Monthly Archives: August 2016

The Week In Review… 14 August 2016

Another short week in review of things that have caught my attention. I was pleasantly surprised a couple of weeks ago to find myself included on the Unlock the Past list of Australian blogs.  Thanks Unlock the Past!  http://www.unlockthepast.com.au/australian-genealogy-history-blogs On … Continue reading

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Historic Trial Bay Gaol, Arakoon

I arrived home from South West Rocks a couple of days ago.  It’s a place I’ve been visiting since I was a child and a number of my relatives on my maternal Lachmund side reside there.  You may recall, in a … Continue reading

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What Started Me In Genealogy

I owe my love of Genealogy to my maternal Grandmother, Marie Lachmund (nee Latham) (1934-2012). Nana was born on 30 July 1934, although her birth certificate says 30 April 1934 but we always celebrated her birthday in July and she … Continue reading

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Review – Legacy Family Tree Webinars

Part of my ongoing education… This post was inspired by Darren Rowse as part of his ProBlogger Challenge Group.  He asked us to write a review. It took me awhile to think about what I would like to review as … Continue reading

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The Week In Review… 7 August 2016

My wrap up for the week is a lot shorter than usual as I’ve been away from blogging for a bit.  But here goes anyway… Here is a snapshot of some of the blogs I’ve enjoyed this week: How to Avoid … Continue reading

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St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta

Last Saturday, I was fortunate enough to attend a booked out tour of St. John’s Cemetery in Parramatta which is known as the oldest surviving European burial ground in Australia. Parramatta is now known as a central business district and … Continue reading

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Why Should I Hire A Professional Genealogist?

Today’s blog post was inspired by Darren Rowse’s ProBlogger Challenge Group.  He asked us to write about a FAQ that is commonly asked and I thought the best one to answer is, Why Should I Hire A Professional Genealogist? How many … Continue reading

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