Held once every three years, the Australasian Genealogical Congress usually attracts around 1000 delegates from around the world for four days packed full of genealogical conference sessions, lectures and exhibits. With the last Congress held in 2009 in Auckland, New Zealand, the Organising Committee for the 13th Congress, to be held in Adelaide on 28th-31st […]
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.
“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.
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.
Findmypast have had their Passenger Lists Leaving the UK 1890-1960 online for quite some time now, but their brand new release of over 150,000 South Australian passenger lists records covers the years 1847-1886, filling in that very important gap of when so many emigrated.
The recent fire at Inverell, New South Wales, destroyed numerous businesses, houses and the family history group. The Inverell Family History Group, is asking for help to start again.
There has been some mentions of the planned closure of the National Archives of Australia offices in Adelaide, Hobart and Darwin, but it would seem that many still haven’t heard about it. So to keep you informed, Graham Jaunay has done a lengthy article this topic in his latest newsletter, and due to the response […]
There are a few people in Adelaide who would be interested in getting a Family Tree Maker User Group started …
Australia A Thousand Men at War: A History of the 2/16th Australian Infantry Battalion, AIF – M. Uren – $50.00 First published in 1959, this book can still educate younger generations about the sacrifices of their forbears, bringing to life what the 2/16th lived through in those dark years of 1939-1945. Queensland Commonwealth Electoral Roll […]
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 […]
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 …