Highlight: History and Genealogy 2011: Australia and New Zealand

Title: History and Genealogy 2011: Australia and New Zealand
Author: Unlock The Past
Media: paperback, 304 pages
ISBN: 9780980874631
Year: 2011
Other Data: colour photos, addresses
Item Code: UTP1001
Price: $29.95
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If you are an individual, society, archive, library, or an organisation interested in either history or genealogy, you will want this annual Unlock the Past publication in your possession.

This is not a HOW-TO book, but rather a collection of articles on a whole range of topics relating to Australia and New Zealand history and genealogy. Everything from key websites, to BDMs, the the bombing of Broome, to researching your family in the Hawkesbury region, as well as online genealogy courses, tips for the time poor, Queensland pioneer’s and so much more.

It contains 66 useful and interesting articles, a directory of organisations and product/service suppliers, advertising for organisations and product/service suppliers, and hundreds of dollars of discounts. This book, printed full colour thoughout, and with over 300 pages is true value for money at only $29.95!!

A valuable reference work, not only for the content of the articles, but also for the directory which contains of 1700 people and organisations around Australian and New Zealand in the history and genealogy field … as well as a whole bunch of vouchers which save your 100s of $$$!

So you know exacly what you’re getting, here is the full List of Articles:

AUSTRALIA
* Biographical Database of Australia – Carol Baxter
* Flours mills and milling in SA – Bernard Arnold *
* The Salvation Army Heritage Centre – Lindsay Cox *
* Taking a lead from government & police gazettes – Vicki Eldridge
* Using newspapers in family history research – Kerry Farmer
* Using religious archives and church publications for family history – Shauna Hicks
* The bombing of Broome: challenging the official history – Peter Ingman *
* The Military Historical Society of Australia – Andrew Kilsby *
* Findmypast Australasia – Rosemary Kopittke *
* Just teachers? – Rosemary Kopittke *
* Our Irish vanguard – Cassie Mercer *
* Australian BDMs – Allan Murrin
* The Huguenots – Robert Nash *
* Government and police gazettes: unlocking a major untapped resource – Alan Phillips
* Jewish research in Australia – Kim Phillips *
* A whiff of scandal – Anita Payne
* Windsor’s warring medical men – Lois Sabine *
* The story of circus in Australia – Mark St Leon *
* The crinoline the cloak and the Aboriginal belle – Leigh Summers *

AUSTRALIAN STATES
* Flours mills and milling in SA – Bernard Arnold *
* Who were the Enrolled Pensioner Guards ? – Ian Barnes *
* The Salvation Army Heritage Centre – Lindsay Cox *
* In search of Fred and Alfred: convict jewellers in Western Australia – Dorothy Ericson
* The Huguenot Society of South Australia Inc. – Hazel Gray
* Heritage tourism in the North – Shauna Hicks
* The bombing of Broome: challenging the official history – Peter Ingman *
* South Australian research – Graham Jaunay
* Just teachers? – Rosemary Kopittke *
* Finding your Western Australian ancestors: a brief guide to online records – Mike Murray
* Researching Hawkesbury families – Michelle Nichols
* Records of mental hospitals in South Australia – Andrew Peake
* Wills and probate records Victoria – Eleanor Pugsley
* Road parties and iron gangs and the Great North Road – Elizabeth Roberts
* Windsor’s warring medical men – Lois Sabine *
* The “distressed cotton operatives” immigration scheme – Helen Smith
* Queensland pioneer families—1859-1901 – Pauline Williams
* Finding Laurence Ryland … or not! – Susie Zada

NEW ZEALAND
* National Army Museum – NZ Army Museum *
* New Zealand Family History Network – Robert Barnes
* Immigration to New Zealand – Christine Clement
* NZ websites to get you up and running – Jan Gow *
* New Zealand birth, death and marriage historical records – Jan Gow
* Researching family history at Auckland Research Centre – Seonaid Lewis

OTHER COUNTRIES
* Chelsea pensioners British army service records 1760-1913 – Findmypast
* Findmypast.co.uk – what’s available and what’s coming soon? – Findmypast *
* Internet resources for German research – Eric Kopittke *
* Our Irish vanguard – Cassie Mercer *
* Census records from colonial India – Sylvia Murphy
* The Huguenots – Robert Nash *
* National Wills Index – Origins Network *
* UK census returns – Jeremy Palmer
* Tracing your British First World War soldier – Jeremy Palmer *
* Jewish research in Australia – Kim Phillips *
* Getting started with Scottish ancestry – Chris Paton
* Researching Scottish death records – Chris Paton
* TheGenealogist.co.uk – UK Genealogist *

GENERAL SUBJECTS
* Tips for the time poor! – Megan Gibson
* Writing your family history – Noeline Kyle
* A three generation family passion for oral history and why we have to digitise our audio tapes A.S.A.P. – Trish Levido
* Maps for historians – Marie Morden
* How to achieve a unique family interview – Annie Payne
* Your family treasure chest: saving important family documents – Annie Payne
* One name and one place studies: what help are they to me? – Helen Smith
* The story of circus in Australia – Mark St Leon *
* The crinoline the cloak and the Aboriginal belle – Leigh Summers *
* Printing your family history – David Sweeney
* National Institute for Genealogical Studies – Brenda Wheeler *
* Just keep digging: … examining sources in local history – Ian Willis

MILITARY
* Medical war during the 3rd battle of Ypres – Ron Austin
* A trooper’s war – Ron Austin
* Who were the Enrolled Pensioner Guards ? – Ian Barnes *
* The bombing of Broome: challenging the official history – Peter Ingman *
* The Military Historical Society of Australia – Andrew Kilsby *
* National Army Museum – NZ Army Museum *
* Tracing your British First World War soldier – Jeremy Palmer *
* Reflections on our ANZAC Heritage – Neil Smith

COMPUTERS AND INTERNET
* Choosing the right software – Kerry Farmer
* Findmypast.co.uk – what’s available and what’s coming soon? – Findmypast *
* Ten Websites you can’t live without … when tracing your Australian family history – Heather Garnsey
* NZ websites to get you up and running – Jan Gow *
* The story of MyHeritage – Kim Heras
* Using online subscription and pay to view websites – Shauna Hicks
* Internet resources for German research – Eric Kopittke *
* Findmypast Australasia – Rosemary Kopittke *
* National Wills Index – Origins Network *
* Family Historian: taking genealogy to new places – Simon Orde
* Social media for family historians: don’t be afraid! – Carole Riley
* TheGenealogist.co.uk – UK Genealogist *
* National Institute for Genealogical Studies – Brenda Wheeler *

(* on the end, indicates listed in more then one category)

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