Category Archives: News and Views and General Research

Notices and general comments

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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England Scotland and Europe – 2013

Well, we’re back in harness after seven weeks holiday in England, Scotland and Europe – with a rest break in Singapore and Bali.  This instalment is only intended to be an interim account of our travels and in ensuing articles … Continue reading

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Family History Research Update

After a promising 2012 start to my fledgling blogger career, 2013 has proved quite unproductive!  Indeed my family history research activity has been sporadic and quite haphazard.  Sadly, I have not been able to attend at the NT Genealogical Society … Continue reading

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2012 Family History Research in Review

As previously reported, I have two Blog publications underway: There’s a pub in my family: The Solly and Head Families in the South Australian Hotel Trade from my Muir-Buirchell Tree and A horse named Kojonup from my Jones-Sexton Tree.  Neither … Continue reading

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Is this marriage legal?

  Headstone for Frances Bridget (Carroll) Goldup (1882-1904), General Cemetery, Cooktown, Qld Recently, a team from the Genealogical Society of the NT gave a series of presentations during Seniors Month in effort to promote an interest in family history research. … Continue reading

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