5th Unlock the Past Cruise – Part 1

We’ll the 5th Unlock the Past Cruise is underway, and having boarded the Marco Polo ship on Saturday 19th July, we are now currently up to day 3. As I have intermittent internet access onboard I’m not going to give detailed day-by-day happenings but rather an overview of what has happened so far.

On the Road Again …

I owe the title of this blog to Dick Eastman, as whenever he goes away he lets his readers know where he’s off to. That is what I’m doing in this post. Though technically it should probably be called “On the Sea Again … ” as I’m off on another cruise again, and hoping for some warmer weather.

Inside History Magazine – Issue 23 (Jul-Aug 2014) is Out Now

Inside History Magazine’s issue 23 has hit the shelves, and it is another page turner issue. Charles Darwin, Who Do You Think You Are? Australia, the Eureka stockade, British India, how to decode your family photos, and much more are included!

RootsMagic Wants Your Feedback to Improve It

If you are a RootsMagic user, please take a moment to read this, as it is especially for you. The creators of RootsMagic have asked for feedback from users on how they can improve the program – so they need your input.

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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. […]

Apps

Genealogy Programs for the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad

If you own an iPad, iPhone or an iPod Touch, wouldn’t you like to carry your genealogy database with you? Not only can you do that, but you even have many different genealogy programs to choose from. All of them can be downloaded and installed within seconds from the iPhone App Store.

Genealogy Australia

New History & Genealogy Titles – 12 November 2010

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

Genealogy Australia

Rookwood Cemetery, Convict Arrivals, Electoral Rolls and More added to FindMyPast.com.au

Australian online data company, FindMyPast.com.au has been busy adding a heap of data (approx. 1,500,000 records) online in the last few weeks. So if you haven’t checked back recently, you might like to recheck.

Genealogy Australia

“Inside History” … A New History and Genealogy Magazine for Australia and New Zealand

I’m so excited to announce that Australia now has a brand new history and genealogy magazine. Called “Inside History” it was launched at Adelaide on Monday 8th November during the History and Genealogy Roadshow, and this is one stunning magazine!! Its 80 pages are packed with advice, articles and expert tips on genealogy, and stories on Australia and New Zealand’s varied history.

Products

New History & Genealogy Titles – 5 November 2010

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

Genealogy UK

England’s ‘Practical Family History’ Magazine to Cease Production

Within the last few years we’ve seen the last issues of Ancestors magazine, as well as Ancestry Magazine, Evertons Genealogical Helper, Heritage Quest, Genealogical Computing and Discovering Family History. Now it is with sadness that I advise that ‘Practical Family History’ will soon be added to the list of genealogy magazines that have ceased production, with Deecember 2010 being its last issue.

Events

SA History Week Grows to a Month Long Festival

South Australian history buffs, you’d better keep all of May 2011 free, because in 2011, SA History Week will become: About Time: South Australia’s History Festival, which will run from 1 May to 31 May 2011.

Genealogy UK

Another 100,000 Records for Ireland Added Online

New records have recently been added to Irish Genealogical Online Record Search System. You will now find an additional 100,000 birth, death, marriage and census records covering the parishes and districts of County Limerick.

Genealogy Australia

New History & Genealogy Titles – 29 October 2010

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

Genealogy Software

RootsMagic Update 4.0.9.7 Available

The publisher’s of RootsMagic have just released an update to RootsMagic 4 (version 4.0.9.7). This minor update fixes a number of issues.