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I have been very recalcitrant! Almost a year since my last blog post! What can I say? 2017 has been thus far been a year of travel: January to Bali for pure relaxation and pleasure; April/May to Sydney and Arrowtown … Continue reading
My blogging activity in 2016 has not been great but that doesn’t mean I haven’t been active on the family history front.
Week two of the National Family History Month weekly blog challenge set by Alex Daw takes your ancestor’s occupations as the theme. For me, that has to be farming or shearing – my cousin Billy and I were the … Continue reading
Some time ago, I read an amusing fictional account “The Census Taker Cometh” describing the travails of census enumerators calling at a German immigrant household in Illinois over a 60-year period and concluding with the question “Ever wondered why some … Continue reading
I decided long ago to publish in 2015 what I have discovered about the World War I veterans in my family trees. Slowly I have worked towards this objective over the past couple of years and now suddenly time is … Continue reading
As Family Historians we are urged to stay focussed and stick to the research plan that we should have already worked out. But we delve into the diversions and deviations that frequently appear in our quest – searching the internet … Continue reading