Friday, April 23, 2021


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


The man who wouldn't be king - ABC News R.I.P.

Veteran makes staggering discovery at Ipswich General Cemetery - Ipswich First

Best Deal Ever 1500 webinars for just $25  Gould Genealogy..

Alona Tester

Eltham Roll of Honour: Eltham War Memorial Eltham District Historical Society

State Library Qld newsletter incl. Cut CopyBrisbane music posters 1977-87  Learn more re visit... or online

National Archives UK newsletter 1. read details about Court Number One, The Old Bailey, Top Level Tips: Foreign and Commonwealth records .. newsletter 2 includes Blog and research guides on Merchant Navy shipwrecks in the First World War    Trials podcast - episode two out now     > Play the jigsaw  controversial Victorian trial of the Tichborne claimant. 

GeneaDictionary...  Friends Sleeping Place

I Love Bello Shire newsletter incl. ANZAC Day '21: A Time For Reflection      

SWIFF ( ScreenWave International Film Festival) Encore Session : Bellingen The Promised Land 27th April at Jetty Memorial Theatre  CLICK HERE to book.. plus other films

David McCallum family tree: Who are NCIS star's famous relatives?     Daily Express

Tennessee State Library And Archives Now Open In New Location  The Chattanoogan

Wanderlust Twins    Illuminated Sand Castle, Santa Cruz, California

by angsty_otaku on Flickr.Caribbean Sea on one side, Atlantic Ocean on the other at Scott’s Head, Dominica.

by Gateway Landscape Photography on Flickr.Avenue of the Glaciers, Beagle Channel, Tierra del Fuego, Chile.

by sakeeb on Flickr.Pittsburgh Skyline – “The City of Bridges”, Pennsylvania, USA.

Eiffel Tower, Paris

Find My Past

Australia, Military Commemorative Rolls & Rolls of Honour

Kent parish records  Search all newspapers   Rolls of Honour 

Tracing military ancestors   Learn new tips     

Find First World War family    Five simple steps 

Genealogical Society of Qld

Ours Were the Hearts to Dare.. Lyn Irvine .. GSQ

Treasured Great Aunts  Meg Carney

A date to remember... May 1st... Bobbie Eades presents..

Irish Online: Leaping ahead in 2021 – 

If you wish to join this society, this is a great time to do it... and reap the benefits... the joining fee of $15 will be waived until 30 June 2021. The annual fee is quite reasonable. Full details here

Family Search Blog

Places to Go in Japan: Japanese Heritage Sites   Japanese Culture


Libraries and Pandemics: Past and Present  

Plant of the Month: Cordyline

How the Media Covered Police Brutality Three Decades Ago

Who Lived in Greenwich Village before the Bohemians?

Sonnets by 11 Contemporary Poets     

Atlas Obscura

North America’s Wild Crops    Chamber of the Giants Italy    

A Love For Cycling  Concrete Traffic  Visit These Old Latrines

Canton Avenue steepest street in USA   An Appeeling Plan

The Last Library Apartments  Challenger Memorial Park  

River Mysteries    A Mummy Mystery      Dacha Stalina Russia    

Chernobyl Selfie   San Nicolas Island    A Literary Legacy   

The Tombstone House    How to Make Ancient Cookies

Roman Theatre of Sagunto Spain     Secret Spaces in Famous Places

Sea Chantey Singalongs       House of Djinns New Delhi     

The Road to Nowhere     Making Lincoln Look Good

Wongaksa Pagoda

Anglo-Celtic Connections  

* Be sure to subscribe at the new website...

The NEW Anglo Celtic Connections is Here

Cavan Townlands      CWGC: Appeal for Relatives   

Early Ottawa (Bytown) BMDs        Sunday Sundries

Loyalist Cemeteries of Eastern Ontario    Graveside Stories

This Week’s Online Genealogy Events

North East Wales Archives (NEWA)

Outback Family History

Ripping Yarns and Tragic Tales -18th Apr 2021     

The Disappearance of Margaret Bale 

A Legend Cut Down – pioneer profile

In Old Paddington Cemetery      Mrs Darcy’s Memoirs

The Trail of the Bootless Toe – part 2


Frugal Family Historian

Free Family History Mini-Class 2021 : Lesson 3

The Legal Genealogist 

Telling the whole story  If this was easy….

Social Bridge

Time in Co. Waterford   Soaking in Nature A fair alternative

Brendan Kennelly    Old Friends are Best

Tracing Family Branches

Throwback Thursday: Ada Louisa Stevens nee Jones      

Henry O'Brien

The Gentle Author

Barry Rogg Of Rogg’s Delicatessen   Makers & Yarn Spinners

Nicholas Borden’s Lockdown Paintings

Bethnal Green Mulberry Campaign News      Frost Brothers, Rope

Down A Well In Spitalfields    Samuel Pepys At St Olave’s

The Good News & The Bad News

Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

Goldfarbs 1916-1920

Liz Gauffreau

#Publication: “Family Reunion”


Lord I Hope This Day Is Good     The Godfather’s Priest?   

Hewwo There Wittle Fewwow!    Ponokáómitaa

The Irish Story

The sinking of HMS Wasp, 1884 – A curse, sabotage or human error?

