Tag Archives: Australia

Claim A Convict Site – Relaunch

Today those who live in Australia will celebrate Australia Day. It is therefore very fitting that the Claim A Convict site developed by the late Lesley Uebel is to be relaunched today. I was very saddened to hear of Lesley’s … Continue reading

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Australia Day Challenge 2014: C’mon Aussie

My blogging buddy, Pauleen from Family History Across the Seas has organised a fun little meme for Australia Day. As I blogged for Australia Day in previous years – 2011, 2012, 2013 I simply “had to” take part for 2014, although I have … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day Photo Collage – Day Thirteen

I have been to Canberra and the Canberra War Memorial several time. I last visited in October 2012 and you can read about that HERE This is a photograph of the wall of rememberance. The N.L. Ludlow is of interest. … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day Photo Collage – Day Twelve

This is the document that relates to Edward Ellis, born in Geelong Victoria Australia the son of Frederick Ellis (1845 – 1914) and Sarah Ann Newton (1851 – 1923) on 3rd March 1882 and was one of 14 children.  All of Edward’s … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day Photo Collage – Day Eight

This is a photograph of my Mum’s first Cousin, who I will refer to as FT. Whilst FT is now deceased, he had an unusual surname and has left quite a few descendants. I do not know where this was … Continue reading

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Hanging out Down Under!

What an eventful morning! I have just spent and enjoyable hour or so in the first Geniaus’ Hangout on Air. What a wonderful treat that was. Many of the panel were new to this wonderful extension of being online and some, … Continue reading

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National Family History Month – Down Under!

Firstly, this post was inspired by Frances who blogs at Rebel Hand. Francis created a great post about National Family History Month, so click the link above and hop over to Rebel Hand! Despite being half English and Italian, well … Continue reading

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Blogging A-Z – April Challenge – Z is for …..Zoo

I am not a fan of zoo’s but tucked away at the Botanical Gardens at Wagga Wagga is a small zoo. The animals are free, (within reason) to wander around and here are a few snapshots. Meanwhile, the gardens are … Continue reading

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Blogging A-Z – April Challenge – Y is for …..Young & Yackandandah

Young is a small town in south west NSW, with a population of around 3,000. We spent a few days in Young as I have a cousin who lives there, so I did explore a little. We spent a lovely … Continue reading

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Blogging A-Z – April Challenge – W is for …..Wagga Wagga & Wiradjuri

The name Wagga Wagga is an Aboriginal one, meaning place of many crows. Wagga, as it is known is a central and largest city in New South Wales. It has a population of around 50,000 and plays host to the … Continue reading

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