Friday, September 24, 2021


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


GSQ Blog  'Jane Gun's book' Sue Bell

Severing of ties with birth family leads to a lifetime of questions - 

The National Archives UK  Archive Jigsaw: Jacobite map

Blog: What history textbooks don’t tell you about the Jacobites

Golden Finds at the archives

Factual, fictional, personal & musical - Irish Echo

Genie Tips from Patientgenie

September 2021 Ethnicity Update AncestryDNA

Carmel's Corner     Saving Trove lists

The Frugal Historian Free family history websites to check out

President of Ireland to attend funeral of Meath Travellers Workshop's Michael McDonagh - LMFM 

Find My Past

Turks & Caicos Life Events  from this British Overseas Territory in the West Indies

Search all newspapers 

Outback Family History

Ripping Yarns & Tragic Tales – 19th September 2021  

Charles Cooke Hunt – by Eric Hancock 

A History of Lodge Golden Thistle –

Milly Soak – an oasis in the desert    Jules Gascard – pioneer profile

Anglo-Celtic Connections

BIFHSGO's website: before and after  Sunday Sundries

Atlas Obscura

Abandoned Drawbridge Control Room    Ancient ‘Tiger Gods’   

Wine-Lovers, Take Note    Predjama Castle Slovenia

Nepali Folk Musical Instrument Museum    Bedford Springs Resort

Early Black Photographers   Cascadia’s Massive Earthquake Threat

Judd’s General Store Utah     The History of Drinking Milk   

Florida Avenue Grill   FBI Spy House Church Pillars of Sai Island

Biltmore Estate's Secret Passages  Medieval Merlin Manuscript

Capitol Records Building Morse Code     Stone's Public House   


Tiny Town of Easley  Rescuing Forgotten Fruit  Devil’s Gate

Statue of Liberty, Pont de Grenelle   Carnivorous Plants

Preserving Nepal’s Dishes   Old Ben Pavilion ‘Horn OK Please’

Meet An Eagle Huntress   Canton Avenue  Ancient Beer Brewing

The World’s Largest Collection of Small Versions of Large Things

Peru’s Petrified Forest   Finding Family Through Food  


Kõpu Lighthouse Estonia Hall of Curious Rocks Japan

Martian Meteorites and Greek Columns

Mesmerizing Museum Map   Cameron Trading Post

Family Search Blog

The Benefits of Journaling  

Family History Can Be a Whale of a Tale—Just Ask Genealogist 

David Allen Lambert


A Lesser-Known Photo of an Iconic 9/11 Moment Brings Shades of Gray to the Day's Memory

Roman Priest's Exceptionally Well-Preserved Remains Found in Pompeii

Amateur Treasure Hunter Discovers Trove of Sixth-Century Gold Jewelry

Lost Monastery Run by Early Medieval Queen Discovered in England

Neolithic Monument Linked to King Arthur Is Older Than Stonehenge

Trove of 239 Rare Gold Coins Discovered in Walls of French Mansion

Thirty-One Smithsonian Artifacts That Tell the Story of 9/11

The Rise and Fall of Tudor England's Scandalous Boleyn Family

World War II Bunker Discovered Inside Ruins of Roman Fort

Life-Size Camel Sculptures in Saudi Arabia Are Older Than Stonehenge, Pyramids of Giza

Rediscovered Medieval Manuscript Offers New Twist on Arthurian Legend

Trove of Unseen Photos Documents Indigenous Culture in 1920s Alaska

What Caused the Roaring Twenties? Not the End of a Pandemic (Probably)

Newly Identified Vincent van Gogh Drawing Goes on View for the First Time

Eight Places to See Amazing Fall Foliage Outside of New England


Can Radio Really Educate? 


How Wind Energy Could Affect Marine Ecosystems


loades of branches

The Art of Letter Writing


Blackfoot Moccasins   The Rock  Animal Cruelty   

Lessons From A River Runs Through It

The Godfather’s Priest?

Humoring the Goddess

On My Way To Something Else …   Benjamin Shine

Sunday Evening Art Gallery — Viktor Mikhailovich Zundalev

This Question is for YOU  Sunday Evening Art Gallery — Tom Every   

Faerie Paths — Time    Ekaterina ‘Kate’ Lukasheva

Every Picture Tells a Story, Don’t It?

Sunday Evening Art Gallery — Creativity Sheds

Little Wild Streak

Wander and Ponder

The Gentle Author

Philip Cunningham At Oxford House  Dan Jones’ Portraits

The Return Of Benjamin Shapiro  London, The Ever-Changing City

Henrietta Barnett & The Workhouse Children

Brotmanblog: A Family Journey

The Homestead Restaurant in Northampton: Another Small World Story

Baruch Blumenfeld: Where and When Did He Die?

