March 8, 2019

In honour of International Women's Day I thought readers might enjoy reading the following article I initially wrote for the Heraldry and Genealogy Society of Canberra back in 2017 about the historic Victorian Women's Suffrage Petition.   Read on to discover how to sea...

May 10, 2018

Thumbs up to the Public Records Office of Victoria (PROV) for the quality of the equipment available for researchers' use in their North Melbourne Reading Room.

As well as cameras connected to computers for photographing documents, they also provide camera stands to eas...

May 2, 2018

Level : Intermediate

Time to read : 4 mins

Were any of your ancestors present during the Eureka Rebellion at the Ballarat gold diggings or, as it is more commonly known, the Eureka Stockade? 

Were they diggers or soldiers stationed at Ballarat at the time of the rebellio...

March 30, 2018

As a proud Victorian, Easter always makes me think of the annual Stawell Gift, Australia's pre-eminent foot race since 1878.  That in turn makes me think of my pioneering Barnes family who were among Stawell's founding fathers.  My 3xgreat grandfather arrived in Austra...

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