Author Archives: njsresearch6

About njsresearch6

I have lived in the Northern Territory most of my life, although raised in Western Australia, and I am a member of the NT Genealogical Society.

Delving into Diversions and Deviations – An Australian in the German Army

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

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Congress 2015

This a first and last post. The first being is this is a first time experience writing a post on the fly from a hotel room on iPad. The last because I am determined to become a better writer and … Continue reading

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Those Who Served in World War I: From the Muir-Buirchell Family Tree (Part I)

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

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Family History Research – Bits and Pieces

Here we are and it’s mid-November already with only three Blog entries for the year and this will be the first since June – not the best of efforts!  Yes, Neville Jones Services has been busy and but a lot … Continue reading

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Memories of an Accident

In recent times the National Library of Australia has digitised and made available through its Trove project the newspaper The Great Southern Herald.  This newspaper was, and still is today, published in Katanning just 26 miles from my home town … Continue reading

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Mea Culpa

In my story of Oct 2012 “The ‘Young Thief’ was my Second Great Grandmother” I referred to Richard Norrish as a Private in the 51st Regiment.  He was of course in the 96th (‘Manchester’) Regiment which relieved the last detachment … Continue reading

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Elva Trevelion – An Untold Story from Trove

Elva Trevelion – An Untold Story from Trove This is a story about a story that, it seems, has never been properly told and an example of the value of Trove.  Most family history researchers understand what a treasure Trove … Continue reading

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