Friday, August 7, 2020


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


Anglo-Celtic Connections


Family Search Blog

Atlas Obscura

Au Roi de la Bière (The King of Beer)   House on the Rock   The Albert Bridge  England  

The Surgeons Who Said No to Gloves       

Australian Geographic

Life in lockdown: how Emily's raising wombats on the 7th floor

The mystery of the Top End’s vanishing wildlife      ‘Switch off that porch light’

It’s official: Australia is home to a fly named after Deadpool     

Enchanted Forest   Start exploring          A concise history of Antarctic exploration

The golden fruit dove looks like it belongs in a fairytale   

Highest ice dome on the Antarctic Plateau best place to view stars   

Family Tree Magazine

6 Steps to Start Genealogy in Religious RecordsListen to the Family Tree Podcast!

A Genealogist’s Guide to Researching German Church Records

10 Rules for Accepting (or Rejecting) Online Family Tree Hints

Top 5 Cemetery Websites for Finding Your Family’s Tombstones



Blackstone to Acquire for $4.7 Billion - My Comments

Finding Images in Ancestry Photo Hints      Genealogy News Bytes - Friday, 31 July 2020

At Emery Walker’s House     Monday Genea-Pourri - Week Ending 3 August 2020

Best of the Genea-Blogs - 26 July to 1 August 2020   

Saturday Night Genealogy Fun -- Did You or Your Children Know Their Great-Grandparents?

Genealogy News Bytes - Tuesday, 4 August 2020

Humouring the Goddess

Faerie Paths — Secrets       Sunday Evening Art Gallery (flashback) — Snowflakes

Faerie Paths — Night     Sunday Evening Art Gallery — Morgana Wallace

Get Creative — Then Get Outside!     Mandalas     Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn


1942       For Butch…. For All Of Us     Ground Hog Day Due (2)

The Gentle Author

Watermen’s Stairs In Wapping  Dragan Novakovic’s Brick Lane    Audrey Kneller Of Elder St  

Dragan Novakovic’s Club Row   The Education Of Audrey Kneller     In Old Rotherhithe

Eltham District Historical Society Inc.

ThrowbackThursday: Hollywood comes to Eltham 1955

Mrs. Daffodil Digresses

A Necklace With a History: 1890     Portieres Try the Patience: 1901

Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

Searching for Helene Rapp Lehmann and Her Family: A Genealogy Adventure

Charles Bloch Redux: A Lesson in French Genealogy Research


William Dudden of Chewton Mendip – The First in a Long Line

The Legal Genealogist

USCIS fees: ouch ouch ouch     DNA round-up  

Irish in the American Civil War

The Horror Behind a Medal of Honor Citation: Patrick Colbert, USS Commodore Hull


Mervyn Percival Hasler 1920-1990

The Frugal Family Historian

Free Family History Mini-Class : Lesson 4

Before Bernadette

Spotlight on ... Small!


WATCH: Irish singer shares beautiful tribute to John Hume

Fall in love with the wild and wonderful County Donegal

WATCH: Trailer released for 'The Comey Rule' starring Brendan Gleeson as Donald Trump

Irish woman shares hilarious image of colleague googling how to pronounce her name

Workhouse records reveal rural Ireland’s harsh past

Paul Mescal and Dermot Kennedy stun fans with special performance

You know you were brought up by Irish parents if…

This Irish castle and stud farm for sale is absolutely spectacular

Seanchaí: The storytelling keepers of Ireland's rich folklore heritage

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

Tributes paid to Irish peacemaker John Hume

WATCH: A beautiful Irish language tribute to The Cranberries' Dolores O'Riordan

On This Day: Last of the Easter Rising rebels was executed in Britain

Thomas Francis Meagher, Irish hero in the US Civil War, born on this day

Long journey home: 170 years later an American family reconnects with their Irish island roots

Irish phrase appears on English church as memorial battle continues

The Irish hotels and restaurants that topped TripAdvisor’s 2020 Awards

First casualty of the U.S. Civil War was an Irish soldier

From New Jersey to the wilds of Mayo: How one man lived his dream

91-year-old Irish circus star survived COVID after three heart attacks

Do you know who’s in your family’s Glasnevin Cemetery plot? I didn’t

WATCH: Students singing "Hallelujah" in Irish is hauntingly beautiful

Five easy and inexpensive steps to finding your Irish roots

Tracing your Irish ancestry - The Smith Clan


The Endeavourers’ Reveal Day 11 – Inspiration from a Friend  Textile Ranger

My Ireland   Social Bridge


Theresa Smith

The Week That Was…

#6degrees of separation: from How to Do Nothing to Gulliver’s Wife

A Month of Reading: July

Book Review: One Split Second by Caroline Bond

Book Review: Gaijin by Sarah Z. Sleeper

Better Reading

Book of the Week: The Night Whistler by Greg Woodland

Across the Water by Ingrid Alexandra

The Suicide House by Charlie Donlea

The Night Swim by Megan Goldin

and from my blogs...

That Moment in Time

Friday Fossicking 31 Jul 2020, Burials  Warwickshire, The Tooth About Otters, WWI family, NY Fed. gold vault, Poor Clares Convent Cemetery, the moon & back, Bikes in the Bush, in search of Roman London, Bram Stoker & the cholera epidemic of 1832, worth her weight in gold, Amelia Earhart - stay in Donegal, WATCH to learn more about Trove, much more incl. great stories to read, book reviews…virtual tours, FREE magazine download and even more..

Headlines of Old

ABSCONDED CONVICTS MAY 1840, JUN 1842    Trove Tuesday 4th Aug 2020…
Ever wondered if your convict absconded? Maybe they are listed among the numerous names here… along with the ship they arrived on, their age, home town/country, physical description, some with details of crime and from where they escaped…
Interesting reading, with or without convict ancestors…
Feel free to share… the title is the link…

As They Were

New WW1 Records For Dun Laoghaire County Dublin, Air + Army + Navy,…..
Feel free to share… the title is the link..

Keep safe and well.
This will pass.

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