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At the top end of ANZAC Parade in Canberra is the Australian War Memorial. Along ANZAC Parade are the various memorials to the men and women from Australia and New Zealand that have been involved in military conflicts. “The term …

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I have at last finalised my answers for the “When I Was Young” Geneameme that Alona Tester put out in at the beginning of the month. Doing this has brought back many memories and I spent too much time on …

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!!! Number 3!!! If you have done 3 in a series does this make it a regular post? TravelGenee’s Friday Family History Finds. Interesting bits and pieces I have found recently while researching my own family history. Wahine Disaster 10 …

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Needing to type up transcriptions from digital newspaper images or printed documents? For example, the other day I posted  about my paternal grandmothers wedding attire. You can read about  What did Olive Wear to Her Wedding, if interested. The details …

PapersPast: What did Olive Wear to Her Wedding?

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On 2 April 1913 my paternal grand parents got married in Wellington, New Zealand. They were Olive Constance Beatrice IRELAND (1887-1969) and Charles Adolph KITTO (1883 – 1953). I recently searched for details on Olive and Dolph’s wedding. A good repository is …

 

James Miller IRELAND Burial

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My great grand father, James Miller IRELAND, was buried at the Karori Cemetery in Wellington, New Zealand on 8 December 1926 two days after he died. I found his grave in November 2010. It is down a dirt track, on …

 

Online Newspaper Headline on My Father’s Birth Date

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On Saturday Night   Randy Seaver from the Genea-Musings website set an interesting blogging challenge. The topic was about the Newspaper Headline on Your Father’s Birthday. My father, with three Christian names, Ernest Eric Scott KITTO was born on 27 June …

 

Family Photo – Nana’s Picture

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If you talk about “Nana’s picture” to a cousin they will know you mean the one where she is in the costume. It hung in her bedroom above the bed head. As a child I wondered why Nana dressed like …

 

The Lazy Genealogist Do-Share for Google+

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I have decided that I am the lazy genealogist!  Numerous presentations at the AFFHO Congress 2015 demonstrated how much work some do on their own research. It is confirmed: I am the lazy genealogist! I look for ways to make …

 

Testing Out Photo Restoration

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I recently sent a damaged photo to Repixl of my great grandfather Edward Charles DAWSON (1854-1913) for photo restoration. With in 24 hours they returned the restored photo. The original had a large amount of scratches and missing edges. According …

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