Friday, August 14, 2020


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


*  Loop Show 02-07-2014      County Clare    MixCloud

*  Tinteán Magazine incl. 

* Genealogy - Ireland.  Area Community News      

David Kendall's book “When Descendants Become Ancestors: The Flip Side of Genealogy.         The Times Telegram


Family History Month      Sydney Morning Herald Archives 
1955-1995 ..Use eResource

* State Library Of Queensland

What's on[site]

The wifi is on, cafe coffee is brewing, and study spaces and computers are available for use. Before you visit, check our alerts page for full details on what's open and when.

    Mon 24 Aug | Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Free 

Dare to listen     Dive deep into the lives of strong Queensland women who’ve challenged the status quo in this new podcast series. 

The National Archives UK newsletter incl. Explore maps   

 Genealogy - Ireland.  Area Community News      

* David Kendall's book “When Descendants Become Ancestors: The Flip Side of Genealogy.         The Times Telegram

Find My Past

Parish records questions answered  Watch video         Portsmouth’s past

Atlas Obscura

Family Tree Magazine


Anglo-Celtic Connections

Canadian Newspaper Collection Missing from MyHeritage        Sunday Sundries

Lessons: Birth Trends in the UK       Help Needed re Ontario Land Records

Binge Photo Enhance and Colourize with MyHeritage     

This Week's Online Genealogy Events       Marriage Trends in the UK

How Much Should You Pay for an Online Presentation?

Outback Family History

The Goat and Vospers Dog:        Billy and I – by Dryblower      David SEVERS – grave tales

The Wilkie Bros – Courageous Speculators!      The Gregson’s of Bonnivale – a family story

Family Search Blog

How to Search United States Passport Records     

Joyflips: Create Video Slideshows with Your Family and Share Memories

What Are Family Tree Data Problems, and How Do I Fix Them?



My Dog Is Smart     Sunday Evening Art Gallery (midweek) — Tiffany Lamps 
 Carol Milne  Sunday Evening Art Gallery — Jess Bell    Alexandra Spyratos      


Photos Speak     Engagement     Poor, Poor Pitiful Me

Deb's World

A hop, skip and a jump into July!       The awe-inspiring Glass House Mountains

The Gentle Author

At The Halal Restaurant     The Re-Opening Of Crescent Trading    

Martin White, Textile Consultant     Tom Vowden, Stained Glass Conservator

The Spitalfields Bowl    The Bookshops Of Old London bibliophile's delight

John Bringhurst, Seditious Printer

Mrs Daffodil Digresses

Choose Your Fan and Then Your Flutter: 1919     Snap-shots at the Beach: 1894

Historical Ratbag


Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

Charles Bloch Redux, Part II: A Surprising Twist in the Family Tree

The Memoir of Julius Loewenthal, Part I: Growing Up in Frankfurt

The Legal Genealogist

Business as usual     In the nick of time


Genealogy News Bytes - Friday, 7 August 2020

Saturday Night Genealogy Fun -- Play Ahnentafel Roulette

Best of the Genea-Blogs - Week of 2 to 8 August 2020

Monday Genea-Pourri - Week Ending 10 August 2020


Trawling in the Lake 

Irish in the American Civil War

“Throwing Water on a Drownded Rat”: 1860s Letters from a Disintegrating Marriage

Stair na hÉireann | History of Ireland

#OTD in Irish History – 10 August:

Social Bridge

It’s the Tiniest Things …

Scottish Ancestral Research

Free Family History Mini-Class : Lesson 5


Carrickfergus - the real truth about the lyrics to one of Ireland’s most haunting ballads

WATCH: Paul Mescal stars in The Rolling Stones new music video “Scarlet”

On This Day: Daniel O'Connell, Ireland's Liberator, was born in 1775

Heroic Irish woman saves drowning father and three daughters

Michael Flatley's Lord of the Dance reboot planned for 2021

A look at the partition of Ireland and its aftermath nearly a century on

Three counties to come under new restrictions tonight amid COVID outbreak

OPW eases concerns over future of 6th century Irish church

Who are Celtic Thunder and what are their best songs?

This County Clare cottage is a perfect blend of tradition and modernity

Facebook series captures the history of Charlestown, Boston's Irish neighborhood

230-year-old staircase uncovered at Cork’s Spike Island Prison is "like something out of Harry Potter"

TUNE IN: Milwaukee Irish Fest 2020 to stream live online

A guide to valuing all your old Irish coins

Fancy an Irish brogue: a guide to Ireland’s colorful expressions

In search of US descendants to Great Hunger bride orphans

Bottle of rare George Roe Irish Whiskey up for auction

Fun and easy Irish language phrases to learn during lockdown

“Will Ye Go, Lassie, Go?” and a tribute to Northern Irish musical talent

Irishman Francis McHugh - A gentleman of the highway

TUNE IN: Live Mass and performances for the Feast of Our Lady of Knock this Sunday!

Irish language phrases for when you're stuck for words


Locked Down in History — Venetian Convents      Deep in the Heart of Textiles

I Need Some Inspiration!     humoringthegoddess

Words after Death  Social Bridge

Books, NFHM, WDYTYA, & Other News - Genealogy Notes 14 Jun - 10 Aug 2020 - Diary of an Australian Genealogist

Jemima, Dottie and the Golden Bloom  Dreams and Adventures at Cosy Cottage

The Kendall Children.  Australian Roots and Spreading Branches


Theresa Smith

The Week That Was…

#BookBingo2020 – Round 8: Themes of Inequality

#MWFDIGITAL: Kevin Kwan – Sex and Vanity

#MWFDIGITAL: Charlotte McConaghy – The Last Migration

#MWFDIGITAL: Victoria Hannan – Kokomo

#MWFDIGITAL: Jessie Tu – A Lonely Girl is a Dangerous Thing

#MWFDIGITAL: A Touch of Magic

#MWFDIGITAL: Jing-Jing Lee – How We Disappeared

#MWFDIGITAL: Clare Bowditch – Your Own Kind of Girl

Book Review: Midnight Sun by Stephenie Meyer

#BlogTour #Book Review: The Sister’s Gift by Barbara Hannay

Better Reading

Book of the Week: Paris Never Leaves You by Ellen Feldman

The German Midwife by Mandy Robotham

The Book of Hidden Wonders by Polly Crosby

Man in Armour by Siobhan McKenna

Podcast: Robyn Harding on How Living in a Small Town Inspired her Writing

Better Reading Writer's Room

Visit the Better Reading Writer’s Room – a page where we post links, information and anything we feel will help aspiring authors. Check out our online classes with bestselling author Dervla McTiernan, listen to our special podcast series, On Writing and learn from those who’ve been published and be inspired by their stories. We’ll keep adding to our Writer’s Room, so drop by regularly. See you there!

and from my blogs...

That Moment in Time

Friday Fossicking 8th Aug 2020, National Family History Month, Freebies & Bargains, Human Library, Top End's vanishing wildlife, Secret archives, solved-a Stonehenge mystery, the news re Ancestry, helpful advice, book reviews, videos to watch… and so much more..
Feel free to share… the title is the link…

Headlines of Old

Convict Oddities  Trove Tuesday 11th Aug 2020, John Tawell, Pensioners in convict ships, convict priests of Australia, James Dixon, James Harold & more.. including links to further reading…
Feel free to share… the title is the link,,,

Keep safe and well.
This will pass.

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