Friday, July 31, 2020


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


New content added to the 'What's new? page at John Grenham's Irish Ancestors site

Westen Australia Museum...Opening date for the new Western Australian Museum 21st Nov. 2020.. subscribe to the e-newsletter here 

I Love Bello Shire incl. a great read... The 'Mayor of Darkwood' Seeks Balance

4 Reasons to Write about your Travel Memories Laura Hedgecock

A Quick Post about the Ancestry Match change    historybylarzus

FREE Irish Lives Remembered magazine download

Outback Family History

Find My Past

Anglo-Celtic Connections

Atlas Obscura

National Archives UK

Family Tree Magazine

National Library of Australia

Uncovering Trove Treasures  Watch now    

What Are You Reading? Watch now


Family Search blog



Sepia Saturday – Bikes in the bush

The Gentle Author

Terry Scales, Painter  The Roman Ruin At The Hairdresser  Cockney Beanos

Thomas Onwhyn’s Pictures Of LondonOn Liverpool St Station

Tex Adjetunmobi, Photographer  In Search Of Roman London  

In Search Of Shakespeare’s London

Humoring the Goddess

Faerie Paths — Dragonflies   We Are All The Gambler — repost

Sunday Evening Art Gallery — Rebecca Louise Law.    Keeping The Past in the Past

Epiphany amidst the cacophony

Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

Helmina Goldschmidt Rapp, Part II: Leaving Germany with Alice Rapp Stern

Arthur Rapp and Family: From Germany to England to Brazil to New York


A Little Allen Family History   Senior Lives Matter Too

The Irish Story

Podcast: Bram Stoker and the Cholera Epidemic of 1832


Impetus to Reflect  From the Archives - July 26 2010   Trove Tuesday - Cause of Death!


Genealogy News Bytes - Friday, 24 July 2020

Saturday Night Genealogy Fun -- Major News Events During Your Life

Best of the Genea-Blogs - Week of 19 to 25 July 2020

Monday Genea-Pourri - Week Ending 27 July 2020

Genealogy News Bytes - Tuesday, 28 July 2020

Scottish Ancestral Research

Free Family History Mini-Class : Lesson 3

The Legal Genealogist

Lessons learned…    

Australian Roots and Spreading Branches

Saturday’s Newspaper Snippet: Funeral of Matilda Thoroughgood née Guymer

Mrs Daffodil Digresses

Worth Her Weight in Gold: 1896  The Lantern Party: 1902

Branches On Our Haimowitz Family Tree

Jack Hyamovitch (Hyams)  

Stair na hÉireann | History of Ireland

#OTD in Irish History – 27 July:


The true history of “Long Way to Tipperary” revealed

Irish barman singing The Rare Auld Times will make your day

Ireland's best hotel of 2020 named

Killarney, a favorite amongst American tourists, is a ghost town this year

Anger as historic Easter Rising stones go missing

Which tree are you, according to the Celtic calendar and astrology?

Spectacular death of white-dwarf star lights up nearby galaxy

Norman era defensive home set to be Ireland’s next great tourist attraction

TUNE IN: Virtual County Mayo gathering this Saturday!

How I learned to love my hard-to-pronounce Irish name

When Amelia Earhart came to stay in Donegal… by accident

5,000-year-old Sligo tombs being destroyed by vandals, say archaeologists

Expert names the top 25 Celtic baby names

The amazing origins of “Whiskey in the Jar” one of the best-loved Irish ballads

A guide to valuing all your old Irish coins

1918 - World War I Air Ace Edward “Mick” Mannock is killed

Indulge your Irish wanderlust with these travel guides

Cork town named one of Europe’s most beautiful small towns

German photographer spends four years photographing Irish Travellers

Top eleven facts about Connemara ponies

The Nazi spy set on turning Donegal village into a German naval base

Crazy quotes about the Irish - from Waylon Jennings to Samuel Beckett

WATCH: U2’s Bono and The Edge perform acoustic snippet of “Stairway to Heaven”

WATCH: A stunning look at Ashford Castle and Kylemore Abbey more than 70 years ago

How to trace your Irish roots using this traditional Irish naming pattern

Tracing your Irish ancestry - The Brady clan

Tracing your Irish ancestry - The O'Sullivan Clan

Your Irish ancestry - The Caulfield clan 

Tracing your Irish ancestry - The Brennan Clan 

Tracing your Irish ancestry - The Kennedy clan

Tracing your Irish ancestry - The Doherty clan

Tracing your Irish ancestry - The Feeney clan


Making Ancestors Interesting       Book Prizes - What can they tell us?

Liv Hambrett  A Postcard from Friedrichstadt

Before Bernadette    Spotlight on ... Large!


Theresa Smith

The Week That Was…

Sunday Splendour – Alice: Curiouser and Curiouser

Book Review: Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel

Penguin Books Australia

Modern Life, Millennials and Motherhood with Pandora Sykes

Stop Surviving Start Fighting  Jazz Thornton a chapter

Lost Souls  Johnathon and Jesse Kellerman

1st Case James Patterson 

Dirt Music Tim Winton

Book Review: The Pull of the Stars by Emma Donoghue

Allen & Unwin

Enid   Robert Wainright

Drugs, Guns and Lies    Keith Banks Ben Smith

The Last Navigator  Paul Goodwin with Gordon Goodwin

The Last Lighthouse Keeper   John Cook with Jon Bauer

Better Reading

Book of the Week: When She Was Good by Michael Robotham.  READ MORE

The Light at the End of the Day by Eleanor Wasserberg     READ MORE

The Fogging by Luke Horton.    READ MORE

Preview: The Women's Pages by Victoria Purman

and from my blogs...

That Moment in Time

Friday Fossicking 24th July 2020, Ontario & Toronto cemetery records, 1900's fashions, cownose rays, Surry BDMs, ghost houses, Irish clan research, Glendalough, changes re Ancestry DNA, oldest stereo recording, airport conspiracies, book reviews, newsletters, rent for the Queen, the devil’s cupid, new Ancestry collections and so much more…
Feel free to share… the title is the link…

Headlines of Old

UNCLAIMED LETTERS Issue 4, Trove Tuesday 28th July 2020 
unclaimed letters 1848, thousands of names, some give occupations, relationships, alias, etc.
Take these as hints as to where your ancestors once were thought to be…Though listed in NSW, the letters were addressed to many other places…
The answer to the question so many ask is ‘Sorry, no these letters are no longer accessible.. worst luck.’
Feel free to share… the link is the title…

Keep safe and well.
This will pass.

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