Sometimes it is good to have a list handy of sites that can be of use to you. I recommend that as you go to save them in Favourites, that you create a folder called Genealogy Links. That way you can find them again, instead of trolling through all your favourites. I recently did a […]
Here is the first of a series about Unlock the Past books. I hope you enjoy them. Today I’ve selected Trove discover genealogy treasure in the National Library of Australia, by Shauna Hicks. Cost is around $14 from Gould Genealogy. ISBN 978 0 9808746 0 0 Pages 39. This book is very useful if […]
If you haven’t seen these books, have a look at, www.gould.com.au They have 60 titles and more in preparation, these books provide clear and concise explanations on a variety of topics. The largest section is on Australian research, with Great Britain & Ireland having a section of their own. Available as both paperback and ebook, […]
Ever been away and someone gets out a really old photo and says, ‘this is your great grandma’ and you think I want a copy? Now when you go away you can take a scanner with you and copy the photo straight away! I have a Flip Pal scanner, photos below and it is fantastic! […]
To give it its full title, The 14th Australasian Congress on Genealogy and Heraldry. The theme, Generations meeting across time. I spent two days at congress and had a wonderful time. The only thing I missed was the first keynote address on Friday morning, giving myself a 9.45am start, rather than an 8.30am one. My […]
You know that Great Aunt Maud lead a colourful life and that Uncle Fred ran away to a circus but are they really your ancestors or just stories about people the family knew? So to find out these people are related to you, lets start with you. Always start from what you know and work backwards. […]
Welcome to the new and improved Research By Lily website. Have a wander through the pages and see what has changed, been added or improved. There will still be a few ‘tweaks’ as I settle in to the site, so please for give me, it is all new to me. One of the changes that […]
An inside view of the main area. I had fun wandering around.