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In Conversation With Our Ancestors...

Starting today, join me each Tuesday at 10am on Radio Blue Mountains 89.1 for my brand new programme, In Conversation With Our Ancestors where we’ll talk about all things family history and play some of my favourite tunes. 33 more words

Australian Genealogy

The Last Lecture

I’m reading The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch. I’m a little late to the game on this one, but better late than never. The book comes recommended to me by my boss, Hunter, who is a brilliant mind, beautiful soul and an inspiring leader to our team. 498 more words



There was a discussion on Facebook this morning when Katherine R Wilson asked about alternate terms was brick walls in genealogy?

I really liked the term… 82 more words


A Tale of Two James Hammonds

Y-DNA testing offers at least two benefits to genealogists that autosomal DNA does not. We all know the limitation: only men have Y-DNA and it only applies to the direct paternal line, i.e. 914 more words


Ten Things to Try When you Hit a Genealogical Brickwall

Here are the top ten ideas I have used to smash brickwall genealogical problems.  You may have other ideas, and some new strategies I haven’t thought of, so please feel free to leave your “smashing tool” ideas in the comments or email me at vrojomit@gmail.com !

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Break Through Your Genealogy Brick Walls

Join Crista Cowan for a quick look at some of her favorite tips for climbing over, going around, or breaking through that genealogy brick wall.

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