The year is already flying by, and for February 2010 we are having a sale on Irish products. While not every Irish product we list is included in the sale, there are several hundred books, maps, and data CDsÂ and scrapbooking items which are, so there is plenty to choose from. There are titles that [...]
A third Kelly family reunion is planned to mark the 175th anniversary of the arrival of William and Jane Kelly in South Australia. William Kelly (1804-1888) and his wife Jane (1819-1893), left the Isle of Man in July 1838 for South Australia, where they arrived on 1 December 1838. They came soon after to what became Cudlee Creek …
Passenger lists. They are something that every genealogist hunts for. Some are easy to find, while others aren’t and for those ones we swear that our ancestors either swam or arrived via spaceship. But let me tell you about the wonderful thing the Queensland State Archives have done.
February 2014 is when Unlock The Past’s 4th History & Genealogy Cruise is scheduled to leave Sydney. Now a major part of why the Unlock the Past cruises are so good is because of the guest speakers. Afterall you can’t really have a genealogy cruise without them can you? And this cruise most certainly takes the cake for the speakers. With 6 international speakers, and 12 from Australia this will be a cruise like no other.
Did any of your ancestors work on building the Great Ocean Road? If so, you’ll be interested to know about a Project that the Portland Family History Group is working on, that is recording details of all of those who worked on, or even those who helped the workers along the way, to enable them to build this iconic part of Australia.
Australia Anzac Book 1916 – DATA CD – $23.50 ‘The Anzac Book’ contains a range of interesting information, such as: the Landing at Gallipoli, Glimpses of Anzac, Army Biscuits and the Book of Anzac Chronicles. Illustrations and photographs of different aspects and experiences of the war and the battle at Gallipoli are also included. [...]
Start discovering the landscape of the past for yourself. Every corner of England, Scotland and Wales is covered with a range of historical mapping series dating from the early 1800s to the present day. For anyone interested in their family history, Cassini Maps make the ideal tool for the genealogist who wants to place the [...]
Today is Christmas Eve, and it seems like as good a time as any to look back over the happenings of 2009. I’m not talking about the world events, TV does that well enough … I’m talking about the changes that have happened at Gould Genealogy & History, as well as Australian genealogy in general [...]
One thing Australia doesn’t have is a single place to look for a burial. As there are numerous groups and individuals doing a wonderful job of photographing and transcribing our cemeteries, much of what would have otherwise been lost, we have compiled a listing of some of those that you can find online …
Australia Australian Soldiers’ Pocket Book 9th edition – DATA CD – $19.50 The ‘Australian Soldierâ€™s Pocket Book’ was published in 1943 during the Second World War. This small pocket-sized book could be carried everywhere and provided Australian soldiers with a wide range of useful information about the requirements of war service and many other important [...]
Australia Jubilee History of Queensland 1900 – DATA CD – $29.50 With over 80 sketch images (mostly portraits, but also some scenes), this is a remarkable work preserving the history of Queensland and Australia up to 1900. Six Months in South Australia 1838: With Some Account of Port Philip and Portland Bay – DATA CD [...]
Australia New South Wales Telephone Directories 1930s: Sydney – DATA CD – $79.50 These four New South Wales Telephone Directories from the 1930s all include the city and surrounding suburb exchanges of Sydney including: the City North, the City South, Ashfield, Castle Hill, Liverpool, Manly, Sutherland and many more. South Australian Almanac and Directory 1845 [...]
As with most businesses around this time of year, we will be closing between Christmas and New Year. We will be here right up to (and on) Thursday 24th December until 5.00pm, and will reopen on Monday 4th January at 9.00am. A reminder that our online genealogy store is open to browse and purchase from [...]
Gould Genealogy & History has teamed with a local printing company to bring you Photo Books and Photo Calendars. Create your own professional photo albums with this Easy to use FREE software for PC or Mac. No experience needed, it really is easy â€¦ and fun. Get amazing results – with pictures and text. All [...]
With a growing user base of Legacy Family Tree in Australia, there have been a number of User Groups start up. If you are new to the program, attending a User Group meeting can be very informative, both in finding out the program’s capabilities, and how to find out how to use it. Australian Capital [...]