Australian Genealogy and History Snippets – September 2014

It’s been quite some time since I have done a snippets post for you. But recently I’ve been coming across all sorts of interesting genealogy and history newsy items that I wanted to share with you, so I’ve have collected them together to make up a new Snippets post.

100 Million Reasons to Check Out the “Find A Grave” Cemetery Website

Find A Grave is the original cemetery website. One that’s been going for 19 years in fact. I’m sure all of you have ended up on it at some stage to check a record or two, while some of may have even uploaded some photographs. If you haven’t, obviously plenty of others have as just this week it was announced that the 100 millionth photograph had just been uploaded to Find A Grave.

RootsMagic for TMG Users

The Master Genealogist has been in the genealogy-news pretty much since its imminent demise was announced by Wholly Genes a couple of months ago. Many users are undecided as to what to do, stay with the latest version, or change programs. Well now RootsMagic is also going to cater for TMG Users, as they have announced the following …

#AskACurator Day – 17 September 2014

Have you ever wondered what it was like to work in a museum? Or what the coolest item they have in their collection is? Or want to know the best way to get details of some item in their collection? Simple, send them a tweet. 17 September 2014 is #AskACurator Day. A day when you can send tweets to archive organisations asking all sorts of random (but interesting) questions …

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Genealogy Australia

More Australian History News – June 2010

Continuing on in my updates of news from primarily regional (but not exclusively) Australian genealogy, history and heritage groups. This covers news from any group, society, museum, archive office throughout Australia.

Genealogy UK

London Lives 1690 to 1800: Crime, Poverty and Social History

What was it like to live in the world’s first million person city … London? Crime, poverty, and illness; apprenticeship, work, politics and money; how people voted, lived and died; all this and more can be found in the documents on the newly released London Lives 1690-1800 website.

Genealogy Australia

1876 County Atlas of South Australia and the Northern Territory

This is an amazing collection of old maps showing the counties, hundreds and districts in South Australia and the Northern Territory as they were in 1876, manhy of which no longer exist.

Genealogy Australia

R.I.P. Jim Harbison

Jim Harbison was a good friend of all who had an interest in Moonta and it’s history. But probably few knew him as well as Ros Paterson …

Genealogy Australia

Directories and Almanacs

Directories are a wonderful resource for family & local historians. Below are a number of highlights from our range of directories, for 100s more visit our website. Unlock the Past has an article on directories and their use by Graham Jaunay …

Genealogy UK

FindMyPast.co.uk Offers Free Access During World Cup When England Plays

World Cup Soccer is no doubt dominating the world and TV screens at present, but for those not quite so obsessed with soccer – but more so with genealogy, FindMyPast.co.uk have an amazing offer of allowing users FREE ACCESS to their website whenever England is playing …

Genealogy Australia

Australian History News – June 2010

Continuing on in my (so far) monthly update of news from primarily regional (but not exclusively) Australian genealogy, history and heritage groups. This covers news from any group, society, museum, archive office throughout Australia …

Genealogy Software

RootsMagic 4.0.9.2 Update Available

It seems to be the week for genealogy software program updates, and RootsMagic have joined in. They have just released an update to RootsMagic version 4 (4.0.9.2), which is a minor update but does fix some bugs

Family Tree Maker

Family Tree Maker 2010 Patch Update for Vista and Windows 7

Ancestry has just released a Patch Update for Family Tree Maker Version 2010 for computers using Windows Vista or Windows 7 …

Genealogy UK

Re-Activate Your Expired ScotlandsPeople Credits

Now this “IS” GREAT NEWS! ScotlandsPeople, Scotland’s premier online genealogy data website, would like to offer all customers who have existing credits in their account the opportunity to re-activate and use the credits at no cost through the use of a voucher code.

Genealogy Software

Legacy Family Tree version 7.4.0.45 Released

With the relatively recent release of Legacy 7.4 behind them, the makers of Legacy Family Tree have are in no way just sitting back with their feet up.
They have just released a new update to 7.4 (version 7.4.0.45), which includes some new features, a few changes and some fixes. This is a free update for all Legacy 7 Users.

General

We’re Looking for Australian Heritage and Family Tree Scrapbookers

How about we pay you, to do scrapbooking? That’s right… WE PAY YOU TO SCRAP!! Why, you ask? We are wanting to have some sample pages made that we can use for displays and promotions, so we are on the look-out for keen crafters, die-hard scrappers or those that have the time to do a bit of scrapping …

Genealogy Australia

Victorian Historical Societies Recieve Awards

Congratulations are in order for several local Victorian Historical Societies, who were recently presented with the ‘Sir Rupert Hamer Records Management Award’ 2010 for their contribution to the preservation of historical records.

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