Inspiring Genealogy Blogs – August 2014

August has come and gone already and as always there’s been some amazing blog posts that I’ve come across during the month that I’d like to share with you. In this August edition we cover everything from a modern way to do genealogy, white gloves in archives, digital photography, genealogy mistakes, new features on FamilySearch, the details of official documents and a bunch more.

A Thankyou to Internet Genealogy Magazine

I’m a little behind on my genealogy magazine reading (I always seem to be), however I did pick up the latest issue of Internet Genealogy (August/September 2014 issue) and started flipping through it today, and found an article titled “Top Genealogy Blogs: 2014 Edition”. And guess who made the list?

Findmypast Adds Victorian Passenger Lists 1839-1923 Online

There’s no doubt that passenger lists are one record that genealogsts’ crave. Being able to find out then when and where of your ancestors arrival is jackpot! And thanks to a deal that findmypast has with the Public Record Office Victoria, we now get online access to over 3.8 million Victorian passenger lists from your own home.

Genealogy: Where Can I Learn More?

Do you want better results from your genealogy searches? Do you want to learn how to use what time you have, to research better? The key to these is education. The more you know about how to research, the more effective your results will be, and the better your time will be used.

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General

Gould Genealogy Christmas and New Year Trading Hours

The management and staff at Gould Genealogy would like to take this oppostunity to thank all of our customers for your support over the past year, and wish each of you all a wonderful Christmas and a safe and happy New Year. Over Christmas and New Year our shop trading hours are: …

General

Vote Now in Family Tree Magazine’s 40 Best Genealogy Blogs

2010 is coming to the end and Family Tree Magazine has just announced the nominees for its 40 Best Genealogy Blogs contest. With so many good genealogy blogs around the people at Family Tree Magazine have managed to get their list down to 117. Now they’re wanting your help to narrow it down to the Top 40.

Genealogy Australia

Huge Tasmanian Convict Project is now Underway

A major new research project delves deep into the past. The secret lives of our Tasmanian convict ancestors are going to be revealed in a major new research project. A collaboration between demographers, historians, epidemiologists and genealogists. By examining birth, death and marriage records and other historical sources …

Genealogy Australia

Historic Australian Gazetteer and Street Directory highlights

Highlights of currently available historic Australian Gazetteers and Street Directories reproduced on DATA CDs.

Genealogy Australia

Inside History – Issue 1 (Nov-Dec 2010) Out Now

Apart from it being very well presented, the Inside History magazine, is packed with terrific advice, research tips, interviews and more. Issue 1 includes articles on a family with 24,000 descendants, Perth’s 14th century church bells, the latest project on the First Fleet, Reg Sprigg a well-known Australia geologist … and so much more.

Genealogy Australia

Australian Medical Pioneers … when Leeches, Enemas & Forks Were the Cure

One of Australia’s medical pioneers, Dr Bell was born in Ireland in 1815 and studied medicine in London, prior to arriving in Australia in 1839. Dr Bell became aware of the difficulty experienced by colonists in obtaining medical assistance in outlying areas. He wrote ‘The Settlers’ Guide’ to enable those in medical need to help themselves or others in times of difficulty.

Genealogy Australia

Australian Family Tree Connections – December 2010 Issue Out Now

The December 2010 issue of the Australian Family Tree Connections magazine is out now. This issue contains an interesting mix of articles for when a quiet moment presents itself during the busy Festive Season.

Genealogy Australia

New History & Genealogy Titles – 3 December 2010

More new genealogy and history related titles have recently been added to our range. Australia, England, and American titles.

Genealogy UK

More Family History Records from FindMyPast.co.uk & Plymouth & West Devon Record Office

Some very exciting family history news for those with Devon connections – findmypast.co.uk will digitise the Plymouth and West Devon Record Office records and publish them online for the very first time. They have over 1500 volumes of records, which detail the lives of over 3.5 million Devonians.

Genealogy Australia

New History & Genealogy Titles – 26 November 2010

More new genealogy and history related titles have recently been added to our range. Australia, England, and Scotland and General titles.

Family Tree Maker

Family Tree Maker for Mac Australia and New Zealand Edition is Coming!!

It was announced earlier this year as coming, and it is FINALLY coming!!! The long awaited (re-release) of Family Tree Maker for Mac is almost here.

Gallery

Heritage Scrapbooking – Sisters

Scrapbooking is a beautiful way to preserve the memory of your ancestors. This ‘sisters’ page give sthe photo, names and date of birth of these two young girls.

Family Historian

Genealogy & History Gift Ideas & Highlights – November 2010

Gift Ideas & Highlights Click on titles below for more details on each. Gift Ideas & Highlights under $10 Getting the Most Out of Findmypast.com.au – R. Kopittke & A. Phillips – $8.00 Subscriptions to online history and genealogy research sites are not cheap so it pays to know how to use them most effectively. […]