RootsMagic Software and Windows 10

RootsMagic 7 and Windows 10   I recently wrote about Legacy Family Tree and Windows 10, and now here’s the word from the publishers of RootsMagic, and what they say about Windows 10 … “Will RootsMagic run on Windows 10?” The short answer is “Yes”. Microsoft made early versions of Windows 10 available to developers and to the public to make […] Continue reading →

National Family History Month 2015

logo - NFHM 2015 If you are in Australia or New Zealand and are into family history, you should already have heard about National Family History Month which is on for the whole of August. This is a time when individuals and groups promote family history to the public, which ca be done in any number of ways. Seminars, […] Continue reading →

9 August 2016, Australia’s Next Census

2016 Australian Census Where will you be on Tuesday, 9 August 2016? The Australian Government wants to know, as that is census night. Australia has a long and proud history of Census taking. Since the first national census in 1911, census data has played an important role in charting Australia’s history and shaping its future. Held roughly every […] Continue reading →

Winners of South Australia’s 2015 “History Greats” Award Announced

logo - HCSA South Australia’s newest “history greats” were recognised in a ceremony held at historic Government House last week. Five South Australian historians were honoured with History Council of SA Awards in recognition for a range of activities from South Australian history research, writing, teaching, and raising community awareness of history and heritage. The Awards are supported […] Continue reading →

Highlight: The Family Tree Historical Maps Book of Europe

BWY026 600 Title: The Family Tree Historical Maps Book of Europe: A Country-by-Country Atlas of European History 1700s-1900s Author: Allison Dolan Media: hardcover, 224 pages Year: 2015 ISBN: 9781440342042 Item Code: BWY026 Price: AUD$49.95 Link to website The “Family Tree Historical Maps Book of Europe” is an indispensable reference tool for European genealogy. Use this country-by-country atlas […] Continue reading →

Trove’s Historical Newspaper Collection Keeps Growing

Old Newspapers 2 The National Library of Australia is pleased to announce that the following historical newspapers, digitised by the National Library through the Australian Newspaper Plan program, have been recently added to Digitised newspapers collection on Trove. Many of these newspapers are currently being added to Trove and further issues will become available shortly.   New South […] Continue reading →