Rossiter’s Boot Factory

I visited my Mum yesterday and we were reminiscing about shops in Gawler St, Mount Barker, South Australia near where I grew up. Mum mentioned something about sewing and I had an instant flashback to walking past an open door in Gawler St as a child and hearing the loud clattering of many sewing machines … [Read more…]

January Genea Pourri

I have been inspired by Jill aka GeniAus and Alex at Family Tree Frog to write about what genealogy related things I’ve been up to. Early in the month I started a new 6 generation pedigree tree for a customer.  These are some of the things I have found out so far: one ancestor had … [Read more…]

Searching In GEDCOMs

I’ve been thinking for a long time about what things I can do with a .gedcom file.  A GEDCOM is a plain text file, which means you can read it in a text editor as well as being able to search it and extract data from it for statistical and other purposes.  That is how … [Read more…]