About Alona Tester

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Alona Tester has written 844 articles so far, you can find them below.

Inside History Magazine – Issue 30 (Sep-Oct 2015) is Out Now

Inside History Magazine - 2015-09 Issue 30 of Australia’s premier genealogy and history magazine, Inside History Magazine has hit the newsagent shelves and the letterboxes of subscribers, and as usual it is another issue of cover-to-cover reading. In this one Inside History Magazine debates the landing of the First Fleet and the question, is history wrong? First Fleet historians Michael […] Continue reading →

220,000 of Francis Frith’s Vintage UK Photos on Ancestry

logo - Francis Frith Francis Frith was an English photographer whose name became synonomous with photographing not only the Middle East, but also thousands of UK (England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland) cities, towns and villages from the 1850s. Frith is recognised as one of the great pioneers of photography. The Francis Frith Company was founded in 1860 and published photographs which were […] Continue reading →

Inspiring Genealogy Blogs – August 2015

Inspiring Blogs 300 Welcome to my latest Inspiring Genealogy Blog post. Here are a collection of posts that I’ve read during August that I’ve found intriguing, useful and/or inspiring. In this edition of Inspiring Genealogy Blog posts we have posts that cover:  mobilegeddon, desktop genealogy software, citations, labelling digital photos, is your research intellectual property?, and who owns […] Continue reading →

Winners of South Australia’s 2015 “History Greats” Award Announced

logo - HCSA South Australia’s newest “history greats” were recognised in a ceremony held at historic Government House last week. Five South Australian historians were honoured with History Council of SA Awards in recognition for a range of activities from South Australian history research, writing, teaching, and raising community awareness of history and heritage. The Awards are supported […] Continue reading →