Another Trove discovery: Miss McSherry joins the convent

Sometimes at night, I just trawl through Trove using a combination of surname and place. Often the results just turn up finds I’ve made previously, tagged and linked to the relevant lists I maintain. And then, out of the rabbit hole, pops a completely unexpected rabbit[i]. I have no idea why this was a surprise … More Another Trove discovery: Miss McSherry joins the convent

My current “Top 5” favourite family history sites

It’s been a bit of a blogging drought here lately as I’ve prepared for two big Zoom presentations – one at the Genealogy Society of Queensland’s Irish Seminar Day and the other a presentation and practical display of blogging for genealogy at Queensland Family History Society. Then there’s been the launch of ANZ Ancestry Time … More My current “Top 5” favourite family history sites

Tips for German research

Following on my presentation today as part of National Family History Month and hosted by Caloundra Family History Research Inc, I’m listing some research options. German Newspapers can be searched: https://digipress.digitale-sammlungen.de/search/simple With more difficulty through Google Books (not newspapers): https://books.google.com.au/ My tips for searching can be reviewed in this blog post: https://cassmobfamilyhistory.com/2012/10/23/searching-german-newspapersbooks/ https://cassmobfamilyhistory.com/2019/05/31/finding-the-fass-in-bavarian-papers/ My Dorfprozelten … More Tips for German research