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What Inspired me to Research our Family Tree?

The anniversary of the ANZACs is this year and there was a lot of media coverage of the Gollipoli landings in 1915. There were also a lot of advertisements on TV for Ancestry.com for a free 14 day trial, along with new records being available for research into ancestors who had fought in WW1. 535 more words

Genealogy

Cigarette Cards

I’ll start by saying I am vehemently anti-smoking. But whatever your own standpoint you have to face truths. In times past most men smoked. It was just something you did – a rite of passage between boyhood and manhood. 345 more words

Misc

Geneabloggers Do Over Week 4

I have decided to participate in The Genealogy Do-Over, organised by  Thomas McEntee of Geneabloggers, This 12 week project has come along at exactly the right time for me. 138 more words

Genealogy

Geneabloggers Do Over Week 3

I have decided to participate in The Genealogy Do-Over, organised by  Thomas McEntee of Geneabloggers, This 12 week project has come along at exactly the right time for me. 160 more words

Genealogy

Better Late than Never!

Hi folks, I’m back.  Summer has been mostly wet and cold.  My agenda has featured many book reviews and fiction fridays presenting new titles leaving only bits and pieces of time here and there for research. 207 more words

Christine Sharbrough

McKenna's Flowers - Montreal, 1919

Montreal Standard, 12 April 1919, page 14

“Send Flowers at Easter

Our Stock is as large and as varied as ever – and we deliver anywhere. 160 more words

Canada

1937 Passport - Edward Donlon

In 1937 my father made a trip back to Ireland – his father had died in 1933 and his mother was living in Aughaloughin with his brother and sister – Peter and Margaret.  101 more words

Lanesborough/Longford