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

Genealogy and History Additions – 4 December 2009

Australia Australian Soldiers’ Pocket Book 9th edition – DATA CD – $19.50 The ‘Australian Soldier’s Pocket Book’ was published in 1943 during the Second World War. This small pocket-sized book could be carried everywhere and provided Australian soldiers with a wide range of useful information about the requirements of war service and many other important […]

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Genealogy and History Additions – 27 November 2009

Australia Jubilee History of Queensland 1900 – DATA CD – $29.50 With over 80 sketch images (mostly portraits, but also some scenes), this is a remarkable work preserving the history of Queensland and Australia up to 1900. Six Months in South Australia 1838: With Some Account of Port Philip and Portland Bay – DATA CD […]

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Genealogy and History Additions – 20 November 2009

Australia New South Wales Telephone Directories 1930s: Sydney – DATA CD – $79.50 These four New South Wales Telephone Directories from the 1930s all include the city and surrounding suburb exchanges of Sydney including: the City North, the City South, Ashfield, Castle Hill, Liverpool, Manly, Sutherland and many more. South Australian Almanac and Directory 1845 […]

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Gould Genealogy & History Christmas / New Year Hours

As with most businesses around this time of year, we will be closing between Christmas and New Year. We will be here right up to (and on) Thursday 24th December until 5.00pm, and will reopen on Monday 4th January at 9.00am. A reminder that our online genealogy store is open to browse and purchase from […]

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Digital Photo Books – never be stuck for a gift again

Gould Genealogy & History has teamed with a local printing company to bring you Photo Books and Photo Calendars. Create your own professional photo albums with this Easy to use FREE software for PC or Mac. No experience needed, it really is easy … and fun. Get amazing results – with pictures and text. All […]

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Legacy Family Tree User Groups in Australia

With a growing user base of Legacy Family Tree in Australia, there have been a number of User Groups start up. If you are new to the program, attending a User Group meeting can be very informative, both in finding out the program’s capabilities, and how to find out how to use it. Australian Capital […]

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Sneek Peek of The Master Genealogist 8 (TMG v8)

Dec 12 will be the first public demonstration of The Master Genealogist v8! This upcoming new release includes a support for 64-bit operating systems and many other exciting new features.

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Family & Local History Catalogue 2010

We are very excited, our new 48 page colour catalogue is now back from the printer. All going well we will be mailing today copies.

If you would like to grab your copy in the mean time we have them available …

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Family Tree Maker 2010 Update (Service Pack 1)

The Ancestry.com blog announced a couple of days ago that an update to Family Tree Maker 2010 imminent … this is now available for download to current Family Tree Maker 2010 users.

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FREE version of RootsMagic – ‘RootsMagic Essentials’

The publishers of RootsMagic have just announced the “immediate availability of RootsMagic Essentials” which is a free genealogy program based on their award-winning RootsMagic 4 program.

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Who are the Genealogists of Australia? Survey

Family history, since the advent of the Cook Bi-centennial in Australia, has changed from the interest of a select few to become one of the most popular pastimes of Australians. Yet in spite of the dramatic increase in membership of and numbers family history societies, the changes in library and archive practices and collections to […]

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New Catalogue – first for 7 years – coming soon

We are very excited, our new 48 page colour catalogue is now at the printer. It is due for mailing late next week.

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Recent Genealogy and History Additions – 13 November 2009

Australia Bean’s Gallipoli: The Diaries of Australia’s Official War Correspondent – K. Fewster – $29.95 ‘Bean’s Gallipoli’ reveals the innermost thoughts, hopes and criticisms of the man who, more than any other, shaped the Anzac legend. Australians Volume 1: Origins to Eureka – T. Keneally – $59.95 In this first volume of a unique history […]

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