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I wanted to call this post “I’m a Lisa Louise Cooke Fan” yet it is about marketing strategies for genealogists.  It’s the Innovator Summit today at Rootstech 2016. Most of the program is about developers, data and nerd stuff. However …

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RootsTech Innovator Showdown Finalists Announced One of the goals for Rootstech is to promote the development of new and useful applications for family historians. Tonight at Rootstech they announced the six finalists for the second annual RootsTech Innovator Showdown. A …

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I’m  was on my way to the USA on Virgin Australia and it is still  Tuesday here so I am posting a late Trove Tuesday. First time with them from Brisbane to LA to take advantage of my air points. …

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Originally published as posts on the Caloundra Family History Facebook Page here are 20+ places to find family history help online. Having just had Halloween at the end of October November started with a Twisted Twigs Halloween Geni-Joke. The new …

Trove Tuesday: Kitto Intestate Estate Great Sale

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A quick check on Trove produced another piece referring to Richard John KITTO (DOB1859) who by this time was deceased. The piece about the Kitto Intestate Estate great sale appeared in the Illawarra Mercury on 9 February 1892. A large …

 

Trove Tuesday: NZ List of WW1 Casualties

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Trove is more than a collection of digitised newspapers. It is more than a place that helps you find and use resources relating to Australia. You can and will find material related to persons from other countries like the list …

 

Tips on Visiting Ancestors Homes in London

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Visiting ancestors homes helps put your family history in context. Are you planning to visit ancestors in London or other home town? If you are planning to have a trip back to a country where your parents, grand or even …

 

Genealogy Websites to Help Your Research

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In October I found a number of interesting genealogy websites to help your research. Originally published as posts on the Caloundra Family History Facebook Page I am finally adding a post to my blog listing them for future reference. For …

 

Trove Tuesday: Disastrous Fire at Tullimbar

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DISASTROUS FIRE AT TULLIMBAR THAT “RAT” AGAIN. On Thursday last an inquiry into the cause of the destruction by fire of the store of Mr. William Thompson was held at Tul- limbar by Mr. F. W. Edwards, coroner for the …

 

1938 Empire Games #TroveTuesday

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Adventured into Trove again for #TroveTuesday to discover a picture of my Grandfather Charles Adolph KITTO (DOB 1883) in a Sydney paper called The Referee, for February 3, 1938. Again Trove shows its value as a research tool for family …

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