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.

Ancestry’s MyCanvas Finds a New Home

Back in June 2014 Ancestry announced the closure of a number of related sites, one of those being MyCanvas. Now some good news for MyCanvas users is that it is sticking around as Alexander’s who are the printers of the photo books have now taken over MyCanvas.

Join the Genealogy World Photo Day Challenge 2014

“Bring out your smartphone cameras and dust-off your digital point-and-shoot! It’s time for the Genealogy Photo Challenge for World Photo Day 2014.” That is the challenge that was issued by Denise Levenick of the Family Curator blog.

TMG to be Discontinued! What Should I Do?

Wholly Genes, the developers of The Master Genealogist (TMG), announced in late July 2014 that the decision has been made to discontinue The Master Genealogist. A number of people have since written asking what they should do.

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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. […]

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.