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Sands of Time earlybird prolonged & different family tree information: My Family tree Fortnight 1-14 September 2022 Acquire US

 Attending family tree conferences and expos all the time encourage me. I come dwelling and I am superexcited to observe up on the information and methods from the audio system. What else can I discover out about my ancestors? However new analysis all the time takes me away from downsizing and tidying up my 45 years of analysis. My writing up of the household histories falls by the wayside as I chase new information. This month the plan is to do extra scanning and writing and fewer analysis – undecided I can do this however that is the plan.


No lacking our resort!

Lastly bought round to writing up my notes from the AFFHO Congress on Norfolk Island and the household historical past expos in Auckland and Christchurch, New Zealand. Learn Geneatravel in National Family History Month.


The difficulty with studying Diana Gabaldon’s books is that they’re so large and with small print. That takes up plenty of studying time. Nonetheless I’m virtually on the finish of the primary guide Cross Sew aka Outlander and I’ve the second guide from the library. I must sort out that in case another person desires to order it. I’d hate to return a guide I hadn’t completed studying!


As a Sands of Time ambassador I’ve the pleasure of introducing one other one of many audio system on the convention in October in Redcliffe. 

Meet Liesl Harrold

Inform me a little bit about your self and your curiosity in historical past?

I grew up listening to my household discussing household historical past and brick partitions. By the point I used to be in highschool, I used to be doing household historical past analysis unsupervised and getting near 100% in historical past. At college, I accomplished a Regional and City planning diploma which included writing a thesis titled, The Recycling of Public Heritage buildings for industrial functions: A [Queensland] Treasury constructing case examine. I’ve labored in historic and statistical analysis roles together with managing the work histories crew which was tasked with researching the histories of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander folks to assist their declare for the Stolen wages class motion. I’ve additionally accomplished each the certificates and diploma programs with the Society of Australian Genealogists and taught numerous household historical past programs.

Your speak sounds fascinating – what led to your curiosity on this subject?

Sands of Time earlybird prolonged & different family tree information: My Family tree Fortnight 1-14 September 2022 Acquire US Obtain US

In working with newbie researchers, I’ve discovered that errors are sometimes made as a result of their methodologies are lacking key components. The lacking components are very important for unlocking proof and proof. Left lengthy sufficient, the omission turns into ordinary and we discover ourselves without end trying however by no means discovering. My presentation goals to showcase the important components of the proof commonplace, analysis cycle and analysis methods which is able to hopefully assist the researcher make discoveries.

 What do you hope to expertise/study from attending Sands of Time?

I’m trying ahead to the chance of listening to from some nice audio system and share a few of my adventures in analysis. I’m particularly trying ahead to assembly folks nose to nose and having an excellent yarn about all issues historical past.

Earlybird registration has been prolonged to 23 September so do not miss out. Will probably be at Redcliffe (near Brisbane), Queensland on 21-23 October 2022. 

New Assets

FamilySearch have added two expanded Australian collections :

  •  Australia, Albany, Inward passenger lists 1873-1924 (additionally out there from the Nationwide Archives of Australia web site)
  • Australia, Victoria, Wills, probate and administration information 1841-1926 (additionally out there from the Public Document Workplace Victoria web site)

The British Newspaper Archive added extra new titles together with:

  • Liverpool Transport Telegraph and Business Day by day Advertiser 1846-1849, 1851-1872, 1874-1876, 1880, 1885-1897, 1899
  • Harrogate Advertiser and Weekly Listing of Guests 1865,1877,1880, 1889

Word the lacking years. It’s all the time essential to verify protection to see if the dates that you really want are lined by no matter database you might be looking out.


Sands of Time earlybird prolonged & different family tree information: My Family tree Fortnight 1-14 September 2022 Acquire US Obtain US
Sally Romano our September 
visitor speaker

The September assembly of Bribie Family tree had Sally Romano from Brisbane telling us all about writing a household historical past. Sally shared how she had written her personal Days of Yore and gave suggestions and methods that she learnt from that have. She additionally stayed to lunch with a few of our members and it was good to socialize once more.

It appears I’m having a relaxation from speaking in September (other than U3A). However I do have my keynote session at Sands of Time in October to finalise.

Additionally in October I’ve the highway journey all the way down to Coffs Harbour in northern New South Wales. Giving a number of shows on the Saturday for the Coffs Harbour District Household Historical past Society. 

Additionally a bit unusual to be reserving in talks for 2023 however I now have some for Moreton Libraries and one for the Affiliation of Skilled Genealogists. 

What’s Coming Up Subsequent?

Fourth time period of Bribie U3A might be about Household Historical past Brickwalls. I am hoping that as an interactive class we would be capable to assist one another resolve our family tree mysteries. Sounds higher than me doing all of the speaking on a regular basis.

Sands of Time earlybird prolonged & different family tree information: My Family tree Fortnight 1-14 September 2022 Acquire US Obtain US
Bribie Family tree 

Our October assembly of Bribie Family tree has Helen Smith as our visitor speaker speaking about courting images. It is a subject of giant curiosity to our members so it is going to be nice to have Helen in individual. Final time covid reared its ugly head and we needed to Zoom. 

As I mentioned at the start, I’m ignoring all shiny shiny objects in the meanwhile, and doing a little critical household historical past penning this month. And scanning, which isn’t as fascinating as writing however simply as essential. Want me luck. 

Glad researching till subsequent time. Shauna

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