July 30, 2018

Well, I spent the whole day in the Reading Room in Dublin last week going through Lord and Lady Monteagle's correspondence. It was a slow old process on microfilm.

I didn't find what I was looking for in the documents, but I did come across several pieces of corresponde...

July 27, 2018

Do you have ancestors who served in a war or major conflict?  Would you like to know more about their experiences in a theatre of war or even exactly where they were located on any given day? 

War Unit Diaries are one of my favourite military family history resourc...

July 27, 2018

I'm heading to the wonderful National Library of Ireland in Dublin this morning.

I've ordered records which I hope will hold correspondence from my Frawley and Windle ancestors to/from Lord or Lady Monteagle who assisted them in emigrating to Australia in the 1850s.


July 13, 2018

Trove is the National Library of Australia (NLA)’s repository for digitised newspapers. The internationally acclaimed program seeks to digitize all Australian newspapers dating from the earliest colonial times. 

If Trove is not already in your Australian genealogy tool...

July 12, 2018

Great news from the South Australian Government.  The ABC reports that Family Search has entered into an arrangement with the state Government to digitise BDM, social welfare, family history, and school admission records.  And of course the best news is that, once digi...

July 7, 2018

Get in quick.  Ancestry.co.uk has free access to all its records, including the (1939 Register) up to and including the 9th July.

Take advantage of it while you can.  The free access periods don't come long as often as we'd all like.  

Happy searching.

Therese Lynch


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