: Caribbean Connections       FREE family history resources   

Visit Britain 

Family Tree Magazine



Anglo-Celtic Connections

Outback Family History

Australian Geographic

The pioneering lady twitchers of Australia      

Smithsonian Magazine

The True Story of Catherine the Great    

This World War II Bomber Took More Enemy Fire Than Most Others and Always Came Home

Why These Ancient Scottish Seafarers Didn't Snack on Fish

One-Thousand-Year-Old Mill Resumes Production to Supply Flour Amid Pandemic

What Rome Learned From the Deadly Antonine Plague of 165 A.D.

The Charming Story of George Harrison’s Vacation in Small-Town America

Newly Unsealed Vatican Archives Lay Out Evidence of Pope Pius XII's Knowledge of the Holocaust

Text Found on Supposedly Blank Dead Sea Scroll Fragments

High Waters in the Great Lakes Reveal Two Centuries-Old Shipwrecks

Take a Free Virtual Tour of Five Egyptian Heritage Sites

The History of the Hawaiian Shirt

Amateur Archaeologists Studying Aerial Maps of the U.K. Spot Dozens of Hidden Historical Structures

For the First Time in a Century, Norway Will Excavate Viking Ship Burial

Family Search

1940s Fashion: Women’s and Men’s Clothing Worn, 1940–1950



Down a rabbit hole with the Pusells  Trove Tuesday - Zoom Sunday  Freestyling


A Birthday in Troubled Times

the gentle author

East End Desire Paths    Thomas Bewick’s Cat    On Recovering From The Coronavirus

A Few Pints With John Claridge

Mrs. Daffodil Progresses

Mrs Bungay and Undertaker Toombs: 1882    She Wasn’t a Dummy: 1886

The Flower Jewel-case: 1893

Brotmanblog: A Family Journey 

Ferdinand and Friederike Meyer: Why Did She Stay Behind?

Rosie Weiss Marries William Levin 1909

Jacob Meier Goldschmidt’s Third Child, Julius Goldschmidt: Cousins Marrying Cousins Who Married Cousins



Humouring the Goddess

Pierre Sterlé   Faerie Paths — Right  Sunday Evening Art Gallery — Mandalas     Masks

Going Up Nort’    Faerie Paths — Mystical


Genealogy News Bytes - Friday, 15 May 2020

Saturday Night Genealogy Fun - Your Maternal Grandfather's Matrilineal Line

Monday Genea-Pourri - Week Ending 18 May 2020

Genealogy News Bytes - Tuesday, 19 May 2020

The Frugal Family Historian

Can't Pay? You Don't Have To!   Discovered Treasure

The Legal Genealogist

The butterfly effect

Irish in the American Civil War

Charting Clare Chain Migration: From Kilrush to Joliet with the Killeens

The Silver Voice

A Brave Carrigart Boy

Remembering the Past Australia

Australian Digger Slang – World War II

The Irish Story

‘Likely to cause disaffection to His Majesty’, the Seizure of Irish newspapers, September 1919

Janet Maher   

Graduation in a Pandemic

Clogs and Clippers

James Whybrew revisited

Stair na hÉireann

#OTD in Irish History – 18 May:

The Photo Detective (Maureen Taylor)

U.S. Naval Photo Collections: Online Resources You Can Use.  Listen to the episode


Irishman brings Norse myth flame back home on daring solo mission

Ireland can officially begin Phase 1 of reopening from Monday



Theresa Smith

and from my blogs...

That Moment in Time

Friday Fossicking 15 May 2020, A Brief History of Toilet Paper, WWII FREE photos, first movie kiss, online historical photo databases, hermit priest, secret fairy door, 75 years on from VE, reading got farm women through the Depression, Russian Military records, 5000 yr old energy bar, golden age of piracy, giant megaphones, FREE access to numerous records, the Grecian Bend, Aussie Digger slang, frontline heroes, things Irish Mammys say, book reviews - podcasts  - videos - all FREE, and yes, so much more..  Feel free to share...

Headlines of Old

Colonial Collections Convicts & Choices, Trove Tues 19th May 2020, NSW, WA, Tasmania, female convicts marriage guidelines, Australoddities, further reading…

Stay safe and well, this will pass..

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