Over the years I’ve written various posts for Australia Day and even offered a meme or two. Strangely I’d forgotten that I’d done many of these until my geminate Anne from Anne’s Family History blog resurrected one of these themes today. Since I’ve prepared no new post for Australia Day 2021, I’m including a list … More Australia Day 2021
On Australia Day 2017 we reflect on our pride in our country and also, for many of us, our status as descendants of immigrants. Some will have First Australians, others will have early convicts. Some will be part of the early settlers in the colony of New South Wales or Van Dieman’s Land. For me, … More Australia Day and My Immigrant Ancestors
Shelley from http://twigsofyore.blogspot.com/ has invited us to submit an Australia Day post on our blogs. She suggests that we “Find the earliest piece of documentation you have about an ancestor in Australia. If you don’t have an Australian ancestor, then choose the earliest piece of documentation you have for a relative in Australia” On Wednesday … More Australia Day 2011 meme: the importance of church records and archives to my early documents.