9 June 2013

No.22 (genealogy worldwide)

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  • Queensland certificates:  You can now save money by downloading some Queensland birth, death and marriage certificates as images.

  • Free family history talks (North Qld):  Details of my six free family history talks at Atherton, Innisfail, Tully and Wongaling Beach (20-24 June 2013) are on my Web site.

  • British newspapers:  More years and more newspapers have been added to the searchable collection of digitised British newspapers (now 1710-1965).

  • 'Queensland Genealogy' categories:  There are now quick links to articles in certain categories (BDMs, Hidden treasures, Indexes, People, Places, Sources, Tips, Warnings, Websites) in my 'Queensland Genealogy' blog. At the bottom of that page there is also a complete list of keywords.

  • Website makeover:  My main genealogy Web site is due for a makeover. To help me make it more user-friendly, please have a look at www.judywebster.com.au then do my quick (and anonymous) survey. Thanks!

  • Visiting historical societies & museums:  Tips on what to do before you visit a local historical society or museum.

  • Recommended reading:  A Hobbyist Genealogist's Manifesto. I like the bit about 'Pirates of the Caribbean philosophy of citation'.