Big Changes Are Coming to Victorian Genealogy

logo-genealogical-society-of-victoria It seems that there’s always some big genealogy-related news happening somewhere, and today the big news comes from the Genealogical Society of Victoria who put this note out to their members and everywhere through social media yesterday, and have allowed us to share it with our readers. David Down, the President of the Genealogical Society […] Continue reading →

Australia As it Was in the 1880s

Sturt Street, Ballarat What was Australia like in the 1880s? The Australia that your great, or great great grandparents lived in. You’ll get a good idea by looking through the 1100+ engravings that are in this incredible three volume set titled “Picturesque Atlas of Australasia”. Among the fascinating images you will find street scenes, monuments, churches, hills, seaside, […] Continue reading →

What War Was Your Australian Military Ancestor Involved In? [INFOGRAPHIC]

what-war-did-your-ancestor-fight-inpost-banner Remembrance Day, November the 11th marks the anniversary of the armistice which ended the First World War. For this Australians observe one minute of silence at 11am on the 11th of November, “in memory of those who died or suffered in all wars and armed conflicts”. We have created this infographic to help you see at a glance the major wars Australians have been involved in. Continue reading →