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Gould Genealogy’s “Giant Directories Sale”

directories - Melbourne Sands & McDougall 600 Directories are a key source of information for researchers, be it family history, local history or social history. Street directories, business and trade directories, agricultural directories, motoring directories, medical directories, even telephone directories and a newspaper one… every one of these is a possible research tool. You can find not only names, but addresses and […] Continue reading →

Help! My Digger Disks Won’t Work on My New Computer!!

Australian BDM Digger CDs “Arrgh help! My Digger disks won’t work on my new computer.” This is something I’ve heard many, many times over the past few years. With Windows 7 the software changed, but the Digger disks were never updated to cope with this, or with Windows 8. While there have been some work-arounds, seriously, for most of them you’d need to be an IT technical engineer to get it up and running. At least until now … Continue reading →

Genealogy and History Additions – 12 February 2010

 Australia Van Diemen’s Land – J. Boyce – $32.95 NEW EDITION The author shows how the convicts were changed by the natural worlds they encountered. Escaping authority, they soon settled away from the towns, dressing in kangaroo-skin and living off the land. Behind the official attempt to create a Little England was another story of […] Continue reading →

Genealogy and History Additions – 5 February 2010

 Australia Chiefs of the Australian Army: Higher Command of the Australian Military Forces 1901-1914 – J. Wood – $45.00 ‘The Chiefs’ tells the remarkable story of the talented, dedicate, and now little known, generals who led and shaped the Australian Army in its challenging formative years. Frontier Justice: A History of the Gulf Country to […] Continue reading →

Genealogy and History Additions – 15 January 2010

   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. […] Continue reading →

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 […] Continue reading →