Humoring the Goddess

Share the Wealth    I’m Making Myself Crazy 

Sunday Evening Art Gallery (on Saturday Morning) — Genie Bottles

Sunday Evening Art Gallery — Ansel Adams    Unique Libraries     

Faerie Paths — Fairy Rings     

Sunday Evening Art Gallery (midweek) — Sergio Bustamante


Genealogy News and Education Bytes -- Friday, 16 April 2021

Saturday Night Genealogy Fun - Your Best Genealogy Vacation

Best of the Genea-Blogs - Week of 11 to 17 April 2021

Monday Genea-Pourri - Week Ending 19 April 2021

Genealogy News and Education Bytes -- Tuesday, 20 April 2021

Review: "Genealogy at a Glance: Ontario, Canada Genealogy Research," by Lorine McGinnis Schulze

Gerry's Family History

Ellen Welby and the legend of Dorothy Vernon

Hapgoods from Marksbury

Bronwyn Jane Adams (1950-1999): the first female chemical engineer to graduate from Monash University 1971

Love in a little black diary

Henry's World War I postcards to Flora

Clogs and Clippers

Ada Whybrew

Stair na hÉireann

#OTD in 1949 – The Republic of Ireland withdraws from the British Commonwealth. The British Parliament recognises the declaration but asserts sovereignty over the six northern counties.

A-Z Challenge

Family History Across the Seas

Nutrition, Nutmeg, Naan and Nasi Goreng

Oranges, Olives and Octopus

Passionfruit, Pufftaloons and Paella

Queensland Nuts, Quince and Quondong

Rationing, Rhubarb and Risotto

Sponges, Scones, Soup and Satays


2021 #AtoZChallenge M is for ...Migrants

2021 #AtoZChallenge N is for ...Not just Ned : a true history of the Irish in Australia

2021 #AtoZChallenge O is for...Old Scottish clockmakers from 1453 to 1850

2021 #AtoZChallenge P is for ...Pioneer register : Dubbo and western region of NSW

2021 #AtoZChallenge Q is for ...Questions

2021 #AtoZChallenge R is for ...REMEMBER

Carmel's Corner

Near Neighbour New Zealand - AJCP

Opportunities out there - AJCP

Photographs - AJCP

Queensland - AJCP

Records of the Royal Societies - AJCP

Searching for the females - AJCP

Family Tree Frog

N is for Newbies and Newsletters #AtoZchallenge

O is for Other, Open Days and Offer #AtoZChallenge

P is for Publications, Proof Readers, Publicity and Partnerships #AtoZchallenge

Q is for QFHS and Question #AtoZChallenge

R is for Research, Roster and Review #AtoZChallenge


Clutching at a straw in Burma - One fiddle's amazing journey from Myanmar to Ireland

On This Day: The Titanic sinks but passengers remained calm

Catholic priest who saved Irish passengers on Titanic could become a saint

Chris O’Dowd’s new film! The true story of an Irish man who lost 10 million gambling

Michael D. Higgins shows off new puppy on Late Late Show ahead of 80th birthday

Farmer discovers ancient Bronze Age tomb on Dingle Peninsula

Nine-year-old Irish girl is cancer-free after lengthy six-year battle

When Prince Philip was a pillar of strength for John F. Kennedy Jr

Still no action four years after discovery of 796 babies in Tuam mass grave

Early Irish hunter-gatherers were dark skinned with blue eyes, says expert

The amazing story behind the Irish ballad “I’ll Take You Home Again Kathleen”

WATCH: 4-year-old Irish girl wows again with Irish trad song “I’ll Tell Me Ma”

Nicola Coughlan’s 'Bridgerton' renewed for third and fourth season

On This Day: Bram Stoker, the Irish author of 'Dracula,' dies in London

"The Unseen Irishman" by Eugene Cunningham goes viral

WATCH: Sam the Trinity College Dublin fox spotted with her five newborns on campus

Kathy Bates readies her Dublin accent for The Miracle Club


WW1 ANZACs: brothers George and Jack Waddell & the 2nd Light Horse Regiment Karen Hapgood


Theresa Smith

The Week That Was…

#thefoxchasetour #Book Review: The Chase by Candice Fox

Book Review: The Jam Queens by Josephine Moon

#2021StellaPrize Winner: The Bass Rock by Evie Wyld

Better Reading

Book of the Week: Sisters of Freedom by Mary-Anne O'Connor      


Early Morning Riser by Katherine Heiny   READ MORE

Those Hamilton Sisters by Averil Kenny     READ MORE

All We Have is Now by Kaneana May     READ MORE

Legends of the Lost Lilies by Jackie French      READ MORE

Podcast: Neil Mercer on What Happened to Trudie Adams       LISTEN TO THE PODCAST

Penguin Books

Well Hello Annabel Crabb and Leigh Sales

House of Hollow    Krystal Sutherland   WATCH BOOK TRAILER ...only link

Showtime!    Judy Nunn  Not released till 28th September   PRE-ORDER YOUR COPY

The Jam Queens    Josephine Moon  READ BOOK CLUB NOTES

and from my blogs..


FRIDAY FOSSICKING 16th April 2021, encryption lava lamps, 17th century witches, Mao's Last Dancer- story of daughter, mango man, ghosts of Irish-Australia, grasshopper glacier, A-Z challenge..a few selections, Mary Kelly..cared for children in Titanic lifeboat, absconded convicts, life in Western Australia’s 1st European settlement, vet hospital on wheels, On this Day in Irish history..April 12, FREE family history mini class, burrowing bunnies, and so much more..

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NEWSPAPERS  AVAILABLE NOW on TROVE, PLUS COMING SOON...April 2021, newsletters, various states and territory, Have you heard the news?

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ODDITIES.. CONVICTS PLUS ... Trove Tuesday 20th April 2021, 

tale of a convict hulk, steal a brig or a yacht..not too hard, never pass on a note?, first replacement teeth, premature burial, first tenants at Pinchgut , living in a hollow tree… & more..

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Keep safe and well.
This will pass.

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