Pauline Connolly




Genealogy News and Education Bytes -- Friday, 17 September 2021

Genealogy News and Education Bytes -- Tuesday, 21 September 2021

Oér the seas we go

Searching for Scottish ancestors


Science Mirroring the Traditional   

Australian Roots and Spreading Branches

Back from Covid Lockdown 2021

Dreams and Adventures at Cosy Cottage

Blog anniversary – four years old!    

A Dirty Dancing Weekend in Llandudno – Part 1

A Dirty Dancing Weekend in Llandudno – Part 2

The Legal Genealogist

Happy Constitution Day!  Not soup in 2021 either  Digitization done

All that foolin’ around…


My Autumnal Ireland

Stair na hÉireann

#OTD in 1880 – Charles Stewart Parnell delivers his famous speech at Ennis in which he introduces the term for non-violent protest – boycotting.

The Irish Story

Book Review: One Man’s Terrorist: a Political History of the IRA

Oér the seas we go

The Scots in me

Liz Gauffreau

Some News, A Challenge, Book Launch & Signing


Olympia Theatre rebranded under new sponsorship deal, Dubliners dismayed

Dublin restaurant slammed after paying employee in 5c coins

Pope Francis calls Irish President a "wise man of today"

This historical island property in County Donegal is the perfect family home

Kenneth Branagh left in tears after triumphant “Belfast” premiere at TIFF

Pope Francis calls Irish President a "wise man of today"

League Of Their Own stars play ancient Irish sport 'road bowling' in Kerry

Irish American woman discovers five siblings in New York through DNA test

May the Road Rise Up to Meet You - the story behind the traditional Irish blessing 

Ireland's best pubs, restaurants, and hotels named in annual ranking

Taoiseach pays respects to Irish victims at 9/11 Memorial in NYC

Tragedy as friendly dolphin found dead in Cork Harbour

WATCH: Mary O kicks off viral scone-making campaign with an Irish blessing

In Ireland, end of the US travel ban is heartily welcomed

Taoiseach dedicates New Irish Arts Center in New York City


Beecham Family Ties  Gerry Bolton

'Jane Gun's book'    Sue Bell

Trevor McClaughlin


Theresa Smith

The Week That Was… 

Beautiful World, Where Are You by Sally Rooney

Book Review: Mayflies by Andrew O’Hagan

Better Reading

Book of the Week: I Shot the Devil by Ruth McIver READ MORE

This Much is True by Miriam Margolyes      READ MORE

Return to Berlin by Ellen Feldman     READ MORE

The Attack by Catherine Jinks  READ MORE

Podcast: Robyn Harding on Why Readers are Drawn to Domestic Thrillers

Podcast: John M. Green on Publishing

and from my blogs..

That Moment in Time

FRIDAY FOSSICKING 17th Sept 2021, book waste bags, 

Pythagorean Cup, New  Zealand's 'Living Fossils', lipreading languages, supermarkets of the '60s, City of Sydney archives, great Tea Race of 1866, Edison’s Concrete Houses, Canadian War Brides, Irish trial shows promise for Alzheimer’s patients, great reviews, and a whole lot more..

Feel free to share… the title is the link…

Headlines of Old

UNCLAIMED LETTERS Trove Tuesday 21st Sept. 2021 Part 2, not available to read, helps to know where ancestors may have been, or were expected to be. Check local newspapers, historical associations, local cemeteries, etc.

Feel free to share, the title is the link.

Keep safe and well.
This will pass.

Friday, September 17, 2021


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


City of Sydney Archives - City of Sydney

How to BEGIN with the BOX 📦・Stacy Julian

National Archives UK newsletter incl. 

The ScriBbler...Stella Budrikis' newsletter always interesting...

Wanderlust Twins

Atlas Obscura

Find My Past


FamilySearch Blog

Tinteán Magazine
Anglo Celtic Connections
Always  lots to read in the above, well worth subscribing to..
Eltham District Historical Society Inc.
Find A Grave


The Legal Genealogist

Humouring the Goddess

The Gentle Author

The Irish Story

Branches On Our Haimowitz Family Tree

Pauline Connolly



The Fabulous Aunt Millie and Her Fashions Deep in the Heart of Textiles

The Murder of Nurse Gold - Outback Family History

Theresa Smith

Better Reading

Allen & Unwin

The Great Forest David Lindenmayer

and from my blogs..

That Moment in Time

FRIDAY FOSSICKING 10th Sept 2021, new found siblings,

Tasmanian convict sites, skyscraper cabbages,  the last bookstore, smoke hole caverns, Irish population above 5 million,  caring for a hedgehog, great blogs, reviews, absconded convicts, convicts assigned, the last bookstore, advice re TROVE lists, and much more…

Headlines of Old

UNCLAIMED LETTERS Trove Tuesday 14th Sept 2012 Part 1, no longer available, check the area/town listed.. check TROVE notices.

Please read the lead in… Part 2 will be posted next week.

Keep safe and well.
This will pass.