Tag Archives: Family History

#CemeteryDay – Toowong Cemetery

  Blogger Alona Tester of Lonetester HQ has proposed that the 18th June be henceforth known as “Cemetery Day” and is encouraging every genealogically-minded person to become involved – whether sharing photos, writing stories or just visiting the local cemetery. … Continue reading

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“Where Have You Been, Stranger?”

Has it really been more than 8 months since I last posted? Where have I been? Well, I certainly didn’t run away to join the circus to become a Lady Elephant Trainer. (Who knew that was a ‘Thing’?) Basically, that … Continue reading

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Alicia’s Story: Part 2 – A Wild Theory Is Born

When we left off our story in Part 1, our valiant family researcher (i.e. me) was diligently looking for, and failing to find, Alicia Eleanora ELLIOTT. That is, until their attention was caught by a certain mysterious baptism entry in the parish records. And … Continue reading

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What’s In A Name?

I’ve been missing from blog land for some time while I was on a genealogical wild goose chase. I had a crazy theory by the tail and had to chase it as far as I could. I finally ran out … Continue reading

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Location, Location, Location!

A craze is sweeping genie-blogland. We’re all having some fun mapping out our trees by location rather than name. And it has been very interesting seeing the results. I decided to join in the fun…

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BSO#1 – AFFHO Congress2015 – Day 3 – Part 1

Another day dawned, the birds were singing…and I’m afraid I decided to sleep in and miss the morning Keynote address which was “Meeting people at war: writing war on the home front” by Michael McKernan. Ah well. The rest of … Continue reading

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