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Worldwide Honour Roll Project

Honor Roll Project header Back in 2013 Heather Rojo, of the Nutfield Genealogy blog fame, started her Honor Roll Project. To explain just what it is Heather says  … “The Honor Roll Project is an effort to transcribe and photograph military honor rolls. The transcribed names make the soldiers available for search engines, so that descendants and family members […] Continue reading →

Trove Digitises More Historical Australian Newspapers

newspaper_pile Australia’s best free genealogical and historical resource, Trove continues to grow with more historical newspapers being digitised!! The National Library of Australia are pleased to announce that the following newspapers have been recently added to Trove: New South Wales Chaser (The) (Glebe, NSW: 1999-2005) Enterprise (The) (Katoomba, NSW: 1913) Record of the Blue Mountains (The) […] Continue reading →

9 August 2016, Australia’s Next Census

2016 Australian Census Where will you be on Tuesday, 9 August 2016? The Australian Government wants to know, as that is census night. Australia has a long and proud history of Census taking. Since the first national census in 1911, census data has played an important role in charting Australia’s history and shaping its future. Held roughly every […] Continue reading →